Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Spanish University of GeorgiaM. Ed. Montana State University
Spanish 1: Students learn new vocabulary and grammar to converse using basic sentences.
Areas covered: Greetings, goodbyes and introductions
The alphabet and numbers
Using adjectives to describe people
Talking about things that you like and things that you like to do.
How to conjugate verbs in the present tense
Spanish 2: Students continue to build vocabulary and grammar skills to converse using more complex structures including use of the past tense.
Areas covered: Foods and drinks and ordering
Daily routine - Reflexive Verbs
Clothes, colors, shopping
Past tense verb conjugations (Preterite and Imperfect)
Spanish 3: Students continue to increase vocabulary while learning and applying intermediate to advanced grammar concepts. Students begin to read short stories in Spanish and demonstrate understanding through questioning and summarization. Students use advanced grammar and verb tenses to write short stories and give accounts of events.
Areas covered: Past tense verbs (Many irregular preterite verbs)
When to use preterite or imperfect
Indirect and Direct Object Pronouns