First Year > Spanlang 3 > Progress Card: Interpersonal Objectives

Below is a list of goals for Spanish 3 student progress in interpersonal language. Use this checklist as your "Progress Card" to track your development in Spanish. As you learn to do each item, note your confidence level in performing each task. You will want to practice and review these objectives repeatedly on your own, with your native-speaking conversation partner, and with your instructor.

Download a printable version of the entire Progress Card with interpersonal, intrepretive and presentational objectives.

Language Learning Objectives: Click on an objective for a list of key phrases to learn See text pages Examples in context (text, audio and video samples) Your confidence level: 1 (low) to 5 (high)
I can...
address people appropriately according to their age and how well I know them
make polite comments to people (e.g., "Thank you so much for your help," or "I truly appreciate your generosity.") (Review from Spanish 2)
initiate conversations with strangers and acquaintances
appropriately introduce new topics in a conversation  
interact with strangers and acquaintances on the telephone:
talking on the telephone;
inquiring over the phone about an apartment for rent
video and text: interact with strangers and acquaintences on the telephone (Ecuador)

ask for favors
express emotions such as sympathy, admiration, anger or surprise (Review from Spanish 2)

260-69, 287 video: emotions and body weight (Espaņa)  
give, accept, or reject apologies (Review from Spanish 2)      
offer assistance      
complain 268    
suggest or give advice 324-25, 384-85, 447, 472 video: health advice (Espaņa)

video: nutrition (Espaņa)

express opinions 154, 273, 295 video and text: "El Progreso" (song) by Roberto Carlos  
express (lack of) agreement      
express future plans 443-46, 454-56 474    
share doubts 457-60, 473    
clarify and restate information 394    
make comparisons 142-43, 162, 176-77, 185    
search for an apartment:
describe the type of apartment I'd like     
describe the type of roommate I'd like      
inquire about the rent and terms of payment    
purchase airline tickets:
inquire about fares 411-15, 427-28    
inquire about destinations 411-15, 427-28    
ask for a one-way or a round trip ticket 411-15, 427-28