COMMUNICATIVE, VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR RESOURCES
1. MY FAMILY AND MY FRIENDS
Ask for and give information about personality, tastes, hobbies, pet peeves, experiences, etc. Express similarities, differences and affinities between people. Describe people. Express tastes and feelings. Adjectives and nouns related to personality. Virtues and flaws. Likes and pet peeves. Habits and hobbies, family, experiences. Identify people (demonstrative pronoun). Pronominal form of verbs like "gustar". Indirect interrogatives with "si" and direct interrogatives with "qué, cuál, cuáles, con quién, por qué, dónde, cuándo," etc. Feminine nouns: "-dad, -ez, -eza, -ía, -ura."
2. SKILLS AND EMOTIONS
Talk about abilities ("dársele bien/mal; ser bueno/malo" + gerund, verbo costar, etc.). Talk about feelings, tastes and sensations to different degrees ("dar vergüenza, miedo, etc. Ponerse nervioso/a, triste, etc. Adverbs: muchísimo, mucho, bastante, demasiado, muy, un poco, nada, etc."). Express agreement and dissent ("A mí también/Yo también, etc.").
3. SOCIAL LIFE: FORMAL AND INFORMAL LIFESTYLE
Ask for objects, actions and help in varying degrees of formality. Ask for permission. Give excuses and justify. Bars and restaurants. Foods, typical dishes in Spain. "Poder, importar, dar, dejar, prestar, ir, venir, llevar, traer," etc. Conditional.
4. SOCIAL LIFE: LEISURE PLANS
Propose, accept and reject invitations and proposals. Meet someone. Verb to seem + adjective + infinitive / adjective / noun. It is + adjective + infinitive. Express desire to do something. Make appointments. Places, leisure activities, shows and cultural offer in Madrid, cienema and TV series.
Give advice (lo mejor es, va/n (muy) bien; tener + que + infinitivo; etc.) Imaginary situations. Give opinion on actions and behaviour. Body parts (themes: tattoos and piercings). Life events. Forms and uses of the conditional.
6. THE PAST (I): LIFE STAGES AND LIFE CHANGES
Relate past experiences. Talk about the beginning and duration of an action. Locate an action in time. Work and studies. Life events. Contrast: Pretérito Perfecto - Pretérito Indefinido (espacios actuales y no actuales). Hace, desde, desde que, desde hace. Perífrasis de infinitivo y gerundio.
7. THE PAST (II): LIFE STAGES AND LIFE CHANGES
Talk about habits and circumstances in the past. Locate actions in the past and present. Arguments and debate. Life stages. Interneet. Habits and changes in communication. Imperfect past. Past time particles.
8. THE PAST (III): HISTORICAL EVENTS
Talk about the past. Secuence actions. React to anecdotes. Historical events. Life events. Feelings. Combination of past times in a story (past indefinite, past imperfect, past pluperfect). Time particles and speech organizers. Resources to react: interjections and exclamations.
9. THE FUTURE: HYPOTHESES AND PREDICTIONS
Talk about future actions and situations. Express conditions. Formulate hypotheses about the future. World issues. Predictions about personal future. "Si´" + present indicative, future, "depende de si" + noun; "depende de si" + present indicative. Some uses of the future. "Seguramente/Supongo que/Posiblemente" + future. Future temporal particles.