Middle School World Languages

Middle School World Languages Courses

Beginning Spanish

Beginning Spanish

Description

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Spanish language and the richness of its diverse cultures. In the Spanish I course, you will learn basic grammar and vocabulary skills to help build your fluency and language proficiency. You will explore the culture of Spanish-speaking countries through engaging interactive games, videos, and audio recordings and apply what you learn through written practice, listening, and speaking exercises.

Pre-Requisites: None
Credits: 1.0
Estimated Completion Time: 32-36 weeks


Major Topics and Concepts

Module 1:

  • Greetings
  • Getting to know someone
  • Sharing personal information
  • Alphabet
  • Numbers 0-39
  • Birthdays
  • Personal and physical characteristics
  • Colors
  • Cognates

Module 2:

  • School structure
  • School supplies
  • Class subjects
  • School dress code
  • Date and days of the week
  • Numbers 0-60
  • Parts of the computer
  • Telling time
  • Regular verbs (introduction)
  • Verbs irtenerhacerempezar, and terminar
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Noun-adjective agreement
  • Singular subject pronouns
  • Indirect object pronouns

Module 3:

  • The verbs gustarencantarpreferirquerercostarcomprar and pagar
  • Food and drinks
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Borrowed words
  • Singular subject pronouns
  • Tener expressions
  • Regular verbs
  • Table setting with prepositions
  • Numbers 0-1000
  • The metric system
  • Currencies
  • Household vocabulary
  • Clothing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurant
  • Meal practices and costumes

Module 4:

  • Rooms inside a house
  • Spaces outside the house
  • Items inside and outside a house
  • Different house styles
  • Verbs irhayserestartenercostar
  • Contractions al and del
  • Singular subject pronouns
  • Adjectives
  • Prepositions
  • Colors
  • Yo-Go verbs
  • Chores
  • Numbers zero to a million
  • Prices
  • Regular verbs

*All modules have specific lessons that assess listening, reading and writing comprehension.
*All lessons assess speaking and pronunciation accuracy with the unique speech tool.

Spanish Intermediate