Syllabus for Español I-Second Semester 2014 This is what I hope to cover with Español Uno during this semester. I’ll tell you from the beginning that I DO SPEAK A LOT OF ESPAÑOL IN THE CLASS ROOM and I will expect you to speak, or try to speak, español to me whenever I address you in español.
These are the things that I hope you learn during the semester
Overview of Hispanic World: México, América Central, El Caribe, América del Sur-Norte y Sur, España, Estados Unidos
Culture- Carmen Lomas Garza/220, El papel picado-cut paper/226 & 224,
Dos familias reales/231/also 73 of Realidades 3, more of Diego
Rivera/236, La Quinceañera/238
5-B: Vocabulary-describing people, ordering a meal
Grammar-the verb Venir/to come, comparing Ser & Estar
Culture- Extended families/246, Getting a waiters attention/253, Menus in
hispanic countries/260, Santa Fe, New Mexico/263 EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES E-mail me, in spanish, as you learn more. You may earn 5 points per week for an e-mail. You must have AT LEAST 5 SENTENCES. My address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
send me a text message in Spanish, as you learn more. You may earn 5 points per week for a text message. You must have AT LEAST 5 SENTENCES. My cell phone number is: 487-0062
Translate the Cita/quote that is on the front board, upper left corner, every day. They are worth 5 points per day. They are due/turned in on Friday. You may use any dictionary or other reference material in the room to help you. I would suggest using the Spanish 4 students, or anyone that is scheduled to take Spanish 3 during 2nd semester.
We will be having food days, for which you will be encouraged to bring Hispanic food to share with your classmates. You may also earn EXTRA CREDIT for this.