Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We covered subjunctive vs. present indicative and the idea of when to use either one. The student said she felt much better after the session. I told her some tricks to try. I promised to email her some practice exercises tonight."
"We covered the preterit and imperfect tenses and vocab related to the student's profession and hobbies. I suggested that the student incorporate words and phrases and use English to fill in the gaps of what he doesn't know. I left him with another vocabulary list."
"We covered: classroom vocabulary (blackboard/ pizarra), (trash can /papelera ), (chair / silla), and (table / mesa); sentences (The girl looks at the blackboard /La nina mira la pizarra), (bookshelf / estantera); and other useful words for location (hacia delante, hacia atras, hacia el costado, and para el otro lado)."
"We covered: greetings and goodbyes in Spanish, review of previous vocabulary of pastimes & hobbies ,conjugated the last (10) irregular verbs using the present tense, shared a sentence in Spanish for each verb, filled in the blank with the verbs dar and conocer. All students were very happy and understood the concepts."
"We covered: Review of "estar" + locations. New vocabulary - "tools." Prepositions of placement + "estar" (under, above, on, etc.) exercise. Translation exercise - old and new vocab. Request from student: more conversational practice."
"We did a review activity with colors and another with numbers. Then we practiced with vocabulary to describe physical and personality traits. We learned new vocabulary to identify family members and then each student described his/her own family. We closed with a listening comprehension activity using popular music."