Dos Verbos: How to Use Two Verbs in a Sentence PowerPoint and Interactive Notebook Activity for Spanish One and Two by Angie Torre
This 64-slide PowerPoint, “Dos Verbos, How to Use Two Verbs in a Sentence” is a complete lesson on how to use two verbs in a sentence. It includes the following:
~a comparison between one verb and two in a sentence
~ modeling of infinitives and conjugated verbs and how they work together to form a sentence and a check for understanding
~demonstration of the stem-changing verbs “poder” and “querer”, high-frequency verbs for this structure and a check for understanding
~comparison between two conjugated verbs in a sentence and one conjugated verb with an infinitive and a check for understanding
~demonstration of common expressions which are exceptions to the rule, (“Voy a dormir”)
~a competition which serves as a closure activity
~a practice in which students answer questions.
The “Dos Verbos” PowerPoint lesson is broken into small, understandable parts with a practice after each explanation. There are many visuals to add interest and engage students.
Also included are the following:
~Spanish Dos Verbos Interactive Notebook Activity in which students conjugate the verbs, “querer” and, “poder” and write the exceptions to the two-verb structure
~Foldable activity in which students complete sentences using the verbs, “poder, querer, deber,” and, “esperar” and write their own sentences using these verbs and an infinitive
~Handout on how to use two verbs in a sentence modeling the structure of first verb conjugated, second verb infinitive including the exceptions
~PowerPoint student instructions
If you would like the accompanying handouts and practices, you may wish to purchase the combination PowerPoint and activities instead. If so, click here: Dos Verbos
For the Power Point on how to form questions in Spanish, click here: Spanish Preguntas Power Point
Click here to read about How to Check for Understanding.