Advanced Spanish Grammar: The Subjunctive

A complete and interactive guide to understand how to use The Subjunctive in a easy, dynamic and communicative manner.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Advanced Spanish Grammar is a course designed for non-Spanish speakers with some Spanish background that want to go deeper as far as grammar in concerned. The course will explore "The Subjunctive mood" in its diverse ways to use it. We will explore grammar theory along with communicative examples that explain how to use it and when to use it. Similarly, we will provide assessment moments and evaluations in order to check your understanding of the topic. As for the terminology used in the course, we use simple and easy vocabulary in order that you understand definitions fast with real examples that ease the comprehension and facilitate the language acquisition process.

You will find Videos, Articles, Grammar Charts and Links in order to understand the topic perfectly. Also, we have two sources to interact with your teachers and classmates. These platforms are Voxopop and Coursebase. We will let you know how to sign in and when to develop tests, quizzes, assessment activities and voice tasks. The teachers in charge will provide feedback in order to clarify and support the learning process.

The course will take 4 weeks to be completed and it is structured in 22 modules of academic content divided in relevant grammar topics. By the end of the course you will be able to understand and speak with "The Subjunctive" in a natural and easy manner.

It is crucial to take the course since we explore topics that are explained by native teachers in a professional and interactive way. Also, we use diverse technological tools that ease the topic explanation and development. Besides, we are native speakers that have experience teaching Spanish as a Second language; so the course is designed to meet our students’ needs. Finally, if necessary, we will be in contact with our students by mail or twitter to clarify doubts or just to interact in Spanish.

What are the requirements?

  • Headphones and a microphone. Platforms such a Voxopop and Courbase will be used. We will let you know how and when.
  • Basic Spanish vocabulary such verbs, adjectives and nouns.
  • Check basic Spanish grammar such as Simple Present, Present Perfect, Simple Past and Past Perfect.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • The students will understand the use of the Subjunctive and how to use it in real situations.
  • The students will be able to communicate more fluently like a native-like using the subjunctive in all its possible manners.
  • The students will differentiate all the subjunctive functions and all the subjunctive grammar possibilities.
  • The students will be able to conjugate all the subjunctive verbs according to the tense: (Present, Present Perfect, Past, Past Perfect)
  • The students will be able to use the subjunctive in real situations with accurate grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and intonation.

What is the target audience?

  • All learners who feel passionate to Spanish language should take the course,
  • Learners who really want to understand the use of the subjunctive in an academic way.
  • Learners who want to interact with professionals native speakers using the subjunctive.
  • Students that have a A2 proficiency level according to the "Common European Framework"

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
00:40

You are very Welcome to this advanced Spanish class: The Subjunctive.

10 pages

We assigned tasks and evaluations in two different free platforms. 1. Coursebase.co and 2. Voxopop.com. The purpose is to provide better feedback.

Section 2: Introduction to the Subjunctive
Introduction To The Subjunctive
14 pages
Introduction to the Subjunctive Clauses
4 pages
05:33
  • This session details how to conjugate Regular verbs in the Present Subjunctive.
5 questions

Please select the correct conjugation according to the verbs and the subject. Keep in mind that this is based on the Regular Verbs-

Irregular Verbs
Preview
13:07
2 pages

This session exemplifies how to spell verbs in the irregular verbs of the Presnet Subjunctive.

08:52

This session introduces the Present Subjunctive as a crucial manner to communication in the Spanish language.

04:23

These coming four sessions details the usage of the subjunctive in the diverse manners to use it.

Using the Present Subjunctive II
04:12
Using the Present Subjunctive III
04:16
Using the Present Subjunctive IV
04:38
1 page

This session reviews the subjunctive collocations in order to consolidate the grammar collocations.

03:04

This session introduces the Present Perfect Subjunctive and explains the grammar basics to understand the usage and purpose.

04:06

This session exemplifies the Present Perfect Subjunctive and details how to use it.

05:26

This session expands the subjunctive grammar in order to provide more information about the subjunctive collocations.

Section 3: The Past Subjunctive
04:58

This session explains the conjugation of the Past subjunctive verbs and how to differentiate it from the previous forms.

06:43

This lecture expands the explanation of the Past Subjunctive and provide useful information to help student develop a better critical thinking in Spanish.

04:20

This lecture explains the verbs conjugation in the Present Perfect and the basics collocations.

04:46

This lecture expands the use of the Past Perfect Subjunctive and exemplifies the most common ways to use it.

11 pages

This lecture explains the use of the subjunctive with the Adverbial clauses.

12 pages

This session provides information and examples about the use of the subjunctive along the adverbial clauses.

Concluding Lecture and Goodbye
07:27

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Instructor Biography

Sergio Gomez Fajardo, licenciado en Educación Bilingüe

Soy educador bilingüe nativo hablante de Español residente en Bogota Colombia y dominó el Ingles como segunda lengua. Además de esto poseo especialización en Comunicación Social y Tecnologías de Audio y Video Aplicadas a la Educación. Mi trabajo se ha centrado en ONG's e instituciones de enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras, además como programas fomentados por la Embajada Americana de mi país tal cual lo es Access Microscholarship Program. Este programa radicado en 85 diferentes países fomenta la educación del Inglés en sectores poco favorecidos económicamente. Ademas, soy ex- becario de la Embajada de Los Estados Unidos en Colombia en el programa English Fellow Program que se llego a cabo el año 2013 en Washington DC y Dallas. En este taller de maestros se visitaron varias instituciones educativas tales como GeorgetownTown University, Sugarland y Prospero teaching con el fin de expandir nuestra percepción en diversas estrategias académicas y de enseñanza. Ademas se asistió a Tesol, las conferencias que reúnen maestros de Ingles de diversos lugares del mundo. Allí, la educación, tecnología, psicología y sociología se enfocaron en promover la enseñanza de una segunda lengua de una formas más eficiente. Similarmente, conferencias llevadas a cabo por el RELO de la región basadas en tecnología y Educación las tome en los Centro Colombos Americanos de las respectivas ciudades.

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