Today more tan 580 million people speak Spanish in the five continents and it is the third language used to communicate in the web and social networks.
This course helps you learn basic expressions and communicative tools so that you can travel to diverse Spanish-speaking destinations, and make the most of your stay while you go more deeply in the cultures.
You will know about Spanish American places and traditions that will make you wish to travel. You will know how to introduce yourself, do shopping, ask for places, follow directions, taste street dishes, or enjoy some meal at a restaurant.
This course is designed by teachers from the Program of Spanish for Foreigners (PEPE) of Universidad del Rosario, who have taught Spanish in Colombia and other countries taking culture as the means to teach the language.
Unit 1. Como Pedro por su casa
Greetings. Travel documents.
Persona information, nationalities and marital status.
Alphabet and numbers
Tourist places in Colombia
Unit 2. El cliente siempre tiene la razón
Spanish American currencies
Expressions for shopping
How to bargain in Spanish America
Vocabulary for shopping
Written and oral expression
Tourist places in Chile
Unit 3 Barriga llena, corazón contento
Traditional Spanish American dishes
Expressions used to order food
Open markets and street food
Spanish American cuisine
Tourist places in Argentina
Unit 4. El que busca encuentra
Cities in Spanish America
Place prepositions and adverbs
Directions for getting places
Adjetives to describe cities
Tourist places in Costa Rica
Diana Alejandra Hincapié Moreno, María Liliana Labrador Morales and Diana Rocío Umaña Buitrago