Syllabus Spanish Upper-Intermediate (15 hours of frontal Lessons)

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LESSON: REVIEW. PAST TENSE + INDIRECT AND DIRECT PRONOUNS

–  Tense Review: Conjugation and Uses. Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, and Simple Past.
–  Direct and Indirect Pronouns Review: Uses and Differences.
–  Activities: completing table with tenses endings and uses; role game: replacing people and things with direct and indirect pronouns; storytelling and guessing topics.

2CONTRAST PRESENT PERFECT VS SIMPLE PAST I
–  Review Activity: Distinguishing between Indirect and Direct Pronouns for people. Conversation.
–  Content: Distinguishing between Present Perfect and Simple Pats. Uses, key words, and tips.
–  Activities: reading examples and completing table; video: choosing the right tense; matching information and writing sentences; role game: describing and guessing characters.
3PRESENT PERFECT VS SIMPLE PAST II. IMPERFECT PAST I: INTRODUCTION
–  Review Activity: Prepositions `A ́ VS `En ́.
–  Content: Imperfect Past Uses. Regular and Irregular Verbs Conjugation.
–  Activities: role game: character guessing; conjugation; describing actions, question translations, conversation.
4IMPERFECT PAST II
–  Review Activity: Contrast Present Perfect VS Simple Past. Conversation.
–  Content: Imperfect Past. Descriptive Use: describing habits and events in the past.
–  Activities: conjugation, formulating questions and conversation; video: listening and filling gaps; completing question and conversation.
5IMPERFECT PAST III
–  Review Activity: Distinguishing Verbs Meanings (ask VS ask for; bring VS carry; come VS leave Vs depart)
–  Content: Imperfect Past. Descriptive and Plan Use: describing people and talking about past plans.
–  Activities: completing questions and conversations; conjugation, reading and answering questions; translation, conversation, and comprehension.
6IMPERFECT PAST IV. PRESENT VS PAST I
–  Review Activity: Indirect + Direct Pronouns. Dialogue.
–  Content: Imperfect Past. Comparative Use: comparing past vs present contexts and habits.
–  Activities: completing a dialogue; conjugation; video: listening and comprehension; examples and conversation.
7IMPERFECT PAST V. PRESENT VS PAST II
–  Review Activity: Present Perfect VS Simple Past. Conversation.
–  Content: Imperfect Past. Comparative Use: comparing past vs present people and habits.
–  Activities: formulating questions and conversation; conjugation, game: guessing characters; reading example and talking about your past and present life differences.
8SIMPLE OR INDEFINITE PAST VS IMPERFECT PAST I
–  Review Activity: Para VS Por. Text.
–  Content: Differences between Simple and Imperfect Past Uses. Key words.
–  Activities: reviewing uses; conjugation, storytelling: guessing tenses, answering questions, narrating a story.
9SIMPLE OR INDEFINITE PAST VS IMPERFECT PAST II
–  Review Activity: Indirect + Direct Pronouns. Situations.
–  Content: Consolidating differences between Simple and Imperfect Past Uses.
–  Activities: answering situational questions; describing story; video: questions introduction, filling gaps, comprehensions; talking about own experiences.
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Syllabus Spanish Upper Intermediate


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