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IMPROVERS 3 COURSE, SPRING 2015, CLASS 6

This week we talked about complaints Las quejas – Complaints We did a listening activity. The words and phrases we did not understand are the following: ¡qúe sosa está la sopa! – How bland this soup is! Está demasiado caliente – It is too hot. Falta un vaso – There’s a glass missing ¡Qué sucia está la mesa! – How dirty the table is! Servilleta – Napkin Hay una mosca en mi ensalada – There is a fly in my salad
Other words that came up while working on this part: La pimienta negra – black pepper El pimentero – the container for the black pepper El salero – the container for the salt Aceite de oliva – olive oil Aceitunas / olivas – Olives El recipiente – the container No nos quejamos – we don’t complain Está roto – it’s broken Es caro – it is expensive No es barato – It is not cheap ¿Cómo quieres la carne? – How do you like the meat? Poco hecha – rare Normal – medium Muy hecha – well-cooked Quemada – burnt Cubertería – canteen (cutlery) Cubiertos – cutlery Estar mosca  / Estar con la mosca detrás de l…

IMPROVERS COURSE, SPRING 2015, CLASS 6

This week we learnt some actions related to hobbies. Pasatiempos – leisure time En mi tiempo libre me gusta… – in my free time I like… Aprender – to learn Jugar al golf – to play golf Dormir – To sleep Cantar – To sing Comer – to eat Bailar – to dance Leer – to read Nadar – to swim Pasear por el campo – To take strolls Escuchar música – To listen to the music Ver la tele – To watch TV Ir de compras – to go shopping Ir de copas – To go for a drink Ir de cañas – To go for a beer (small size, normally before lunch) Ir al cine – to go to the cinema Tocar un instrumento – To play an instrument
In pairs we talked about our hobbies. A John le gusta ir al cine – John likes going to the cinema A María no le gusta ver la tele – María doesn’t like watch TV A mí no me gusta ir de compras – I don’t like going shopping A tí te gusta cantar – You like singing
We translated some sentences A María le gusta pasear – María likes going for walks. A Peter le gusta cantar – Peter likes singing A Sheila …

BEGINNERS COURSE, SPRING 2015, CLASS 7

In this lesson we talked about places in the city and we learnt how to ask directions La oficina de correos – The post office La piscina – The swimming pool La iglesia – the church La playa – the beach El banco – the bank La farmacia – The chemist’s El cine – the cinema El museo – the museum El supermercado – the supermarket La comisaría (de policía ) – the police station La estación de trenes – the train station La estación de autobuses – the bus station El aeropuerto – The airport Los semáforos – the traffic lights La tienda de ropa – la boutique El hospital – The hospital La oficina de turismo – the tourist office El aparcamiento – The parking place
A la izquierda de – on the left A la derecha de – on the right Siga –continue ; Siga todo recto – Go straight Gire – Turn Suba – go up Tome – take Cruce – cross Baje – go down La primera calle – The first street / road La segunda calle – The second street / road La tercera calle – The third street / road La cuarta calle – The third street / road
We also did a list…