Freshman Year Spanish: Second Semester
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Freshman Year Spanish: Second Semester

Continue learning Spanish as I discuss past tense, commands, and other essential grammar topics.
4.4 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
277 students enrolled
Created by Paul Sebastian
Last updated 7/2016
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Communicate effectively in Spanish in a variety of simple straight-forward situations and contexts.
  • Use the imperfect and preterit tenses to narrate in the past tense.
  • Use Spanish commands for a variety of settings and contexts.
  • Roll your Spanish Rs.
  • Identify additional language learning resources to enhance their understanding of the language.
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Requirements
  • Students will want to be familiar with the basis of Spanish conjugation as well as some other concepts that are introduced in Freshman Year Spanish: Semester One.
Description

¡Hola compañeros! In this follow-up course you will expand your understanding of the basics of the Spanish language. As you learn about additional grammatical principles and strategies for effective communication your ability to express yourself in Spanish will increase. 

Follow along with my lectures and explanations as you increase your proficiency in the language. The course covers the core grammar principles that anyone might expect o learn in a second-semester Spanish course in addition to some extra tips and tricks for effective communication.

This course includes: 

  • 13 robust lectures
  • Additional supplemental materials and documents
  • Links to external resources to further your Spanish language learning

Quality language acquisition takes time and requires consistent practice and dedicated study. I have studied the history of language learning, and I'm here to tell you that there is no secret or quick fix to learning a second language. Successful language acquisition boils down to two things: student engagement and access to quality language resources. This, mis amigos, is your resource for learning the Spanish language.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who have completed Freshman Year Spanish: Semester One or those who already have a basic understanding of the Spanish language.
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
02:09:40
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Core Grammar Principles
6 Lectures 54:25

Begin here for an overview of the course.

Preview 10:28

Form past tense imperfect conjugations.

The Imperfect Tense
06:33

Understand the contextual differences between the preterit and imperfect past tenses.

Imperfect vs. Preterit
11:17

Express yourself using the present perfect to say things like, "They have visited California."

Present Perfect - "I have been there."
10:03

Express yourself using the present progressive to say things like, "We are leaving."

Present Progressive - "I am speaking."
07:23

Express yourself in the conditional tense to say things like, "I would study more."

Conditional Tense - "I would buy you a green dress."
08:41
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Commands
3 Lectures 30:24

Use command forms for positive and negative formal commands.

Commands (Formal)
09:48

Use command forms for positive and negative informal commands.

Commands (Informal)
10:08

Recognize and understand the irregularities of the command form in Spanish.

Irregular Commands
10:28
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Additional Lectures
4 Lectures 40:04

Read and pronounce Spanish words accurately using correct accentuation rules.

Accentuation
11:05

Use numbers from 100 and above to talk about the year, birthdays, and other related expressions.

Large Numbers
08:58

Learn a few tips on how to successfully roll your Spanish Rs.

Preview 08:10

Discover a variety of online resources that can assist you in learning more Spanish.

Self Study with Technology
11:51
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1st Semester Review
2 Lectures 04:47

Review the preterit past tense conjugation forms.

Regular Preterit Conjugations
01:29

Review the preterit past tense irregular conjugation forms.

Irregular Preterit Conjugations
03:18
About the Instructor
Paul Sebastian
4.7 Average rating
20 Reviews
623 Students
2 Courses
Professor

I currently teach Spanish language and culture at a private liberal arts college in the United States. I learned Spanish while living in Chile and continued to study the language upon returning to my university studies.

After earning my bachelor's degree in Spanish, I went on to complete a master’s degree at Brigham Young University where I specialized in language pedagogy. This specialty allowed me to focus on the science of effective language teaching and learning. My sub-specialty is in the area of technology use for second language acquisition. I'm currently working on completing my doctorate in the area of bilingual and English as a second language education.