La otra carta
Watch the video clip first without any subtitles video – La otra carta
Try to get as much as you can. Try transcribing it. (writing down what you hear in Spanish, not translating)
Then watch it while reading the transcription transcription –la otra carta
Go through the whole thing and make sure you know what everything means.
Watch it again without the transcription and see if you understand it now.
Watch and listen several times.
Día de los muertos
Triste Cosa es no tener amigos…
Triste cosa es no tener amigos, pero más triste ha de ser no tener enemigos porque quién no tenga enemigos señal es de que no tiene talento que haga sombra, ni carácter que impresione, ni valor temido, ni honra de la que se murmure, ni bienes que se le codicien, ni cosa alguna que se le envidie.
(CONTEXT) Cuerdas is an award-winning cortometraje from Spain created by Pedro Solís García. It won the Premio Goya for best animation short film in 2014. It tells the story of 2 young children who meet at an orphanage and shows their relationship and the impact they have on each other.
(SKIM) Watch the video first – all the way through.
(SEARCH and DESTROY) Read through the transcript – figure out the meanings and especially notice rejoinders and use of ser and estar.
(RE-DO) Listen to the video while you read the transcript.
Watch the video again without the script.
Here is the video: Cuerdas
Here is the script: Guión de “Cuerdas”
After you have worked through the video – watch the news story about some of the inspiration behind the film. News story about Cuerdas
REJOINDERS QUEST – La búsqueda
Study the vocab on the rejoinders sheet AND the Basic phrases sheet.
Here is the Rejoinders quest and the Rejoinders quest KEY for you to practice and study with.
Remember – AP, you have until midnight of September 30th to pass with 100%. Word of warning – Sept 30 is a Saturday – and I don’t want to be here that day. So get it done sooner!
Spanish 4, you have until Tuesday, October 10th at midnight. PLEASE do it sooner!
UNIT 2 – Amigos y la sociedad
Please re-watch this video and transcribe it – ¿Qué es un amigo verdadero?
Basic describing people vocabulary – You should KNOW everything on this list by the end of the unit.
Unit 1 – La casa
Semi-ultimate vocab list of La casa