Welcome to your first lesson on este curso!
What a great decision! You want to learn español, and you are taking a step in the right direction. This first lesson is completamente gratis. All the lessons are great quality, and will really help you to learn, and each complete unit, is priced very competitively. Open up your book at the page titulado:
A guide to Spanish pronunciation
Put your cd in your player, or open up the media player with the audio download. Open up your notebook. Take a sip of your drink. You are ready for class. Watch the video, and be ready to hit pause often and whenever you are instructed to do so. You are about to learn un poco de español.
Now get learning!
Your SMART goals make your learning happen. Below is the SPECIFIC Spanish we covered today in class. Cognates just means words that are similar in the 2 languages, lenguajes. Can you name 15 of them? I know I couldn’t without the effort of memorización. Start with 3, and keep adding to that number. Also, can you remember the 2 ways to say and you? Can you remember the 2 ways to say what are you called? Try to have all this memorised by bedtime tomorrow. Test yourself often, and refer back to your textbook when you need to.
These goals are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound, in other words, they are SMART.
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Lesson supplements here. First we have Danny Evans to consolidate and expand vocabulary. Then there are two conversational videos from me. Relax and learn!
Danny expands the vocabulary list for this section, with some very important words and phrases. Please watch this; it is very useful.
Watch and listen for great learning tips to make this permanent knowledge. This video is designed specifically to complement this lesson, to show you how to use the language you have learned in broader contexts. The journal I show you briefly in this video is available from the bookshop on this website.
When you ask, “¿Cómo te llamas?” do you then remember the name that the person has given you? Watch this video and think about la memoria …
What is coming in the next 5 lessons. Buy Now to make sure you do them. If you procrastinate, you are far less likely to be speaking good Spanish 52 weeks from now.
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