Four mini-thematic units. Everything in the target language: Spanish.
Students tend to group all Spanish speakers together. Here are four short units that point out the similarities and difference between the more than 20 countries where Spanish is spoken. Not only do they eat different foods, they also have different money. What a wonderful way to review geography, nationalities and the family!
Four thematic units for beginners, all about the Spanish speaking world.
Preguntas sobre el mundo hispano
Unit 1. La importancia del español
Unit 2. Los nombres de los hispanos
Unit 3. ¿Quiénes hablan bien el español?
Unit 4. Monedas latinoamericanas
Here is what the units include:
Subject matter: general information
Vocabulary: names of money; nationalities; family; names of languages
Grammar: ir verbs and stem changes; review of ar, er, ir verbs; prepositions de & en
Oral practice: languages taught in different countries; regional accents; work habits
Homework: countries where Spanish is spoken (map); weekly schedule; my language; a family tree; languages taught at my school
Internet: Key word list to facilitate a search
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I am a believer in doing lots of different activities in class so the kids don't get bored.