I am excited too! great team!
Outline of Tentative topics and Grammar points. Does this look right, Gemma?
Nouns and articles
Numbers 0 and higher
Present tense of SER and ESTAR
Difference between SER and ESTAR
Present tense of AR, ER and IR verbs
Present tense of Venir and Tener
Present tense of IR
irregular YO form
Estar with conditions, emotions and progressive.
Direct and Indirect object pronouns
Por and para
Saber y Conocer
Verbs like Gustar
Preterite of SER and IR
Preterite stem changing verbs
Indefinite and negative words
Preterite of SER and IR
Verbs that change meaning in preterite
¿Qué and Cuál?
Pronouns after prepositions
The imperfect tense
The Preterite and the imperfect
Constructions with SE
Stressed possessive adjectives and pronouns
This is such a great, deliberate start to your project!
I have to agree with Jonathan — what a great start! I have a few Spanish OER that I’ve come across — would you prefer I share it in this thread?
Ana that is correct! As we move forward we might have to switch it around…But I like our starting point
Yes please! That would be great! Thank you, Apurva!
That would be amazing Apurva! Thank you…
No problem! Lots of instructors on different OER listservs have asked for Spanish resources before, so credit goes to them. Here’s what I was able to round up from their responses:
- COERLL Spanish resource list
- Interactive books from Spain’s Dept. of Education
- Gateway site for Spanish-language OERs, including from Spain and Latin America, all disciplines and educational levels
- Spanish 001 (Penn State University)
- Spanish 101 (Achieving the Dream & Bay College)
- Open Oregon Spanish resources
- Spanish Language CNX (OpenStax)
- Spanish Grammar in Context (Spanish in Texas project)
- Libro libre: Beginning Spanish(Spokane Community College)
Hope this is a good start.
Here’s another helpful resource from @ed.beck:
Also this project from SUNY Oneonta and Lumen: Introductory Spanish I | SUNY OER Services
We made a few thousand interactives as part of this, and those are in the learnosity platform, but for future remixers, we tried to put a plain text version of almost every interactive, so that it could be cut and paste.
We also hired voice actors to read the scripts that we made, and have audio for every vocab word.
Take a look at the interactive elements; some of these may be helpful for you all to build on rather than creating anew for your book.