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15 enero

ONLINE MANDATORY ORIENTATION BEGINS THIS WEEK and must be completed before 5pm on the Sunday night before the first day of classes.

Emails have gone out to the email you provided on your Ohlone WebAdvisor account.

Students must

-enroll in and pay for the QuiaBooks internet applications during this orientation phase.

-Add the Quia WEB class

-Take the Student Survey

-Take the Syllabus Quiz

and have watched the following "How-to" videos

(You'll be asked to enter your name & email before viewing the videos)

1-How to do this class

2-How to find the homework

3-How to DO the homework

And request to join our Facebook Group

by 5pm the Sunday before the first day of classes

16 enero

Wait-Listed students

should follow the previous instructions (create an account for but don't purchase QuiaBooks) since any registered students who are not fully enrolled by midnight prior to the first day of class will be dropped, and Wait-listed students who are enrolled will be added.


17 enero

We have several online tutors who are members of our Facebook Group.
You will connect with them for a required monthly "TouchBase" starting in September.
"Friend" the tutors so you can message them directly and set up times to VideoChat, Skype, Hangout or meet in real life (MRL). You are encouraged to meet with them more frequently than monthly.

You can find the names and contact info for our tutors in our OneNote and in our Facebook group.



18 enero

19 enero

Example of a typical day:

Text: pp. 2-6

This means read pages 2-6 in the paper textbook.

Online Lecture:

Saludos y despedidas

You would click on the Lecture topic above to read more detailed information. There are QuiaWeb games and activity links in the yellow Practice Zone in the side Navigation Bar. Sign into these activities with your Quia ID in order to receive credit. Tarea: (homework)

When there are numbered assignments listed under this heading, it means there is homework pertaining to the lecture readings listed above. You will log into to work on the Workbook & Lab Manual activities.

If you see:


You have 60 minutes to take this chapter quiz.

CH Video Quiz

it means on that day there are video & chapter quizzes due (there isn't one today - This is an example listing.)

The links for the quizzes will be posted in our Facebook group.

22 enero

First Real Day!

Capítulo 1

Paper Text: read pp. 2-8

Lecture: click and read

Saludos y despedidas Tarea: (homework)

WB : no hay (there aren't any workbook exercises assigned for today)

Lab1 : 1-3

(This means there are lab exercises that deal with pages 2-8 in the textbook.)

23 enero

¡A Presentarnos!

Our First Facebook Event: Click on the event in our group to find out how to introduce ourselves to each other!







24 enero

Paper Text: pp. 9-11


Saludos y despedidas

Facebook question #1: ¿Cómo te llamas?
Look for quick post activities like this to pop-up during the semester!

Expresiones de cortesía

books.quia Tarea:

WB1 : 2-3

Lab1 : 4-6

(This means there are workbook AND lab exercises that deals with pages 9-11 in the textbook.)

25 enero

Click here for study strategies based on previous (and successful) students' suggestions.


26 enero

Paper Text: pp. 12-15


Los pronombres personales (subject pronouns)


Preguntas de sí y no

books.quia Tarea:

WB: 6-8

Lab: 7-10

(This means there are workbook AND lab exercises that deals with pages 12-15 in the textbook.)

29 enero

Paper Text: pp. 16-19


el alfabeto, ¿Cómo se escribe..?

Las reglas de Pronunciación

los números de 0 a 99

books.quia Tarea:

W1 : 11

Lab1 : 11-15

2 Quia WEB Quizzes:

Click on the links below. Remember to Login into QuiaWeb (Login is in the blue bar upper right of screen) BEFORE taking the quizzes:

1-Quiz: el uso de los acentos #1

2-Quiz: el uso de los acentos #2

Cloze Practice: Letters and more

30 enero

31 enero


Make sure to schedule your monthly Touch-Base appointment with our fabulous Tutors!

You are always free to schedule additional meetups or message questions!