Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We split our time between Spanish and English. She had a test on food words, stem changing verbs, and ser and estar. We did some quizzing on vocab and then practiced conjugating the verbs. After that, we kept working with her vocab words from Lord of the Flies. She wrote more example sentences and then we used her flashcards."
"The student is just starting to study Spanish in school, and she is eager to learn more. We reviewed presentations, numbers, and colors, which they recently covered in her class at school. We also learned the question words (Who/What/ Where/ When/ How), how to say if you like to do something or don't like to do something, and how to tell time. She likes to read, and she likes fairy tales, so next time we will watch a short cartoon clip, talk about it, and do a drawing activity."
"Today we started with a "catch-up" conversation. Even after a week of not meeting, the student does well with holding a basic voice-off conversation. We then practiced a variety of verbs and talked about differences in how some verbs are formed (whether they are always the same, if they change direction, if they are reciprocal, etc.). Most of this seemed to make sense and the student picked up on some of the new words quickly using context or non-manual clues (like mouthing). She practiced using some signs in new sentences then created 5 questions to pose. Her grasp of ASL structure is good overall when she is really thinking of how to pose a question or structure a sentence."