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Touch Spanish 3 - Beginning Verbs & Pronouns by Gabriela Wilcox has as an objective
to expand the child's knowledge of Spanish vocabulary and conversational skills using
©GraphicRepresentation cards. Once the general sentence structure is understood by
the child, it becomes very simple to change meaning by simply substituting other
Touch Spanish 3 teaches grammar rules without teaching grammar. It introduces the
use of pronouns and verbs in the infinitive form with the help of a few conjugated
verbs. This will lead to a greater knowledge of the Spanish language, faster and with
The child will build sentences using graphics, then write them down in Spanish on a
sheet of paper. Each card contains its own Control of Error and the English translation.
(This "Control of Error" part of the card is to be folded back and used by the child to
check his/her answer.)
Touch Spanish 3 introduces verbs and more vocabulary using Control Cards, Picture
Cards and Labels. It acquaints the child with grammar and promotes conversational
skills by means of graphics. Manipulatives (the cards) help retain the child's attention
on the lesson, resulting in better concentration skills.
Touch Spanish 3 is presented in binder form with over 200 pages of vocabulary words,
verbs, simple illustrations, labels, question cards, answer cards and instruction pages
printed on heavy card stock for durability.
The vocabulary found in Touch Spanish 3 is of people, places or things the child sees
every day and can easily associate with.
Level 3 consists of 81 exercises and 215 pages. The actual material starts on page 6 and
ends on page 215, with the following exercises:
Unit 1 - To Greet / Saludar - Pages 9-114
Ex.1 Changing Words into Graphics - Ex.2-3 Pleased to meet you
Ex. 4-5 Doctor/Nurse - Ex. 6 Who is/are - Ex. 7-8 Who games
Ex. 9 Who/Where/How many - Ex. 10 Constructing a Question
Ex. 11 Asking a Question - Ex. 12-13 Please/Thank You
Ex. 14-15 Singular Pronouns - Ex. 16-17 Plural Pronouns
Ex. 18 Tú/You - Ex. 19 Al/a la - Ex. 20 The Park - Ex. 21 To go to
Ex. 22-23 I go/You go - Ex. 24-25 We go - Ex. 26 Yo voy/I go
Ex. 27 I go to the city - Ex. 28 You are going to go to the city
Ex. 29-30 With/Without/Alone - Ex. 31 Going Alone
Ex. 32 To Greet/See/Visit/Look for - Ex. 33 To go visit
Ex. 34 To Find/Meet/Thank/Hug - Ex. 35 He, Me and We
Ex. 36 He or She - Ex. 37-38 Today/Tomorrow/Tonight
Ex. 39-40 Now/Later/Never/Always - Ex. 41 Ir/Ir a/Ir a la
Ex. 42-43 Preparing for the Cards - Ex. 44 Building Sentences Cards
Ex. 45 Writing Cards - Ex. 46 Conversation Cards
Ex. 47 Ar/er/ir Verb Groupings.
Unit 2 - To Plant / Plantar - Pages 115-215
Ex. 48-49 Changing Z-words to plural - Ex. 50-51 I Want
Ex. 52-53 We Want - Ex. 54-55 I Want/Yo Quiero
Ex. 56-58 Some/A Few - Ex. 59-60 To Plant/Cut/Fill/Water/Put/Take away/
Bring/Take/Do/Large/Small - Ex. 61 For - Ex. 62 Yes/Not For
Ex. 63 Qué Quiere/Va - Ex. 64-65 De Maria/Dallas/Papel
Ex. 66 What is it about/of/from
Ex. 67-68 Close/Far Here/There - Ex. 69-70 Next to/Under
Ex. 71-72 The Cardboard Box - Ex. 73 This one/This box
Ex. 74-75 The Shovel - Ex. 76 Open/Close Enter/Exit
Ex. 78 Building Sentences Cards - Ex. 79 Writing Cards
Ex. 80 Conversation Cards - Ex. 81 Ar/er/ir Verb Groupings.