SPANISH LESSONS ONLINE
UPPER BASIC LEVEL

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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