Spanish 1

Are you struggling with Spanish? Here are some helpful hints:

  1. Study at least 10 minutes each day!
  2. Keep a fresh list of vocabulary words in your pocket to review when you are sitting on the bus, waiting in line in the cafeteria, or just don't have anything to do. (You may want to buy a small notebook to put in your pocket and get into the habit of keeping it with you at all times.)
  3. Check out Paso a Paso online at http://www.pasoapaso.com
  4. Check out Paso a paso videos from our library at MBHS.
  5. Check out a computer CD ROM Paso a paso student tutorial from the MBHS Library.
  6. Our library also has a number of books and magazines you can check out and read. To see a list of titles, check out Spanish Library Resources at MBHS or ask our librarian for help.
  7. See if http://www.dictionary.com would be useful.
  8. Need to use a Spanish dictionary? Did you know you can check one out from the MBHS Library?
  9. Check out the Deming Library. You can look at them by visiting www.wcls.ort You can also visit them to work on homework, check out books or CD ROM's about learning English, or look for other resources.
  10. Go to after school homework help as often as you can. (Be sure to get a note signed by the teacher saying what you worked on so you can get extra credit from Mr. Johnson.)
  11. Talk with your maestro o maestra regularly.
  12. Look for extra credit opportunities outside of class. There are a lot of things that you can get extra credit for if you show me evidence that you actually did it. Be creative. Here are a couple of ideas to get you started: