Overall Unit 3 was fun, I thought that I learned a lot of things and there’s a lot more to improve. New expressions, new types of conjugation and more. It was definitely more advanced than unit 2 or 3 and definitely more entertaining. Since my teacher doesn’t like normal stuff these are some reflection for unit 3 with other ways.
- What are 7 ways what you learned is like Harry Potter, Star Wars, or another movie of your choice? I would say that this was just like the movie “triple X”. There were so many hard things or problems we faced and these are 7 ways I overcame those problems. 1. Grouping up with my own friends: I would say that learning Spanish with Noa is one of the funniest thing ever. We make a lot of “weird” jokes with new vocabs and expressions and just having fun in class. We also abuse the certain word so that we remember it well and sometimes our table fellows gets annoyed. In the movie the main character receives this impossible mission. The government gives him a troop but he brings his own friends and completes the mission. 2. Trying out new things: I think that in class and also just when were doing something Spanish related we try new things and not be afraid. Learning the words we already learnt and creating or just having fun making new expressions and trying them out in class. This is just fun but also helps our table to get points. This happens a lot through the movie when they face a big problem the whole team tries new things and risk themselves. 3. Going back to the past: In the movie whenever they hit a problem they think what they did and what happened before or in the past. What I do is whenever I have to write something in past tense. Think about what I am going to write, check the verb if it’s -ar or -er/-ir or irregular, conjugate it correctly, read and think and if it sounds nice I go with it. Each step I take or revise it carefully so that there is no mistakes but I think this would improve a lot if I spend time on studying what we learnt each class so I won’t forget important things needed in these steps. 4. Going recklessly: I think that this movies has so many reckless places which seems like it reflects to me. I try out new things, but whenever I don’t know the answer I try using the knowledge I have and if it sounds good I just try it out. I think sometimes in studying going recklessly makes you remember it easier, if you make a mistake it reminds you of it and even if you get it correct the feeling when your like “it’s right?” reminds you of it as well anyways. So I think this reflects to how I study as well. 5. Out side of class: In the movie the group called “Triple X” does the mission. But since they have this special talent of stunts and things they use it outside of the mission at the start helping poor villages/city and just playing around. I think that I do this a lot for Spanish as well. Not just in class but also using them with Noa when we go out together, speaking in Spanish with my mom and etc. 6. Having Fun: In the movie they wont just complete the mission. They have fun, play around and complete the mission. Just like the movie does I have a lot of fun. My teacher Mrs. Hill is pretty…. lets say “unique” or “interesting”. But having class with this “unique” teacher is probably why it made me so engaged in Spanish and so entertained. One of the best teacher and makes learning fun at the same time, making us learn “kiss me” or “touch me” is probably only this teacher. She also wears sandals to class. 7. Not just learning what’s on the board: In the movie they kind of disobey the government. They say use this, do that but the group does it by it’s own way and complete the mission. What I do is I listen to what’s going on and not just copying notes from the board, I try to make it so that it’s easy to understand the thing we’re learning and learn it my way.
- Write a headline of no more than 10 words to summarize your learning this unit. New, Fun, Hard, Loco, Expressions, Study, Past, Puns, Intense, Button.
- Write down keywords from your learning. Arrange them into a poem. New, Fun, Expressions, Study, Past, Tense, Intense Poem?:Late to class and I run, Wearing shorts because of the sun, Learning Spanish is so much fun, Today Past tense?, Learning this in just with my fast tense, Making it all intense, Learning new expressions, the teacher says nice comprehension, and I say its easy, small progression.
- Use a metaphor and a simile to describe the preterite and/or the direct/indirect/reflexive pronouns. Metaphor: New things and learning preterite and/or the direct/indirect/reflexive pronouns is Time. Once you start learning it’s hard and takes long, but as time passes goes smoothly and feels fast just like nothings there. Smile: Learning preterite and/or the direct/indirect/reflexive pronouns is like Basketball. Once you start, it’s hard and not fun to learn the basics, but once you get the hang of it everything uses basically the same stem and becomes easy.