Second Year > Spanlang 12 Progress Card: Presentational Objectives

Below is a list of goals for Spanish 12 student progress in presentation 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) Your confidence level: 1 (low) to 5 (high)
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usually employ appropriate (oral and written) presentational language  

video file: speech by Salvador Allende delivered to the U.N. in 1972

videos: TED en español

prepare oral and written presentations using authentic materials      
give less-rehearsed presentations, using only brief notes, of 15 minutes in length      
answer some questions about the presentation extemporaneously      
present oral analyses of authentic texts (both oral and written) and of class discussions      
summarize extemporaneously      
sometimes compare and analyze extemporaneously      
in both oral and written texts, sometimes employ appropriate rhetorical strategies such as demonstrating cause and effect, or comparing and contrasting   extensive list of rhetorical devices (in English)  
write reports in response to oral texts      
write 3-5 page papers in expository prose and cite my sources      
write persuasive papers stating and supporting an opinion      
correct my writing more often than I used to      
use a dictionary to check my choice of words or phrases

Diccionario de la Real Academia Española

edit my papers for common mistakes      
edit my academic papers not only in terms of mistakes but also to employ style and register appropriate for academic work