Spanish 1.2

Spanish 1.2 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 Friend
  • 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

1
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
2
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


3
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)
4
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.

5
Quiz: Verb Conjugation 2
9 questions
6
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More Practice with Verb Conjugation

1
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
2
Words of Frequency
45 minutes
3
Interactive Lesson: Un Día Precioso
4
¿Qué hacen todos hoy?
16 questions

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

5
Your Daily Life Recording
6
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¿Cómo es la persona?

1
¿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.


2
¿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.

3
Ser and Estar: Let’s Fix it Once and For All!
30 minutes
4
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.


5
Ser, Tener, and Physical Descriptions
16 questions
6
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Ser and Tener

1
Introduction: El Cuerpo and Tener

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.
2
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.
3
Practice 4.07-4.11
4
Make an introduction video
5
Using Tener and Describing the body
6 questions

Making comparisons

1
Expressions with Tener
25 minutes
2
Making Comparisons of Inequality with Más & Menos
45 minutes

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


3
Making comparisons of Equality with Ser
45 minutes

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

4
En el Mundo de los Monstruos
45 minutes
5
Create a Character in Spanish

A Dónde Vamos

1
¿A Dónde Vamos?
45 minutes

Students will learn:

  1. All conjugations of the verb ir
  2. Contractions al and del
  3. Places around town
2
Introduction to the Irregular Verb ir
45 minutes
3
Creating Sentences and Meanings with Ir
4
Writing and Recording: What are you and others going to do?

Getting Around Town

1
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


2
¿A Dónde Van Todos?
45 minutes
3
¿Cómo Se Llega? ¿Cómo Vamos?
45 minutes
4
The Big Review: Prepare for Your Quiz
45 minutes
5
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?

1
Vocabulary Telling Time

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.


2
Practice 1: Telling Time
45 minutes
3
Speaking in Relative Time
45 minutes
4
Writing about your daily schedule
5
Telling Time
21 questions

La Personalidad

1
Comparatives and Superlatives with Mejor, Peor, Mayor, y Menor
45
2
Making comparisons with friends and family
3
Conjugation Practice: Ser, Estar, Tener, Hacer, Ir
4
Making Comparisons with Ser and Tener

En la Casa

1
Los Cuartos de la Casa
2
Los Corredores y el Jardín
45 minutes
3
Verbs: Stem Changers and -Go Verbs
45 minutes
4
-Go Verbs
45 minutes
5
The Infinitive

Final Exam

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Your Final Exam

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Enrolled: 6 students
Duration: 9 weeks, 1 school quarter
Lectures: 35
Level: Beginner