October 30, 2017

Despite the creepy sounding title, El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is not at all scary like its American counterpart, Halloween.  Instead of trying to scare people, on El Dia de los Muertos, families gather to celebrate ancestors who have passed on.  It is...

October 23, 2017

Now that we are getting good at describing people in our family, we are going to start talking about where we live with our family. We will be describing the rooms of the house and the furniture in them.  We will also be learning about the verb "estar" which means "to...

October 16, 2017

We are continuing to describe our family members this week.  There are a lot of things we are starting to put together now: making nouns and adjectives agree, conjugating verbs, making negative statements, asking questions...  It is exciting to see everything come toge...

October 9, 2017

This week we are learning words to describe our "familia" (family).  The younger students got to meet the entire puppet family while the older students read through complete paragraphs in Spanish.  We are learning the names of family members in Spanish and noticing tha...

October 3, 2017

We are doing great with learning new verbs like "ser" and "tener."  The students are starting to figure out how to conjugate with the help of a Jason Mraz song and a rap song!  They are catchy and really help to get the conjugations stuck in your head!  The older stude...

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