PRE-INTERMEDIATE COURSE, 2017, CLASS 3

This week we talked about the star signs and adjectives to describe ourselves.
Los signos del zodiaco – Star signs
Aries, Tauro, Géminis, Virgo, Libra , Cáncer, Escorpio, Capricornio, Leo, Sagitario, Piscis, Acuario.

We talked about positive and negative qualities
Egoísta – selfish
Trabajador – hard worker
Sociable – sociable
Equilibrado – balanced
Fácilmente influido – Easily influenced
Sincero – Honest
Hipersensible – too sensitive
Extravagante – extravagant
Fanfarrón – loudmouth
Valiente – brave
Seguro de sí mismo – Sure about themselves
Impulsivo – impulsive
Crítico – critical
Amable – nice
Nervioso – nervous

We did a brainstorming of other qualities we knew:
Sensato – sensible
Divertido – fun
Callado – quiet
Hablador – talkative
Poderoso – powerful
Aburrido – boring
Sensible – sensitive
Rebelde – rebel
Encantandor – charming
Extrovertido – extroverted
Introvertido – introverted
Terco – stubborn
Paciente – patient
Impaciente – impatient
Tranquilo – quiet

We did a listening exercise about the signos del zodiaco. Some words or expressions we did not understand:
Personas llenas de energía – people full of energy
Tensos – tense
Se distraen fácilmente – they get distracted very easily
Eficiente – efficient
Se preocupa mucho – he/she gets distracted very easily
Por desgracia – unfortunately
No le gusta tomar decisions – she/he does not like to make decisions
Rosa – pink
Piensa en los demás – he/she thinks about others
No le gusta el conflict – he /she does not like conflicts
Morado – purple

In the last part of the class, we described the pictures on page 8
José Mourihno es tranquilo, trabajador y seguro de sí mismo – He is quiet, hard worker and sure of himself.
Donald Trump es muy rico, fanfarrón y egoísta – He is rich, loudmouth and selfish.
Angela Merkel es tranquila, poderosa, sensata y valiente – She is quiet, poderosa, sensible and brave
Beyoncé es cariñosa, sociable y sincera – She is affectionate, sociable and honest
Kim Kardashian es fanfarrona, no es trabajadora y extravagante – She is loudmouth, she’s not hard-working and she is extravagant

Other words that came up during the class:
Presumir – to show off
Payaso – clown
Acosador – bully
Feo – ugly
Guapo/atractivo – handsome


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