- Identify and use common greetings and goodbyes
- Identify formal and informal greetings
- Use the alphabet to spell words
A. Spell the following names out loud.
Madison M (eMe) A (a) D (De) I (i) S (eSe) O (o) N (eNe)
- José María
B. ¿Cómo te llamas?
Ask eight students in the class for their first name (nombre) and last names (apellidos). Be sure to spell out your name and email as well.
Estudiante 1: ¿Cómo te llamas?
Estudiante 2: Me llamo ______________. ¿Y tú?
You are a young person meeting Person B, an older person. You keep using the informal forms, which seems to annoy Person B.
You are an older person meeting Person A, a younger person. Person A keeps using the informal forms, which annoys you.
You are two professionals introducing yourselves in a loud room. You can’t seem to hear the name of Person B. Person B has to spell it a few times, since you keep misunderstanding the letters.
You are two professionals introducing yourselves in a loud room. Person can’t seem to hear your name. You have to spell it a few times, since Person A keeps misunderstanding the letters.
You and Person B are both students. You meet and say hello. You are having a great day, but Person B is having a terrible day. You are extremely cheery.
You and Person A are both students. You meet and say hello. You are having a terrible day, but Person A seems to be having a great day. Person A’s cheerfulness gets on your nerves, and you leave in disgust.
You are a student. You want to know if Person B is Professor Rivera. Person B is indeed Professor Rivera, but seems very busy. When Professor Rivera says “see you tomorrow!” you are confused, since there’s no class tomorrow.
You are Professor Rivera. Person A, a student, wants to know if you are Professor Rivera. You’re too busy to talk right now, so you listen distractedly, then say “see you tomorrow!” and rush off.
At the office: You meet a new co-worker, Partner B. You’re pretty sure that Partner B is “Lobo”, an old friend from college. You greet Lobo enthusiastically.
At the office: You meet a new co-worker, Partner A. Partner A seems convinced that you’re “Lobo,” an old friend of theirs. You are definitely not “Lobo.”