When learning Spanish as a foreign language, Brainfuse is here to help.
Brainfuse offers live tutoring for Spanish language learners in the following areas:
Reading Comprehension: identifying and summarizing the main points and significant details; making appropriate inferences and predictions from a source, such as a broadcast news report or a lecture on an academic or cultural topic related to the Spanish-speaking world;
Grammar and Syntax: using language that is semantically and grammatically accurate according to a given context;
Interpersonal Communication: identifying main points from an everyday conversation or dialogue, making inferences based on its content and predictions about its outcome; initiating, maintaining, and closing a conversation on a familiar topic; formulating questions to seek clarification or additional information;
Interpretive Communication: identifying the main points from a literary passage, newspaper, or magazine article; making inferences based on its content and predictions as you read; using information from sources provided to present a synthesis and express an opinion; interpreting linguistic cues to make inferences about social relationships; recognizing cultural elements in texts;
Presentational Communication: writing an analytical or persuasive essay on a personal, academic, cultural, or social issue; describing, narrating, and presenting information or persuasive arguments on similar topics in a presentation, and more (PowerPoint presentations can be posted in the Brainfuse Online Classroom)
SPANISH LITERATURE KNOWLEDGE
In Spanish-language texts, identifying the following: points of view; literary genres, periods, movements and their characteristics; author’s style and craft; sociocultural contexts; the role of rhetorical figures; Reading Comprehension: Reading and comprehending literary and related written texts in the Spanish language; using authorized reference tools to interpret texts in Spanish; Application Citing Spanish-language sources; Analysis: Analyzing the following: significance of points of view, literary and related Spanish-language texts, the significance of the author’s style; significance of the historic, geopolitical, or socio-cultural context ; role of personal and cultural beliefs in analysis; connecting Spanish-language texts to genres, periods, and movements; socio-cultural contexts; relating secondary texts to primary texts; relating literary movements to cultural contexts; Synthesis: Discussing texts and contexts in a variety of formats in Spanish; incorporating literary and critical terms into discussions and writing; organizing information, concepts, and ideas in oral and written presentations; presenting information in a descriptive form; writing analytical compositions related to literary texts in Spanish; creating and delivering presentations related to course content in a variety of formats; Using a variety of grammatical and syntactic structures; producing comprehensible written work by observing writing conventions; self-monitoring and adjusting language production in written communications; Evaluation: Differentiating between personal and critical reactions in the target language, and more
Certain subjects are available for prescheduled sessions. Please check with your service provider for a list of these subjects.