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Bienvenidos a Español III. El Mundo Hispánico. What to expect…. Speaking …, talk, talk, and talk some more, with partners, in groups, in presentations, on the phone Listening ……music, news, advertisements, movie clips, TV, native speakers

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Bienvenidos a espa ol iii

Bienvenidos a Español III

El MundoHispánico

What to expect
What to expect….

  • Speaking…, talk, talk, and talk some more, with partners, in groups, in presentations, on the phone

  • Listening……music, news, advertisements, movie clips, TV, native speakers

  • Reading…..lyrics, recipes, poetry, travel guides, news, authentic texts

  • Writing……incorporating more grammatical structures

  • CULTURE…, history, art, geography, poetry, dance, travel, fashion, food, nature, animals, sports

What is needed in class
What is needed in class….

  • Notebook or folder

  • Pens or pencils

  • Flashdrive/Thumbdrive

  • MOST IMPORTANT: A Positive Attitude

    • Without a “can-do”, “will try” attitude, success in this class will be exceptionally difficult. Rethink your decision to take Spanish III if you are missing this most critical component!

  • Curriculum is based on Exprésate 2 and 3, textbook is kept in class

  • Donations of Kleenex boxes and antibacterial hand cleanser would be greatly appreciated

Grades point system

  • Quizzes (weekly) First quiz: Friday, Aug. 31

  • Classwork (daily) Informally assessed everyday and formally assessed weekly

  • Homework (2-4 times per week) includes non-traditional assignments

  • Formal Assessments/PBT

  • Participation: IT IS REQUIRED

  • All lessons are located on el mundo de birch

Qualities of a successful language learner
Qualities of a successful language learner

  • an appetite for learning, perseverance

  • willing to take risks

  • willing to make mistakes and learn from them

  • wanting to help and teach others

Bienvenidos a espa ol iii

  • Food

  • Clothing

  • Nature

  • Animals

  • Travel

  • Sports

  • Restaurant situations

  • Shopping

  • Geography

  • Camping

  • Friends

  • School

Bienvenidos a espa ol iii

  • Infinitives

  • Present Indicative

  • Past Tense: Preterite and Imperfect

  • Present Subjunctive

  • Simple Future and the Future Tense

Bienvenidos a espa ol iii

  • All different genres of music

  • Foods from different Spanish countries

  • Sports, including bullfighting and jai-alai

  • Geography, social awareness and history of

    • Puerto Rico

    • Argentina

    • The Dominican Republic

    • Colombia

    • Venezuela

    • Spain

Bienvenidos a espa ol iii

Why study spanish
Why Study Spanish? Society as sophomores in Spanish III.

Give yourself a competitive edge!

Did you know that studying a second language can improve your skills

and grades in math and English and can improve entrance exam scores

-- SATs, ACTs, GREs, MCATs, and LSATs? Research has shown that math

and verbal SAT scores climb higher with each additional yearofforeign

language study, which means that the longer you study a

foreign language, the stronger your skills become to succeed in school.

The job advantage in a global economy!

More and more businesses work closely with companies in other

countries. They need many different kinds of workers who can

communicate in different languages and understand other cultures.

No matter what career you choose, if you've learned a second language,

you'll have a real advantage.

Why study spanish1
Why Study Spanish? Society as sophomores in Spanish III.

3. Learning other cultures: your world and beyond!

Discover new worlds! Get an insider's view of another culture and a

new view of your own. Studying a new language, reading other

people's stories, and connecting with people in their own language can

be a source of pleasure and surprise. Connect with other cultures.

Learning about other cultures will help you expand your personal

Horizons and become a responsible citizen.

National Security Language Initiative (NSLI)

The NSLI is an inter-agency effort coordinated by the White House to

dramatically increase the number of Americans learning, speaking,

and teaching critical need foreign languages. Foreign language skills are

essential to engaging foreign governments and peoples, especially in

critical world regions, to promote understanding, convey respect for

other cultures, and encourage reform. These skills are

also fundamental to the economic competitiveness and security interests

of the nation.