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iHola chicos y chicas! laugh

 

 ¡Bienvenidos a español! I hope you will find useful all the following blocks of information. 

Below you will find:

 

GAMES created in various free apps that can help you revise and gain confidence with some of the topics covered in the lessons.

 

 TAPAS, which are short 5-8 min videos that will be shown during the week at school to increase your opportunities to practise and reinforce your language skills.

YEAR 3 - SPANISH LEARNING JOURNEY

YEAR 3 - TERM 1 - We are busy learning the following:  

 

VOCABULARY:

  • Greetings: hello - goodbye - good morning - good afternoon - good evening.
  • Colours (x11)
  • Numbers (0-10)
  • Some animals (from the story 'Brown Bear')

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (Q&A):

  • What is your name?
  • How are you?
  • How old are you?

 

GRAMMAR & PHONICS:

  • Some words are feminine and some are masculine
  • In Spanish we use a question mark upside down  (¿) at the beginning of a question.
  • We also use an exclamation mark upside down (¡) at the beginning of an exclamation
  • PHONICS: We heve looked at the pronunciation of the letters: h - ll -  j - ñ - z

 

INTERCULTURAL CONTENT:

  • The location of Spain in a map of the world
  • Some common Spanish first names (and how a full name looks like)
  • The tradition of the Three Wise Men or Three Kings, bringing Christmas presents on the 6th January

 

LANGUAGE LAERNING STRATEGIES:

  • There are some techniques we should use to help with learning new words and structures:  singing a song, reading a story, rhymes or poems
  • Also, adding an action to a sound or word
  • Finally, playing games is a good way to learn the new material

YEAR 3 - TERM 2 - We are busy learning the following:  

 

VOCABULARY:

  • The name of the letters of the alphabet in Spanish.
  • The name of 10 farm animals: cow, pig, chicken, horse, etc.
  • The numbers to 15.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (Q&A):

  • What animal is it?
  • How many animals do you have?

 

GRAMMAR & PHONICS:

  • PHONICS: the main 15 differentiated sounds of Spanish and their graphemes.
  • The rules for making singular nouns into plural nouns.

 

INTERCULTURAL CONTENT:

  • We have learnt a song about little chicks in Spanish.

 

LANGUAGE LAERNING STRATEGIES:

  • Using the images and actions assigned to a particular grapheme or group of graphemes we can accurately pronounce new words in Spanish.
  • Singing songs and reading stories in a foreing languages help us to get more confident with the language and to explore its sounds in a fun way, 

CLICK HERE TO REVISE THE VOCABULARY AND EXPRESSIONS FOR EACH TERM

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