Spanish 1 provides a solid foundation for students to build proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish, and provides students with basic skills and contextual information for using Spanish. Each unit presents new information, including useful vocabulary and grammatical structures, and introduces relevant cultural information. At the end of this course, students have the basic skills and contextual information required for using Spanish in their professional and daily lives and when traveling abroad.
Greetings and farewells
Numbers, days, and months
Seasons and weather
Likes and dislikes
-ar, -er, and -ir verbs Adjectives and the verb ser
The verb querer
Describing hair and eye color
The verb haber
Express likes and dislikes in Spanish.
Exchange greetings and pleasantries and address people appropriately.
Conjugate regular -ar, -er, and -ir verbs and use them to form simple sentences. Describe and ask what people and things are like using adjective-noun agreement and the verb ser.
Use possessive adjectives to describe objects, places, and people.
Make statements and ask questions about family members.