Ch 14: Technology in Spanish
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Technology in Spanish - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Use the lessons in this chapter to learn Spanish terms for technology alongside a slew of related verbs, such as exportar, instalar, and imprimir. Instructors also discuss the use of conocer and saber as well as indirect and direct object pronouns before walking you through practice activities designed to hone your understanding of these concepts. This chapter can teach you how to:
- Understand Spanish terms for technology
- Conjugate saber and conocer in present and preterite tenses
- Properly use indirect and direct object pronouns
|Spanish Vocabulary: Computer & Technology Terms||Learn vocabulary related to computers and technology, including computadora, teclado, correo electronico, hacer clic, and ratón.|
|Irregular Spanish Verbs Saber & Conocer: Uses, Present Tense, & Preterite Tense||Learn how to conjugate the present and preterite tenses of the irregular verbs saber and conocer. Discuss the different usage of these two verbs, which can both be translated as 'to know.'|
|Direct & Indirect Object Pronouns in Spanish||Examine direct and indirect object pronouns, like la, le, me, te, se, nos, and os. Explain the differences between these two types of pronouns and how they're used in sentences.|
|Using Double Object Pronouns in Spanish||Get tips for using an indirect object pronoun and a direct object pronoun in the same sentence.|
|Practice Activity: Read Tech Reviews in Spanish||Build your vocabulary by reading reviews of new tech gadgets.|
|Practice Activity: Listen to a Help Desk Conversation in Spanish||Listen as speakers call a help desk and discuss problems they're having with their computers.|
1. Spanish Vocabulary: Computer & Technology Terms
People are now surrounded by technological elements, so it is relevant to know the appropriate terms for them in Spanish. Learn basic computer and technology vocabulary, listen to a conversation with a computer repair woman, and practice through a completion activity.
2. Irregular Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer: Present Tense
The verbs 'saber' and 'conocer' are two ways to say 'to know' in Spanish. Learn how to use and conjugate these verbs in the present tense, then practice these new skills with a review exercise.
3. Direct Object Pronouns in Spanish
Direct object pronouns are used as substitutes for direct objects, or the noun that receives the action of the verb. Explore what direct object pronouns exist in Spanish, as well as how and when to use them.
4. Indirect Object Pronouns in Spanish
Indirect objects are nouns that show to or for whom an action is done, and pronouns are used when the listener understands the context. Learn when and how indirect object pronouns are used in Spanish, and explore indirect object pronouns more with practice sentences.
5. Using Double Object Pronouns in Spanish
Double-object pronouns are used when combining direct objects and indirect-object pronouns. Learn to define indirect-object and direct-object pronouns and practice writing sentences using double-object pronouns in this lesson.
6. Correct Placement of Object Pronouns in Spanish
In Spanish, the placement of direct object pronouns is dependent on the verbs. Learn the correct placement of object pronouns based on the number of verbs in the sentence, then practice with examples to ensure understanding.
7. Practice Activity: Read Tech Reviews in Spanish
Technology is a part of daily life, so it's essential to know the Spanish words for devices and systems. Read two tech reviews in Spanish, then review some things to remember, such as preterite verb tenses.
8. Practice Activity: Listen to a Help Desk Conversation in Spanish
The practice activity focuses on listening to a help desk conversation in Spanish. This activity helps in familiarizing technology vocabulary. Learn more about the proper use and comprehension of direct, indirect, and double object pronouns.
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