The Conversational Spanish program is a series of three 21-hour courses designed for beginner level students. In this series, participants will practice all four skills of communication: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Grammar will also be a program component.
These courses are designed for high-beginner students who have completed Spanish 1A and 1B or high-beginner students new to the Conversational Spanish program.
The lessons centers around the story of Roberto Muñoz Rivera in a variety of contexts and situations that students will encounter in the real world.
Course materials are not included in the tuition. There is a $36.00 fee for the required workbook and accompanying CD.
• Greet someone at the workplace and make small talk: say your occupation and what department you work in, say how you are feeling, say where you are from, and talk about your family.
• Answer the phone at work: answer a call, ask how you can help someone, take and leave messages, confirm the caller’s information, make and confirm appointments.
• Go out to lunch: identify restaurant menu items, give a lunch order, say what you like or don’t like to eat, request order substitutions.
• Visit the doctor’s office: tell your boss you don’t feel well, describe your symptoms to the doctor, get a diagnosis and treatment plan.
In order to register for this course, you must complete an oral evaluation which places you at this level.