First Year > Spanlang 1A > Progress Card: Interpersonal Objectives

Below is a list of goals for Spanish 1A student progress in interpersonal language. Use this checklist as your "Progress Card" to track your development in Spanish. As you learn to do each item, note your confidence level in performing each task. You will want to practice and review these objectives repeatedly on your own, with your native-speaking conversation partner, and with your instructor.

Download a printable version of the entire Progress Card with interpersonal, intrepretive and presentational objectives.

Language Learning Objectives: Click on an objective for a list of key phrases to learn See text lessons Examples in context (text, audio and video samples) Your confidence level: 1 (low) to 5 (high)
Become acquainted with people:
introduce myself and say my name Unidad preliminar video and text: meeting someone new (Ecuador)  
ask someone his or her name Unidad preliminar    
introduce others      
ask someone where s/he is from 1A    
say where I'm from 1A    
ask others questions to learn about them

Unidad preliminar, 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 4B, 5A

   
address people appropriately according to their age and how well I know them:
greet friends Unidad preliminar video and text: greet a friend (Argentina)

video and text: greet classmates (Ecuador)

 
greet friends, strangers and acquaintances appropriately Unidad preliminar video and text files: greeting friends and professors at the university (México)  
say good-bye to friends Unidad preliminar video and text: say goodbye to a friend (Argentina)  
take leave of friends, strangers and acquaintances appropriately Unidad preliminar    
ask friends, strangers and acquaintances "How are you?" appropriately   video and text: greet an acquaintence (Argentina)  
say how I am   video and text: greet an acquaintence (Argentina)  
express politeness and gratitude:
make polite comments to people      
express gratitude 2B, 5B    
express my...
personal interests, likes, and dislikes 4A, 4B    
academic interests 1B    
intentions and future plans 6B    
wishes and preferences 9A    
opinions 4A    
talk about my...
my current activities 3A    
family members 5B    
my past activities 5A, 5B, 6A    
talk about others'...
work and activities 1B, 3A, 5B    
interests, likes, and dislikes 4A    
future plans 6B    
past activities 5A, 5B, 6A    
talk about communities:
the interests and future plans of the community at large 6B, 7A, 8B    
the interests of Latina/o communities in the U.S. class and portfolio activities, 8B    
past expericences and events 7B, 8A, 9A, 9B    
ask questions:
ask questions to get information
Unidad preliminar, 1A, 2B, 4B, 5A

   
ask others for their opinions 4A    
go to a restaurant: 2B
ask for a table for x people 2B    
order a meal from a menu 2B video: eating out  
Call for the waiter or waitress 2B    
ask for the bill 2B    
participate in an open air market: 4A
make purchases 3B, 4A    
get an attendant's attention      
ask for prices 4A    
react to prices with exclamatory remarks      
bargain for a better price      
express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a product      
use the telephone: 6B
answer a phone call 6B    
say whether the recipient of the call is at home 6B    
ask for the person to whom I wish to speak 6B video and text: calling and asking for a friend (México)

video and text: calling and talking a friend (España)

video and text: talking with a friend's parent on the phone (Ecuador)

video and text: calling and asking for a friend, calling an office (Nicaragua)

 
tell someone it's the wrong number 6B    
say good-bye 6B    
     
extend, accept and reject invitations: 8A
extend an invitation 8A    
accept an invitation 8A    
reject an invitation 8A    
in conversation...
say when I don't understand      
sometimes correct myself when I speak