Advanced Spanish, Pt. A (Zoom Only)

OSH 486 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course Description: The goal of this course is to help you to improve your Spanish language skills and become a better speaker.  Spanish grammar points, vocabulary, and cultural elements will be presented in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.  We will concentrate on the use of the subjunctive mode in order to communicate personal activities, and express emotions and opinions. We will discuss current topics and read authentic news in order to encourage a more fluent conversation.  The class is taught entirely in Spanish by a native Spanish speaker.

Week 1: Repaso de la lección 14, El Participio Pasado, El Presente Perfecto de Indicativo.

Week 2: El Presente Perfecto progresivo, Verbos de movimiento en los tiempos progresivos, El Pasado Perfecto.

Week 3: Futuro Simple, Condicional Simple y Perfecto, El Absoluto Superlativo

Week 4: El Presente de Subjuntivo, El Subjuntivo con verbos de deseo, El Subjuntivo para expresar emoción.

Week 5: El Subjuntivo con algunas expresiones impersonales, Formación de Adverbios, El Subjuntivo para Expresar Duda, Incredulidad y Negación.

Week 6: El Subjuntivo para expresar lo Indefinido y lo no Existente, Los Sufijos, Practica general sobre la temática del curso.

Text: Basic Spanish, 2nd edition, by Ana Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo & Francisco Mena-Ayllon. It can be purchased online through Amazon. Cost: Less than $20. 


Instructor:  Dr. Luis Carlos Fallon


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This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses are available either in-person only, via Zoom only or hybrid (either in-person or via Zoom). Please note the modality of each class. Membership is required.

OLLI 2023-2024 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2023-2024 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2023 Ends: 7/31/2024