professional development - fondamentos step 1.6 - practice app If you are human, leave this field blank. PRIVACY STATEMENT Your personally-identifying information and e-mail will only be used to document your work, and they will never be shared or disclosed in any way. I have completed at least one practice set. no yes Section NOTE The student module includes 19 thematic vocabulary sets, mostly cognates. This provides a wide variety for fun story-telling, and it also allows students to pick vocabulary that interests them. NOTE The practice is most effective if spread over 1 to 2 weeks. One set makes a good warm-up, cool-down, or homework assignment. Spending a few days on Step 1 before moving on to Step 2 is recommended. After starting Step 2, circling back to Step 1 practice is still excellent for practicing pronunciation and building vocabulary. My unique ID is... always use the same unique ID... if you have forgotten, you can check your e-mail My e-mail is... a copy of your responses will be sent to you for your documentation My first name is... My last name is... Do you have any comments, suggestions, or questions about these practice exercises? How helpful would it be for beginners to understand diphthongs and hiatus? not helpful somewhat helpful very helpful I think that good pronunciation for students of Spanish is... not important somewhat important very important I think that explaining pronunciation is... not beneficial somewhat beneficial very beneficial I think that practicing pronunciation is... not beneficial somewhat beneficial very beneficial I think my ability to explain Spanish pronunciation is... very limited somewhat limited so-so somewhat strong very strong The following questions are related to the next step of the module. Answer to the best of your ability without reference. If you don't know a term, just say so. You'll see how your responses change (or don't change) as you work through the module! Do you currently include an explanation of syllable stress in your curriculum? Why or why not? Do you currently include an explanation of written accents in your curriculum? Why or why not? Try to give a brief and helpful explanation of syllable stress that a beginner would understand. Try to give a brief and helpful explanation of written accents that a beginner would understand.