This is the final course before you will undertake a project that showcases your mastery of basic Spanish vocabulary and grammar.
Course 4 of 5 in the Learn Spanish: Basic Spanish Vocabulary Specialization.
Module 1: Talking About Cafés and Restaurants
This module is all about going out and having fun at cafés and restaurants. You’ll build your Spanish vocabulary in these areas as well as learn useful phrases for ordering and inquiring about food at restaurants. We’ll discuss how to use both formal and informal commands, how to make requests, suggestions, and polite refusals using the subjunctive tense, as well as some useful expressions when going out in public. We’ll also interact with a local Mexican restaurant owner from Davis, CA in the Perspectivas section.
Graded: Module 1 Quiz
Graded: Module 1 Peer Review
Module 2: Talking About Clothing and Fashion
In this module, you'll learn to talk about clothing and fashion in basic conversations. In the Gramática section, we'll spend a lot of time going over various uses of the subjunctive - wishes, fears, hopes, doubts, comments, and opinions; the subjunctive is very useful. Finally, you'll be introduced to Melissa, a Chicana UC Davis student, who is selecting clothing for an upcoming interview in the Perspectivas section.
Graded: Module 2 Quiz
Graded: Module 2 Peer Review
Module 3: Talking About Careers and Professions
In this module, you'll learn to talk about careers and professions. You'll learn a lot of vocabulary related to this topic in the module, including a myriad of common professions. In the Gramática section you'll learn several ways to discuss probable events and making requests using conditional and future tenses. In the Perspectivas section, you'll hear from Cindy, a young educational assistant about her plans to pursue a teaching credential and become a full-time teacher at the elementary school level.
Graded: Module 3 Review
Graded: Module 3 Peer Review