Overview of Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing beginner Spanish~
(A guide: it will vary throughout the school year)
September & October:
Recycle Spanish 1 material: Ser, adjectives, tener, gustar, ir a, estar, present tense verbs, stem-changing verbs, daily schedules, descriptions, numbers 0- 2,000,000, locations, feelings, going places, telling time, adjective agreement, present progressive tense,
Celebrations- El 12 de octubre, Day of the Dead.
Writing & speaking: composition creation school year themes, pets, going on a trip, #1-6, 27
Culture: Costa Rica, geography, Salsa, Cumbia
Reflexive verbs, sport, body parts, and daily routines
Recycle: days of the week, sports, body aches, tener, stem-changing verbs and gustar.
Celebrations:-Day of the Dead
Writing and Speaking:#7, 8, 32,
Culture: Argentina, Merengue, Tango,
December & January:
Preterite tense regular and irregular verbs,(- car, -gar, -zar), Clothing, shopping, going places, tener, tener expressions, ir, after school activities.
Recycle: gustar, family and chores, Sports, staying healthy, parts of the body, jugar, saber, conocer, personal a, telling time, foods, beverages, expressing feeling, aches & pains
Writing & speaking: #14-20, 28
Celebrations: Posadas, día de los Reyes
Culture: Puerto Rico, Rock Latino, Son Cubano, Musica Andina,
Recycle: House and home, planning a party, chores, ser and estar, stem-changing verbs, irregular verbs, tener expressions, weather, telling time
Writing & speaking: legends, # 21-25
Culture: Mexico, Mariachi, Bolero,
March, April & May:
Commands, Por vs. para, prepositions
Recycle: ordering food , family, activities, asking for directions, Daily routines, vacation plans, Ir a near future tense, Preterit tense of hacer & ir, reflexive verbs
Writing & speaking: #26, 30, 31 # 29, 34-35
Celebrations: Semana Santa, Cinco de Mayo, la Feria
Culture: United States, Hip Hop Latino, Bachata, Spain, Flamenco, Sevillanas
End of May& June:
Review. Final Exam and Speaking Tasks administered.