Spanish III

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: Spanish II.


Spanish III continues the building of competence in the language by adding to the students’ command of verbs with progressive and perfect constructions, the conditional mood, and imperatives. Subunits of study look at subtleties in the management of interrogatives and their related adverbial forms; conjunctions; prepositions; and reflexive and

object pronouns. Short poems committed to memoryone poem per trimestergive students a lasting acquaintance with the work of some revered writers and serve as a platform for focused refinement of pronunciation skills. Short stories and news items provide authentic reading experience and material for discussion. Films of various lengths, both narrative and documentary, provide listening practice and further material for discussion. Podcaststyle audio projects, undertaken in small groups, provide practice in the composing and editing of narrative and descriptive text and in presentational speaking.