Let's Explore!

What will we explore?

We will explore culture, content, language used to conduct class in Spanish and the Seven Power Verbs.

Power Verbs (with these most any idea can be expressed)

  1. estar = to be (location)
  2. haber = there is/are (existence)
  3. tener = to have(possession)
  4. ser = to be (identity)
  5. gustar = to like (preference)
  6. ir = to go (motion)
  7. querer = to want (volition)

How will we explore?

We will talk, listen, sing, read and play!

What can a novice explorer do with language?

"Interpretive Communication: identify the general topic and some basic information in both very familiar and everyday contexts by recognizing practiced or memorized words, phrases, and simple sentences in texts that are spoken, written, or signed.

Interpersonal Communication: communicate in spontaneous spoken, written, or signed conversations on both very familiar and everyday topics, using a variety of practiced or memorized words, phrases, simple sentences, and questions.

Presentational Communication: present information on both very familiar and everyday topics using a variety of practiced or memorized words, phrases, and simple sentences through spoken, written, or signed language."

- From ACTFL Proficiency Benchmarks