Congratulations on your decision to learn Spanish. This lesson is available for independent study. It should take about 90 minutes to complete. But, don´t try to do it all in one sitting. Ideally, you should come back 3-4 times to practice over the course of a few days.
HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL WITH THIS, AND EVERY, SPANISH LESSON
STEP 1: INTRUCTIONAL VIDEO (10 MINUTES)
First, watch the video below for English language instruction and explanation that goes over the key language and vocabulary for the lesson.
STEP 2: LESSON MATERIALS AND GRAMMAR PRACTICE
Now, try the interactive lesson below. Do the activities embedded in the lesson. The quizzes are set up so that you can try again if you need to. Afterward, there are more activities further down the page. These will help you improve your listening, writing and speaking skills.
STEP 3: COMPREHENSION AND OUTPUT ACTIVITIES (SPEAKING/WRITING)
After you study, create an of your own family, like the one below. Go to Canva for professional looking templates (free!) that you can edit in a few minutes.
Next, try the additional activities below to practice your listening comprehension, writing, pronunciation and speaking skills. If you have more frequent interactions, then you will retain the language better.
STEP 4: PERFORM THE LESSON OBJECTIVE
Now it´s time to test yourself! Record your Spanish introduction here and have a listen. Ask yourself: How do you sound? Do you hear any mistakes? You can re-record as many times as you want to and download the file to track your progress over time.
If you find that you cannot perform the lesson objective yet – that´s perfectly fine. You can return to steps 1-3 to review and practice as needed.
Do you want to try more activities like the ones above? Head over to our Free Activities page.