Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"In this opportunity, we began by viewing irregular past participles. We also looked at compounds verbs and its past participles. Next we studied how the past participle can be used as an adjective as well as in the passive voice and how it changes to agree with number and gender. In addition, we studied those past participle endings that adopt an accent with verbs. Finally, we began studying the conditional tense, and we're still missing some cases. He is very rigorous. He seems ambitious and studies a lot. At times he outsmarts the teacher!"
"In this session, we worked on the weather: how to ask about the weather, and to express or convey what the weather is like at the moment. We also went back to the conjugations of the "I" form in Spanish. He seemed like he forgot at first, but after repeating and looking back at this notes, he remembered. He loves his dictionary with different pictures, so he picked a few topics. Some of them included hobbies, aquatic animals, jungle animals, and food. We talked about what hobbies he likes, and tried to incorporate the conjugation of the "I" pronoun and the seasons. I think the session went well. He likes to be entertained and engaged."
"In today's session, the student studied the possessive adjective short forms and did some written exercises. He also had an oral practice, applying some of the grammatical figures he has learned so far, to the conversation. He has a good accent and is very proactive to develop his conversation skills."
"On Monday, he and I reviewed all the tenses we've done so far. We did oral and written conjugations. We also drilled the imperfect over various verbs. We worked on troublesome verbs. Lastly, we reviewed stem changes in the preterit."
"Our session was focused on essay topics and learning new Spanish vocabulary. We focus our attention on learning Spanish grammar when speaking in order to speak with more fluency. We also learned how to translate English phrases into Spanish and new vocabulary. There has been noticeable improvement on both students."
"She and I continued to work on cause and effect. I began sentences in Spanish, and she completed them. After this exercise, we moved to reading a book of her choice."