Spanish Lower Intermediate 2 (South Yarra)

What to Bring

  • Aula Internacional 3, Nueva Edición

What to Wear

  • Casual

Spanish Lower Intermediate 2 (South Yarra)

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Term 3 2017
  • Tuesdays, 10-11.30am from July 18 to Sept 19 (10 classes)
  • Thursdays, 6-7.30pm from July 20 to Sept 21 (10 classes)

What You Will Learn

  • Express obligation and prohibitioncultural costums in relation to these
  • Compare and contrast cultural customs
  • Review films and books

Description

Prescribed textbook: Aula Internacional 3, Nueva Edición

This course covers Units 3 and 4 from Aula Internacional 3

Unidad 3: Prohibido prohibir Redactar un artículo sobre las costumbres y códigos sociales de la gente de nuestro país

Functional

  • Express prohibition and obligation
  • Express impersonality
  • Talk about habits

Grammar

  • Lo normal/lo habitual/ lo raro es + inf
  • Soler + inf
  • Cuantificadores: todo el mundo/ la mayoría (de)/muchos/algunos…
  • Es obligatorio/está prohibido/(no) está permitido + inf
  • Se prohíbe(n)/ se permite(n) + sustantivo

Vocabulary

  • School and work related vocabulary

Cultural

  • Customs in the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Write an article with etiquette recommendations for a traveller to your country

Unidad 4: Va y le dice… Describir el argumento de libros y películas

Functional

  • Narrate in Present tense
  • Summarise a book or film plot
  • Tell anecdotes
  • Understand jokes

Grammar

  • Connecting words to narrate a story (entonces, de repente, etc)
  • Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns

Vocabulary

  • Cinema, literature and television genres
  • Vocabulary related to cinema and TV

Cultural

  • Jokes and stereotypes in the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Create the plot summary for a film
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