Spanish Elementary 3 (15 hours of frontal lessons)

Week Contents
1 REVIEW. Refreshing type of Verb: Regular, Stem-Changing, Reflexive Verbs, Verbs like `Gustar´. Refreshing Present Tenses: Simple Present, Present Continuous, Present Prefect. Practice: activity review, conjugation, translation, conversation, video and listening.
2 PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOS. Formation: Verb `Haber´+ `Estar´ Participle + Gerund. Use: continuous action in a recent past. Practice: activity review, tense conjugation, describing actions, translating questions, conversation.
3 DIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS. Types of Direct Object Pronouns: lo, los, la, las. Direct Object Pronouns Use and Placement. Distinguishing between replacing things or people. Practice: activity review, tense conjugation, explicative video, transforming sentences, conversation.
4 DIRECT VS INDIRECT PRONOUNS. Refreshing Types of Indirect Pronouns: me, te, le, nos, os, les. Replacing People: Direct Object Pronoun VS Indirect Object Pronoun. Practice: activity review, tense conjugation, explicative video, transforming sentences, conversation.
5 DIRECT + INDIRECT PRONOUNS. Direct + Indirect Pronouns: Use and Placement. Exception: the case of “se”. Direct and Indirect Placement with more than one verb. Practice: activity review, tense conjugation, explicative video, transforming sentences, conversation.
6 INDEFINITE PAST I. Indefinite Past Conjugation: Regular Verbs (-ar, -er /-ir). Indefinite Past Use: finished action in a specific moment in the past. Activities: activity review, conjugation, describing past actions, translation, and conversation.
7 INDEFINITE PAST II. Indefinite Past Conjugation: Irregular Verbs. Stem-Changing Verb Irregularities. Activities: activity review, conjugation, song “la cucaracha”, describing past actions, translation, conversation.
8 INDEFINITE PAST III. Distinguishing between Tenses: Simple Present / Present Perfect / Indefinite Past. Uses Recapitulation: key word and examples. Activities: activity review, past conjugation, videos, guessing tenses, translation, and conversation.
9 INDEFINITE PAST IV. Indefinite Recapitulation. Practicing with different tenses: Simple Present / Present Perfect / Indefinite Past. Practice: activity review, past conjugation, translation, conversation, storytelling, song and listening.
10 REVISION: Refreshing all content through activities.

 

 

Please Note:

At the beginning of each lesson we review, practice and consolidate previous knowledge.

This syllabus is illustrative. Depending on the group´s dynamic this content could be reduced or extended.