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Grammar Videos

UT Media Center: (Grammar) Articles, Gender and Number



In this video you learn about definite and indefinite articles as well as the concepts of grammatical gender and number in Spanish. Specifically, you see how to determine the gender of a noun and when possible, how to change it along with how to make singular nouns plural. Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Articles, Gender and Number worksheet




UT Media Center: (Grammar) Por vs Para (In four parts)


  Paso 3Paso 4Paso 5

This activity was intended for a flipped-classroom model of instruction looking at the prepositions “por” and “para” in Spanish.  The Por vs. Para Worksheet linked here has five parts.  Paso 1 (Part 1) is intended to be completed in the classroom as a pre-activity, while Pasos 2-5 are each covered in the (separate) videos shown here.

Worksheet: Por vs Para Worksheet




UT Media Center: (Grammar) Preterit forms

This video takes you through preterit tense verb conjugations, including both regular and irregular verbs.  The verb chart includes several verbs from the Impresiones textbook.  Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Preterit Worksheet



UT Media Center: (Grammar) Subject Pronouns and "Ser"



In this video you learn about subject pronouns in Spanish, including what they are and how they are used.  In addition, you see how one verb, ser ‘to be', is conjugated in the present indicative according to different subjects and how a sentence is negated.  Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Subject Pronouns worksheet



UT Media Center: (Grammar) Intro to Verbs - Part 1


In Part 1 of Intro to Verbs you are introduced to the concept of verb formation in Spanish as we begin by learning how to conjugate regular verbs in the present tense. Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Intro to Verbs-Regulars, Estar, Gustar, Tener, Reflexives and Present Progressive worksheet.docx



UT Media Center: (Grammar) Intro to Verbs - Part 3 Gustar



In Part 3 of Intro to Verbs you learn how to talk about likes and dislikes in Spanish using the reverse psychological verb gustar.  Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.


Worksheet: Intro to Verbs-Regulars, Estar, Gustar, Tener, Reflexives and Present Progressive worksheet.docx




UT Media Center: (Grammar) Intro to Verbs - Part 4 Tener




Part 4 of Intro to Verbs deals with the present tense forms of the irregular verb tener ‘to have'.  In this video we also look at two opposing expressions both using the verb tener (to have to vs. to feel like). Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Intro to Verbs-Regulars, Estar, Gustar, Tener, Reflexives and Present Progressive worksheet.docx





UT Media Center: (Grammar) Intro to Verbs - Part 5 Reflexives




In Part 5 of Intro to Verbs you're introduced to the world of reflexive verbs in Spanish.  In this video you learn about what a reflexive verb is and how it's formed in the present tense, including when it's used in a verb phrase. Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Intro to Verbs-Regulars, Estar, Gustar, Tener, Reflexives and Present Progressive worksheet.docx




UT Media Center: (Grammar) Intro to Verbs - Part 6 Present Progressive




Finally, Part 6 of Intro to Verbs provides you with a brief overview of the present progressive in Spanish.  In this video we look at how to form and use verbs, including reflexive verbs, in the present progressive. Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson. Download the file below to follow along with the video lesson.

Worksheet: Intro to Verbs-Regulars, Estar, Gustar, Tener, Reflexives and Present Progressive worksheet.docx

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