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Spanish 1.02

In this course students will be introduced to verb conjugation and put together original and creative sentences. They will learn to introduce themselves, describe daily activities of themselves and others, as well as describe where they go, the purpose for doing something, and how they get there. Students will learn time-telling
Students will learn to make comparisons
Students will be able to introduce and describe friends
Students will be able to make appointments and tell time.

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Spanish 1.o2 focuses on the basics of sentence creation in Spanish and building language. Central to this 9 week course is verb conjugation, identification of the subject and the verb, and being able to manipulate regular and irregular verbs. The course focuses on practical applications such as making introductions, describing daily tasks and activities, recognizing first, second, and third persons of the verb, and differentiating and properly using high frequency irregular verbs such as ser, estar, tener, ir and haber (hay).

Vocabulary Topics:

  • Regular -ar,-er,-ir verbs and their meanings
  • Personality and Physical Traits descriptors (adjectives)
  • Body parts
  • Transportation
  • Places around Town
  • Telling Time
  • Relative Time

Grammatical Points:

  • Regular verb conjugation
  • Identifying the subject of the verb
  • Irregular verbs: Ser, Estar, Tener, Ir, and Haber (hay)
  • Using the definite article with body parts
  • Comparisons of Equality and Inequality
  • Using para + infinitive to express purpose
  • Changing verbs from singular to plural forms
  • Recognizing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person singular and plural
  • Flip verbs like gustar
  • indirect objects
  • reflexive verbs
  • auxiliary verbs

Situational Focus:

  • Making introductions
  • Describing self and others
  • Talking about daily schedules and activities
  • Expressing destinations and purpose
  • Telling time and making appointments
  • Creating social media profiles
  • Meeting and greeting people and asking questions
  • Interviewing friends
  • Talking about family and friends
  • Discussing relationships
  • Talking about likes and dislikes
  • Discussing personal titles and work

Verb Conjugation 101--The Subject Drives the Verb

What is verb conjugation?
45 minutes

Students will learn the basics of present tense verb conjugation. The goal of this lesson is to introduce students to these major concepts. These ideas will be continually reinforced throughout he semester.

  • subject pronouns
  • regular -ar, -er, and -ir verb endings
  • the terms person and number
  • 1st, 2nd, and third persons singular and plural
Regular -AR Verbs and Practice
45 minutes

Students will learn to conjugate -ar verbs.

They will be able to:

  • Identify the subject for each verb conjugation
  • Conjugate regular verbs in the present tense
  • Identify an infinitive

Conjugation: Subject Pronouns and -Ar Verbs
17 questions

Students will be assessed on

  • What conjugation is
  • Present tense -ar/-er/-ir endings
  • -ar verb vocabulary and meanings
  • How to form -ar verb conjugations (application)
Regular -Er and -Ir Verb Lesson and Practice I
45 minutes

In this lesson students will concentrate on learning the meanings of regular -ar, -er, and -ir verbs. They will be conjugated according to the subject.

Vocabulary: abrir--to open, aprender--to learn, asistir a--to attend (to be present at), beber--to drink, comer--to eat, comprender--to understand, creer--to believe, escribir--to write, leer--to read, recibir--to receive, vender--to sell

-er verb endings: -o, -es, -e, -emos, -éis, -en

-ir verb endings: -o, -es, -e, -imos, -ís, -en

Quiz: Verb Conjugation 2
11 questions

This quiz assesses basic understanding about verb conjugation. Students should study:

  • -ar, -er, -ir verb endings and their corresponding subject pronouns
  • 33 verbs and their meanings
  • how to conjugate for each subject within the context of a sentence
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More Practice with Verb Conjugation

En la Playa y Alrededor de la Bahía
50 minutes

This lesson emphasizes using verbs in natural speech. The lesson contains a review summary about regular verb conjugation.

Students will learn:

  • Full conjugation of the verb hacer
  • New words and phrases for making more dynamic and fluid sentences

Students will practice

  • Listening to verbs and vocabulary in context
  • Speaking and using new phrases in sentences
  • Writing and listening comprehension
  • Using context clues to put paragraphs together
Words of Frequency
45 minutes
Interactive Lesson: Un Día Precioso
¿Qué hacen todos hoy?
16 questions

Students will be assessed on Beach Activity Vocabulary and the verb hacer.

Your Daily Life Recording
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¿Cómo es la persona?

¿Cómo es la persona?
45 minutes

Students will learn a several expressions related to ser and they will learn to ask people what they are like and what they look like.

They will learn the complete present tense (indicative) conjugations of ser.

Students will review the applications of ser and estar.

Students will be able to express their age with tener.

¿Quién es? ¿Cómo es?
45 minutes

Students will review conjugations of the verb ser, learn the 6 conjugations of tener, and begin to understand the difference in application.

Students will learn and practice physical characteristics descriptors within context as they describe monsters.

Ser and Estar: Let’s Fix it Once and For All!
30 minutes

Students will learn:

  • Typical questions used with the verbs ser and estar.
  • How to ask and answer questions with estar and ser.

Lesson Review: ¿Cómo es?
45 minutes

Students will review the conjugation and application of the verb ser.

They will describe physical characteristics.

Students will decide whether to use the verb ser or tener in context.

Students will review the applications of ser, estar, hacer, and tener.

Ser, Tener, and Physical Descriptions
16 questions
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Ser and Tener

Introduction: El Cuerpo and Tener
45 Minutes

Students will learn parts of the body, and how to describe the body with tener.

  • This lesson includes:
  • Quizlet practices and Speak the Word activities.
Practice 4.03-4.06: Using Tener to Describe the Body
45 minutes

Students will practice using tener to describe the body.

  1. They will continue practicing extensive body vocabulary.
  2. They will create sentences and review grammatical concepts of creating sentences with correctly conjugated forms of ser and tener, as well as adjective-noun placement and concordance.
  3. Students will practice using the correct definite article with body parts.
  4. Students will take a pre-quiz so they are able to assess their readiness for the section quiz.
Expressions with Ser and Tener, Lukas and Laura Practice 4.07-4.11
Make an introduction video
Using Tener and Describing the body
6 questions

Making comparisons

Idiomatic Expressions and Uses of Tener
25 minutes

This lesson presents 10 different uses of tener beyond simple possession. Idiomatic expressions which do not have perfect translations are the focus of this blog-style lesson. At the end of the lesson you will be encouraged to practice pronunciation and review meaning of each idiomatic expression.

Students will learn to express:

  • obligations
  • sensations: hunger, thirst, heat, and cold
  • shame/embarrassment
  • fear
  • desires/goals
  • successes
  • age

Making Comparisons of Inequality with Más & Menos
45 minutes

Students will learn the structures for making comparatives and superlatives in Spanish.

Making comparisons of Equality with Ser
45 minutes

Students will learn to make comparisons of equality with tan, tanto/tanta/tantos/tantas and como.

En el Mundo de los Monstruos
45 minutes
Create a Character in Spanish

A Dónde Vamos

¿A Dónde Vamos?
45 minutes

Students will learn:

  1. All conjugations of the verb ir
  2. Contractions al and del
  3. Places around town
Introduction to the Irregular Verb ir
45 minutes
Creating Sentences and Meanings with Ir
Writing and Recording: What are you and others going to do?

Getting Around Town

Por El Pueblo
45 minutes

Students will learn to talk about which activities can be done in each place around town.

They will learn:

  • para + infinitive structures
  • se puede + infinitive structures

They will review:

  • conjugations of ir
  • important verbs and verbal phrases in everyday life

¿A Dónde Van Todos?
45 minutes
¿Cómo Se Llega? ¿Cómo Vamos?
45 minutes
The Big Review: Prepare for Your Quiz
45 minutes
Places Around Town, Contractions, Conjugations of Ir, Making Comparisons
30 questions

This quiz is comprehensive and tests the following:

  • conjugations of ir
  • typical usage of ir and ir a +infinitive constructions
  • meanings of 5 irregular verbs
  • contractions al and del
  • places around town
  • the meaning and usage of the pronoun se
  • the impersonal construction se puede

¿A Qué Hora?

Vocabulary Telling Time
45 minutes

Students will learn basic vocabulary for telling time and be able to ask relevant time-related questions. Students will be able to decide when to use es/son in time-expressions.

Practice 1: Telling Time
45 minutes

Students will learn

  • to speak in relative time
  • to create basic sentences with voy a, va a, llegar, and estar
Speaking in Relative Time
45 minutes
Writing about your daily schedule
Telling Time
21 questions

La Personalidad

Comparatives and Superlatives with Mejor, Peor, Mayor, y Menor
Making comparisons with friends and family
Conjugation Practice: Ser, Estar, Tener, Hacer, Ir
60 minutes
Making Comparisons with Ser and Tener

En la Casa

Los Cuartos de la Casa
45 Minutes
Los Corredores y el Jardín
45 minutes
Verbs: Stem Changers and -Go Verbs
45 minutes
-Go Verbs
45 minutes
How to Improve Conversation with Less Conjugation
45 minutes

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to all the ways the infinitive can be used to create more in-depth sentences! Of course they have learned to conjugate, however, it is important to know that conjugating every verb in Spanish is not necessary.

These are the objectives:

  • Infinitives as part of Modal/Auxiliary Verb Structures
  • Infinitives in General Statements to Express Opinions
  • Infinitives as Objects of Prepositions
  • Infinitives for Giving General Instruction
Práctica: Los Quehaceres de la Casa
45 Minutes

In this section, you will learn and review vocabulary for the house and home. You will not only learn activities for living, but also how to give instructions regarding cleaning, doing laundry, making beds, and organizing.

Las Preposiciones
45 minutes

Students will learn prepositions of orientation.

They will learn how to say them, how to listen specifically for them, and about the differences in usage between English and Spanish prepositions.

Final Exam

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