Spanish Intensive Beginners 1 and 2

What to Bring

  • Textbook: Aula Internacional 1-New Edition

What to Wear

  • Casual

Spanish Intensive Beginners 1 and 2

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Term 3 2017
  • Saturdays, 10am-1pm from Jul 22 (10 classes)

What You Will Learn

  • Have a simple conversation about personal information.
  • Describe geographical locations and the weather.
  • Talk about intentions and interests.

Description

  On completion of Farolito’s Beginners 1 level you will be able to:

  • Have a simple conversation about personal information
  • Talk about intentions and interest
  • Describe geographical locations and the weather
  • Use acquired grammar basics.

Spanish Beginners 1

Book: Aula Internacional-New Edition 1 Units 0, 1, 2, 3

Unidad 0- En el aula: Learn how to introduce ourselves, ask questions in class and greet

Functional 

  • Greeting (Degrees of formality)
  • Ask questions about the class

Vocabulary 

  • Greetings
  • Useful phrases for the classroom

Unidad 1-Nosotros Get to know your classmates

Functional 

  • Spelling
  • Give and ask personal information (name, age, occupation, place of origin, place or residency, languages, phone number, email address)
  • Ways to ask about words

Grammar 

  • Regular Verbs conjugations –AR, -ER, -IR
  • Irregular Verbs SER (to be), TENER (to have)
  • Reflexive verb LLAMARSE (to be called) (Pronouns me/te/se/nos/os/se)
  • Question words (qué, cómo, cuál, dónde, cuánto(s))
  • Gender in nouns

Vocabulary 

  • The alphabet
  • Occupations
  • Countries
  • Nationalities
  • Numbers 1-100

Cultural 

  • Politeness in the Spanish speaking world

Final task 

  • Find out information about one of your classmates and create a poster to share with the class.

 Unidad 2- Quiero aprender español Decide what you want to do in this Spanish course

Functional 

  • Express intentions
  • Talk about reasons for what we do
  • Saying what you can do in different languages

Grammar 

  • Personal Pronouns (yo/tú/usted/él/ella/nosotros(as)/vosotros(as)/ustedes/ellos(as)
  • Regular verbs conjugations –AR, -ER, -IR
  • Verb QUERER (eÝie) (to want)
  • Preposicions con, de, por, para
  • Connectors y/también/porque
  • Definite article (the: el/la/los/las)
  • Gender and number in nouns
  • Prepositions a, de, con
  • Qualifiers bien, bastante bien, regular, mal

Vocabulary 

  • Languages
  • Leisure activities
  • Activities to learn Spanish

Cultural 

  • Influence of the Spanish language in other languages

Final task 

  • You will decide what you want to achieve in your Spanish studies and express it in writing

On completion of Farolito’s Beginners 2 level you will be able to:

  • Go shopping for clothes
  • Talk about obligations and future plans
  • Talk about tastes and preferences
  • Talk about your family
  • Describe your daily routine
  • Used acquired grammar

Unidad 3-¿Dónde está Santiago? Test your knowledge of the Spanish speaking world

Functional

  • Describe places and countries
  • Say what there is in a place
  • Say where things are
  • Talk about the climate

Grammar

  • Verb HABER (HAY-there is/there are)
  • Verb ESTAR (to be-location)
  • Noun/ adjective gender and number greement
  • Indefinite article (uno/unos/una/unas)
  • Quantifiers (muy, mucho/mucha/muchos/muchas)
  • Question words (qué, cuál, cuáles, cuántos, cuántas, dónde, cómo)
  • Superlative (el/la/los/las + adjective)

Vocabulary

  • Climate
  • Geographical names

Cultural

  • Countries and places of importance in the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Present information about a Spanish speaking country (location, population, climate, places of interest, etc)

  • Unidad 4-¿Cuál prefieres? Make a list of what we need for a weekend away and go shopping

Functional

  • Identify objects
  • Express necessity
  • Go shopping (ask about products and prices)
  • Talk about preferences
  • Talk about plans

Grammar

  • Demostratives (este/esta/estos/estas/esto)
  • El/La/Los/Las + adjective
  • Question words: qué + noun, cuál/cuáles
  • Verbal periphrasis of obligation TENER QUE + inf (to have to)
  • Irregular verb IR (to go)

Vocabulary

  • Number bigger than 100
  • Clothes
  • Colours
  • Everyday objects

Cultural

  • A textile company from the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • You will participate in a class market.

 Unidad 5-Tus amigos son mis amigos Introduce and describe somebody

Functional

  • Talk about appearance and character
  • Express likes and dislikes
  • Talk about and compare likes and dislikes
  • Talk about personal relationships (family)

Grammar

  • Pronominal verbs GUSTAR/ENCANTAR/INTERESAR   (me/te/le/nos/os/les)
  • Possessive pronouns: mi(s)/tu(s)/su(s)
  • Quantifiers mucho/bastante/un poco/nada

Vocabulary

  • Physical description
  • Adjectives of character
  • Family

Cultural

  • Music from the Spanish speaking world

Final task

  • Introduce a member of your family to the class

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Spanish Intensive Beginners 1 and 2 - 23 Apr 2016 10:00 AM

Great small class size and so lots of opportunities to practice. Vocabulary useful and Text book-method very handy to follow. Instructor with loads of patience! Muchos gracias....