*For students younger than 8 years of age who are interested in this course, will need to schedule a 15′ consultation as this course is designed specifically for students between 8-12 years old.
WEEK 1 INTRODUCTIONS, GREETING CONVERSATION & NUMBERS
There will be classroom introductions & classroom expectations. Learners will be introduced to how Spanish greetings and the difference between the formal and informal conversation, how to introducing oneself, asking for one’s name, and how to say good bye. Learners will learn about cardinal numbers from 0 to 100. Learners will have an opportunity to practice using the new vocabulary in class and record what they have learned for the teacher.
WEEK 2 LOS DIAS DE LA SEMANA Y QUE HORA ES? (THE DAYS OF THE WEEK & TELLING TIME)
What day is it? What time is it? Learners will learn the days of the week, months and seasons of the year, date structure and examples. They will be able to learn how to ask for the time in Spanish using the parts of the day and the European system. There will be activities in couples reading and writing dates with times.
WEEK 3 EL ALFABETO, LOS COLORES & MI FAMILIA (ALPHABET, COLOURS, & MY FAMILY)
Learners will be introduced to the Spanish alphabet. In this session, we will work on the pronunciation of vowels and consonants, how to spell their name, and the application of the Spanish alphabet. Learners will also learn the colors in Spanish and be able to describe the color of different objects in Spanish using the verb ‘ser’. There will be a series of exercises and games for the students. Learners will learn about family members in Spanish through different exercises and games facilitated by the teacher. Students will be able to describe the members of their family using the verbs ‘ser’ and ‘llamar’. Learners will draw pictures of their family trees to present in the beginning of the following class.
Materials will be provided by the instructor during the duration of the course
60 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 – 2 hours per week outside of class.