I A – Weeks 1 and 2

A mind stretched by new experience never returns to old dimensions

Have you ever thought that you were not born to do something?

That you can’t do something because you don’t have the ability?

PLEASE READ THIS ARTICLE: http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=32124
and look at this diagram: http://alumni.stanford.edu/content/magazine/artfiles/dweck_2007_2.pdf

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If you need to sign up for the Infinite Campus Mobile Portal for your cellphone, download this document for information:

IC_MobileApp

The district access code you’ll need is RDRTRM

Or learn more about getting the Mobile app here: http://infinitecampus.com/mobile

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Have you signed up for Remind 101?

Each class has a different code.

Use the information from the paper that I gave you at the beginning of the trimester.

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My Wikispaces.com site:

We aren’t ready to use my Wikispaces.com site yet.

When we are, I will give each student a username and password.

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LEARNING A LANGUAGE AN APPRECIATION OF OTHER CULTURES

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HOW TO STUDY SPANISH

HOW TO STUDY SPANISH – presentation

http://play.goldmail.com/vur3ovxatx9u

We are learning the alphabet. Go to the tab above entitled Spanish IA (First Half) to find some practice exercises and videos for that.

All vowels will ALWAYS be pronounced the same way. It’s important to learn that pronunciation right away so that reading new words will be easy for you.

Have you turned in your paper with signatures saying that you have read the syllabus for Spanish class?

BE SURE THAT YOU HAVE A 3-RING BINDER FOR CLASS. We don’t use a book, so the information in your binder and on my websites are your study tools.

REMEMBER to REVIEW what we do in class just 15 minutes per night and do all of the work for class, and you will have no problems in Spanish class.

Study 15 minutes per day
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El alfabeto


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El alfabeto

PRACTICE LISTENING TO THE ALPHABET AND WRITE WHAT YOU HEAR...


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A Mardsan Giberter for Farfie
Translate the following and answer the questions about the reading.

Glis was very fraper. She had denarpen Farfie’s mardsan. She didn’t talp a giberter for him. So she colanted to plimp a mardsan blinky for him. She had just sparved the blinky when he jibbled in the gorger.

“Clorsty mardsan!” she boffed.

“That’s a crouistish mardsan blinky,” boffed Farfie, “but my mardsan is on Stansan. Agsan is Kelsan.”

“In that ruspen,” boffed Glis, “I won’t whank your giberter until Stansan.”
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Here are some questions that might help you figure this out:
1. Why was Glis fraper?
2. What did Glis plimp?
3. Who jibbled in the gorger when Glis sparved the blinky?
4. What did Farfie bof about the mardsan blinky?
5. Why wouldn’t Glis whank Farfie his giberter?

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El vocabulario – The vocabulary

I know the alphabet. –- Yo sé el alfabeto.
Hurray! ——————- ¡Olé!

TO GREET SOMEONE, SAY:

Hello! –——————– ¡Hola! (“h” is silent)
Good morning, sir. –—- Buenos días, señor.
Good afternoon, Mrs. –- Buenas tardes, señora.
Good night, Miss. –—— Buenas noches, señorita.
Mr. ————————- Sr.
Mrs. ———————— Sra.
Miss ———————— Srta.

TO SAY GOODBYE TO SOMEONE, SAY:

Goodbye. –—————- Adiós.
(accents are used to show the stressed vowel when the word doesn’t follow the pronunciation rules)
Well, I have class. –—– Bueno, tengo clase.
Bye. –————————- Chao
See you later. –———– Hasta luego.
See you tomorrow. –— Hasta mañana.
I have to go. –———-– Tengo que irme.

Can you write this in Spanish?

1. Good morning, Mr. Dennis.
2. Hello, Mrs. Rose!
3. I have to go. See you later.
4. I have class. See you tomorrow.
5. Bye.

Can you do these actions?

Se levanta ————–—s/he gets up
se sienta——————-s/he sits down
anda ————————s/he walks
rápidamente ————–rapidly
despacio —————–-slowly
para ————————s/he stops
da la vuelta———–——s/he turns around
toca————————-s/he touches
Tócate _(el pie)___ ——Touch (your foot)

I call myself John (or whatever your name is)—- Me llamo Juan.
He calls himself John. ——————————– Se llama Juan.
How do you call yourself? (What’s your name?)– ¿Cómo te llamas?
Good morning —————————————— Buenos días
Good afternoon —————————————- Buenas tardes
Good evening ——————————————- Buenas noches
Hi! ——————————————————– ¡Hola!
S/he plays (a game) ———————————– juega
I play —————————————————– juego
Do you play___? ————————————– ¿juegas___?
basketball ———————————————– baloncesto
football ————————————————– fútbol americano
soccer —————————————————- fútbol
tennis —————————————————- tenis
baseball ————————————————- béisbol
volleyball ———————————————— vóleibol
s/he rides a bicycle ———————————— anda en bicicleta
Who? —————————————————- ¿Quién?

Vocabulario en el papel con los dibujos – Vocabulary from the paper with the pictures:
la pierna—————-the leg
el pie———————the foot
la cara——————the face
el cuello—————–the neck
el dedo——————-the finger
el pelo——————-the hair
la mano——————-the hand
el brazo——————the arm
la espalda————–the back
el estómago———-the stomach
el pecho—————-the chest
el ojo———————–the eye
la cabeza—————the head
la nariz—————-the nose
la boca—————–the mouth
la frente————-the forehead
el dedo del pie——-the toe
la rodilla————the knee
el hombro————the shoulder
la oreja—————-the ear

Practice spelling… this way:

Close your eyes.

Write the word “la pierna” (or whatever word you are studying) in your own handwriting across your forehead in your mind. (Not literally)

Now spell it out loud in Spanish…

Keep your eyes closed. Now spell it backward in Spanish.

Keep your eyes closed. Now spell it forward again in Spanish.

Now open your eyes.

Write the word.

This has created (or imprinted) a mental image that you can use later when you close your eyes and try to spell the word.

Then give yourself a quiz from English to Spanish.

PRACTICE THOSE WORDS HERE:

Learn Spanish Vocabulary for First Days TPR with some parts of the body

View Scoreboard | Learn Spanish | Get Help with Spanish Translation

Body parts wkst 1Body parts wkst 2EL CUERPO 1EL CUERPO 2

Can you do the gestures for these words?

the boy———————–el muchacho
the girl————————la muchacha
the door———————-la puerta
s/he walks——————-anda
s/he stops——————–para
s/he hits him/herself——se pega
the head———————-la cabeza
s/he yells———————grita
s/he sits down—————se sienta
the chair———————-la silla
s/he laughs at him———se ríe de él

Those small words that we need to know:
un; una————-a
a——————-to
en——————on; in
y——————-and
muy—————–very
de——————of; from

tall—————–alto/a
short—————-bajo/a
softly—————suavemente
loud; strong———fuerte

Can you tell the story from the pictures?

El muchacho y la puerta

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Diario: Lee: (Read) Translate this to English. Try to figure out what “tropieza” and “pero” mean.

El muchacho grita a la muchacha. La muchacha anda a la puerta y da una vuelta . El muchacho anda a la muchacha, pero tropieza y se pega la cabeza en una silla. La muchacha ríe.

bad————————–malo/a
There is; there are——–hay (“h” is silent)
to—————————–a
and———–—————y
on—————————-en
with————————-con
a + el = al——–———-to the; at the
de + el = del—————from the; of the

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Practice the parts of the body (el cuerpo)
http://www.purposegames.com/game/aa5867c9cc

Spanish-speaking countries:

Paises donde se habla espanol

Did you know…?

– for approximately 330 million people worldwide Spanish is their 1st language?

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According to the World Atlas, the following countries have Spanish as its official language: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea (Africa), Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela.

mapa Spanish speaking countries and flagshttp://blog.myheritage.com/2008/10/

los paises hispanos

Do you know the countries in Central America, South America and the Caribbean?

You should! Try this and see how much you know:

http://www.purposegames.com/game/countries-of-south-america-quiz

http://www.purposegames.com/game/spanish-speaking-countries-quiz

PRACTICA: Spanish-speaking countries

http://www.purposegames.com/game/b09f35c5c6

TEST – 26 de noviembre de 2013

and the capitals?
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/South_America_Geography.htm

Capitals of Spanish-speaking countries

Quizlet practice with the capitals
http://quizlet.com/_3xdtz

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Juegos (Games) de las Capitales Sudamericanas

(Game of South American Capitals)
http://www.juegoswapos.es/juegos-de-capitales-sudamericanas.thm

Practice nationalities
http://www.spanishspanish.com/nationalities/nationalities_intro_web.html
http://www.spanishspanish.com/nationalities/nacionalidades_prac_web.html

PAÍSES HISPANOS Y SUS CAPITALES (1-4) Matching exercises
http://www.todo-claro.com/English/beginners/cultural_studies/Paises_y_capitales/Seite_1.php

http://www.todo-claro.com/English/beginners/cultural_studies/Paises_y_capitales/Seite_2.php

http://www.todo-claro.com/English/beginners/cultural_studies/Paises_y_capitales/Seite_3.php

http://www.todo-claro.com/English/beginners/cultural_studies/Paises_y_capitales/Seite_4.php

The exercise above has an error. San Juan es la capital de Puerto Rico.

el país………………………..la capital…………………las personas
México————————La Ciudad de México———mexicano
Guatemala——————–La Ciudad de Guatemala—–guatemalteco
El Salvador——————-San Salvador——————-salvadoreño
Honduras———————Tegucigalpa——————–hondureño
Nicaragua———————Managua———————–nicaragüense
Costa Rica——————–San José————————costarricense
Panamá———————–La Ciudad de Panamá———panameño
Colombia———————Bogotá————————–colombiano
Venezuela——————–Caracas————————-venezolano
Ecuador———————–Quito—————————-ecuatoriano
Perú—————————Lima—————————–peruano
Chile————————–Santiago————————-chileno
Argentina———————Buenos Aires——————argentino
Uruguay———————-Montevideo——————–uruguayo
Paraguay———————-Asunción———————–paraguayo
Bolivia ————————La Paz; Sucre——————boliviano
Cuba—————————La Habana———————cubano
La República Dominicana–Santo Domingo—————dominicano
Puerto Rico——————-San Juan———————–puertorriqueño
España————————-Madrid————————-español
Guinea Ecuatorial————Malabo————————-guineano

Two important rules to help you pronounce words:

1. If a word ends in a vowel, an “n”, or an “s”, stress the next to the last syllable.
Examples:
cabeza – Stress the next to the last syllable, “be”.
hombro – Stress the next to the last syllable, “hom”.
2. If a word ends in any other consonant, stress the last syllable.
Examples:
libertad – Stress the last syllable, “tad”.
conquistador – Stress the last syllable, “dor”.
3. If a word doesn’t follow those two rules, the vowel will need an accent (á, é, í, ó, ú) to show where to stress the word.
Examples:
lección – It doesn’t follow the rule. It ends in “n” but the stress is on the “o”.
José – It doesn’t follow the rule. It ends in a vowel, but the stress is on the “e”.
One more thing: These vowels are strong: a, e, o. These vowels are weak: u, i. If there is a weak vowel next to a strong vowel, you will stress the strong vowel more. suave

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAhttp://www.sheppardsoftware.com/southamericaweb/blankmap.htm

QUESTION WORDS

Practice the question words here:

http://spellic.com/eng/exercise/asi-1-4-questions-words.2861466.html

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