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SPA 103 Spanish 3

Course Description

Reinforce your knowledge of the basic grammatical structures and learn how to talk about past events. Continue to build vocabulary and improve your listening and speaking skills.

Course Details

Spanish 3 builds on skills acquired in Levels 1 and 2 and uses Como se Dice as the base text for instruction.  Grammar is presented in a clear, logical manner and the course focuses on practical communication in natural, high-interest contexts. Students who wish to continue with Spanish are encouraged to look into the Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture http://conted.ucalgary.ca/spanish.

Level 3 covers lessons 7-8 and includes the following:

  • Indirect object pronouns
  • Constructions with gustar
  • Time expressions with hacer
  • Preterit of regular numbers
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Direct and Indirect object pronouns used together
  • Preterit of ser, ir and dar
  • Preterit of e:i and o:u stem-changing verbs
  • Uses of por and para
  • Formation of adverbs


SPA 102 Spanish 2 or equivalent level of fluency as determined by the department.
Call (403) 220-2952 if more information is required.

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