La tiza                         chalk

El cuaderno                notebook

El encerado                board

El pupitre                    desk

La pizarra                    board

La regla                       ruler

El sacapuntas             pencil sharpener

La goma                      rubber / eraser

Rotuladores                felt-tipped pens

El lápiz                        pencil

El boli                          biro

El estuche                   pencil case

La mochila                  school bag

El recreo                     breaktime/playtime

La clase                      class (group of children)

El aula                         classroom

El curso                       school year

La asignatura              subject

Lengua                        Spanish language

Mate (matemáticas)   Maths

Educación física          PE

Tecnología                   technology

Música                          music

Francés                        French

Ciencias sociales        Social Science (inc. history and geography)

Ciencias naturales      Natural Science

Tutoría                          tutorial (time spent with class teacher)

El tutor/la tutora            class teacher

El director/la directora  head teacher

El conserje                   caretaker

La palabra                   word

La letra                         letter

El párafo                      paragraph

La oración                   sentence

La página                    page

El tema                        topic

El capítulo                    chapter

Apuntes                       notes

Punto                           full stop

Punto y aparte            full stop, new paragraph

Amonestación            (official) warning

El castigo                    punishment

El control                     test

El examen                   exam

 

Aprobar                       to pass

Suspender                  to fail

 

Las notas                    marks

S (sobresaliente)       outstanding

N (notable)                  very good

B (bien)                       good

SF (suficiente)            pass

INS (insuficiente)        fail

 

P (progresa)                making progress

PA (progresa adecuadamente)  making sufficient progress

NP (no progresa)         not making progress

Comportamiento          behaviour

“chuleta”                        crib notes

“pelota”                          teachers pet

 

¿En qué curso vas?  What year are you in?

Poneros en fila           Get into line

Sacar los libros          Take out your books

Items Selected

We accept payments via PayPal.  You do not need a PayPal account and can still pay with a debit/credit card.  Paying online with a credit/debit card via PayPal. This link opens in a new browser window.

Latest from the blog

  • Pensar

    “Pensar” means “to think” and is related to the English word “pensive” meaning “thoughtful”.  It is a root changing verb (yet another one) which alters its root vowel from “e”[…]

    Read more...
  • Cerrar

    If you have ever trotted hopefully along to an exhibition or museum on a Monday morning in Spain looking forward to a bit of culture and entertainment only to be[…]

    Read more...
  • Llevar

    It’s time to tackle a tricky verb, namely “llevar”.  On first appearance this verb seems quite simple, and in fact it is in terms of its grammatical forms.  It is[…]

    Read more...
  • Mentir

    It seems appropriate to talk about the verb “mentir” (to lie) this week, even more than usual, and if you have seen any Spanish news recently you will understand why.[…]

    Read more...
  • Dejar

    “Dejar” is an innocent looking verb which doesn´t change its forms in any unusual ways, but has a number of related and interesting meanings.  We usual learn the meaning of[…]

    Read more...
Go to top