This workbook reviews colors, greetings and introduces
ordinal numbers beyond the 50th. It reviews basic questions, introduces commands related to movement and
introduces essential language structures needed for basic communication
including: "quería tener, puede tener, ha ganado, ha jugado, ha llorado, ha
robado, irá, no era de ella, ha saltado, ha visto, hablará, cocinará, ha
tenido, ha sentido, ha explicado, ha descansado, trabajará, ha comido, ha
corridor, se ha enfermado, le ha dolido, se ha caído, sabrá, sonreirá, va a
abrazar, se va a enojar, ayudará and buscará" while reviewing grammatical
structures taught in previous workbooks.
In addition, it reviews
formulaic expressions including: How are you? What are you called? How old are
you? Students will compare and differentiate typical household lifestyles
between Spanish-speaking countries.
This workbook is recommended for students
in 8th grade after completing "Pepe el zapato bailador" and contains
essential material to cover within the academic year. There are seven short
stories, additional reading comprehension exercises, and timed writings.
Furthermore, there are several formats of written activities throughout the
workbook, including a blank space where students can draw and write the stories
created in class. There are five musical lessons aid students to adjust their
hearing to Spanish pronunciation. Lastly, as part of a cultural activity,
students learn about daily life in México.