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Ch 17: Discussing Social Issues in Spanish

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Learn to talk about social issues in Spanish with this collection of fun lessons and quizzes. Use these Spanish study resources to prepare for exams, catch up in class, learn new vocabulary and strengthen your basic Spanish speaking/listening skills.

Discussing Social Issues in Spanish - Chapter Summary

Check out this collection of engaging Spanish lessons to learn how to discuss a variety of social issues. Our expert instructors help you review Spanish vocabulary about school, social life, volunteering and other community-related topics. These lessons highlight key terms, and they come with self-assessment quizzes to help you practice applying your Spanish skills. The chapter is entirely self paced, and you can use any computer or mobile device to study. Completing this chapter can help you:

  • Translate Spanish vocabulary related to the quality of life in Spanish-speaking communities
  • Interpret Spanish vocabulary about school, education, social life and volunteer work
  • Comprehend Spanish conversations about volunteering
  • Talk about social and modern life issues in a variety of Spanish-speaking countries

7 Lessons in Chapter 17: Discussing Social Issues in Spanish
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Spanish Vocabulary: Quality of Life in Spanish-Speaking Communities

1. Spanish Vocabulary: Quality of Life in Spanish-Speaking Communities

In this lesson, you'll learn how to discuss quality of life in Spanish. We'll take a look at plenty of vocabulary related to this topic, as well as real-life examples associated to Latin America.

Spanish Vocabulary: Issues of Modern Life in Spanish-Speaking Countries

2. Spanish Vocabulary: Issues of Modern Life in Spanish-Speaking Countries

You want to be able to discuss the aspects of modern life that affect the lifestyle of people in Spanish-speaking countries. This lesson gives you the relevant vocabulary you need, along with some fixed sentences you can use.

Spanish Vocabulary for Talking About School & Education

3. Spanish Vocabulary for Talking About School & Education

This lesson introduces students to Spanish vocabulary for talking about school and education. It also provides a sample scenario to practice listening comprehension.

Spanish Vocabulary: Using Social Life Terms

4. Spanish Vocabulary: Using Social Life Terms

In this lesson we will learn some important vocabulary that will be useful when talking about social events like parties, banquets, and a little gossip, too.

Spanish Vocabulary: Volunteer Work Terms

5. Spanish Vocabulary: Volunteer Work Terms

In this lesson, we will learn useful vocabulary related to community and volunteer work. We will also listen to a conversation to gain context for the use of the new vocabulary.

Spanish Practice Activity: Listening to Conversations About Volunteering

6. Spanish Practice Activity: Listening to Conversations About Volunteering

In this lesson, we will listen to people discussing their volunteer experiences last year while we practice community vocabulary, and the verbs dar, decir, and hacer in the preterite tense.

Discussing Social Issues in Spanish-Speaking Countries

7. Discussing Social Issues in Spanish-Speaking Countries

Spanish-speaking countries have quite a few social issues in common. This lesson gives you the vocabulary you need to discuss those issues along with some useful expressions.

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