I'll start by adding our newest animals and "dichos":
Animal #3 el caballo - the horse
Dicho #3 Buenos días, - Good morning Buenas noches - Good evening, Good night
Animal #4 el pez - the fish (plural of el pez is los peces)
Dicho #4 Gracias. - Thank you.
Muchas gracias. Thanks a lot.
¡Muchísimas gracias! Thank you VERY MUCH!
New action words:
corre - s/he runs
baila - s/he dances
quiere - s/he wants
agarra - s/he grabs
Important new "super"word: hay - there is, there are
We've played around with números through 39, days of the week, letters and sounds of the Spanish alphabet, and names of Spanish-speaking countries.
We heard about the program "Amigos de las Américas" from three San Marin students who participated during this past summer. I hope some of YOU will choose to do this after you complete Spanish 2.
We're ready to do some "story-asking". We say story-asking because that is how we create the story and practice the language, by asking and answering questions about the different aspects of the story.
September 15 through October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, el mes de la herencia hispana. Keep an eye out for local celebrations. What did you learn about El Grito de Dolores?