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Spanish Beginner IV

Course Description: In this course you will continue to develop your Spanish abilities in the present tense. It is recommended for those who have successfully completed Spanish Beginner III, or who have studied Spanish previously and have basic understanding of regular and irregular verb conjugation in the present tense. In this class, you’ll be introduced to reflexive verbs, the usage of basic prepositions, contrasting usage of ser and estar, indirect object pronouns, and the usage of direct and indirect object pronouns together.

The highly effective group exercises and conversational practice provided in this course will help you continue to build  speaking and comprehension skills as you expand your knowledge of Spanish language structures.

Prerequisite: Spanish Beginner III or equivalent

Duration: Intensive series - 5 weeks (2 classes/week) or Regular series - 10 weeks (1 class/week)

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Course Outline:

Grammar Topics Studied:
1) Reflexive verbs to express daily routine actions
2) Basic Prepositions (de, por, con, a, para, en)
3) Prepositions used with question words (¿Con quién?, ¿Para quién? ...)
4) Contrasting usages: ser & estar
5) Indirect object pronouns (le, les ...)
6) Double object pronouns (se lo, se la, se los, se las ...)
7) Usage of object pronouns with infinitives

Key Vocabulary:
1) Daily Routine
2) Food
3) Household items

Course Textbooks:

1. Bregstein, Barbara; Easy Spanish Step by Step; McGraw Hill ed. 2005
2. Maqueo, Ana María; Español para Extranjeros 1; Limusa 2da. edición, 2013