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1 Making Polite Requests
Goal: Have a basic Spanish conversation. Be able to speak Spanish clearly and eloquently.

2 Warm-up Spell the following words to your partner in Spanish. To make it more difficult, don't spell them around. Telegram -Snail Beet Anxious Zoology Frenetic Monster

3 Long-term goal Speak Spanish elegantly
Have a basic conversation that is mindful of courtesy

4 LA AGENDA Trabalenguas Courtesy mini-notes
Make a polite request get the candy

5 Trabalenguas Means tongue workers Try these with hour 8!

6 Trabalenguas 1 # Poquito a poquito Paquito empaca poquitas copitas en pocos paquetes. (Little by little, Paquito packs a few tiny glasses in a few packages.) # Ñoño Yáñez come ñame en las mañanas con el niño. (Ñoño Yáñez eats yams in the mornings with the boy.) # Pepe puso un peso en el piso del pozo. En el piso del pozo Pepe puso un peso. (Pepe put a peso on the floor of the well. On the floor of the well Pepe put a peso.)

7 Trabalenguas 2 # ¡Esmerílemelo! (Polish it for me.)
# ¡Qué triste estás, Tristán, con tan tétrica trama teatral! (How sad you are, Tristán, with such a gloomy theatrical tale.) Si don Curro ahorra ahora, ahora ahorra don Curro. If Curro is saving now, now is Curro saving.

8 Making Requests Point at it and say “por favor” More polite requests
Podria tener... Quisiera... Me gustaria...

9 Self-Assesment and Course Review
Answer on notecard Be honest: have you met the goals Tell me what I can do to help Turn it in as you leave

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