• Nov302009

    POSTED AT 01:36 PM

    Since we've been studying the "community", here's an easy question for the week:
    ¿Adónde vas en Delmar?  ¿en Albany?  ¿Por qué?
    For example:
    Voy al Perfect Blend para beber café y para hablar con amigos.
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    Nov202009

    POSTED AT 01:44 PM

    Thanksgiving is almost here!  Let's talk about what we like about Thanksgiving and what we're thankful for....
    To say "I give thanks for", use "Doy gracias por". 
       Example:  Doy gracias por mi familia.
    To say what you like about Thanksgiving, say "Me gusta(n)...."
    Helpful vocabulary:
    Mi familia
    Mis amigos
    La libertad (liberty)
    Mi casa
    La escuela
    La comida
    La ropa
    Mis animales/moscotas (pets)
    I'm sure you can think of many other things for which you are thankful!
    Things we like about Thanksgiving....
    dormir tarde=to sleep late
    una comida grande=a big meal
    el pavo=turkey
    batatas=sweet potatoes
    tartas=pies
    papas=potatoes
    salsa de arándanos=cranberry sauce
    visitar la familia
    ver el partido de fútbol americano
    ver el desfile de Macy's=to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
    no necesitar ir a la escuela=to not need to go to school
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    Nov092009

    POSTED AT 09:54 AM

    Since it's the end of the marking period, let's talk about what you need to do to be a good student!  Here's the question:
    ¿Qué necesitas hacer para ser un(a) estudiante bueno(a)?
    Begin your answer with "(Yo) necesito....."  For example, "Yo necesito estudiar más" (I need to study more).
    Helpful vocabulary:
    más=more
    menos=less
    estudiar=to study
    escuchar a los profesores=listen to teachers
    hacer la tarea=to do homework
    hablar con amigos en clases=to talk with friends in classes
    ver la tele=to watch TV
    organizar los papeles=to organize papers
    You can probably think of other things to say, too!
     
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    Nov022009

    POSTED AT 08:00 PM

    This week, let's talk about the World Series and baseball.
    Here are the questions:
    ¿Te gusta el béisbol?  ¿Por qué?  ¿Por qué no?
    ¿Cuál es tu equipo (team) favorito?
    ¿Quién es tu jugador favorito? (Who is your favorite player?)
    Helpful vocabulary:
    Es interesante=it's interesting
    Es divertido=it's fun
    Soy deportista
    Porque=because
    Es aburrido=it's boring
     
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