Second Year > Spanlang 13 Progress Card: Interpersonal Objectives

Below is a list of goals for Spanish 13 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...
support my opinions      
discuss academic and professional topics      
engage in interactive argumentation      
anticipate an argument      
contrast arguments      
use and usted appropriately      
address other Spanish-speakers appropriately according to their age, position or title, or according to other social rules      
vary my use of language with other Spanish-speakers according to their age, how well I know them, their professional position, and other social rules      
I can communicate...
respect      
politeness      
gratitude   video: expresión formal de gratitud en un evento público  
friendliness      
distance      
I can...
clarify and restate information      
listen for tone (e.g., humor, sarcasm) and react appropriately      
seek support and feedback from others      
self-monitor and evaluate my language development      
correspond professionally with someone I know      
write a simple cover letter for a résumé      
write a simple résumé      
write invitations and thank you letters when appropriate      
exchange information about my content area of focus (culture, international relations, etc.) using the Internet      
often correct myself when speaking      
respond to the work of my peers