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Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

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Take your Spanish to the next level with an engaging and amazingly effective language-learning system.

Topics Covered:

  • 1: Essentials for Success with Spanish
  • 2: The Present Tense and Prepositions
  • 3: Indirect Objects and Verbs like Gustar
  • 4: Spanish Pronunciation and Reciprocal Verbs
  • 5: Advanced Work with the Preterite Tense
  • 6: Introduction to the Imperfect Tense
  • 7: When to Use the Imperfect and the Preterite
  • 8: How to Expand Your Spanish Vocabulary
  • 9: Mastering the Imperfect and the Preterite
  • 10: Mastering Direct and Double Object Pronouns
  • 11: Expressing Possession in Spanish
  • 12: Using Se to Talk about Unplanned Events
  • 13: The Present Perfect Tense
  • 14: Past Participles as Adjectives and Nouns
  • 15: The Future Tense
  • 16: Cognates and False Cognates
  • 17: The Conditional Tense
  • 18: Uses of the Infinitive
  • 19: Relative Adverbs and Relative Pronouns
  • 20: Mastering the Uses of Estar and Ser
  • 21: Advanced Work with Adverbs and Adjectives
  • 22: How to Use Para and Por
  • 23: The Evolution of the Spanish Language
  • 24: Health and Well-Being in Spanish
  • 25: Advanced Work with Commands
  • 26: Introduction to the Subjunctive Mood
  • 27: Expressing Doubt with the Subjunctive
  • 28: Expressing Influence with the Subjunctive
  • 29: Expressing Emotion with the Subjunctive
  • 30: Next Steps toward Spanish Fluency

Taught by

Bill Worden, Associate Professor of Spanish

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