Spanish 3: Vocabulary

Every Friday • 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. • [Zoom]

This course has been cancelled for the Spring 2021 semester.

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January 15, 22, 29 • February 5, 12, 19, 26 • March 5, 12, 19, 26 • April (2 no class), 9

Prerequisite: Spanish3Vocabulary“Spanish 1” and “Spanish 2” or some knowledge of conversational Spanish 

Reading is used as a vehicle to explore and expand our Spanish vocabulary use. Learning a foreign language with even a minimal level of proficiency can be quite difficult. Yet, children do so with great ease. Why is this? The answer seems to be that children “acquire” language as presented on a daily basis by parents, siblings, friends, media etc. Adults, however, tend to want to learn a foreign language using formulas and structure as bedrock. While this is of the utmost importance later … in the beginning, children learn organically. The language simply develops from seed to flower. Let’s become children once again! Bring your sense of wonder and leave your adult with the babysitter. 

Textbook (optional): Barron’s “Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way” (third edition), by Gene Hammitt (ISBN-13: 978-0-764-17687-6)

Instructor/Coordinator: Ricardo Acosta