Oatlands School - Spanish - Progress Report
TEACHERS: CAROLINE MEARES YEAR 2 and PALOMA CRESPO YEAR 1
TERM AUTUMN 2019
Our aim is to ensure children understand and learn to love the culture of Spain and to gain good listening and speaking skills. We use lively role play, games, bingos, songs and activities to make Spanish culture both enjoyable and memorable.
It is a pleasure to teach your children and I hope they enjoy as much as we do. If you have specific questions, please see me after the club or send an email to email@example.com
TOPICS COVERED THIS TERM – CAROLINE’S GROUP
We started off the term with a revision session where we practised Cómo te llamas? (what is your name?), me llamo…… (I’m called….) Cuántos años tienes? (How old are you?), Tengo……años (I am….years old), Cómo estás? (how are you), bien (well), regular (so-so) and mal (not well), colours and counting.
We then started a zoo animal topic and learnt un elefante (elephant), la jirafa (giraffe), un león (lion), un tigre (tiger), un serpiente (snake), un cocodrilo (crocodile), un mono (monkey) and un cebra (zebra).
We finished the half term with a fun session on Halloween and will learn la bruja (witch), la calabaza (pumpkin), el fantasma (ghost), el vampiro (vampire), el gato (cat), la araña (spider), la caldera (cauldron) and los caramelos (sweets).
TOPICS COVERED THIS TERM – PALOMA’S GROUP
We started the term practicing the traditional greetings “Hola,¿ Cómo estás? (Hello, how are you? ), and they would answer “Muy bien gracias, y tú?” (I am very well thank you, and you?) and asking our age “¿Cuántos años tienes? (how old are you?) Tengo 5 años (I am 5 years old)”.
We reviewed Los números (numbers) 1 to 10 , “Los colores” (the colours ) azul (blue) rojo (red), amarillo (yellow), verde (green), naranja (orange), blanco (white), negro (black), marrón (brown), gris (grey) and rosa (pink).
We learned how to prepare a sandwich “Bocadillo” with pan (bread), lechuga (lettuce), queso (cheese), tomate (tomato) and jamón (ham).We used the expressions “Me gusta”, “No me gusta” (I like, I do not like)
We talked about Halloween with “brujas” (witch), “calabaza” (pumpkin), “fantasma” (ghost) and “vampire” (vampire).
Songs: ¡Hola amigos! (Hello friends!) El bocadillo ( The sandwich)
FOR THE NEXT HALF TERM – CAROLINE’S GROUP
After half term we will continue our zoo animal topic and will include un oso (bear), un hipopótamo (hippo), un rinoceronte (rhino), un canguro (kangaroo), un lobo (wolf), un camello (camel), un pinguino (penguin) and un panda (panda).
We will start to learn parts and rooms of the house and will cover: la casa (the house), la pared (wall), el tejado (roof), la puerta (door), la ventana (window), la chimenea (chimney). Then we will learn las habitaciones (rooms) – la cocina (kitchen), el salón (the lounge), el dormitorio (bedroom), el baño/cuarto de baño (bathroom) and el comedor (dining room).
We will finish the term by looking at how Christmas (Navidad) is celebrated in Spain and the traditional Uvas (grapes) that are eaten on New Years Eve as well as Los Reyes Magos (three Kings) and the coal they sometimes bring to the children. We will learn un regalo (present), Papá Noel (Father Christmas), arból de navidad ( Christmas tree), una estrella (star) and Feliz Navidad (Happy Christmas)
FOR THE NEXT HALF TERM – PALOMA’S GROUP
We will learn about “desayuno” (breakfast) and specially “chocolate con churros” as well as “café” (coffee), “mermelada” (jam), “mantequilla” (butter), “azúcar” (sugar) and “leche” (milk).
On the last day of term we will talk about how we celebrate “Navidad” (Christmas) and the traditional “Uvas” (grapes) for New Years Eve as well as “Los Reyes Magos” and the coal they sometimes bring to the children.
Songs: Feliz Navidad (Merry Christmas)
ALL TERM DATES, REPORTS AND PRESENTATION DATES ARE ON THE WEBSITE www.childrensclubs.com. Please remember that we expect half a term’s notice if you are not continuing.
We look forward to seeing you next term to continue your journey in Spanish.