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Los Días De La Semaña

Now we are going to learn the days of the week in Spanish!

Monday - lunes
Tuesday - martes
Wednesday - miércoles
Thursday - jueves
Friday - viernes
Saturday - sábado
Sunday - domingo

(Note The Accents)

- Whenever you write the days of the week in spanish they must be lowercase.

- What day is it? = ¿Qué día es hoy?
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You have to know how to say the days of the week​ in Spanish if you want to know what day it is today. Here is a GoAnimate video of a person who doesn't know what day it is.



Click the link below to study some flashcards...
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Tú (vs.) Usted

Hola, today were going to learn about how to differentiate between speaking formally and speaking informally in Spanish.

Now to understand this fully you have to know who you're speaking to. If you are speaking to a friend or someone who's younger than you, then you speak informally (tú). If your speaking to your parents or someone older than you, then you speak formally (Usted). Listed below is a chart with spanish phrases that are formal and informal. You can also use these flashcards to help you distinguish between the two. 
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Click the link below to study some more flashcards...
You need to know the difference between tú and usted so you dont disrespect anyone when speaking in Spanish. Here are two videos of Brittany asking people questions the correct way.

- Usted
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Que Dia Es Hoy? (What day Is Today?) How To Ask and say the days of the week In Spanish

¡Hola! In Order to ask what day it is and say the days of the week in spanish you need to know the following. First you need to know how to ask what day it is. Then You need to know how to say the days in spanish and respond in spanish as well.

Imagine you wake up in the middle of nowhere and walk right into a what you thought was an english-speaking town. But you discover its not. Some random person comes out of nowhere and is like "¿Qué dia es hoy?" I'll tell you the truth. All He's asking is "What day is today?" Now reply by saying "Es el..." But wait! I haven't told you how to say the days of the week. Here is a list below

lunes-Monday
martes-Tuesday
miércoles-Wednesday
jueves-Thursday
viernes-Friday
sábado-Saturday
domingo-Sunday

Now you know how to say the days in spanish. Now to finish what you 
were saying just say "Es el lunes". Thats all you have to do. Here are some good flashcards to study. Here you can learn the days even better. Here is a short video on all that you learned to say and ask in spanish, be put into action. Hope this mini-lesson help on your quest to suceed in saying the days of the week in spanish!
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Weather

Weather


Weather is like the easiest subject to learn in Español. Your just basically giving a one word answer on how the weather is using hace or esta, which means it’s or it is.

Example:

rainy: hace lloviendo

snowy: está nevando 


If you want to say the temperature is either good or bad you just say; mal for bad or bien for good. Some temperature is pronounce to its meaning in English or to a word that means the same

Example:

hace  (bastante) frio - it’s (very) cold     está (mayormente) nublado - it’s (mostly) cloudy 

hace (bastante) calor - it’s (very) hot      está (mayormente) húmedo - it’s (mostly) humid 

hace (bastante) sol - it’s (very) sunny     está (mayormente) lloviendo - it’s (mostly)

                                                                 rainy         

hace (bastante) viento - it’s (very) windy  está (mayormente) nevando - it’s (mostly)

                                            snowy 


Weather:


For this video to teach the weather, we’re going to do a fake weather forecast. First the two girls are going to turn on the television to the weather channel and the anchor is going to tell them how the weather is in Spanish .

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Months and Dates

Dates


Numbers in Spanish are also very different from English. The first letter in the word 

also start with lower case. In Spanish the date comes before the month as in English the month comes before the date, but the year still goes last.

Example:

  English:                         Spanish:

6/12/09                          12/6/09


Dates are very important if you want to know when your homework is due, when somebody birthday is and when something expires.


Months 



Months and Dates are very different from each other in Spanish and English . In Spanish the first letter of a word is lower case while in English it’s upper case 


Spanish Months: 


enero

febrero

marzo

abril

mayo

junio

julio

agosto

septiembre

octubre

noviembre 

diciembre 








 English Months:


January 

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December



As you can see in the chat there are some words that look the same as in English but some look very different and is spelled different . The most common misspelled  Spanish months are :


agosto - august

septiembre - september

octubre - october 


noviembre - november

diciembre - december 

Months and Dates:


This video is about a husband forgetting his wife birthday. She is going to throw around a couple of hints like for example she’s going to say all the months in Spanish and say something like aren't you forgetting something.


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Months

Months 



Months and Dates are very different from each other in Spanish and English . In Spanish the first letter of a word is lower case while in English it’s upper case 


Spanish Months: 


enero

febrero

marzo

abril

mayo

junio

julio

agosto

septiembre

octubre

noviembre 

diciembre 








 English Months:


January 

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December



As you can see in the chat there are some words that look the same as in English but some look very different and is spelled different . The most common misspelled  Spanish months are :


agosto - august

septiembre - september

octubre - october 


noviembre - november

diciembre - december 

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Icebreaker

Icebreaker:

In order to make basic conversation, you need to know:
conver.
mycomic
Here is a video of a girl meeting a new student making conversation at SLA.
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Los meses de la año

To know the months in español, you must first know the months of the year in english.  After that it gets pretty simple, you just learn how to pronounce them in spanish.
Enero  (january)    Febrero  (february)    Marzo  (march)    Abril  (april)    Mayo  (mayo)   
Junio  (june)  Julio  (july)    Agosto  (august)    septiembre  (september)    octubre  (october)    
noviembre  (november)    diciembre  (december)

Those are the months of the year, I personally had a lot of fun when learning this for the first time.  I hope you will have the same experience.
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El Alfabeto y mas

Hello, today we are going to learn the most basic piece of the spanish language.  Can anyone guess. That's right the alphabet.  In spanish, though, it is pronounced "El alfabeto."  It is actually very easy learn and it can be pretty fun.  Here are some really cool fun facts about the spanish language is , 
1. There are only 27 letters in the spanish language, where as there are only 26 in the english language.
2. Unlike the english alphabet, where all the letters are uppercase, all letters in the spanish alfabeto are lower-case letters
Here are the letters of the spanish language

a   (ah)                  i  (eee)                    p (peh)           x (equis)     

b   (beh)                j   (hota)                 q (cooo)         y ( eee griega)  

c   (seh)                 k  (kah)                   r (ereh)          z (seta)      

d   (deh)                l   (eleh)                  s  (eseh)         

e    (eh)                 m  (emeh)                t  (teh)

f    (efeh)               n   (eneh)                u  (oooo)

g    (hey)                ñ  (enyeh)               v  (beh)

h    (acheh)            o    (o)                     w (doble ve)

Something that most people looking at this list would notice is that the "v" in the spanish alfabeto is pronounced the same as the "b".  Thank you for listening to this wonderful lesson on the spanish alfabeto.
Here is the link to a video I made: ¡El alfabeto! | Xtranormal
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De la Semana - Days of the Week en Espanol

De la Semana - Days of the Week

These are the days of the week in English, and Spanish.
Our calendar begins on a Sunday, but the Spanish calendar begins on a Monday.


ENGLISH ESPANOL
Mondaylunes
Tuesdaymartes
Wednesdaymíercoles
Thursdayjueves
Fridayviernes
Saturdaysábado
Sundaydomingo




There is a song to remember this:

“Hay siete, Hay siete, Hay siete días de la semana...
lunes, martes, míercoles, jueves, viernes, sábado, domingo”

REAL LIFE SITUATION:
There is an exchange student from Puerto Rico named Pablo who is your partner for a Spanish project. On a Tuesday, Pablo asks his partner, "qué días es manana. Then you would reply with "Míercoles" (Wednesday)

Here is a video that provides an example on remembering the days of the week
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The weather in español!!!!!

  Do I need my umbrella?

  When on vacation in a spanish speaking country, you have to know how to understand how to ask and tell the weather


* you have to understand how to tell what the weather weather ( Hace ... OR   tiempo ....) the weather today is 

* you have to know how to ask what the weather is like ( ¿ Qué timepo hace hoy ..... ) 

* you have to know the little words inside other words to remember them easily ( húmedo=humid ) 
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Watch a video here: http://vimeo.com/52681525
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Meses y Fechas - Months and Dates

This table shows the months of the year in english and spanish

Januaryenero
Februaryfebrero
Marchmarzo
Aprilabril
Maymayo
June junio
Julyjulio
Augustagosto
Septemberseptiembre
Octoberoctubre
Novembernoviembre
Decemberdiciembre




-Some of the months in spanish sound like the months in english.

-Most students misspell 5 months a lot: agosto, septiembre, octubre, noviembre, diciembre.

With the dates in spanish, the month and the day are switched.   (Christmas = 25/12, Valentine’s Day = 14/2)

REAL LIFE SITUATION:  You are taking a vacation to Mexico and you make a new friend who hardly speaks any English. When he asks when your birthday is, you would say (day y month)

VIDEO: Click here to view a video about months and dates.
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Days of the week in Epañol

The days of the week in espanol have rules just as well as the months. There is no capital letter in the front unless its the first word in the sentence. 
Remember when writing them, to always put the accents over the right letters. The whole thing can be wrong if you forget. 
Lastly, on the spanish calendar the week doesn't start on Sunday. It starts on Monday. 
 
-When speaking you might also hear the following words:
1. "el día" which means day.
2. "la semana" which means week.
3. "hoy" which means today.

Go to the following link in order to quiz yourself and also to hear the pronunciation of the words: http://quizlet.com/13861290/days-months-spanish-flash-cards/

The chart below shows the relationship to the day of the week in english and in espanol. 
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Watch a video here: http://vimeo.com/52681523
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Conversations and Greetings in Español!

Lesson

When meeting a Spanish speaking exchange student for the first time, it would be best to speak to them in their own language. These are the phrases that you need to know in order to do it:

Common greetings (Hola, buenos días, tardes, noches)
Conversation questions (How are you?, What's your name?, How old are you?, Where are you from?, When's your birthday?)
Ways to say goodbye (Hasta mañana, Hasta luego, Adios)
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Intro to video:

In this video, we will show a real life application of Español by demonstrating how to conduct a basic conversation with an exchange student. We will use phrases and words such as Hola, Cómo te llamas, and Cúantos años tienes tú.

Watch a video here: https://vimeo.com/52681521
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¿y tú? ¿y usted? Which do I use?

In Español, you may not speak to everyone the same way. Much in the way we use different words for our elders, in the Spanish language, different words are used to show respect to different people. The words and phrases below are key when speaking to people.

When speaking to those who you wish to show respect, you use usted (ud.)
When speaking to friends or someone younger, you use tú.

Here are some examples of using tú versus usted.

President Obama: ¿Cómo estás?
You: ¡Muy bien, gracias! ¿Y usted?

or

A new exchange student: ¿Cómo te llamas?
You: Mi nombre es _____. ¿Y tú?

Think of which phrase (tú or usted) you would use for each person.

1. Your teacher 2. Your classmate 3. Your friend's mom


4. An elder man on the train         5. The cashier  6. Mr. Lehmann                   
Intro to video:

In this video we will present a real life application of Español by demonstrating the different instances in which you use the phrases y tú and y usted.
Watch a video here: https://vimeo.com/52681524
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¡Hola, guapa!: lunes to domingo

Some other spanish words that are helpful to know are the days of the week or los días de la semana.
If you want to aks someone what day it is, you would say "¿Qué día es hoy?". 
If you want to hear how to pronounce the days of the week, click here.

Remember!
In spanish, the days of the week are NOT capitalized!

Below is a chart that shows the days of the week in english and in spanish.
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Introduction to Video:

Here's a video showing Mia asking Jackie when the project was due.
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Mesas y fechas (Myrna, Malwina, and Clio)

Meses y fechas
This lesson will help you learn how to say the months in order in Spanish, and teach you how to spell and pronounce them correctly.

Lesson 5

Los meses del Año


Part 1

Spanish

English

eneroJanuary
febreroFebruary
marzoMarch
abrilApril
mayoMay
junioJune
julioJuly
agostoAugust
septiembreSeptember
octubreOctober
noviembreNovember
diciembreDecember
Hoy es el   ----#---- de (mes)It’s the ----#----- of (month)

The months must NOT be capitalized!!

Part 2
http://quizlet.com/15545767/los-meses-del-ano-flash-cards/

Intro to Video
In this video you will watch a girl who is doing her homework as another person what the date is in spanish and what day it is, in Español.

Click here for a video of this real life situation.
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