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Los Verbos

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Title:

Los Verbos

URL:

https://grammar.spanishintexas.org/

Content Source:

Other
Coerll University of Texas at Austin
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This site is perfect for novice mid to novice high students that need a little extra help in grasping key characteristics of the Spanish language.  Here students will find detailed explanations of key grammar concepts. What makes this site unique is that each topic is explained using authentic video examples allowing students to hear the grammar concepts in action rather than just study written rules. The grammar concepts covered are Adjectives, Adverbs, Conjunctions, Determiners, Negation, Nouns, Prepositions, Pronouns, and Verbs.

Content Standard(s):
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
8) Identify characteristics of the target language and the native language.

a. Observe formal and informal forms of language.

b. Identify word order for dates and placement of descriptors.

c. Identify high-frequency idiomatic expressions.

d. Identify cognates.

Unpacked Content
Goals:
Comparisons
Modes Of Communication:
Presentational Mode
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • identify letters/characters of the target language alphabet or writing system.
  • recognize diacritical markings important to the target language.
  • recognize the grammatical differences between the formal and
  • informal the target language language use.
  • utilize correct word order in written and spoken conversation.
  • use high-frequence idiomatic expessions in everyday conversation.
  • use cognates to assist in comprension of the target language.
Performance Descriptors:
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to recognize similarities among root words in order to aid comprehension in the target language.
  • that conjugations can effect the formality/tone of the provided information.
  • that word order varies across langauge and may differ from their native language.
  • that some expressions (ex.
  • idiomatic expressions) may not translate literally from language to language.
Skills:
Students are able to:
Novice Mid Level
  • use the alphabet or writing system to express ideas.
  • identify appropriate situations in which to use formal and informal structures.
  • memorize common idomatic expressions.
  • match words from the target language to similarly structured words in the native language.
Novice High Level
Students are able to:
  • use the alphabet or writing system to express ideas.
  • use diacritical markings to clarify meaning when writing.
  • identify appropriate situations in which to use formal and informal structures.
  • memorize common idomatic expressions.
  • match words from the target language to similarly structured words in the native language.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • by learning another language one can better understand how the native language works.
  • other understandings will depend on theme taught.
Tags: Adjectives, Adverbs, Audio, Conjunctions, Connections, Determiners, Grammar, Interpretive Listening, Negation, Nouns, Novice High, Novice Low, Novice Mid, Prepositions, Pronouns, Spanish, Verbs
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Comments

Welcome to Spanish Grammar in Context, where you will find detailed grammar explanations of the Spanish language. Unlike traditional reference grammars, each topic is explained using authentic video examples from the Spanish in Texas Project. Accompanying practice quizzes are available on an open Canvas course site.

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Author: Chrissy Roe