Instructor: Louis Blount
Saturdays: April 23 & 30; May 14 & 21; June 4; 9:00am-1:00pm
This intense course is designed for school personnel in D.C. Public School to converse in Spanish beyond the basic level with Hispanic students and parents. Emphasis will be on acquiring an advanced understanding of the Spanish language through grammatical structures used in Spanish conversation, mastering listening concepts for communicating with native Spanish speakers, writing basic communicative texts for parents, and reading in the target language to communicate educational matters to parents. In addition, the student learn important cultural aspects of Hispanic culture. Work outside class hours will be assigned to attain the necessary 45 hours that are required by DCPS. Technological platforms used will be ZOOM, Google Classroom and DRIVE, and www.conjuguemos.com. It is recommended the students have a Gmail account, but it is not necessary.
Prerequisite: Hispanic Culture and Spanish Language I, previous Spanish language experience or professor’s permission: [email protected].
Participants may earn 45 PLU’s or 3 graduate credits from Trinity University.