St. Charles School offers introductory instruction in Spanish in all grades. This program is designed to prepare our students for the study of foreign languages, with a special emphasis on Spanish.  Currently, most St. Charles graduates are ready for entrance into Spanish 2. Martha Miko teaches Spanish.

Spanish Program

  • Simple Commands and Instructions Given in Spanish
  • Explore Language and Culture
  • Hands-On Activities, Skits, Games, Stories, and Music
  • Topics: Colors and Shapes, Numbers, Body Parts, Family Members, Animals, Emotions, Clothes, Household Furniture, Food, Calendar, Classroom Objects, Opposites
  • Simple Commands and Instructions Given in Spanish
  • Individual and Group Work on Mini-Projects Using Spanish Vocabulary
  • Hands-On Activities, Skits, and Games
  • Research Hispanic Saints and Famous Hispanic People
  • Topics include: Boys’ and Girls’ Names, Spain, Latin America, the Caribbean, Cognates, Clothes, Personal Information, Likes and Dislikes, Telling Time, Rooms in a Home, Home Furniture, Home Appliances, Food, Reading a Menu, School Subjects, Clubs, Classroom Objects, School Supplies, Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Weather, Seasons, Holidays, etc.
  • Conversational Topics in the Spanish-Speaking World, including:
    • Greetings, Farewells, Expressing Courtesies and Asking Questions Politely
    • Telling Personal Information
    • Finding the Prize and Monetary Systems
    • Ordering Food and Buying Clothes
    • Sizes and Colors
    • Describe People and Nationalities
    • Describe Your House
    • Tell What You Study, School Activities
    • Travel-Related and Leisure Activities
    • Minor Illnesses and Emotions
  • Culture
    • Paternal and Maternal Last Names
    • Formal and Informal Speaking
    • Catholic Celebrations
    • Quinceañera
    • Spanish Painters
    • Metric System
    • Geography
    • Military Clock
    • Leisure, including Sports and Music
    • Prayers in the Hispanic World
    • Current Events
  • Word Structure
    • Present Tense
    • Past Tense
    • Conjugations of Regular AR, ER, IR Verbs
    • Conjugations of SER, ESTAR, and TENER Verbs
    • Stem-Changing Verbs
    • Indefinite and Definite Articles
    • Singular and Plural Forms of Adjectives and Nouns
    • Possessive Adjectives
    • Pronouns

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