Take your command of Spanish to the next level with this practical course. Brush up on those tricky past tenses, object pronouns and the subjunctive while learning to compose a well-written narrative. A Spanish-writing expert will give you personalized feedback on five writing assignments. Plus, learning to write complex sentences will improve your spoken Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 5 or previous study of the past tenses and the subjunctive.
Students have 6 months to complete the course.
Improve in 10 lessons
The interactive lessons will focus on various aspects of grammar, such as:
- Noun, article and adjective agreement
- Subject and verb agreement
- Preterite and imperfect forms
- Past progressive and past perfect tenses
- Subjunctive forms
- Direct and indirect object pronouns
You will review the Spanish past tenses and gain a deeper understanding of their differences. You will review conjunctions, the subjunctive mood and learn to add interest and depth to your writing. Plus, you'll learn how to proofread your own work, use a dictionary to your advantage, improve your descriptions and vary sentence structure when writing. You'll apply your learning with four guided writing assignments, and multiple interactive quizzes during the course will help you gauge what you're learning. You will get constructive feedback on all your writing assignments from a Spanish language expert.
The last lesson will include a 500-700 word personal narrative, in which you will put into practice everything you learned throughout the course.
At the end of this course, you will be a more effective writer. You will also be better equipped to incorporate complex sentence structures and richer vocabulary into your conversations.
Appropriate for heritage speakers or intermediate to advanced Spanish language learners. From the time of registration, students have 6 months to complete the course.
Earn Continuing Education Hours
By participating in this class you will earn:
|University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units||2|
Upcoming dates (1)
Start anytime, complete within 6 months.
All times shown in central time.
- During the first 4 business days of access to course materials: 80% refund minus a $25 administrative fee.
- No refund after the first 4 business days.