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Content description VCESU175

Spanish: F–10 Sequence / Levels 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language
Content description
Understand and control grammatical structures such as different forms of the past tense, regular and irregular verbs, interrogative and imperative moods, and conjunctions in a range of familiar types of texts
  1. conjugating common regular verbs and high-frequency irregular verbs (ir, tener, ser, haber) in the present (hablo inglés) past (nadasteis en el río) and present perfect (¿han llegado ya?) tenses
  2. using present, past and future tenses of modal verbs, for example, no pudo comer, debemos dormir bien
  3. using adjectives to describe and compare people and some aspects of the environment, for example, mi tía es generosa, los Andes son inmensos
  4. using adverbs to modify the meaning of verbs and adjectives, for example, casi nunca, demasiado
  5. using subject-verb-object word order and comparing it to English structures, for example, Simón busca la información para la tarea en la red
  6. expressing quantity, for example, miles de personas, mucha gente, varios libros, tanto dinero, pocas ideas, bastante calor, algunos amigos
  7. joining elements of more complex sentences using conjunctions, for example, y, pero, porque, además
  8. using interrogative and imperative moods, for example, ¿Has comido? ¡Abre la puerta!
  9. indicating possession by using de followed by a pronoun (de él) or noun, for example, El carro de mi mamá, Las camisas de mi hermano
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