Spanish Lessons Online - Upper Basic Level

Spanish Level Chapter Content
Upper Basic 1A. My country
  • Talking about locations
  • Asking and affirming which languages people speak
  • Asking about and affirming different countries’ currencies
  • Talking about population numbers
  1B. How do I get to the shopping center?
  • Talking about places in the city
  • Asking for information
  • Giving instructions on how to reach a certain location
  • Taking a taxi
  1C. Where is your house?
  • Indicating location
  • Getting to know places in the city
  • Asking about public places and facilities
  1D. What is the time difference?
  • Asking about time differences in other countries
  2A. Plans and projects
  • Talking about future actions
  • Talking about intentions and plans
  • Describing activities one can carry out in one’s free time
  2B. The verbs “to know” – “saber” and “conocer”
  • Talking about people and places you know and those you don’t know (using the verb “conocer”)
  • Talking about what you know and don’t know (using the verb “saber”)
  2C. What do you know how to do?
  • Affirming abilities
  • Demonstrating knowledge and ignorance
  3A. What are you doing?
  • Talking about events that are happening now using regular gerunds
  • Talking about events that are happening now using irregular gerunds (-yendo)
  • Talking about events that are happening now using irregular gerunds (-o-u/e-i)
  3B. Is it hot or cold?
  • Talking about the weather
  • Describing the seasons
  3C. I feel really cold!
  • Expressing sensations of heat or cold
  • Talking about clothing
  • Buying clothes
  3D. What should I wear?
  • Expressing likes and preferences regarding clothing
  • Asking if a chosen outfit is suitable
  4A. My house is your house
  • Describing houses
  • Describing the parts of a house and household goods
  • Talking about household chores
  • Talking about obligations and responsibilities
  4B. Is there anyone at home?
  • Asking if anyone’s there
  • Describing and comparing houses
  • Expressing possession
  4C. My city and your city
  • Describing a place
  • Comparing places, people, objects and activities (using adjectives)
  • Expressing opinions using comparatives
  4D. The countryside and the city
  • Comparing places, people, objects and activities (using verbs and nouns)
  • Responding using comparatives
  • Expressing opinions using irregular comparatives
  5A. My daily routine
  • Talking about one’s daily routine
  • Asking and responding about routines
  5B. I need to move house
  • Talking about past and finished actions (without relation to the present)
  • Talking about actions carried out in the past during a fixed time frame
  5C. Home sweet home
  • Expressing purpose
  • Expressing a specific time limit
  • Talking about destiny
  • Reacting to a piece of information or a story with emotions such as interest, surprise or sadness
  5D. I need some furniture
  • Expressing quantities
  • Referring to the duration of activities
  • Giving explanations and motives
  • Expressing gratitude
  6A.What did you do yesterday?
  • Talking about past actions
  • Asking about past activities
  6B. My trips
  • Describing trips
  • Expressing opinions
  • Talking about prices
  • Talking about methods of transport and communication
  • Making reservations in travel agents and hotels
  6C. I got up on the wrong side of the bed
  • Talking about experiences
  • Talking about routines in the past
  7A. Changes
  • Talking about physical, emotional and social changes
  • Talking about accidents
  7B. I forgot your birthday
  • Describing different situations and emotions
  • Talking about events using reflexive verbs
  7C. What a disaster!
  • Talking about personal experiences using reflexive verbs
  • Reacting to a range of situations with different expressions
  8A. Do you know what happened?
  • Talking and offering opinions about events in the past
  • Talking about experiences in the past using regular verbs
  • Talking about past actions using irregular verbs
  8B. An unforgettable day
  • Talking about past experiences using more irregular verbs
  • Talking about measurements
  • Indicating substitution or exchange
  • Expressing feelings
  8C. He sees them all day!
  • Expressing ideas using direct object pronouns
  • Referring to people and objects using direct object pronouns
  8D. He gave me a bunch of flowers
  • Expressing ideas using indirect object pronouns
  • Referring to people using indirect object pronouns
  9A. He gave it to her
  • Expressing ideas using direct and indirect object pronouns together
  • Referring to objects and people using object pronouns
  9B. Famous people
  • Talking about important people
  • Talking about the different stages of life
  • Making comparisons
  9C. Now and then
  • Describing places, people and situations in the past
  • Expressing feelings
  • Talking about habitual actions in the past
  10A.Which one do you want?
  • Asking about preferences and specific information
  • Referring to people, objects, animals and situations
  • Expressing quantity and quality
  10B. Review
  • Review 1
  • Review 2
  • Review 3
  • Review 4
  • Review 5
  • Review 6

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