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Course SummaryAspiring Spanish educators in the state of California are required to take and pass all three subtests of the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) Spanish exam. Refer to this study guide to review all of the topics you will be tested on when taking the CSET Spanish Subtest I exam.
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About This Course
From conversational basics to verb conjugation, this comprehensive study guide is designed to fully prepare you for the CSET Spanish Subtest I exam. You can review the Spanish alphabet, verb tenses, pronouns, nouns, gender and grammar, as well as second language acquisition and language development in short, 5-10 minute video or text lessons. These lessons can be accessed as many times as needed to reinforce what you need to know, and you can even print lesson transcripts for quick reference purposes. Use the self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams to check what you have retained, and monitor your progress on your handy Dashboard.
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Syllabus & Course Information
All of the material you need to know to achieve a passing score on the CSET Spanish Subtest I exam is covered in this course. You will learn about Spanish grammar rules, tenses, formal and informal commands, connective phrases and so much more. Once you complete this guide, you should be able to:
- Define components of language
- Explain the development and uses of language
- Name factors impacting second language development
- Pronounce the full Spanish alphabet
- Detail basic Spanish writing conventions
- Understand how to conjugate regular and irregular verbs in Spanish
- Use different tenses in Spanish
- Apply rules relating to future and past tense in Spanish
- Identify Spanish nouns, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs
- Differentiate between formal and informal Spanish grammar
- Describe Spanish conversational basics
- List connective phrases and conversation starters in Spanish
This course is made up of 19 individual chapters broken down into 132 video and text lessons. Create a flexible and convenient study schedule with 24/7 access to lessons from any device, and get expert instruction in each lesson.
CSET Spanish Subtest I Exam Information
Licensed teachers in California who wish to instruct Spanish classes must take the CSET Spanish exam to obtain the necessary certification. Candidates can take each subtest of this exam separately or all three at the same time. The details below reflect only the Spanish Subtest I exam.
- Number of Questions: 43
- Question Type: Multiple-choice and constructed-response
- Time Limit: 1 hour and 45 minutes
- Exam Cost: $99
CSET Spanish Subtest I Exam Breakdown
Note that the exam breakdown percentages account for the 40 multiple-choice questions only.
|CSET Spanish Subtest I Concept||Percent of CSET Spanish Subtest I Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|General Linguistics||37%||15 questions||29|
|Linguistics of the Target Language||63%||25 questions||103|
CSET Spanish Subtest I Preparation & Registration
This guide is designed to be the most comprehensive resource available to ensure you fully understand all of the concepts you need to know for the CSET Spanish Subtest I exam. You'll study basic language information such as syntax, semantics and phonology; language development practices; and how a second language is acquired. Other lessons are devoted specifically to Spanish vocabulary, grammar rules, verb tenses, and types of pronouns, nouns and adjectives.
Easily register for this or any CSET exam by creating an account on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). You can schedule your test online once you have submitted all registration info and remitted payment of exam fees. Once you schedule your test, a confirmation of your test date, time and location will be emailed to you. All tests are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
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