Presentation on theme: "Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to Spanish. In Year 8 in St Catherines College, we hope you will learn this new and exciting language and have fun at the."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to Spanish. In Year 8 in St Catherines College, we hope you will learn this new and exciting language and have fun at the same time.
Why learn Spanish? Spanish is spoken by 329,00,000 people in the world. As well as in Spain, it is spoken in most of Latin America. It is also the first language of many people in the USA.
Some well known speakers of Spanish… Selena Gomez David Beckham Beyonce Matthew Mc Conaughey Will SmithGwyneth Paltrow
What will I learn in Year 8 Spanish classes? How to greet people… How to introduce yourself and say your name… How to ask how someone is… ¡Me llamo Róisin! ¿Qué tal? ¡Bien!
How to talk about your age and ask how old someone is… The alphabet and how to spell in Spanish. Days of the week/ months/ dates. How to say when your birthday is… ¡Feliz cumpleaños! Tengo once años.
How to talk about things in your schoolbag… How to speak about your school and the subjects you study… una regla un bolígrafo la geografía el dibujo un estuche las ciencias
How to talk about your family… How to talk about countries, nationalities and languages… Somos cinco en mi familia. Soy de España Soy española Hablo español
How to talk about colours and describe flags. Talk about and describe animals… Tengo un gato. ¡Es gordo y grande! Amarillo Rojo
Give a physical description of people… Describe a persons character and personality… Es inteligente, divertido y tonto
There are also many opportunities to learn Spanish outside the classroom…