À propos de ce cours
4.6
368 notes
91 avis
¡Hola! ¿Como Estas? In this entry level course, you will take the first step toward exploring the foundations of Spanish grammar and pronunciation, and will begin to build a working vocabulary of common Spanish words and expressions. You will be able to talk about yourself, your family and friends in the present tense, and begin to explore the cultural context of the Spanish-speaking world through a series of videos and interactive activities, including speaking, reading and writing exercises. The adventure begins here, so ¡vámanos!...
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Approx. 13 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...
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Sous-titres : English, German, Hebrew...
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Calendar

Dates limites flexibles

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Beginner Level

Niveau débutant

Clock

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English, German, Hebrew...

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Week
1
Clock
4 heures pour terminer

Module 1: Talking About Family and Friends

The first module introduces Spanish grammar and pronunciation and you will begin to build your Spanish vocabulary. By the end of the module, you’ll be able to talk about yourself and your family and will be able to count to 10 in Spanish. We’ll also discuss and practice the “ar” verbs and the useful verb tener. By the end of the module you will have started laying the foundations of your vocabulary....
Reading
15 vidéos (Total 24 min), 4 lectures, 6 quiz
Video15 vidéos
Module Introduction1 min
Introduction to Vocabulario1 min
Introduction to Gramática1 min
Pronunciation Tips2 min
Subject Pronouns2 min
Gender and Number Agreement3 min
Linking Nouns with Other Expressions1 min
The Verb Tener1 min
Verbs that End with -AR1 min
Numbers 1-10 min
Perspectivas Introduction: La Familia min
Perspectivas: La Familia2 min
Perspectivas Summary: La Familia1 min
Module Summary1 min
Reading4 lectures
How to be Successful in this Course5 min
Family and Friends Vocabulary List15 min
Module 1 Vocabulary Activity30 min
Typing Spanish Accents and Punctuation10 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 1 Vocabulario Review A30 min
Module 1 Vocabulario Review B30 min
Module 1 Writing Practice15 min
Module 1 Gramática Review20 min
Perspectivas Comprehension Check15 min
Module 1 Review45 min
Week
2
Clock
4 heures pour terminer

Module 2: Talking About the Body

In module 2, you’ll continue to build your Spanish vocabulary and will be able to talk about the body and physical sensations using the verb estar. Building on the vocabulary you learned in the first module, you will also able to count to 100. Throughout the module, we’ll practice conjugating the “ar,” “er” and “ir” verbs in the present tense. ...
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 15 min), 2 lectures, 6 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Introduction to Vocabulario1 min
Introduction to Gramática min
The Verb Estar1 min
Expressions for Physical Sensations min
-AR, -ER, -IR Regular Verbs2 min
Numbers: 1-1003 min
Perspectivas Introduction: El Cuerpo Enfermo min
Perspectivas: El Cuerpo Enfermo1 min
Perspectivas Summary: El Cuerpo Enfermo1 min
Module Summary1 min
Reading2 lectures
The Body Vocabulary List15 min
Module 2 Vocabulary Activity30 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 2 Vocabulario Review A35 min
Module 2 Vocabulario Review B35 min
Module 2 Gramática Review20 min
Module 2 Writing Practice15 min
Perspectivas Comprehension Quiz20 min
Module 2 Review45 min
Week
3
Clock
4 heures pour terminer

Module 3: Talking About Places and Weather

In this module you’ll continue to build your Spanish vocabulary as we discuss the topics of places and weather. We’ll continue to practice the “ar,” “er” and “ir” verbs, and we’ll introduce some irregular verbs. By the end of the module, you’ll also be able to make comparisons using possessive adjectives. You’ll engage with a native of Mexico and explore her native city. ...
Reading
14 vidéos (Total 19 min), 2 lectures, 6 quiz
Video14 vidéos
Introduction to Vocabulario1 min
Introduction to Gramática min
Ser vs. Estar2 min
The Verb Hay1 min
–AR, -ER, -IR Stem-changing Verbs3 min
Talking About the Weather1 min
Expressing Obligations min
Possessive Adjectives1 min
Making Comparisons of Inequality1 min
Perspectivas Introduction: La Plaza Central min
Perspectivas: La Plaza Central1 min
Perspectivas Summary: La Plaza Central min
Module Summary min
Reading2 lectures
Places and Weather Vocabulary List10 min
Module 3 Vocabulary Activity30 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 3 Vocabulario Review A35 min
Module 3 Vocabulario Review B35 min
Module 3 Gramática Review20 min
Module 3 Writing Practice15 min
Perspectivas Comprehension Quiz12 min
Module 3 Review45 min
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3 heures pour terminer

Course Peer Review Activity

In the final assignment for this course, you will write a brief introduction about yourself in Spanish (approximately 100-200 words) to tell your peers a little about yourself. You will then record and upload a video of you reading this introduction to the class. Click on the Peer Review activity link below to learn more about this assignment....
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 1 min), 1 quiz
Video1 vidéo
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Meilleurs avis

par SDMar 8th 2018

This course is perfect for people looking to learn a new language. A lot depends on your enthusiasm to learn but the clarity offered in this course regarding the basics of Spanish is unparalleled.

par MRMay 5th 2017

Perfect introductory Spanish course - well structured material and good delivery. It would be great to see more advanced Spanish courses from this university or something geared towards DELE exam.

Enseignant

Dr. Robert Blake

Professor & Director
UC Consortium for Lanuage Learning & Teaching (UCCLLT)

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À propos de la Spécialisation Learn Spanish: Basic Spanish Vocabulary

¿Habla usted español? Spanish is the second most spoken language on earth, second only to Mandarin, and growing in use every day. This specialization is designed for the beginner who may have no experience with learning a second language but who wants to be able to read, write and speak Spanish for personal, travel or business use, or who just wants to learn a second language and build cultural awareness. The topical approach of each course allows learners to develop sets of vocabularies that will form the foundation for a broad understanding of the language. Learners will start with the basics, including common expressions, pronunciation and grammar, and work toward building a functional vocabulary of the 1500 most commonly used Spanish words. The specialization includes 4 courses that progressively build on the skills learned previously, and culminates in a project that allows learners to apply their knowledge and language skills....
Learn Spanish: Basic Spanish Vocabulary

Foire Aux Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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