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Bienvenidos To Pre-AP Spanish I

Señora Baroody, Room 2405

E-mail: patricia.baroody@parisisd.net

Telephone: 903-737-7400 Ext: 2577

Course Textbook: ¡Así se dice!

Supplemental Resources: Workbook, videos and audio activities

Required materials:

  • Binder or 3 subject notebook to be used only for Spanish. Make sure you keep all of your handouts in your notebook.

  • A pencil or pen.

  • Textbook  ¡Así se dice!

  • Workbook and Audio Activities 

  • Spanish - English dictionary (optional)

  • Box of tissues

  • Four dry erase markers

  • Roll of paper towels

Classroom Policies and Rules:

Attendance: In a foreign language course, it is imperative that students attend class on a regular basis. Oral work missed is difficult to make up. Punctuality is essential and materials must be brought to class each day

Homework: Come to class prepared! You may not leave your class to go to your locker to retrieve homework or materials needed in class. Your homework must be organized and legible.Homework is assigned Monday through Thursday night. You may view my web site to check for homework assignments. 

Make-up work: Is due according to PHS policy. Students are responsible for finding out the work that was missed during their absence. Failure to follow this rule will result in a zero for each assignment missed.

Test & Quizzes: Vocabulary quizzes are randomly given. At the end of each lesson there will be a quiz/test, which covers vocabulary and grammar. There will also be a grade for oral presentation and listening skills. 

Grading: The student’s grade will be based on completion of assignments (homework/ class work), projects, quizzes, and tests. Listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture will be evaluated.

Honor Code: �Please obey the PHS Academic Honor Policy at all times.�

Behavior: Courteous and responsible behavior is to be observed at all times.� Students must show respect for teacher, peers, and classroom property.� It is school policy that no food or drink is allowed in the classroom unless it is a part of a cultural activity.

Spanish I Pre-AP

Preliminary Lessons

Topics

Alfabeto

Greeting people

Interrogatives
� Saying good-bye
� Being courteous
� Ordering food
� Days of the week
� Asking the day
� Months of the year
� Asking the date
� Numbers 0�30
� Seasons


Culture -optional
� Calendario maya
� Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
� El besito, dar a mano, el abrazo
� Formality
� Salamanca, Espa�a
� Guanajuato, Mexico
� Buenos Aires, Argentina
� El Cinco de Mayo


Functions
� How to greet people
� How to say good-bye to people
� How to express simple courtesies
� How to find out and tell the days of the week
� How to find out and tell the months of the year
� How to count from 0�30
� How to find out and tell the seasons of the year

Cap�tulo 1
Topics
� Describing people
� Describing places
� Numbers 0�30


Culture
� Francisco de Goya, Muchachos trepando a un �rbol
� El Quijote, the novel
� Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
� Map of Spain (featuring La Mancha)
� Pablo Picasso, Don Quijote
� Alicia Bustelo, student from Venezuela
� Map of Venezuela
� Two Latin American heroes: Simon Bolivar and Jos� de San Martin
��� �Connections�Geographical terms in Spanish


Functions
� How to ask or tell who someone is
� How to ask or tell what something is
� How to describe yourself or someone else
� How to ask or tell where someone is from
� How to ask or tell what someone is like


Structure
��� �Singular forms of definite and indefinite articles�el, Ia, un, una
� Singular forms of adjectives B Present singular forms of the verb ser

Cap�tulo 2
Topics
� School
� �Class subjects
� Numbers 31�99
� Telling time
� Nationalities


Culture -optional
� Juan Carlos Liberti, Concierto barroco
� Alejandro Chavez and Guadalupe Garza, two Mexican Americans
� Ra61 Ugarte and Marta D�vila, two Cuban Americans
� San Antonio, a bilingual city
� The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
� Coyoac�n, Mexico
� The Frida Kahlo museum
� Connections�Latin American ethnicities
��Diego Rivera, La almendra del cacao


Functions
� How to describe people and things
� How to talk about more than one person or thing
� How to discuss classes in school

� How to express opinions about classes
� How to tell time
� How to tell at what time an event takes place


Structure
� Plural forms of nouns, articles, and adjectives
� �Present plural forms of ser
� Telling time

Cap�tulo 3
Topics
�School supplies
�Shopping
�Clothing, sizes
�Color
�Numbers 100�1999


Culture -optional
��� Joaqu�n Torres-GarcIa, Art in Five Tones and Complimentaries
��� �Julio Torres, a student from Madrid a Discussing differences between school in the United States and in Spanish-speaking countries
�� El Retiro, Madrid, Espa�a
���Indigenous clothing in Central and South America
��A famous clothing designer:
� Oscar de la Renta
��Connections�Computers and technology \


Functions
��How to identity and describe school supplies
��How to describe articles of clothing a How to ask questions while
� shopping
� How to state color and size
preference
� How to speak to people formally and informally

Structure
� Singular forms of -ar verbs (present tense)
� T� versus usted

Cap�tulo 4
Topics
��Going to school
��The school day
��Activities at school
��Numbers 1,000�999,999,999


Culture
��Diego Rivera, Alfabetizaci�n
��Paula and Armando, two students from Miraflores, Peru
� Differences between schools in the United States and in
� Spanish-speaking countries
� Miraflores, Peru
� La Universidad de Santo Domingo
� �Chilean poet, Gabriela Mistral
� Connections�Biology terms in Spanish


Functions
��How to discuss going to school
��How to talk about school activities
��How to greet people and ask how they feel
��How to tell how you feel
� How to describe where you and others go
� How to describe where you and others are


Structure
��Plural forms of -ar verbs (present tense)
� Present of ir, dar, and estar a Contractions al and del

Cap�tulo 5
Topics
� Eating at a caf�
��Foods and beverages
��Shopping for food


Culture
��Bernardita Zegers, Don Diego y do�a Patricia
��A caf� in Madrid, Espana
��Meal times in Spanish-speaking countries
� Buenos Aires, Argentina
��Open-air markets and supermarkets in Spanish-speaking countries
��Connections�Math terms in Spanish ;1

Functions
��How to order food or a beverage at a caf�
��How to identify some food
� How to shop for food
� How to talk about activities


Structure
� Plural forms of -er and -ir verbs (present tense)

Cap�tulo 6
Topics
� Family relationships
� Houses and apartments
� Rooms in houses and apartments
� Telling your age, birthdays


Culture-optional
� Maria lzquierdo, Mis sobrinos
� The Hispanic family
� La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Espa�a
� La quinceanera
� Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas
� Connections�Great artists from Spain and Latin America
� Frida Kahlo, Autorretrato
� Francisco de Goya, El tres de mayo
� Jos� Clemente Orozco, Zapatistas
� El Greco, El entierro del Conde de Orgaz


Functions
� How to talk about your family
� How to describe your home
� How to tell your age and find out someone else�s age
� How to tell what you have to do
� How to tell what you are going to do
� How to tell what belongs to you and to others


Structure
� Present of tener
� Tener que, ir a
� Possessive adjectives

Cap�tulo 7
Topics
� El f�tbol
� Parts of the body
� Baseball
� Basketball


Culture -optional
� Angel Zarraga, Futbolistas en el Ilano
��El f�tbol in Spain
� The World Cup
��Baseball
��Jai alai
��Connections�Archeological terms in Spanish
� Cop�n, Honduras
� Chich�n ltz�, Mexico
��Ponce, Puerto Rico


Functions
��How to talk about team sports and other physical activities
��How to tell what you want to, begin to, and prefer to do
��How to talk about people�s activities a How to express what interests, bores, or pleases you


Structure
��Stem-changing verbs in the present e -, ie
��Stem-changing verbs in the present o -, ue

�Interesar, aburrir, and gustar

Cap�tulo 8
Topics
� Minor illness
� Emotions
� The doctor�s office
� More parts of the body
��The pharmacy


Culture -optional
��Pablo Picasso, Head of a Medical Student
��Visiting the doctor�s office
��Differences between pharmacies in the United States and in Spanish- speaking countries
��Cuban American doctor Antonio Gassett
��Connections�Information about nutrition in Spanish


Functions
��How to explain a minor illness to a doctor
��How to describe some feelings a How to have a prescription filled at a pharmacy
��How to describe characteristics and conditions
��How to tell where things are and where they�re from
��How to tell where someone or something is now
��How to tell what happens to you or someone else


Structure
��Ser and estar
��Me, te, nos �

Cap�tulo 9
�Pronouns (Direct) Only Must Be Taught and�Regular Preterit
Topics
� Summer weather and activities
� Winter weather and activities


Culture -optional
� Daniel Hern�ndez, A Breath of Fresh Air
� World-class beaches and resorts in Spanish-speaking countries
��� Marbella, Espana
� Canc�n, Mexico
� La playa de Varadero, Cuba
� Playa de Guajataca, Puerto Rico
� Pocitos, Uruguay
� Opposite seasons in the northern and southern hemispheres
� Snowboarding in Chile and
�� Argentina
� Connections�Weather and climate in Spanish-speaking countries


Functions
� How to describe summer and winter weather
� How to talk about summer activities and sports
� How to talk about winter sports
� How to discuss past actions and events
� How to refer to people and things already mentioned


Structure
� Preterite tense of -ar verbs
���� Pronouns, lo, la, los, las
� Ir and ser in the preterite

Cap�tulo 10 ���������
Pronouns ( Direct and Indirect)


Topics
� Attending cultural events
� Taking the bus, subway


Culture -optional
� Rufino Tamayo, MLisicos
� Dating in Spanish-speaking countries
� Teatro Colon, Lima, Per6
� La Zarzuela
� El Ballet Folkl�rico de Mexico
� Connections�Fine Arts in the Spanish-speaking world


Functions
� How to discuss movies, museums, and theater
� How to discuss cultural events I How to relate more past actions or events
��How to tell for whom something is

Structure
� Preterite of -er and -ir verbs
� Indirect object pronouns�le, les

Cap�tulo 11 ����
�*** Present Tense of Hacer, Poner, Traer, Salir, Saber, Conocer, and Present Progressive �

Topics
� Air travel


Culture -optional
��Alexander Aramburo Maldonado, San Francisco to New York in One Hour
� The importance of air travel in South America
� The Andes mountains
� The Amazon river
� Comparing the flight time from New York to Madrid and the flight time from Caracas to Buenos Aires
� The Nazca lines in Peru
�� Connections�Everyday finances in the Spanish-speaking world �

Functions
� How to check in for a flight
� How to talk about some services on board the plane
� How to get through the airport after deplaning
� How to tell what you or others are currently doing
��How to tell what you know and whom you know


Structure
� Present tense of hacer, poner, traer, and salir
���� Present progressive
� Present tense of saber and conocer


Cap�tulo 12 �����
�*** Stem-Changers and Reflexives
Topics
� Daily routines
� Grooming habits
� Having breakfast
� Camping


Culture -optional
� Susana Gonz�lez-Pagliere, Southern Lake
� Ivan Orama describes a backpacking trip in northern Spain
� El lago Enol en el Parque Nacional de Covadonga, Espana
� San Sebastian, Espana
� El Camino de Santiago
� The cathedral in Santiago de
� Compostela, Espa�a
� Galicia, Espana
� Hostal de los Reyes Cat�licos, Santiago de Compostela
� Connections�Ecology in the Spanish-speaking world


Functions
� How to describe your personal grooming habits
� How to talk about your daily
� routine
� How to tell some things you do for yourself


Structure
� Reflexive verbs
� Stem-changing reflexive verbs

Cap�tulo 13
***Present Tense of Decir-
Topics
a The train station
� Traveling by train


Culture -optional
� Casimiro Castro, Album del ferrocarril mexicano
� Taking the AVE from Madrid to Sevilla
� Plaza de Espana, Sevilla
� Torre del Oro, Sevilla
��Taking a train from Cuzco to Machu Picchu
� La Plaza de Armas, Cuzco
� El valle del Urubamba, Peru
��Machu Picchu
� Connections�The 24-hour clock and the metric system


Functions
� How to use expressions related to train travel
� How to purchase a train ticket and request information about arrival, departure, etc.

� How to talk about more past events or activities
� How to tell what people say


Structure
� Preterite of hacer, querer, and venir
� Irregular verbs in the preterite
� Present and preterite of decir

Cap�tulo 14
Stem Changing� e-i


Topics
� Restaurants
� Eating utensils
� Types of food


Culture
� Hern�n Miranda, Interiores con mesa
� Typical Mexican cuisine
� Diego Rivera, El cultivo del maIz
� Typical Spanish cuisine
� Typical Caribbean cuisine
� Connections�Regional variations of pronunciation and vocabulary in the Spanish-speaking world


Functions
� How to order food or a beverage at a restaurant
� How to identify eating utensils and dishes
� How to identify more foods
� How to make a reservation at a restaurant
� How to talk about present and past events


Structure
� Stem-changing verbs in the present e-i

� Stem-changing verbs in the preterite e -, i, o - u