Abrir Paso 1L - Tres Artistas españoles - This Miraflores text covers Goya, Rodrigo and Gaudi. The teacher's favorite unit in the Level 1 copy masters! Teach the vocabulary of the family with Goya's painting, La familia de Carlos IV. In the picture find the parents (the king and the queen), the three sons, the three daughters, the kings? brother and sister, even a little baby, the grandchild. And what are they wearing? Great fun!
Walk through Barcelona in search of the Gaudi sites. First visit the Casa Mila, then on to the church of the Sagrada Familia and finish the day at the Parque Güell. The metro maps and the street map serve as a great way to practice giving directions!
Subject matter: painting, music, architecture
Vocabulary: family, clothing; music, giving directions
Grammar: agreement; gustar; subir, bajar, tomar
Oral practice: student presentations of other paintings; musical taste; compare 2 houses
Homework: a painting; family tree of Carlos IV; fiestas in Spain; give directions
Internet: key words for Net search
Model tests and teacher's guide