YOUR SPANISH CLASS LEVEL
Class Level I
35 hoursFor those with little or no background or those who have
traveled, studied, have some vocabulary, but struggle to form sentences.
Covers: Introductions, numbers, colors, foods, parts of the body,
small talk, present tense, simple ways to express past and future;
carry on a simple conversation. Approximately 1000 vocabulary words.
Class Level II
35 Hours For those who can put sentences together and understand
when people speak slowly, who have perhaps a 1000-word vocabulary
and a sense of the language's structure. Covers: Review of the above,
practice with additional verb tenses and object pronouns. Approximately
800 additional words.
Class Level III
35 Hours For those who have a solid background or have completed
the first two levels. Covers: Review of the above, additional verb
tenses and the subjunctive mood. Emphasis is on fluency, thinking
and speaking effortlessly in Spanish. Approximately 800 additional
Most people use about 2000 words in everyday conversation.
you find yourself "in-between," Spanish class levels the
following self-diagnosis will help determine which level would most
you studied Spanish for more than 2 years?
you spent more than 2 months living in a Spanish speaking country?
you communicate with native speakers on a basic level, get your
point across and get the gist of what they're saying??
you have an understanding of the regular and irregular verbs in
the present tense, but feel unsure in the past and future tenses??
you understand the structure of the language, but just wish you
could communicate better??
you receive phone calls can you understand well enough to respond
and make yourself understood??
you read and understand the story below: La Luna y el sol??
you think you could summarize it in Spanish verbally??
you speak to people at work in Spanish on a fairly regular basis?
you found you were right in between the two levels, would you
prefer to be the "least prepared" in the group and push
yourself over taking it from the beginning in order to review
and be sure that you had the basics?
you answered "yes" to over half of these questions,
you belong in a Spanish Class Level II class.
you answered "yes" to all of the questions but
know you still need to improve, you belong in the Spanish
Class Level III class.
you're still not sure, please call Expanded Learning at 800.622.5041
and we'll help place you appropriately in a Spanish Class Level.