Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We reviewed the new homework assignment for his Spanish class and then I helped him prepare for the final exam. We went through flashcards and did verb conjugation practice. I proctored his final exam for the last part of the session so he could finish his online Spanish course."
"As a warm up we had a dialogue to review "what are you going to do today?" Taught past tense verb conjugations for "hacer and ir" to then be able to have a conversation with a friend about "what they did yesterday morning, afternoon and evening?" Reviewed activities, went to the gym, the bank, to a coffee shop and on a run. Taught the parts of the face vocabulary and used worksheets to practice. Went over the pronunciation of the letters of the alphabet and the sounds of vowels and consonants to better read, pronounce and spell Spanish words."
"Today the student and I worked on Spanish assignments related to his online course. We were able to get him caught up on some assignments he was behind on. We completed both written and oral assignments related to basic Spanish vocabulary and grammar such as how to say/ask where your are from, greetings and the verbs ser and gustar."
"The student and I prepared for an upcoming exam focused around vacation vocabulary and using adjectives to describe emotions and states of being with "estar". We worked on clues in the words themselves that match up with the words in Spanish."
"First session, evaluated her level of proficiency in aspects of speaking, reading, and writing. Learned the verb endings for all 3 infinitives in Spanish, applied several verbs for practice, outlined interrogative words and made up sentences as references, concluded with a reading to focus on pronunciation and accent."
"The subjunctive mood of verbs in the active and middle/ passive voices was the main focus of our time. We examined two Bible verses containing these verb forms. We went over chapter 13 vocabulary, highlighting cognates shared with English. We examined some supplemental material provided by Google searches on topics not handled clearly in the student's text. She agreed to hit the material hard between now and Thursday and that we would not go over vocabulary, but spend a half hour in answering questions she uncovers in chapters 14-17, and spend a full hour in translation, as the majority of her upcoming exam will be on translation. We cleared up considerable confusion on I and II aorist and recognition of subjunctive verb forms using internal changes and suffixes."