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Course name
Advanced Conversational Spanish, Part One
Live course taught by Nanci Lopez for Fall 2024 High School Spanish

Join this high school Advanced Conversational Spanish course, learning the Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation that allows you to speak the language. For college-bound students or those who want a fluid ability to speak Spanish to others at home and abroad.

Special Notes: Course materials are provided FREE. This course only takes 20 students; therefore, we recommend registering early. In addition to the 12 live classes, there are 8 supplemental recorded lectures. This is Part One of a two-part course. Students are expected to register for Part Two in the spring.

Total Classes: 12

Class Dates: Wednesdays, September 11 to December 11, 2024. (No class on Oct. 23 & Nov. 27)

Starting Time: 10:00 AM Eastern (9:00 Central; 8:00 Mountain; 7:00 Pacific)

Duration: 55 minutes

Prerequisite: A full year of Intermediate Conversational Spanish or Spanish II.

Suggested Grade Level: 9th to 12th grade

Suggested Credit: One full semester of Spanish or Foreign Language

Course Description: In this course, students will review previously learned grammar and vocabulary through short conversations, role-playing, and the development of short stories in order to sharpen their speaking and listening skills. They will further develop their reading and writing skills through the reading of articles and short stories which will be discussed as a group in class in Spanish. By the end of this course, students will be able to comprehend and maintain short conversations through the expansion of vocabulary and grammar.

Course Outline:

Section 1 – Review Conjugation of Present Tense; Introduce Possessive Adjectives

Section 2 – Topic of discussion: Vacation; Review Conjugation of Preterit Tense; Review Possessive Adjectives

Section 3 - Topic of discussion: Studying / School; Review Conjugation of Imperfect Tense; Introduce Demonstrative Adjectives

Section 4 - Topic of discussion: Food; Review Conjugation of Future Tense; Review Demonstrative Adjectives

Section 5 - Topic of discussion: Daily Routine; Introduce Reflexive Verbs

Section 6 - Topic of discussion: Chosen by Students; Review Reflexive Verbs

Section 7 - Topic of discussion… Chosen by Students; Continue review of Reflexive Verbs

Section 8 - Topic of discussion: Trip to the City; Introduce Possessive Pronouns

Section 9 - Topic of discussion: Getting Sick; Review Reflexive Verbs and Possessive Pronouns

Section 10 - Topic of discussion: Thanksgiving; Introduce Commands

Section 11 - Topic of discussion: Impact of Television; Review Familiar and Polite Commands

Section 12 - Topic of discussion: Christmas; Review Commands

Course Materials: All course materials are provided FREE by the instructor. A Spanish/English dictionary is recommended, as well as a notebook or binder.

Homework: Students will be expected to spend about 3 to 5 hours studying per week outside of weekly classes. This is not meant to discourage students. Simply put, repetition is key when learning any new language. Audio files will be expected to be submitted to the teacher.

Fee: For all 12 live classes and 8 recorded lectures: $227 if you register on or before July 15, $247 after July 15. (Registration closes one week before the first day of class. After that date, registration is not guaranteed. There is a $20 surcharge for late enrollments after the course is closed.)

Course name
Advanced Conversational Spanish, Part One
Nanci Lopez
Fall 2024
Foreign Language ➤ Spanish
Grade level
High School
Course type
Seats available
20 seats available
Seats remaining
17 seats remaining
Start time
September 11th, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
End time
December 11th, 2024 at 9:00 PM ET
Access start time
September 4th, 2024 at 5:00 AM ET
Access end time
June 30th, 2025 at 11:59 PM ET
Enrollment availability start time
March 1st, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
Early enrollment discount ends
July 15th, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET
Late enrollment penalty start time
September 4th, 2024 at 12:00 PM ET
Enrollment availability end time
September 7th, 2024 at 12:00 PM ET
Relative due dates
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About Nanci Lopez

Nanci Lopez graduated from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education and also in Spanish. While born in Newark, New Jersey, her family is originally from Puerto Rico. Mrs. Lopez worked for six years with the Bloomfield School District as a Spanish Teacher and New Teacher Mentor.  During that time, she developed and implemented the Spanish and French Curriculum for the Elementary and Middle schools in the district.

Currently, Mrs. Lopez teaches Conversational Spanish I, II, & III to adults and senior citizens at Union County College.  Mrs. Lopez has also taught Spanish for healthcare and business professionals. Additionally, she operates Conversational Spanish Online, LLC, teaching Spanish online to adults who want to make themselves more marketable in the workplace.

Mrs. Lopez homeschools her daughter and homeschooled her son, who is currently majoring in biology in college.  On Sundays, Mrs. Lopez teaches Catechism to children preparing to receive their First Holy Communion.  In her spare time, which is rare, she loves to read and cross-stitch. 

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