Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student was prepared for class today. He finished the last few assignments for Unit 3 during the first 20 minutes, and then we completed the Unit 3 Quiz. The student seemed to have a good grasp on the concepts especially for future tense. We spent the last 15 minutes beginning the assignments in Unit 4 and reviewing the most common irregular verbs in Future tense."
"I introduced the student to the preterite conjugation in Spanish, and then practiced using it. We also touched briefly on direct object pronouns, but spent most of the time focused on use of the past tense."
"We started with going over and completing a homework assignment. The student understood the material well and just needed a few grammar adjustments and reminders. We then spent the majority of the session scripting responses and practicing for an oral quiz he has coming up. We finished with some more review of ser and estar with oral translations from English to Spanish."
"Reviewed vocabulary, possessive adjectives in the long form, and preterite verbs (reg and irregular) before the student's next test. Discussed possible vocabulary helpers for him (printing the vocabulary sheet to help with messy handwriting on his tablet, etc.)."
"Did basic review of present tenses. Went over good study practices. Went over 3/4 of preterite tense and drilled on all of irregulars. Went over questions and speaking of preterite tense. Did wrap up of what we covered and what we will during next session"
"In this tutoring session the student performed the following tasks: - Reviewed ACTFL manual in order to better understand the OPI exam. - Reviewed suggestions from a college Spanish professor on how to approach the OPI exam. - Prepared and practiced conversation scenarios that may be part of the OPI exam, such as: - How do you use technology in your personal learning? - Have you taken courses on the internet? Describe the experience. - What courses did you take during your semester in Spain? Which did you enjoy and why? Which were a challenge and why? - Identified areas of Spanish grammar and language use topics that need reinforcement in preparing for the OPI exam. - Made a list of conversation topics for upcoming tutoring sessions, such as how to perform daily tasks such as tying one's shoes, giving directions, etc."