Hola! Welcome back to another fun year of Spanish at HBS! There is so much cool stuff planned for the students this year! We will be exploring several different Spanish speaking countries, learning to dance, and singing some great Spanish songs! We'll be playing new games, meeting new friends, and even learning a brand new language!
This week, students learned all about our new curriculum called, "Descubre el Espanol." This is a fun textbook series written specifically for elementary language learners. There is a video series that accompanies the curriculum. Check out the videos at the bottom of the "Videos" tab on this website! This year in Spanish, I will be speaking more and more in Spanish. This week we learned some strategies to help us when we are learning a new language. They are called the "7 Cs of Language Learning." The 7 "Cs" are:
We played a game in class this week about cognates (words in Spanish that look or sound like words in English) to show that we already know much more Spanish than we think we do!
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!