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2 Everything You Should Know About The New Regents Exam Everything You Should Know About The New Regents Exam Spanish Regents 2003

3 Comprehensive Examination in Spanish Part ISpeaking 24 credits Part IIListening Comprehension 30 credits Part IIIReading Comprehension 30 credits Part IVWriting 16 credits Part ISpeaking 24 credits Part IIListening Comprehension 30 credits Part IIIReading Comprehension 30 credits Part IVWriting 16 credits

4 Oral Dialogue Part I Strategies Do not give just yes/no responses Do not restate all or essential parts of what the teacher has just said. Hello and How are you? may serve to initiate a conversation but can not qualify for credit. Do not give just yes/no responses Do not restate all or essential parts of what the teacher has just said. Hello and How are you? may serve to initiate a conversation but can not qualify for credit.

5 Each utterance must be a complex idea that can be prepared by adding… but, because, or by asking a question. Do not go to the main point immediately. Put yourself in the situation and expand the conversation. Each utterance must be a complex idea that can be prepared by adding… but, because, or by asking a question. Do not go to the main point immediately. Put yourself in the situation and expand the conversation. Oral Dialogue Part I Strategies

6 Ejemplos... Teacher:¿Quieres ir de compras? Student: Teacher:¿Quieres ir de compras? Student: Me gustaría ir pero tengo otros planes Está bien. ¿Cuándo deseas ir? Es una buena idea porque necesito una nueva camisa

7 Useful Expressions Espero que sí. Lo siento. Me equivoco. Perdóname No me importa. Vale. Espero que sí. Lo siento. Me equivoco. Perdóname No me importa. Vale. Yes, I hope. I am sorry. I am wrong. Excuse me. I dont care. Okay.

8 Useful Expressions ¿Puede ayudarme? Estoy agradecido. Ud. es muy servicial. Tengo ganas de… ¿Puede ayudarme? Estoy agradecido. Ud. es muy servicial. Tengo ganas de… Can you help me? I am thankful. You are very helpful. I feel like... Can you help me? I am thankful. You are very helpful. I feel like...

9 Useful Expressions Fue un placer. No hay de qué. Estoy seguro. No te preocupes. Es una lástima. Es una buena idea. Estoy de acuerdo. Me gustaría/Quisiera Fue un placer. No hay de qué. Estoy seguro. No te preocupes. Es una lástima. Es una buena idea. Estoy de acuerdo. Me gustaría/Quisiera It was a pleasure. You are welcome. I am sure. Dont worry. It is a pity. It is a good idea. I agree. I would like...

10 Part II Listening Comprehension 15 passages - 1 question per passage 1-9 questions in English questions in Spanish All questions are preceded by a setting given in English. 15 passages - 1 question per passage 1-9 questions in English questions in Spanish All questions are preceded by a setting given in English.

11 Strategies for Listening Comprehension Do not read questions or answers while the teacher is reading the paragraph. Focus on key words which will lead you to the correct answer. Eliminate the answers that you do not hear. Do not focus on dates and names. Do not try to translate as the teacher is reading. Never leave a blank answer… give it your best guess. Never change an answer once you have moved from this question. Do not read questions or answers while the teacher is reading the paragraph. Focus on key words which will lead you to the correct answer. Eliminate the answers that you do not hear. Do not focus on dates and names. Do not try to translate as the teacher is reading. Never leave a blank answer… give it your best guess. Never change an answer once you have moved from this question.

12 High Frequency Regents Vocabulary el premio - prize la encuesta - survey la entrevista - interview aumentar- to increase quejarse- to complain los derechos- the rights el propósito - the purpose el tema - theme or topic el premio - prize la encuesta - survey la entrevista - interview aumentar- to increase quejarse- to complain los derechos- the rights el propósito - the purpose el tema - theme or topic la boda - wedding la carrera - career diario - daily el diario - newspaper la prensa - newspaper la oferta - to offer la huelga - the strike la gira - tour

13 ¿De qué se trata? - Whats it about? el tamaño - size la talla - size la obra - the work (of art) sencillo - plain, simple gratis - free el lugar - the place el hogar - the home la venta - sale de venta - for sale el tamaño - size la talla - size la obra - the work (of art) sencillo - plain, simple gratis - free el lugar - the place el hogar - the home la venta - sale de venta - for sale la tarifa - the rate, fare el gobierno - government real - royal actual - of the present inaugurar - to open, inaugurate desarrollar - to develop nacer - to be born los gastos - expenses el dueño - the owner

14 ¿Cuál es el propósito? What is the purpose? grabar - to tape sano– healthy solicitar - to apply la solicitud – application el alimento - food grabar - to tape sano– healthy solicitar - to apply la solicitud – application el alimento - food ahorrar - to save lograr - to achieve tener éxito - to be successful los impuestos – taxes el príncipe - the prince la princesa – the princess ahorrar - to save lograr - to achieve tener éxito - to be successful los impuestos – taxes el príncipe - the prince la princesa – the princess

15 Part III Reading Comprehension Part A - Long Paragraph - 5 multiple choice questions in Spanish. Part B - Authentic materials -1 multiple choice question in English per reading. Part C - Cloze passage - Long passage with 5 missing vocabulary words Part A - Long Paragraph - 5 multiple choice questions in Spanish. Part B - Authentic materials -1 multiple choice question in English per reading. Part C - Cloze passage - Long passage with 5 missing vocabulary words

16 Read through the passage completely to find the main idea. Read a second time with the intent to find the answer to the specific question. Do not assume that words in the reading are repeated in the answer. Read through the passage completely to find the main idea. Read a second time with the intent to find the answer to the specific question. Do not assume that words in the reading are repeated in the answer. Part III Reading Comprehension

17 Relate the main idea with vocabulary that you already know and deduce the meaning of other words by how they are used in the paragraph. Look for cognates and root words to assist you in finding the answer. Relate the main idea with vocabulary that you already know and deduce the meaning of other words by how they are used in the paragraph. Look for cognates and root words to assist you in finding the answer. Part III Reading Comprehension

18 Writing - Part IV Write your answers to Part 4 according to the directions for a and b. Choose either question 31 or 32- These are well organized notes at least 6 clauses. Choose either question 33 or 34 - These are well organized compositions at least 10 clauses. The picture is a prompt to generate a story-it is not a picture to describe! Write your answers to Part 4 according to the directions for a and b. Choose either question 31 or 32- These are well organized notes at least 6 clauses. Choose either question 33 or 34 - These are well organized compositions at least 10 clauses. The picture is a prompt to generate a story-it is not a picture to describe!

19 Writing Strategies Avoid exaggeration and humor. Keep it simple! Make sure all information relates to purpose. Do not cut yourself short. Do not use dialogue. Avoid exaggeration and humor. Keep it simple! Make sure all information relates to purpose. Do not cut yourself short. Do not use dialogue.

20 Cosas que hacer antes del examen Read Spanish, listen to Spanish, or watch Spanish television! Speak Spanish with someone! Study Regents vocabulary and expressions! Dont cram grammar! Be rested, alert and patient! Say to yourself… I am prepared! Read Spanish, listen to Spanish, or watch Spanish television! Speak Spanish with someone! Study Regents vocabulary and expressions! Dont cram grammar! Be rested, alert and patient! Say to yourself… I am prepared!


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