Topic: Putting it All Together

Topic: Putting it All Together

Vocabulary and Language Skills

  • Understand and memorise key Spanish vocabulary on all aspects of identity and culture, including concepts of self and others, technology in daily life, music, cinema and television, food and eating, customs and festivals.
  • Regularly practise conjugating common verbs in present, past and future tenses. Having this basic grammar knowledge down will assist in formulating complex sentences around identity and culture.
  • Analyse Spanish text, audio pieces and video clips related to identity and culture, then practise rephrasing or summarising the information presented using different grammar structures and vocabulary.
  • Practice describing different aspects of culture, such as art, music, film, and traditional cuisine using a range of vocabulary, adjectives, and adverbs.

Cultural Knowledge

  • Review cultural knowledge encompassing traditions, festivals, habits and customs of Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Examine the different dialects and accents within the Spanish-speaking community to enhance cultural understanding, as Spanish is spoken widely around the globe with regional variations.

Expression and Communication

  • Initiate dialogues and share thoughts in Spanish about personal identity and cultures. This could be your opinions on different topics or expressing individual cultural experiences.
  • Engage in role-playing exercises or debates on cultural topics. This will help in gaining confidence in speaking Spanish and expressing complex thoughts.

Review and Improvement

  • Regularly revisit completed work and use feedback to identify any areas of weakness. Then create and follow a study strategy to improve in those areas.
  • Make an effort to read Spanish texts like novels, newspapers, and online articles about current issues, lifestyle, and culture. This supports the understanding of different cultural perspectives and the usage of language in various contexts.