Unit 1 - Personal information.

Objectives for Unit 1:
Personal information, describing daily routine

1. Listening - personal information
2. Reading and grammar - personal information
3. Personal information questions
4. Vocabulary - daily routine
5. Grammar - the present tense: Regular verbs
6. Grammar - the present tense: Irregular verbs
7. Culture - tú/usted
8. Listening - daily activities
9. Grammar and reading - pronominal verbs
10. Ordering sentences
11. Extension Work

Unit 2 - Future plans and holidays

Objectives for Unit 2:
Talking about future plans and holidays
Describing and locating places
Describingthe weather


1. Vocabulary - travelling
2. Vocabulary - descriptive adjectives
3. Listening - planning a holiday
4. Grammar - puzzle sentences
5. Grammar and writing - ir a + infinitive
6. Culture
7. Reading and writing - a postcard
8. Listening - describing places
9. Grammar - ser/estar/hay/tener
10. Vocabulary+listening - describing the weather
11. Extension Work

Unit 3 - Shopping for food and at the restaurant.

Objectives for Unit 3:
Shopping for food. At the Restaurant.
Booking a table and ordering a meal.


1. Vocabulary - food
2. Vocabulary - shops and food
3. Listening - quantities and prices
4. Grammar - comparatives
5. Writing - shopping list
6. Culture - Bars in Spain
7. Listening - booking a table
8. Vocabulary - a menu
9. Vocabulary - at the table
10. Role play - ordering food
11. Extension work

Unit 4 - Describing jobs: duties and responsibilities

Objectives for Unit 4:
Describing jobs: duties and responsibilities
Expressing obligation. Asking for permission
Asking for favours

1. Vocabulary - professions
2. Listening - job description
3. Reading - job description
4. Vocabulary - frecuency
5. Listening
6. Culture
7. Grammar - Tener que, infinitivo/hay que, infinitivo
8. Listening - asking for permission/favours
9. Grammar - verb poder + infinitivo
10. Reading - a letter
11. Extension work

Unit 5 - Describing people, objects and whats happening

Objectives for Unit 5:
Describing people. Describing objects.
Describing what's happening.

1. Vocabulary - clothes
2. Grammar - clothes + colours - adjective/noun
3. Listening - prices
4. Listening -
5. Grammar - estar + gerundio (present cont)
6. Culture: - expresiones
7. Reading - describing objects
8. Listening - describing people
9. Grammar - la de / la que
10. Extension Work

Unit 6 - Describing what has happened today.

Objectives for Unit 6:
Describing what has happened today.
Past experiences.

1. Listening - what a terrible day!
2. Grammar - El pretérito perfecto
3. Grammar - irregular past participles
4. Reading and vocabulary
5. Reading
6. Culture:
7. Listening - experiences
8. Reordering sentences
9. Revision quiz - Grammar
10. Revision quiz - vocabulary + functional language
11. Extension Work

Unit 7 - Asking for/giving opinions.

Objectives for Unit 7:
Asking for/giving opinions.
Talking about past experiences
.
Use of prepositions.

1. Listening - What you have and haven’t done yet
2. Grammar - ya, todavía
3. Puzzle sentences - giving opinions
4. Listening - opinions
5. Reading - functional expressions for debating
6. Culture: patagonia
7. Grammar - prepositions
8. Listening - understanding where things are
9. Reading
10. Extension Work

Unit 8 - Recounting events in your life.

Objectives for Unit 8:
Recounting events in your life.
Talking about past events

1. Vocabulary - life events
2. Listening
3. Reading - The Chilean writer Isabel Allende
4. Grammar - Pretérito indefinido: regular verbs
5. Grammar - Pretérito indefinido: irregular verbs
6. Culture: biography
7. Listening
8. Vocabulary - time references
9. Grammar - prepositions
10. Grammar - Pretérito indefinido (simple past):
11. Extension Work

Unit 9 - Talking about historical events.

Objectives for Unit 9:
Talking about historical events.
Using past tenses: the contrast between the preterite and perfect tenses.
The written accent.

1. Reading - historical events
2. Grammar - irregular verbs in the preterite tense
3. Listenng - the recent history of Spain
4. Grammar - the preterite
5. Listening - travelling experiences
6. Culture - Córdoba
7. Grammar - preterite tense versus perfect tense
8. Grammar - game
9. Reading + vocabulary - Historias de la emigración
10. Extension Work

Unit 10 - Describing the past and imperfect tense

Objectives for Unit 10:
Describing the past
Contrasting the past and the present
The imperfect tense

1. Vocabulary - adjectives to describe
2. Listening - Teenagers
3. Grammar - the imperfect tense
4. Reading and Grammar
5. Listening - then and now
6. Culture - Luis Buñuel
7. Grammar - then and now
8. Grammar - imperfect /preterit tenses
9. Vocabular Revision - changes in a village
10. Vocabular Revision
11. Extension Work

Unit 11 - Talking about your health.

Objectives for Unit 11:
Talking about your health
Describing symptoms
Making suggestions + Revision

1. Vocabulary - parts of the body
2. Listening and vocabulary - Simon says
3. Vocabulary - symptoms
4. Listening - ¿Qué te pasa?
5. Reading - ordering a dialogue
6. Culture - La salud de los españoles
7. Listening - Revision
8. Grammar - use of the past tenses
9. Grammar - Revision: spot the error
10. Grammar and vocabulary

Unit 12 - Revision.

Objectives for Unit 12:
Revision

1. Reading and grammar
2. Grammar
3. Listening
4. Reading and writing
5. Grammar
6. Role-play
7. Reading
8. Grammar
9. Listening
10. Reading and vocabulary
11. Reading
12. Grammar
13. Grammar
14. Grammar
15. Reading and vocabulary