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Level 2

Goals, Planning and Pacing

I would like to give a clear explanation for my level 2 goals and an explanation of how to plan and pace your year using this site. Goal-My overall goal for level 2 is for students to acquire the 200 most frequently used structures (verbs), while in the meantime acquiring …

Review weeks level 2

I review level 1 vocabulary for 4 to 6 weeks at the start of level 2. I do 2 stories a week with 3-4 review structures per story. One day is spent on PQA and Circling and the other is the story and story re-tells. I was going to do …

Week 1

Week 1 starts around week 10 for me. I focus on the review vocabulary and teach both preterite and imperfect in that time. Week one is when I start to focus on the main goals for level 2; basic subjunctive, present perfect, conditional and future tense, as well as past …

Week 2

Week 2 Handout Level 2 Presente Tiene vergüenza/está orgulloso-S/he is embarrassed/is proud Sonríe-S/he smiles Está de acuerdo-S/he agrees Lleva-S/he wears Pasado Tenía vergüenza/estaba orgulloso-S/he was embarrassed/was proud Sonrió-S/he smiled Estaba de acuerdo-S/he agreed Llevaba/llevó-S/he wore PQA Tiene vergüenza/está orgulloso-What are the students proud of and embarrassed of? Sonríe-Who smiles a …

Week 3

Week 3 Handout Level 2 Presente Prefiere + infinitive-Prefers + infinitive Debe-Should Se ríe-Laughs Quiere (+ infinitive)-Wants (+ infinitive) Pasado Prefería + infinitive-Prefered + infinitive Debía-Should have Se rió-Laughed Quería (+ infinitive)-Wanted (+ infinitive) PQA Prefiere + infinitive-Do you prefer to eat at the school or at _____? Do you …

Week 4

Presente Trata de-Tries to Les está robando-S/he is robing them Necesita llevar-S/he needs to take Se siente-Feels Pasado Trató de-Tried to Les estaba robando-S/he was robing them Necesitaba llevar-S/he needed to take Se sentía-Felt PQA Trata de-What do students try to do that their parents don’t want them to try. …

Week 5

Presente Se enamora de/está enamorado de- S/he falls in love with/is in love with Escribe una carta de amor- S/he writes a love letter Está obsesionado- S/he is obsessed with Le regala- S/he gives him/her Pasado Se enamoró de/estaba enamorado de- S/he fell in love with/was in love with Escribió una …

Week 6

For this week I focus only on the present tense. This is the first real introduction of the conditional and the present perfect. I will also introduce more verbs in the present perfect and the conditional as they come up in class. Presente Parece-S/he appears Vería-S/he would see Ha visto-S/he has …

Week 7

Presente Le gustaría-S/he would like Se despide de-S/he says goodbye to Sigue-S/he follows Se pone-S/he becomes Pasado Le gustaría-S/he would like Se despidió de-S/he said goodbye to Siguió-S/he followed Se puso-S/he became PQA Coming soon…   Cuentos Mini Story 1 Había un chico que estaba obsesionado con una chica en …

Week 8

Week 8 Handout Level 2 Presente Se despierta-S/he wakes up Acaba de + infinitive-S/he just… No lo puede creer-S/he can’t believe it Se ha dormido-S/he has fallen asleep Pasado Se despertó-S/he woke up Acabó de + infinitive-S/he just… No lo podía creer-S/he couldn’t believe it Se había dormido-S/he had fallen …

Week 9

Presente Mientras está _ando/iendo-While s/he is __________ Tiene miedo-S/he is scared Le asusta-Scares him/her Corre hacia-S/he runs towards Pasado Mientras estaba _ando/iendo-While s/he was __________ Tenía miedo-S/he was scared Le asustó-Scared him/her Corrió hacia-S/he ran towards PQA Mientras estaba __ando/iendo– What do you listen to while you are cleaning your …

Week 10

Presente Se queja-S/he complains Espera-S/he hopes/waits Le extraña-S/he misses him/her Va a ir-S/he is going to go Pasado Se quejó-S/he complained Esperaba-S/he hoped/waited Le extrañaba-S/he missed him/her Iba a ir-S/he was going to go PQA Se queja-Who complains the most in your family? What do you complain about the most …

Week 11

Presente A veces trae- S/he sometimes brings Se preocupa- S/he worries Ven conmigo- Come with me! Se divierte- S/he has fun Pasado A veces traía- S/he sometimes brought Se preocupaba- S/he worried Ven conmigo- Come with me! Se divertió- S/he had fun   PQA What students sometimes bring to school, …

Week 12

Presente Ha acabado-S/he has finished Tendrá problemas-S/he will have problems No entiende-S/he doesn’t understand Se cae-S/he falls Pasado Hubo acabado-S/he had finished Tendrá problemas-S/he will have problems No entendía-S/he didn’t understand Se cayó-S/he fell   PQA Ha acabado-What have you started that you have not finished? How quickly did the …

Week 13

Prueba for Weeks 11-13 Presente Se olvida-S/he forgets Conoce-S/he knows/meets Abre/cierra-S/he opens/closes Lo puede encontrar-S/he can find it Pasado Se olvidó-S/he forgot Conoció-S/he met Abrió/cerró-S/he opened/closed Lo podía encontrar-S/he could find it   PQA/Actividades Abre/Cierra- I always movie talk the short film the Runaway. What time does your favorite restaurant/clothing …

Week 14

Presente Aunque nunca se baña-Although s/he never bathes Se pone la ropa-S/he gets dressed/puts on the clothes Es probable que + subjunctive-It is probable that subjunctive Se da cuenta-S/he realizes Pasado Aunque nunca se bañaba-Although s/he never bathed Se puso la ropa-S/he got dressed/put on clothes Era probable que + subjunctive-Is …

Week 15

Presente Siempre está triste/contento/etc.-S/he is always sad/happy/etc. Le ha dicho-S/he has told him/her Vale la pena-It’s worth it Entonces (no) llora-So s/he doesn’t cry Pasado Siempre estaba triste/contento/etc.-S/he was always sad/happy/etc. Le habíá dicho-S/he had told him/her Valió la pena-It was worth it Entonces (no) lloró-So s/he didn’t cry   …

Week 16

Presente Cree que le conoce-She believes she knows him/her Hay que…-S/he has to… Siempre quiere hablarle-S/he always wants to talk to her/him Habla como si no exista-S/he talks as if it doesn’t exist Pasado Creía que le conocía-She believed she knew him/her Hubo que…-S/he had to… Siempre quería hablarle-S/he always …

Week 17

Presente Quiere conseguir-S/he wants to get A ella/él le encanta-S/he loves Se encuentra con ______-S/he runs into _______ Está muy sucio/limpio-It is very clean/dirty Pasado Quería conseguir-S/he tried to get A ella/él le encantaba-S/he loved Se encontró con-S/he ran into _______ Estaba muy sucio/limpio-It was very clean/dirty   PQA ¿Qué …

Week 18

Presente Quiere divertirse- S/he wants to have fun Se quita- S/he takes off Sabe que no es divertido- S/he knows that it is not fun Cree que es aburrido- S/he believes that it is borring Pasado Quería divertirse- S/he wanted to have fun Se quitó- S/he takes off Sabía que …