• Spanish III syllabus
     Spanish III will cover chapters 25-30 in the text El Mundo de la Juventud.  We will also spend considerable time practicing and preparing for the New York State Comprehensive Exam at the end of June.  All students will also complete a teaching project in the elementary school.
      Following is a brief description of topics that will be covered in each chapter.
     
    Chapter 25 Driving
    Structures
    - Talking about the future
    -Talking about nationalities
    -Talking about driving and parts of the car
    Structures
    -Future tense
    -Irregular future tense
    -Adjectives of nationality
     
    Chapter 26  Employment
    Functions
    -Talking about things that would happen
    -Telling people what actions to perform and not perform
    -Talking about getting a job and performing job duties
    Structures
    -The conditional tense
    -Irregular conditional tense
    -Formal and informal commands
    -Irregular commands
    -The conjunctions y and o
     
    Chapter 27 Fishing
    Functions
    -Talking about things that have happened in the past
    - Talking about fishing
    -Talking about what people said or brought
    Structures
    -Irregular verbs decir and traer in the present and preterite tense
    -Past participles
    -Irregular past participles
    -Position of object pronouns
     
    Chapter 28 Flying and Aviation
    Functions
    -Talking about ownership of items
    -Talking about what things are made of
    -Talking about traveling and flying
    Structures
    -Irregular preterit forms
    -De plus noun
    -Possessive pronouns
     
    Chapter 29 Music
    -Talking about music
    -Talking about items that are near and far from the speaker
    -Talking about numbers to one million
    Structures
    -Stem-changing verbs in the preterit tense
    -Demonstrative adjectives
    -Demonstrative pronouns
    -Cardinal numbers to one million
    -Pero and sino
     
    Chapter 30 Sunday with the Family
    Functions
    -Talking about relationships
    -To identify something that was previously unidentified
    -Referring to situations, ideas, and actions  that are not associated with a specific noun
    -Understanding the difference between the two verbs to ask
    Functions
    -Relative pronouns
    -Cuyo(a),cuyos(as),
    -The nueter demonstratives
    -Preguntar and pedir
    -The infinitive used as a noun