WLG106: Spanish I

This list is representative of the materials provided or used in this course. Keep in mind that the actual materials used may vary, depending on the school in which you are enrolled, and whether you are taking the course as Independent Study.

For a complete list of the materials to be used in this course by your enrolled student, please visit MyInfo. All lists are subject to change at any time.

Scope & Sequence : Scope & Sequence documents describe what is covered in a course (the scope) and also the order in which topics are covered (the sequence). These documents list instructional objectives and skills to be mastered. K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

Course Overview

This course provides students with instruction in the basics of learning the language of Spanish. The course also introduces basic and stem-changing verbs and their formation and use in the present tense. Students learn about interrogatives, question formation, adjectives, possessives, prepositions, and other grammatical structures. Students also become acquainted with the Spanish-speaking countries of the world and their cultures. Students take diagnostic tests that assess their current knowledge and generate individualized study plans, so students can focus on topics that need review.

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Course Length

Two Semesters

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Prerequisites

Student previously took the course or its equivalent, but did not receive credit, teacher/school counselor recommendation

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Course Outline

SEMESTER ONE

Unit 1: Saludos

The theme of greetings surrounds this unit that includes the Spanish alphabet and an introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures.

  • Greetings
  • Formal and Informal
  • Introductions
  • Spanish Alphabet
  • Where Do You Live?
  • Where Are You From?
  • How Do You Feel?
  • People
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Pronunciation

Unit 2: El Día y La Fecha

In addition to grammar topics, students learn about numbers, dates, and the culture of Spain.

  • Calendar and Dates
  • Likes and Dislikes
  • Singular and Plural
  • Cognates
  • Spain
  • Numbers
  • Subject Pronouns

Unit 3: El Tiempo

In addition to grammar topics, students learn about weather, the seasons, and the culture of Argentina.

  • Weather and Seasons
  • Clothing
  • Argentina
  • Possessive Words
  • Verbs
  • Verb Formation

Unit 4: La Hora

In addition to grammar topics, students learn more numbers and about telling time.

  • Telling Time
  • Places in the City
  • Subject Pronouns
  • Asking Yes/No Questions
  • Interrogatives
  • The Verbs ser and estar
  • Numbers Above 30
  • Ecuador

Unit 5: Los Colores

In addition to grammar topics, students learn the vocabulary of colors. They also are introduced to the cultures of Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Panama.

  • Colors
  • Adjectives and Their Forms
  • Costa Rica
  • School Supplies
  • Guatemala
  • The Verb tener
  • Panama

SEMESTER TWO

Unit 1: Los Lugares

In addition to grammar topics, students learn vocabulary pertaining to the city and country. They also explore the cultures of Madrid and Mexico City.

  • City and Country
  • Cognates
  • The Preposition de
  • Expressing Direction
  • Expressing Likes and Dislikes
  • The Verbs hacer and venir
  • Madrid and Mexico City

Unit 2: La Familia

In addition to grammar topics, students learn vocabulary about families and age. They are introduced to cultural topics of Hispanic holidays and the Spanish royal family.

  • Family
  • Possessives
  • Dates and Birthdates
  • Expressing Age
  • Stem-Changing Verbs
  • The Verb decir
  • Hispanic Holidays
  • The Spanish Royal Family

Unit 3: La Comida

In addition to grammar topics, students learn vocabulary about food, and then are introduced to meals in the Spanish-speaking world. They also learn about American influence in Latin America.

  • Food and Drink
  • Expressions with tener
  • American Influence in Latin America
  • Restaurants
  • The Verbs pedir, traer, and salir
  • Meals in the Spanish-Speaking World

Unit 4: Las Actividades

In addition to grammar topics, students learn about sports, activities, and hobbies of Spanish-speaking countries.

  • Sports and Activities
  • The Verb jugar
  • Sports and Activities in the Hispanic World
  • Expressing Opinions
  • Hobbies and Activities of Spain
  • Expressions of Invitation

Unit 5: La Escuela

In addition to grammar topics, students learn vocabulary about school, the home, and chores. They are introduced to cultural topics with a lesson on Hispanic holidays.

  • School Activities
  • School Day in a Spanish-Speaking Country
  • Review of Stem-Changing Verbs
  • Ordinal Numbers
  • Hispanic Holidays
  • House and Chores
  • The Verb saber
  • Double Verb Constructions
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Lesson Scheduling

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K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling