Para terminar … ¡Conversemos!

ILLO 0.4 ¡Conversemos!

Trabaja con un@ compañer@ y practica tu español en estas situaciones sociales. You need to use the vocabulary and structures you learned in Módulo introductorio (e.g., saludos, el verbo ser, el verbo hay, question words) and in this module (e.g., -ar verbs, la hora y los días de la semana).

Conversación 1
Estudiante 1. Besides studying, your new roommate has a job at the university. You come back from your first day of classes, and you start a conversation with him/her.

    • Greet your roommate.
      Ask:
    • Where he/she works.
    • The days of the week and the hours he/she works.
    • What classes he/she is taking this semester.
      Answer your roommate’s questions.

Estudiante 2. Your new roommate has come back from his/her first day of classes. He/She starts a conversation with you. Greet your roommate, answer his/her questions, and also ask:

    • What classes he/she is taking this semester.
    • The days of the week and the times when he/she takes classes.
    • What his/her favorite class is.
    • What he/she needs for his/her classes.

Conversación 2
Estudiante 1. You have just met your new roommate. You ask questions to find out what he/she is like:

    • Greet your roommate.
    • Ask his/her name.
    • Say where you are from, and how old you are (Tengo… años).
    • Answer your roommate’s questions. Ask him/her similar questions.

Estudiante 2. You have just met your new roommate. You ask questions to find out what he/she is like:

    • Greet your roommate.
      Answer your roommate’s question, and ask a related question.
    • Say where you are from, and how old you are (Tengo… años).
    • Tell what you are studying at the university and, specifically, the classes you are taking.
    • Ask your roommate what he/she studies, and what classes he/she is taking this semester.
    • Answer your roommate’s question, and ask a related question.

Conversación 3

Estudiante 1. Imagine that this is your first semester studying at the Universidad de Málaga in Spain. You meet with a consejero/a (academic advisor) to talk about your classes, routine at the university, etc. Since this is a formal meeting, remember to use the “usted” forms in your conversation:

    • Introduce yourself.
    • Answer you’re the consejero/a’s question, and say how old you are (Tengo… años).
    • Ask questions about what classes you need to take, at what time they are, when they are (days of the week, etc.).
    • Also, ask who the instructors of the courses are and what they are like.
    • Answer your advisor’s questions.

Estudiante 2. Imagine that you are a consejero/a (academic advisor) at the Universidad de Málaga in Spain. You meet with a new student. Get as much information as possible about this person. Since this is a formal meeting, remember to use the “usted” forms in your conversation:

    • Introduce yourself, and say where you are from.
    • Find out where the student is from.
    • Ask about routines and major (e.g., if he/she works, where, what his/her major [su especialización] is, etc.).
    • Tell the student which classes he/she needs to take, and answer the student’s questions.

Conversación 4

Estudiante 1. You and your roommate are discussing your classes. You need to add a history class. Your roommate is in a class that looks promising. Ask:

    • Who the professor is and what he/she is like.
    • Where the class is.
    • If there is a lot of homework.
    • When and at what time the class meets.
    • How many exams are in the class.

Estudiante 2. You and your roommate are discussing your classes. You want to know more about your roommate’s schedule, and he/she has questions for you too. Answer his/her questions and ask:

    • How many classes he/she is taking.
    • On what days he/she takes classes.
    • Where he/she is working this semester.
    • Where he/she studies.
    • What time he/she studies.

Now it’s time to summarize everything we have learned in this module. Let’s go to