NSHS-B4b De compras
Novice high proficiency goal


  • Listen to conversations and read about clothes and shopping

  • Talk and write about shopping plans and gifts

  • Exchange information while purchasing an item of clothing

  • Talk and write about items you've bought and their price

    • Ask for and give opinions

    • Ask for and offer help in a store

Grammar objectives:

  • Stem changing verbs: pensar, querer, and preferir

  • Demonstrative adjectives and comparisons

  • The preterite of -ar verbs

  • The preterite of ir

  • The preterite of verbs ending in -car and -gar

  • Direct object pronouns

Speaking Test: Scoring Guide for Assessment

Hola Marta emergency link

Cultural Comparisons

Cultural Comparisons: El Mercado - English - Spanish

Comparaciones culturales: Me encanta ir de compras - English - Spanish

Carlos Ponce - Mujer con pantalones

Learn Spanish with Señor Jordan

Señor Jordan: La ropa


Highly recommended activities on Quia.com. These can be used for practice as well as for remediation.

Vocabulary from Paso a Paso

Cuánto pagaste por el suéter?

Self-test: Clothing Quiz 1 - 2

Definite articles game

Game: La ropa

Ay qué me pongo? - El Marchena

The Clothing Game

Clothesline Game

Video stories from the fabulous Señor Wooly
Billy la Bufanda - Señor Wooly
Es una ganga Señor Wooly

Es una ganga - Señor Wooly - Stills - Vocabulary

De compras - La ropa

Video Ele Actividad: La ropa

Me encanta escribir en español
Rueda de Suerte games

Juegos de Rueda de Suerte: Juego 1 - Juego 2 - Juego 3

Excellent speaking examples for study and for practice. You are given the video, the transcript, vocabulary lists, and more. Great for getting ready for the Speaking Test!

Ask the price of an item.

Buy an item of clothing.

Ask if an item exists in a store.


World Language Standards for Oregon

Learners proficient at NOVICE HIGH can use the target language and cultural knowledge to understand, exchange, and present information about familiar topics in everyday contexts using a variety of rehearsed or memorized words and phrases with attempts at creating simple, original sentences and questions.

WICOR Strategies


Textbook activities, workbook pages, taking notes, writing acronyms using adjectives


Discussion of essential question, cognates, question games


Quizzing, picture file, reading with partners


Discussion of word order and sentence structure, practicing with conjugation cards


Read culture sections, book activities, children’s books, tongue twisters

Recursos - OneDrive

NSHS-B4b Crossreference A06, B03, MHS-A7, old NSHS-B3 (Realidades L1-7A, L2-2B)