A1 Spanish Level

A1 Spanish level - Nivel A1 de español

General Objectives for A1 Spanish level

In the A1 Spanish level the student will be able to:

  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

  • Introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.

  • Interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Communicative Content

  • Give and ask for personal information (name, age…..)
  • Greet (Hello and Goodbye)
  • Assets/Resources to ask and inquire about words
  • Express intention
  • Express interest
  • Explain the reasons for what we do
  • Talk about what we do in different languages
  • Describe places and countries
  • Express existence
  • Speak about/describe locations
  • Talk about the weather
  • Identify objects
  • Express needs
  • Buy in stores: ask about products, ask prices, etc.
  • Talk about preferences
  • Talk about appearances and characters/personalities
  • Expressing tastes and interests
  • Ask about tastes
  • Oppose tastes
  • Talk about personal relationships
  • Speak of habits and daily activities
  • Express frequency/accuracy
  • Ask and tell time
  • How to act/function in bars and restaurants
  • Ask for and give information about food
  • Meals of the day
  • Gastronomic habits/topics
  • Typical dishes of the Hispanic world
  • Describe villages, neighborhoods and cities
  • Talk about what we like more in a place
  • Ask for and give directions
  • Ask for and give information on how to reach a site
  • The neighborhood services
  • Express tastes and highlight an aspect
  • Talk about past experiences
  • Talk about skills and abilities
  • Talk about strengths and weaknesses of people

Grammatical content

  • Genres
  • Conjugations
  • Verb “ser”
  • Verb “tener”
  • Verb “llamarse”
  • Verb “gustar”
  • Verb “poner”
  • Verb “traer”
  • Adjectives
  • Present Simple of regular verbs
  • Present Simple of irregular verbs
  • Uses of “por” and “para”
  • Superlative
  • Reflexive verbs
  • The use of “Yo también”
  • The use of “Yo tampoco”
  • The use of “Yo sí/Yo no”
  • Primero/Después/Luego
  • Perfect tense

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