Spanish Elementary Course A2.1 (15 hours of frontal lessons)

 

 Week  Contents
WEEK 1

How to express difficulties in learning Spanish. How to describe someone’s personality. Irregular forms of past tense “pretérito indefinido”; lo (que); adjectives in -or. Use of hace, desde, desde hace.

How to describe a particular disease or disorder; talking about symptoms; being in a pharmacy. Parts of the body. Adverbs in -mente; demasiado, muy bastante, poco. Use of adjectives and adverbs

WEEK 2

Describing actions in the past; talking about routine in the past. “Imperfecto” past tense. Use of complements in the past (a los 16 años, en los años 80…)

Talking about our childhood; telling a story. When to use indefinido and imperfecto. Use of cuando, mientras.

WEEK 3

Writing a story. Revision of imperfecto vs indefinido.

Diminutives. Reflexive and not reflexive use of a verb: how the meaning changes.

WEEK 4

Shopping! Indefinitive pronouns. Revision of pronouns of direct and indirect object.

Shopping: making a choice, talking about cloths and dresses. Object pronouns in a conversation.

WEEK 5

Use of qué?/cuál?

Empezar a, dejarde, seguir+gerund

Revision