This conversational course will bring together a variety of skills to help perfect your advanced Spanish language skills with authentic documents from literature to Facebook, an array of intriguing podcasts, a collection of short films, a wide range of grammar & vocabulary, and debates over general-interest topics.
Price: $399 Book: C de C1 Day: Tuesdays, 7pm - 9pm (Eastern Time) Dates: 9/21/21 - 11/30/21 *no class 11/23/21 Instructor: Mike Gasparovic Location: Zoom
Radio Ambulante is an award-winning Spanish-language radio program which showcases compelling human stories from around Latin America and the United States. Through the use of these podcasts, students will hear and discuss captivating, real-life accounts about the struggles and beauty of life in the Americas. This course will focus extensively on all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and will drastically improve your vocabulary and grammar usage, all while providing students with ample opportunities to debate with their peers on a variety of international issues.
This class is designed to help you speak more spontaneously and become more socially functional by helping to equip you with the language's most commonly used idiomatic expressions and proverbs. Through the use of Spanish podcasts and videos, you will learn the use of a variety of Spanish expressions and idiomatic phrases that are used and understood throughout the Spanish-speaking world. As with all advanced level classes, this course will be taught entirely in Spanish and will not include implicit grammar instruction.
This course will review the language, arts, culture, gastronomy, literature, music and sports of one of our favorite Spanish-speaking countries: Argentina! Be prepared to expand your vocabulary and amplify your speaking skills through this engaging reading and conversational course that will make you want to pack your bags for Buenos Aires.
DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) is the official accreditation of the degree of fluency of the Spanish Language issued and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain. Preparation for this exam includes an advanced grammar review, the study of idiomatic expressions, the discussion of advanced texts and written exercises. Even if you aren't planning on taking the DELE, this course is guaranteed to ensure competence to cope in common situations of daily life which require a specialized use of the language.