Specialty Courses

Latin American Spanish

Business

Chapter 1 - Business Social

Conversations Goals

  • Demonstrate Excitement and/or Empathy
  • Make Social Business Plans
  • Talk Socially About Business Topics

Grammar Goals

  • Practice Attached Pronouns and Their Movement
  • Practice Conjugation and Pronoun Movement of Reflexive Verbs
  • Reinforce Indirect Object Pronouns
  • Reinforce the Preterite Tense of Reflexive Verbs
  • Use Reflexive Verbs in the Subjunctive Mood

Chapter 2 - Greetings / Introductions

Conversations Goals

  • Discuss Business Goals and Plans
  • Learn New Business Terminology
  • Learn Some New Business Idioms

Grammar Goals

  • Form the Imperative of Irregular Reflexive Verbs
  • Practice the Spanish Form of English Gerunds
  • Practice Transitive Verbs With Names
  • Reinforce the Preterite Verb Tense
  • Reinforce the Subjunctive Mood

Chapter 3 - Meetings / Conference Calls

Conversations Goals

  • Learn New Business Idioms
  • Review Departmental Updates
  • Use Conference Call & Technical Terminology

Grammar Goals

  • Learn Some Rules of Orthography
  • Practice Attached Pronoun Movement
  • Reinforce the Difference Between the Preterite and Imperfect Past
  • Reinforce the Spanish Form of English Gerunds
  • Use the Present Progressive of Reflexive Verbs

Chapter 4 - Presentations

Conversations Goals

  • Discuss / Mention Timing
  • Give Instructions about Questions
  • Introduce and Outline Your Presentation
  • Properly Conclude a Presentation
  • Welcome Your Audience

Grammar Goals

  • Practice the Subjunctive Mood
  • Reinforce the Future Tense
  • Reinforce the Plural Imperative Form
  • Use the Direct Object Pronoun
  • Use the Plural Indirect Object Pronoun

Chapter 5 - Negotiations

Conversations Goals

  • Learn Some New Negotiations Idioms
  • Negotiate Contract Details
  • Object and/or Accept an Offer

Grammar Goals

  • Learn the Future Tense for 3rd Person Plural
  • Reinforce the Conditional Tense
  • Use the Preterite Tense for 1st Person -ir and -er Verbs

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