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Spanish 3

Credit Hours: 1.0

Course Length: 2 Semesters

Semester 1

Course Description

Spanish 3 Semester 1 is a continuation of the exploration of Spanish language and culture students experienced in Spanish 2 Semester 2. This course is designed to help students develop the vocabulary and grammar needed to express themselves in a variety of settings. Regional differences in customs and pronunciation are highlighted when presenting grammar and vocabulary in context. The primary focus of Spanish 3 Semester 1 will be the expansion of verb tenses to include the present and present perfect subjunctive, which are used in impersonal expressions (It is probable that..) and complex sentences that express emotions of doubt, uncertainty, and hope. By the end of the course, students will be capable of comparing and describing what they want and feel as they express their opinions on a variety of topics.

Course Prerequisites

  • Spanish 1
  • Spanish 2

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • Daily Routinesy
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Volunteering
  • Presenting and Supporting Opinions
  • Describing Career Choices
  • Expressing Positive and Negative Emotions

Semester 2

Course Description

Spanish 3B is a continuation of the exploration of Spanish language and culture students experienced in Spanish 3 Semester 1. This course is designed to help students develop the vocabulary and sentence structure needed to express themselves in a variety of settings. Regional differences in customs and pronunciation are highlighted when presenting grammar and vocabulary in context.The primary focus of Spanish 3 Semester 2 will be the expansion of verb tenses to include the present and imperfect subjunctive, conditional, present perfect, past perfect, future perfect, past progressive, and the correct sequence of tenses. By the end of the course, students will be capable of comparing and describing what they want and feel as they express their opinions on a variety of topics.

Course Prerequisites

  • Spanish 1
  • Spanish 2

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • Talking About Unknown
  • Travel by Train
  • Preparing for Future
  • Pursuing a Career
  • Discussing Literature