"Au revoir", to the first group of students that took a nine-week French Introduction class. I am looking forward to seeing them next year. A new group of students has joined French Introduction in the second quarter. They have begun an exciting journey of speaking, reading, listening, and singing in French.
French 1 A
Students had an exciting time learning how to order food in French restaurants. Probably, you have already guessed that our topic of conversation was French cuisine, and customs associated with it. For 45 minutes our classroom was turned into a French cafe with real French food and soft drinks. Students took turns in being waiters, waitresses and customers. Both servers and customers spoke French. Students spoke to each other in French about their friends, where they live, their age and favorite activities. Our thanks go to 7th grade parents who supported our French adventure.
French 1 B
In Chapter, “Faisons connaissance de la ville", students learned to identify and locate places in a city, ask for and give directions, give orders and suggest activities.
Students learned how to speak about future events, using Future Proche. They spent a lot of time practicing the use of the preposition A and the definite article ( a+le, a+la, a+l'), as well as the use of the preposition DE with the definite article. Correct use of both of these prepositions is essential in giving information about location and in asking and giving directions.
Spanish Level 1A (7th and 8th grades)
¡Hola! We’ve been talking about our favorite sports, classes, foods, and types of music! We’re also discussing our dislikes. In the next few weeks, we will be learning about school supplies, class schedules, and how to tell time. Students should continue to study their vocabulary lists every day. El Día de los Muertos discussions and cultural experiences have also taken place in 1A classrooms lately. ¡Es una tradición muy interesante!
Spanish Level 1B (8th grade)
¡Hola, alumnos! We have been learning about family relationships and will now focus on describing our relatives. We will also discuss our household chores and will learn how to give advice to our friends. Students should continue to study their vocabulary lists every day. Remember, classroom participation is important. Make the most out of every opportunity to speak in Spanish!