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AULA INTERNACIONAL 1
LEVELS 1, 2 & 3

We are working on a placement test that will allow our students to go through an online assessment to help them decide which level is best for them to start.

 

(Coming up soon)

LEVELS 1 and 2 - Beginner (instruction is provided mostly in English)
LEVEL 3 - Intermediate (instruction is provided in both English & Spanish)

 

LEVEL 1

UNIDAD 1

- Giving and requesting personal details.

- Saying hello and goodbye.

- Resources for asking about words.

What you will learn (classes 1-3):

  • The Spanish alphabet.

  • Numbers, nationalities, professions.

  • Gender of nouns.

  • Spanish verb conjugation (-ar, -er, -ir).

  • The verb ser.

  • The verb tener.

  • The reflexive verb llamarse.

 

UNIDAD 2

- Expressing intentions.

- Explaining the reasons why we do things.

- Speaking about what we know (how to do?).

What you will learn (classes 4-6):

  • The present tense.

  • Uses of a, con, de, por, para, porque.

  • The definite article el, la, los, las.

  • Personal pronouns.

  • Qualifiers: bien, bastante bien, regular, mal.

UNIDAD 3

- Discovering places.

- Expressing existence and location.

- Talking about the climate.

What you will learn (classes 7-10):

  • The verb hay.

  • The verb estar.

  • The superlative.

  • Un, uno, una, unas.

  • Muy, mucho, muchos, muchas.

  • Que, cual, cuales, cuantos/cuantas.

 

LEVEL 2

UNIDAD 4

- Identifying objects.

- Expressing needs.

- Shopping (items, prices).

- Talking about preferences.

What you will learn (classes 1-3):

  • Demonstratives: este, esta, estos, estas.

  • The article + infinitive.

  • Que + noun.

  • Cual, cuales.

  • Tener que + infinitive.

  • The verb ir.

  • The verb preferir.

UNIDAD 5

- Speaking about physical appearance.

- Expressing and comparing likes, dislikes.

- Asking about likes and dislikes.

- Speaking about personal relationships.

What you will learn (classes 4-6):

  • The verb gustar.

  • Quantifiers: muy, bastante, un poco.

  • Possessives.

  • Tambien / Tampoco.

UNIDAD 6

- Speaking about habits.

- Expressing frequency.

- Asking and telling the time.

What you will learn (classes 7-10):

  • The present tense indicative.

  • Some basic irregular verbs.

  • Yo tambien/yo tampoco/yo si/yo no.

  • Primero, despues, luego.

 

LEVEL 3

UNIDAD 7

- Eating out in bars and restaurants.

- Ordering and giving information about food.

- Speaking about different culinary habits.

What you will learn (classes 1-3):

  • The impersonal form of se.

  • The verb poner and traer.

  • Direct object pronouns (lo, la, los, las).

UNIDAD 8

- Describing districts, towns and cities.

- Discussing what we like about a place.

- Asking for and providing information on location(s).

- Expressing likes and dislikes.

What you will learn (classes 4-6):

  • Quantifiers: algun, ningun, muchos.

  • Prepositions and adverbs of place (a, en, al lado de, lejos, cerca).

UNIDAD 9

- Speaking about past experiences.

- Speaking about skills and talents.

- Speaking about people's good and bad habits.

What you will learn (classes 7-10):

  • Preterito perfecto.

  • Saber + infinitive.

  • Poder + infinitive.

LEVELS 1-3

  1. Review exercises.

  2. Additional grammar.

  3. Audio scripts.

  4. Glossary.

Additional resources at the end of the textbook

Phone: (587)-357-9357

Classes: McKernan School (11330-76 ave, Edmonton, AB).

Mail: P.O. Box 52118 Garneau Edmonton, AB T6G 2T5.

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