Ch 19: Discussing Community in Spanish

About This Chapter

Watch interesting video lessons to learn about the various verbs and vocabulary that might be helpful when discussing volunteer work in and around the community.

Discussing Community in Spanish - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Certain types of words might come in handy when trying to discuss typical community volunteer work. In this chapter, the well-informed instructor will present vocabulary words and select verbs that might be used by community volunteers. In addition to being introduced to those key words through these video lessons, you can also practice your reading comprehension with Spanish text and also acquire reinforcement through listening exercises. At the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with the following:

  • Key Spanish terms that may be used by volunteer workers
  • Conjugations for several irregular verbs in various tenses
  • Readings in Spanish about working for a volunteer organization
  • Spanish conversations concerning typical volunteer work

Video Objective
Spanish Vocabulary: Volunteer Work Terms Learn vocabulary pertaining to the community and volunteer work, including hospital, comunidad, ayudar and voluntario.
Present & Preterite Tenses of Decir in Spanish Become familiar with the preterite and present tenses of the irregular verb decir.
Irregular Verbs Dar & Hacer: Preterite Tense & Conjugation in Spanish Conjugate the irregular verbs hacer and dar in the preterite tense.
Spanish Reading Exercise: Passages About Habitat for Humanity Read about Habitat for Humanity projects in Spanish.
Spanish Practice Activity: Listening to Conversations About Volunteering Listen to speakers talking about their community volunteer experiences in Spanish.

5 Lessons in Chapter 19: Discussing Community in Spanish
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Spanish Vocabulary: Volunteer Work Terms

1. Spanish Vocabulary: Volunteer Work Terms

In this lesson, we will learn useful vocabulary related to community and volunteer work. We will also listen to a conversation to gain context for the use of the new vocabulary.

Present & Preterite Tenses of Decir in Spanish

2. Present & Preterite Tenses of Decir in Spanish

In this lesson, we will learn how to conjugate and use the verb decir in Spanish in the present and preterite tenses. This is an irregular verb that is commonly used. We will also practice vocabulary related to community and volunteer work.

Irregular Verbs Dar & Hacer: Preterite Tense & Conjugation in Spanish

3. Irregular Verbs Dar & Hacer: Preterite Tense & Conjugation in Spanish

In this lesson, we will learn how to conjugate and use the Spanish verbs 'dar' and 'hacer' in the preterite tense. We will also practice vocabulary related to community and volunteer work.

Spanish Reading Exercise: Passages About Habitat for Humanity

4. Spanish Reading Exercise: Passages About Habitat for Humanity

In this lesson, we will practice vocabulary about volunteer and community work using mainly the preterite tense and practice using verbs like decir (to say/tell), dar (to give), and hacer (to do/make).

Spanish Practice Activity: Listening to Conversations About Volunteering

5. Spanish Practice Activity: Listening to Conversations About Volunteering

In this lesson, we will listen to people discussing their volunteer experiences last year while we practice community vocabulary, and the verbs dar, decir, and hacer in the preterite tense.

Chapter Practice Exam
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