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Spanish for Educators - Level 2

Spanish for educators and teachersCourse Description: This unique Spanish immersion course is specially designed for teachers and others in the education field who wish to improve their ability to communicate with Spanish-speaking students and their families. Expanding your Spanish skills in this workplace-focused context will help you to interact with and encourage Spanish-speaking students as well as to engage their families and motivate them to be involved with the school and their child's education. With a focus on relevant vocabulary and communicative practice, this highly interactive course will boost your confidence in using your Spanish skills in a school setting! Classes will follow a well-designed, yet flexible, curriculum and will include ample opportunity for conversation and fun role-play activities in order to reinforce your comprehension and speaking skills.

Spanish level requirementThis Intermediate course is designed for students who have completed at least Intermediate 2 or are able to communicate using the past tenses.

*Talk to your school principal about getting professional development units (PDUs) for participating in this course!

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Structures covered1:

1. Review of verb conjugation in the present and past tenses
2.  Review of reflexive verbs
3. Usage of direct and indirect object pronouns
4. Introduction to subjunctive form & giving recommendations
5. Introduction to the command form

Possible Vocabulary Topics:

  • Greetings, conversation starters, and politeness
  • School subjects, grade levels, and achievement
  • People who work in the school
  • Student progress and grades
  • Behavior issues, learning challenges
  • Words for encouragement
  • Emotional health, addressing challenges at home

1The topics covered in this class are subject to change and can be modified according to the ability level and learning goals of students enrolled.