TOPICS AND STRUCTURES
T: Talk about what people are like, where people are from, things people do, and how often people do certain things.
Para empezar 2-13
Aug 30-Oct 1st
T: Describe classroom objects and activities, talk about classroom rules, express affirmative and negative ideas, and compare the school rules and customs in other countries to rules in this country. S: stem-changing verbs and affirmative and negative words. (See chapter 6A o:ue; 7A; e:ie and 9B e:i stem-changing verbs in Realidades 1 for additional practice and support material). Note: It may be necessary to focus on alguien/nadie, algo/nada, siempre/nunca, también/tampoco and incorporate the other affirmative / negative words over the other chapters.
Capítulo 1A 14-40
T: talk about extracurricular activities, compare people and things, say what people know and what they know how to do, say with whom or what people are familiar, ask and tell how long something has been going on, and understand cultural perspectives on extracurricular activities. S: making comparisons of equality: tan …como, and tantos …como, hace …que and saber vs. conocer.
Capítulo 1B 42-68
T: Describe getting ready for a special event, talk about daily routines, describe people and things, express possession, and understand cultural perspectives on clothing. S: reflexive verbs, ser vs. estar, descriptive adjectives and possessive adjectives.
Capítulo 2A 70-96
T: Describe clothing and fashion, talk about going shopping, describe events in the past, point out specific objects, Avoid repetition when comparing similar things, and understand cultural perspectives on parties. S: preterit of regular verbs and demonstrative adjectives. (See Chapter 7A in Realidades 1 for review material on clothing and 7B for a gradual introduction of the preterite.)
Capítulo 2B 98-124
T: Talk about things done and where they were done, explain why someone couldn’t do certain things, describe things bought and where they were bought, and understand cultural perspectives on shopping. S: direct object pronouns, irregular preterit verbs: ir, ser, hacer, tener, estar, poder and the written accent.
Capítulo 3A 126-152
T: Give directions for getting to places, give a friend directions for a task, discuss driving and good driving habits, and understand cultural perspectives on neighborhoods. S: irregular affirmative tú commands, irregular forms of the present progressive. (See Chapter 6B in Realidades for the explanation of the regular present progressive.)
Capítulo 3B 154-180
T: Discuss childhood toys and games, describe what people were like as a child, talk about activities that people used to do as a child, discuss to or for whom something is done, and understand cultural perspectives on childhood songs. S: the regular imperfect tense, ir, ver and ser in the imperfect, and indirect object pronouns. Plug in: Mention that indirect object pronouns are also used with verbs like gustar: doler, encantar, fascinar, importar, interesar, and molestar.
Capítulo 4A 182-208
T: Describe holiday celebrations, talk about family and relatives, describe people, places, and situations in the past, talk about how people interact, understand cultural perspectives on holidays and special events. S: describing a situation using the imperfect tense and reciprocal actions.
Capítulo 4B 212-234
T: Discuss emergencies, crises, rescues, and heroic acts, describe past situations and settings, describe weather conditions, and understand cultural perspectives on natural disasters and legends. S: other uses of the imperfect tense and the preterit of the verbs oír, leer, creer, and destruir.
Capítulo 5A 236-262
T: describe an accident scene, talk about injuries and treatments, talk about what you were doing when an accident occurred, and understand cultural perspectives on health. S: irregular preterits – venir, poner, decir, and traer, also the imperfect progressive and preterit.
Capítulo 5B 266-288
T: Talk about what was seen on television, explain how one feels about watching television, understand cultural perspectives on television programs in Spanish-speaking countries. S: the preterit of –ir stem-changing verbs and other reflexive verbs.
Capítulo 6A 290-316
T: discuss movie plots and characters, give opinions about movies, talk about activities someone has done, and understand cultural perspectives on movies. S: verbs that use indirect object pronouns and the present perfect
Capítulo 6B 320-342
|Comprehensive Review + Final Exam |
(3 days extra to make-up for any academically weak areas, or lost days during the semester due to assemblies, fire alarms, guidance, etc.)
Capítulos Para empezar – 6B