Presentation on theme: "¡Bienvenidos! Spanish 101 Daniel Darrow. CLEP If you have had formal Spanish classes in high school or college; are a native speaker, heritage speaker."— Presentation transcript:
CLEP If you have had formal Spanish classes in high school or college; are a native speaker, heritage speaker or a speaker that grew up in the barrio; you are most likely in the wrong class. CLEP out of Spanish (and up to 16 credits). – Register : www.collegeboard.org/clep ($80)www.collegeboard.org/clep – Call Testing services, 2 nd floor Gruening 5277 to reserve a seat ($25) – Test out of Spanish and challenge yourself with other classes (or simply test out of this requirement in your core)
Syllabus – Cartoon version (short, but not detailed, $ saver) – Full version posted on Wordpress and Blackboard – Download/print at your convenience Tentative course schedule – Good guide of what will be covered – May move quicker or slower depending on the difficulty of the lesson Spanish first names – If not transferable, need to choose one (5-10 min) – www.
Student questionnaire and course policy agreement – Turn-in course policy; copy will be made and returned to you during final exams. – Turn-in questionnaire
¡Vamos! The method – Student evaluations taken to heart; “¡pa’l carajo con los Websam!” Flipped course concept – You will learn content on your own (as much as possible): PPTs, screencast, video, etc. – Questions/activities assigned with content will be turned in the next day (brief) – Websam activities based on that night’s content
¡Vamos! Flipped cont. – During the first 20-30 minutes of class = question/answer period for content & Websam work (with partner, groups, one-on-one with instructor…bring laptops, smartphones) – After Websam work = reinforcement and communicative activities.
¡Caramba…cojones! After communicative/reinforcement activities, more question/answer period if necessary If out of time, Language Lab, tutoring, paid tutors… Office hours and Google Hangouts
Páginas web Blackboard – Grades, announcements (mass email) – Majority of grades input regularly (attendance at the end) Vista Websams – Assignment grades only – Snapshot Wordpress
Unas frases útiles… ¡Hola! Yo soy ____. ¿Y tú/Ud.? Es un gusto/placer. ¿Cómo está? ¿Cómo estás? ¿Qué tal el verano? ¿Cómo se dice ______ en español? ¿Qué significa _____? Más lento/despacio por favor :D (¡respira!) Gracias, de nada, por favor, sí/no Adios, chao, hasta pronto, que pases (pasen) un buen fin de semana Te presento a ________. Hola, mucho gusto.
Discusión First assignment – Go to Wordpress, discussion page – Watch attached video first – Think about what motivates Craig Charnock to learn Xhosa – Introduce yourself using your Spanish name (in as much Spanish as possible) and tell us what motivates you to learn Spanish (this part can be in English)
Vista Websams Go to www.vhlcentral.comwww.vhlcentral.com Enroll in course Choose correct course Navigate