Beginner (Castilian) Spanish: Vocabulary Builder

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Over the next 4 weeks, we'll publish a new video for your child to watch 3 nights a week. After watching the video, they are prompted to take a quiz and provide feedback in the comment section. It's our goal to use these suggestions to create a fun, interactive online experience for future co-op students at the HCHC Leadership Academy.

WIN: This online series gives your child access to supplemental videos that recapitulate the subject matter being taught in the classroom, and supports your child's mastery of the week's lesson by supplying review material to reinforce subconscious learning. Students are able to work at their own pace, review what they've learned, expand their vocabulary and practice pronouncing short phrases in Spanish.

WIN-WIN: Your child's participation involves watching videos on a repetitive basis, taking quizzes and providing feedback and comments about their experience on a weekly basis. Over the next 4 weeks, they'll receive the first (5) five modules in this 8-part series free of charge.

That's 30 minutes worth of lessons! - Lifetime access anytime, anywhere!

Module 1 – Learn the Spanish Alphabet "Jack and the Beanstalk"

  • Learn how to pronounce the 27 letters in the Spanish alphabet.
  • Learn how to pronounce the vowels in the Spanish alphabet.

Module 2 – Identifying Cognates

  • Identify words that share a similar spelling and pronunciation in both English and Spanish
  • Examine the common etymological origin and Latin root derivatives for each cognate.

Module 3 – Action Verbs

  • We introduce -AR, -ER and -IR verbs as they pertain to cooking and eating.
  • We introduce the concept of conjugation in the 1st person.

Module 4 - Articles "Los Tres Cerditos"

  • Learn how to write the appropriate corresponding articles for food items.
  • Learn and review vocabulary words.

Module 5 - Popular Modes of Expression

  • Students learn how to pronounce popular sayings.
  • Students learn how to read popular sayings.

Through the use of classic fairy tale stories, songs, and puppetry, your child will stay engaged throughout the lesson. This engagement is what leads to interest and interest leads to excitement in learning.

"I've been waiting for online classes because I can't meet for co-op on Wednesdays or Fridays. So thanks for finding a way to accommodate us working Moms."

- Selma Thompson

"The best part is that my 3 and 6 year old can watch the same videos and both get something out of it. That's a major plus for me!"

- Monique Carrington

"I highly recommend this class. Languages don't come easy for me so I appreciate the fact that I can go at my own pace and not have to feel embarrassed because I'm a slower learner."

- Hiro Chen

Your Instructor

Rayna Remondini
Rayna Remondini

Rayna is the founder of Howard County Home-Educator Corp, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit serving homeschooling families throughout Central Maryland. As a Master Educator, Linguist and Certified Tinkergarten® Leader, she advocates the use of the Charlotte Mason and Montessori approach to child-led and play-based learning. She resides in Marriottsville with her husband and 3 sons, and enjoys hiking and spending time in nature.


Course Curriculum

  Fumbled Fairy Tales Series (8)
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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