Second Year > Spanlang 12 Progress Card: Interpretive Objectives

Below is a list of goals for Spanish 12 student progress in interpretive language. Use this checklist as your "Progress Card" to track your development in Spanish. As you learn to do each item, note your confidence level in performing each task. You will want to practice and review these objectives repeatedly on your own, with your native-speaking conversation partner, and with your instructor.

Download a printable version of the entire Progress Card with interpersonal, intrepretive and presentational objectives.

Language Learning Objectives: Click on an objective for a list of key phrases to learn See text pages Examples in context (text, audio and video samples) Links to practice quizzes and activities Your confidence level:
1 (low) to 5 (high)
I can...
identify ideas and details in oral interactions between speakers Ch. 5

video: debate sobre la eutenasia (España)

video: Hijos que maltratan (España)

video: "Líneas de teléfonos", cortometraje argentino

"Líneas de teléfonos", cortometraje argentino: práctica auditiva  
follow and restate shifting topics in a conversation Ch. 4 text and audio files: entrevista a Quino, dibujante cómico argentino

video: Quino, el padre de Mafalda

Quino, el padre de Mafalda: práctica auditiva

 
  Estados alterados de Maitena: video y práctica auditiva 1

Estados alterados de Maitena: video y práctica auditiva 2

 
Ch. 5

video: entrevista de Jorge Ramos a Mario Vargas Llosa

text and audio files: entrevista a Fernando Botero, artista colombiano

Entrevista de Jorge Ramos a Mario Vargas Llosa: práctica auditiva

 
analyze and reflect upon the meaning of extended texts such as academic lectures, and documentary and feature films Ch. 4 video files: Historia de un país II / Historia de un país. Argentina Siglo XX (Canal Encuentro)

video files: Historia de un país. Argentina Siglo XX (Canal Youtube)

video file: artista chilena Lotty Rosenfeld y el movimiento No+

Historia de un país. Argentina Siglo XX

Artista chilena Lotty Rosenfeld y el movimiento No+: práctica auditiva

 
Ch. 5 text and audio files: Frontera ajena en tierra propia: el pueblo Kuna en la frontera de Panamá y Colombia    
comprehend academic presentations on a variety of topics by speakers from a variety of regions Ch. 4 video: La depresión (España)    
Ch. 5 text and audio files: un antropólogo venezolano habla de los ingígenas del Orinoco

 

 
Ch. 6 video: Revolución en Guatemala

video: La CIA en Guatemala

Revolución en Guatemala: práctica auditiva

La CIA en Guatemala: práctica auditiva

 
analyze arguments conveyed in oral presentations   videos: TED talks

audio files: Radio Ambulante

   
take notes on oral and written texts (e.g., articles, presentations, news reports) Ch. 4 text and audio files: Pablo Neruda: "El poeta del amor"    
Ch. 5 texts: Varios cuentos de Gabriel García Márquez

   
I can read authentic texts (texts designed for Spanish-speakers and not necessarily for language learners) and:
read to gain information        
analyze the main ideas and supporting data   text: Rodolfo Walsh: Carta abierta a la Junta Militar

text: Centroamérica 25 años después de Esquipulas

   
answer all fact-based and most analytical reading comprehension questions Ch. 4   Artículo sobre el presidente uruguayo José Mujica: práctica de lectura

Artículo sobre la ciencia de la risa: práctica de lectura

 
develop a global understanding of the reading, beyond initial impressions

  text: "La United Fruit Co." de Pablo Neruda

text: Los mejor calzados de Luisa Valenzuela

   
connect knowledge from texts with my academic field and content area of focus (e.g., culture, international relations, etc.) when appropriate

  video and text files: renowned science commentator Eduard Punset interviews scientists, economists and other world authorities    
using charts or outlines, represent the sequence of events in narratives        
I can...
recognize different regional varieties and social registers (e.g., slang versus formal speech) of Spanish

 

 

 

 

Dialectoteca del español

Catálogo de voces hispánicas

Voces de las mujeres

audio files: Celia Cruz, la reina de la salsa

text and audio files: entrevista a Quino, dibujante cómico argentino

   
identify the tone and stance that is typical of formal, academic writing        
research information (using the Internet, library materials, newspapers, etc.) on academic topics, including my field of interest or content area of focus   spanlang resources link