Vocabulario I A

Vocabulary Quiz Preparation:
1. Before you begin to study, check to make sure you have all of your materials.
• the list of vocabulary we have studied (a handout I’ve given or from my website or your notebook) Be sure they are spelled correctly.
• index cards
• my website vocabulary exercises https://srarose.wordpress.com
• the fanfold vocabulary sheet
• whatever is best for you
2. Pronounce the vocabulary words out loud as you write them down..
3. After practicing 10-15 minutes, move away from it for a few minutes. Take a brain break — stretch, run or walk for 10 to 15 minutes, get some water and a snack — but no TV or computer. Return to the vocabulary with a new pen color or different pencil and paper, reviewing your words.
4. Set aside 10 minutes before you fall sleep to review your vocabulary one more time. Close your notes, fluff up your pillow, close your eyes and feel the excitement of being prepared for the test. As you fall asleep, relaxed, your brain begins moving and massaging the information throughout the working memory all night long. Our brains are actually able to work harder when we sleep if we study what we need to know before closing our eyes for the night.
5. Go over our Diario entries to see how those words were used in our practice.

Visualization technique – this has worked very well; especially for those with dyslexia. You can use a vocabulary list or make flashcards to take with you to study this way.
• Look carefully at the spelling of the word you are studying.
• Close your eyes and visualize the word written in your handwriting across your forehead.
• Out loud spell the words as you normally would.
• Out loud spell the words backwards (starting at the end and going to the 1st letter)
• Out loud spell the words as you normally would.
• Write the word.
• Check to be sure you were correct.

Vocabulary exercises on my website.
Be sure to try all of these exercises and end up with the fourth one, writing the words.
• The first practice is like flashcards.
• The second practice is recognition.
• The third practice is listening.
• The fourth practice is for spelling the words correctly.

The fanfold method – You can download a paper (above) with this practice or make your own with columns for Spanish, English, Spanish, English, Spanish, etc.
• Write no more than 5 words in Spanish in a column.
• Then write the English for those words.
• Check to see if your answers are correct.
• Fold the Spanish list in the 1st column back. Look at the English words and write the Spanish.
• Check your answers.
• Fold the 2nd column back. Look at the Spanish words and write the English.
• Check your answers.
• Continue until you know them well.
• Then you can go on to the next 5 words and do the same thing.
• When you are done, look at the English of all of the words and say and write the Spanish one more time.

My Mother used to help me this way:
• I used to study the vocabulary first.
• Then I asked my Mother to say the vocabulary words in English.
• I spelled the Spanish words.
• Afterward, I’d practice those that I had missed, including the accent marks.


Practica el vocabulario


El vocabulario – The vocabulary

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


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.


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.

Class Directions

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

Body Parts

Body Parts (Los partes del cuerpo)

El Cuerpo — Body Parts (with pictures)

El Cuerpo

El Cuerpo 2


Learn Spanish Vocabulary for First Days – TPR vocabulario

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:
a——————-un; una
on; in ————-en
of; from————de
a + el = al——–——to the; at the
de + el = del———–from the; of the

loud; strong———fuerte
There is; there are——hay (“h” is silent)

Spanish I 1st 9 weeks – 1st week

LICT Ch. 1 “El Cuento del Gato” Spanish 1 Vocabulary

s/he jumps————–salta
s/he raises————-levanta
s/he lowers————-baja
loud or strong———fuerte
s/he hits—————-pega
s/he points at———-señala
s/he eats—————come
the fish—————–el pez
the table—————la mesa
s/he runs————–-corre
s/he sings————-canta

Week 4
s/he grabs————agarra
s/he drinks———–bebe
the refreshment——-el refresco
a wavy line———–una línea chueca
a straight line——-una línea derecha
s/he throws———–tira
the ground————el suelo
s/he cries————llora
s/he sees————-ve
(todo el refresco; toda la clase)
no one—————-nadie

Spanish I Vocabulary 2

Question words

to the river——–al río
s/he plays———juega
a boat————–un bote
s/he swims——–nada
s/he has hunger–tiene hambre (literally, s/he has hunger)
s/he puts it——–lo pone
the plate———–el plato
the cooked fish—el pescado
Poor thing———Pobrecito
s/he needs———necesita

Learn Spanish Vocabulary for Spanish IA 1st 6 weeks

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s/he looks at————–mira
the magazine————-la revista
s/he runs toward———corre hacia
s/he lets go of————suelta
s/he touches————–toca
the shoulder————–el hombro
s/he runs home———–corre a casa
forward——————–para adelante
to the left——————a la izquierda
to the right—————-a la derecha
s/he doesn’t have———no tiene
s/he picks it up————la recoge
s/he goes——————-va

Spanish I Vocabulary 2

s/he gives to him/her——-le da
the cat————————–el gato
the boy————————-el niño
the girl————————–la niña
the meat———————–la carne
s/he walks———————camina
the park————————-parque
the ball————————–la pelota
s/he is sad———————está triste
the long hair——————-el pelo largo
the medium hair————–el pelo mediano
the short hair——————el pelo corto

Spanish I Vocabulary 3


It’s stormy.————– hay tempestad
It’s cold. —————–hace frío
It’s raining. ————–llueve
It’s cloudy.————– está nublado
the gift ——————-el regalo
a bottle ——————una botella
the orange juice ——–el jugo de naranja
s/he rides a horse ——anda a caballo
under the water ———debajo del agua
the mother —————la madre/ la mamá
s/he swims —————nada
the roof ——————-el techo
the apple —————–la manzana

0          cero
1        uno
2        dos
3        tres
4        cuatro
5        cinco
6        seis
7        siete
8        ocho
9        nueve
10        diez 
11        once
12        doce
13        trece
14        catorce
15        quince
16        diez y seis
17        diez y siete
18        diez y ocho
19        diez y nueve
20        veinte 

16        dieciséis
17        diecisiete
18        dieciocho
19        diecinueve 

Numbers 1-20 in Spanish

¿Qué tiempo hace?

It’s raining———————Llueve.
It’s windy.———————Hace viento.
It’s stormy———————Hay tempestad.
It’s cloudy.——————–Está nublado.
It’s sunny.———————Hace sol.
It’s cold.————————Hace frío.
He’s cold.———————-Tiene frío.
It’s good weather————Hace buen tiempo.
It’s bad weather.————-Hace mal tiempo
It’s cool weather————-Hace fresco.
It’s snowing——————Nieva.

¿Qué tiempo hace? Nivel A2

Why?————————¿Por qué?
to where?——————¿Adónde?
How many?——————¿Cuántos?
How much?——————¿Cuánto?

s/he needs————–necesita
88————————–ochenta y ocho
The mice—————–los Ratoncitos
s/he likes them———le gustan (They are pleasing to him/her)
the president————el presidente
s/he goes by camel—-anda a camello
s/he says to him/her—le dice
s/he goes by whale—-anda a ballena
the beach—————-la playa
a million cats————un millón de gatos
the house is pleasing to him/her—le gusta la casa
a bus———————-un autobús
the dogs——————los perros

a friend ———————-un amigo
the elephants ————–los elefantes
the gorillas ——————los gorillas
s/he rides a camel ——anda a camello
s/he knows (something)———sabe
s/he talks/speaks————–—–habla
s/he likes (it is pleasing to him) –le gusta

Números 10 al 100

Listen to the numbers 1-1000

the cow—————–la vaca
the monkey————-el mono
poor ———————pobre
s/he lives—————-vive
s/he opens————–abre
s/he is going to talk—va a hablar
the money—————el dinero
the farm—————–la granja
the jungle—————-la selva
from tree to tree——–de árbol en árbol
the giraffe—————la jirafa
the penguin————-el pingüino



Sp. 1, LICT, Ch. 2, La vaca y …

Sp. 1, LICT, Ch. 2, Monkey House, a story

¿Que hora es?

1:00 Es la una
2:00 Son las dos
5:00 Son las cinco
10:00 Son las diez
12:00 Es mediodía o Es medianoche

a.m. de la mañana
p.m. de la tarde (for class purposes – before 6 p.m.)
p.m. de la noche (for class purposes – after 6.p.m.)

quince 15 cuarto ¼ q(uart)er
treinta 30 media ½
en punto on the dot
1:05 Es la una y cinco
2:10 Son las dos y diez
3:15 Son las tres y cuarto (o quince)
4:20 a.m. Son las cuatro y veinte de la mañana
5:25 p.m. Son las cinco y veinte y cinco de la tarde
6:30 p.m. Son las seis y media de la noche
7:00 on the dot Son las siete en punto

At 7:00 p.m. a las siete de la noche
At 7:15 a.m. a las siete y cuarto de la mañana
At 7:30 p.m. a las siete y media de la noche
At 7:45 a.m. a las ocho menos cuarto de la mañana

Telling time

Más práctica con la hora

¿Cómo está el chico o la chica?

Meses del año

Los colores

the shoes————-los zapatos
down the street——por la calle
finally—————–por fin
s/he sleeps———–duerme
the bed—————-la cama
s/he robs————–roba
the day—————–el día
the thief—————-el ladrón/la ladrona


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