N. Spanish Interpersonal Speaking: Novice

FAQ and Resources for the Open Educational Resource (OER) Language Teaching Repository

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This document contains answers to Frequently Asked Questions for the Open Educational Resource (OER) Language Teaching Repository. The Pathways Open Educational Resource (OER) Language Teaching Repository, an initiative from the Boise State University Department of World Languages, is an open and collaborative network of instructional materials and professional development created by and uniquely for Idaho’s K-16 language teachers and students. Teachers and students participating in the Pathways Project come from different fields of study and schools across Idaho to create open (i.e., free), digital activities that support the teaching and learning of foreign languages and promote intercultural competence. We hope to impact the opportunities learners have to connect to the global world!

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Authors: Amber Hoye, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 101 Lab 2 - Es un Placer Conocerte / It's a Pleasure to Meet You - Novice Low

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Students will have a "Meet and Greet Party" where they will pretend to be someone else, such as "Shakira". They will introduce and greet other people and this will help them to practice introducing themselves, greeting someone, and answering how they feel. They will also learn greetings for different times of the day and quickly review the differences between tú and usted.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom, Brenna McNeil

Span. 101 Lab 3 - Los Amigos Falsos y Verdaderos /Real and False Friends (Cognates) - Novice Low

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Students will learn all about cognates, real and false. First, they will be introduced to cognates by taking a guess of if certain words are real cognates or false cognates. Then, they will look through common ads and magazine clips to try to point out the cognates that are in the writing.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 101 Lab 11 - ¿Qué haces en tu tiempo libre?/What do you do in your free time? - Novice Mid

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In this activity, students will talk about their hobbies and what they like to do in their free time. During the warm up, a fun game will help students to review vocabulary and the main activity will provide numerous speaking opportunities.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Alesandra DiMatteo, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 101 Lab 4 - Vamos a Hacer un Trato/Let's Make a Deal - Novice Low

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In this activity, students are learning about school supplies. The lab assistant will show a picture of an item and the first student that takes the item out of their backpack and says the name in the target language, will get the point. The lab assistant can also show something that can apply to them. They will be then asked a follow up question and if they can answer, they get the point.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Los Agentes de Viajes y Los Viajeros/Travel Agents and Travelers, Spanish Novice Mid

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In this activity, students will talk about a vacation they would like to take and engage in conversation about traveling. Students will learn words relating to traveling and taking a vacation. They practice speaking to each other about planning a vacation. Students will also express personal opinions and thoughts about their vacation and hotel.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

¿Adónde quieres viajar?/ Where do you want to travel?- Spanish, Novice Mid

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In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveller they are. Students will also respond to a multitude of questions regarding their likes/dislikes in a group conversation setting. Students will learn more about traveling and how to answer questions regarding likes/dislikes. Students will also learn to answer questions about places.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Un Buen Repaso/A Good Review- Spanish, Novice Mid

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In this activity, students will review by talking about things revolving around the university, family, and vacations, using memorized vocabulary. Students will be interviewed by each other based on scenarios provided. Students will ask and answer questions entirely in Spanish.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 101 Lab 5 - Días de la Semana y las materias/Days of the Week and School Subjects - Novice Mid

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Students will learn about and get the opportunity to practice the Spanish days of the week through two different activities. First, they will be asked to place the days of the week in order (for both the United States and Spanish speaking countries' calendars). Then, they will be asked to respond to what day of the week they do a certain activity. Students will also get additional practice with different school subjects through two interactive games.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 101 Lab 7 - El Árbol Genealógico/Family Tree - Novice Mid

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Students will be able to recognize family member classifications (i.e. abuela=grandma), describe family members, and accurately use vocabulary related to families. They will need to acquire information about another individual’s family and will practice describing their own family members. They will need to acquire information about a classmate’s family and they will practice describing that classmate’s family members.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Ismenia Gallegos, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 1: Vamos a conocernos/ Let's Get to Know Each other - Novice High

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In this activity, students will answers questions about themselves using memorized words and phrases. In addition, they will have the opportunity to share information about their hometown with the rest of the group. Students will learn how to discuss places and how to describe themselves. Students will also learn how to ask question to get to know each other.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 101 Lab 8 - La Subasta/The Auction - Novice Mid

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This activity will expose students to the types of currency from Spanish speaking countries. Students will purchase items through an "auction". Students will practice numbers in Spanish and will also use adjectives to describe items that they can sell and buy. Students will practice using vocabulary to persuade others to buy a product and make deals with others when purchasing the product.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 4 - La Rutina Diaria/ Daily Routine - Novice High

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In this activity, students will ask their partner questions to create an appropriate schedule of activities. Students will describe their daily activities and routines. Students will learn how to describe time, activities, and days of the week. They will also learn how to ask questions regarding time and activities.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 14 - Una Entrevista - Novice High

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In this activity, students will review by talking about food, health, and parties. Students will interview each other in Spanish about foods, health, culture, and parties. Students will learn how to ask and answer questions entirely in Spanish.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 5 - Me Gusta, Me Encanta.../I Like, I Love... - Novice High

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In this activity, students will share their preferences based on likes and dislikes. Students will discuss their preferences on multiple different topics to include activities, food, clothing, items, etc, using complete sentences.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Alexis Araiza, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 7 - Vamos al Súpermercado/Let's go to the Supermarket - Novice High

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In this activity, students will go shopping at different grocery stores in search of the best prices for their foods. Students will use vocabulary involving food, money, and numbers. They will also learn about culture through use of discussing grocery stores. Students will also learn how to ask and answer questions about shopping and selling.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Scott Watford, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

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Span. 101 Lab 10 - Estás Invitado/You're Invited - Novice Mid

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In this activity, students will practice accepting and rejecting invitations. This includes students getting the chance to create their own invitation and invite students to activities. Students will learn more about activities, parties, times, and dates in Spanish. Students will also learn how to politely accept and reject invitations. Students will also learn how to ask questions about specific information relating to parties and events.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Madi Goertzen, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Claire Werlin, Alejandra Garcia, Mardy Morales, Ismenia Gallegos, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 11 - Las fiestas y los eventos/Parties and events - Novice High

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Students will talk about fun events and things to do in Spanish speaking countries. They will practice how to reject or accept an invitation, emphasizing a polite way to explain why you can or can't go. They will also decide on ways to discuss what they did at an event or activity with friends.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom

Span. 102 Lab 13 La Salud/Health - Novice Mid

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In this activity, students will learn what medicines treat which conditions and which relieve symptoms of illness in the target language. Students will learn to describe medicines and symptoms to be relieved. Students will discuss home remedies in Mexico. Students will also compare and contrast medicines and home remedies in the United States in comparison to Mexico.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Amber Hoye, Gabby Bates, Abby Cain, Alejandra Garcia, Sue Juarez, Mardy Morales, Alesandra DiMatteo, Ismenia Gallegos, Borja Aguilera, Camille Daw, Mimi Fahnstrom