• Grado 8/1C (Equipo Rojo)

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    Preliminary Unit
    Theme: Activities, Family & Celebrations, & The Home
    Los Pasatiempos, Fiesta en Familia, y La Casa
    • Greetings
    • Introductions
    • Alphabet
    • Vocabulary regarding location & community
    • Calendar, weather, seasons, & time
    • The verb ir
    • Words of frequency
    • Interrogatives
    • The verb jugar
    • Vocabulary regarding family & celebrations
    • The verbs tener, venir, ser, & estar
    • Possessive adjectives
    • Vocabulary regarding the home & household chores
    • Stem-changing verbs poder & dormir
    • The superlative
    • Adjectives
    • Affirmative tú commands
    • Present Progressive
    Unit 7
    Theme: Shopping
    De Compras
     
    • Talk about clothes, shopping, & prices
    • Describe your plans
    • Talk about what you want & what you prefer
    • Point out specific items
    • Understand cultural perspectives on shopping
    • Stem-changing verbs: pensar, querer, & preferir
    • Demonstrative adjectives
    • Pronunciation (the letter z)
    • Talk about buying gifts
    • Tell what happened in the past
    • Understand cultural perspectives on gift-giving
    • The preterite tense of -ar verbs
    • The preterite tense of verbs ending in -car & -gar 
    • Direct object pronouns
    • Nouns that end in -ería
    • Pronunciation (the letter combinations gue, gui, que, & qui)
     
    Unit 8
    Theme: Experiences
    Experiencias
    • Talk about things you do on vacation
    • Describe places to visit while you are on vacation 
    • Talk about events in the past
    • Understand cultural perspectives on travel & vacations
    • The preterite tense of -er verbs
    • The preterite tense of the verb ir
    • The personal "a" 
    • Vocabulary related to activities
    • Pronunciation (diphthongs = blended vowels to make one sound)
    • Discuss volunteer work & ways to protect the environment
    • Talk about what people say
    • Talk about what people did for others
    • Understand cultural perspectives on volunteer work
    • The present tense of decir
    • Indirect object pronouns
    • The preterite tense of the verbs hacer & dar
    • Nouns that end in -dad, -tad, -ción, & sión
    • Pronunciation (the letter x)
                                                Unit 9
    Theme: Modes of Communication
    Medios de Comunicación
    • Talk about movies & television programs
    • Express opinions & preferences about entertainment
    • Use acabar de + infinitive to talk about things you have just done
    • Gustar & similar verbs
    • Tell why you don’t do something
    • Talk about traditional & electronic forms of communication
    • Talk about how computers are used
    • Express opinions about computers
    • Pronunciation (linking verbs in a sentence)
    • Present tense of  e>i stem-changing verbs (pedir & servir)
    • Pronunciation (syllables)
    • Compare/contrast saber & conocer