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San Juan, Spanish festival. San Juan, los festivales españoles.

San Juan, Spanish festival. San Juan, los festivales españoles.

This is a worksheet to introduce and practise the festival of San Juan, suitable for both KS3 and KS4 . It includes engaging activities on** vocabulary, GCSE style reading** and translations about the **cultural aspects of the festival. Solutions are also provided **following the format of the worksheet itself so that pupils can mark their own tasks, which makes it perfect for cover work. ¡Feliz San Juan! :)
SonrieinSpanish
GCSE Spanish - SMSC / Cultural -El Carnaval - Photo Card (AQA)

GCSE Spanish - SMSC / Cultural -El Carnaval - Photo Card (AQA)

This is the lesson that I have prepared for my higher y8/ and y9/y10 in relation to the topic of Spanish culture (Festivals & Celebrations) and is mostly related to El Carnaval. I used it as a general topic to look at the photo card task (speaking / foundation writing). The starter focus is reading - students complete differentiated tasks in relation to an authentic extract from on line newspaper. Students will then learn new / revise already known vocabulary on the topic of carnivals/ festivals using Quizlet and Quizlet live tools. Then they recap on the success criteria for Speaking Q2 / Writing Q1 - Photo card- and complete a photo card task based on a photo of a carnival celebration together. They jot their thoughts first, play a catchphrase game and then prepare their responses in pairs on the second photo card. Finally they complete a third photo card task individually and self / peer assess the same. In-between the photo cards I inserted some verb games to make the lesson more fun for the students and not to let them get bored. Let me know what you think!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - SMSC/Cultural- Las Hogueras de San Juan Listening A + writing FQ1/ HQ4

AQA GCSE Spanish - SMSC/Cultural- Las Hogueras de San Juan Listening A + writing FQ1/ HQ4

This is the lesson that I have prepared for my higher y8/ and y9/y10 in relation to the topic of Spanish culture (Festivals & Celebrations). The starter is based on the review of the cartoon called ‘The Book of Life’ (El Libro de la Vida). Students read the review and complete various tasks according to their ability. Then they check their answers, review the lesson objectives and have fun resiting a tongue twister (I personally believe phonics is the way forward for the students of all ages). Students will then learn new / revise already known vocabulary on the topic of Las Hogueras de San Juan festival using Quizlet and Quizlet live tools. I have then included a video (see link) of Rosa from SpanishPod101 (see their channel in youtube) describing the festival. Even though the video is in Spanish and Rosa speaks really quickly, there are subtitles in English so that all students have a chance to listen to a native speaker and at the same time understand what the video is about (note: I personally find the Spanishpod101 videos amazing as they address quite a few cultural / grammar / pronunciation and other aspects so I would recommend letting your students know that a lot of resources are available for free. Consequently, students answer quiz questions about the video. I presented it as a Listening task. Then they move on to Writing Foundation Questions 2 and 4 // Higher Tier Question 1. Students begin by translating the short text into English and coaching each other if stuck at the same time assessing each others work. Then they revise some grammar by playing tarsia game (see template in the end of the presentation). Consequently they get on with reading the question and what is required from them and discussing the what they could include in their answer (both content and grammar structures). Then they make a break and play a dice game (can be prepared prior to the lesson or during the same - see template in the end of the presentation) and a learning grid to revise verb tenses. They then get back to the task and work in pairs to plan their answers. Finally they complete the task individually, discuss the success criteria and the marking scheme with the teacher and peer / self assess their work. And, as a reward they play Hangman! (I have posted this slide for free within my resources - search for ‘El ahorcado’). Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
GCSE Spanish - SMSC / Cultural - Las Fallas - Listening/ Photo Card/ Reading C (AQA)

GCSE Spanish - SMSC / Cultural - Las Fallas - Listening/ Photo Card/ Reading C (AQA)

This is the lesson that I have prepared for my higher y8/ and y9/y10 in relation to the topic of Spanish culture (Festivals & Celebrations). The starter focus is the Past Simple (preterite) and the Future SImple (‘will’). We use Viva books so I included help boxes as a reminder for those who do not clearly remember the endings. Students will then look at the speaking questions of the half-term, analysing them and trying to come up with a set of ideas for a response. I have then included a video (see link) of Rosa from SpanishPod101 (see their channel in youtube) describing the celebration of Las Fallas. Even though the video is in Spanish and Rosa speaks really quickly, there are subtitles in English so that all students have a chance to listen to a native speaker and at the same time understand what the video is about (note: I personally find the Spanishpod101 videos amazing as they address quite a few cultural / grammar / pronunciation and other aspects so I would recommend letting your students know that a lot of resources are available for free. Consequently, students answer quiz questions about the video. I presented it as a Listening task. They annotated the questions and complete the task using vocabulary help. Students will then learn new / revise already known vocabulary on the topic of Las Fallas festival using Quizlet and Quizlet live tools. Then they recap on the success criteria for Speaking Q2 / Writing Q1 - Photo card and complete a photo card task based on a photo from La Tomatina celebration together. They jot their thoughts first, play a catchphrase game and then prepare their responses in pairs on the second photo card. Finally they complete a third photo card task individually. Finally they read and analyse the grammar in the text about festival to complete AQA Higher Reading Section C task (translation). I included some grammar tips for them and highlighted them in the text to make it easier. Then they complete the task, check their answers, self assess themselves and play Hangman (as a reward for hard work!). Enjoy!
madsheep_123
GCSE Spanish- 6 Starters -Cultural/SMSC (differentiated -5 levels)-Speaking, Reading, Writing skills

GCSE Spanish- 6 Starters -Cultural/SMSC (differentiated -5 levels)-Speaking, Reading, Writing skills

This a set of Starters with answers that could be used either for the lessons from the topic of festivals and celebrations or as a stand out SMSC - Cultural starter. I included answers so that children can check their answers. These are mostly for higher y8 or for KS4 lessons, differentiated (CORE, EXTENSION, KILLER, SUPERKILLER, LEGEND). All of the instructions are in Spanish. They can also serve as a template to create your own tasks - just change the text and (slightly) the questions. First Starter is on the topic of San Fermin and includes an authentic text from the ‘La Vanguardia’, an on line newspaper. The examination focus of this starter is Reading. Second Starter features similar tasks but a different text, also authentic. The third one is on the topic of La Tomatina and is essentially a Role-play task with success criteria. It therefore focuses on Speaking. The fourth one is a Photo card Starter on the topic of Aste Nagusia (or festivals in general) with help and instructions and therefore can be used as a Speaking / Writing activity. Fourth one follows the same idea but is designed for the topic of holidays. The fifth is a grammar starter for any holidays topic and its focus is the Past Simple (preterite) and the Future SImple (‘will’). We use Viva books so I included help boxes as a reminder for those who do not clearly remember the endings. The sixth starter focuses on Reading (parts B and C). Students translate and analyse the adjectives in the Wordle. Let me know what you think!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading (A, B, C), Writing (1-4 aka Speaking Conversation) and Speaking (Photo card and Role Play) (Foundation/Higher) answer strategies

AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading (A, B, C), Writing (1-4 aka Speaking Conversation) and Speaking (Photo card and Role Play) (Foundation/Higher) answer strategies

These are the templates that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering Reading (A, B, C), Writing (1-4 aka Speaking Conversation) and Speaking (Photo card and Role Play). They include different sets of reading activities and games to answer the questions of the AQA GCSE exam. The tasks are set for my Foundation tier but might as well work for Higher if mildly redacted. Please let me know how it goes!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Sections A, B, C (Foundation) answer strategy

AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Sections A, B, C (Foundation) answer strategy

These are the templates that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering Reading Foundation Sections A, B and C. They include different sets of reading activities and games to answer the questions of the Reading AQA exam. The tasks are set for my Foundation tier but might as well work for Higher if mildly redacted. Please let me know how it goes!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Section B (Foundation) answer strategy / Aste Nagusia

AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Section B (Foundation) answer strategy / Aste Nagusia

This is a template of a set of activities that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering a Reading Section B Foundation task (questions and answers in Spanish) with elements of Part A to explain the main concepts. Please note that this is a template and can be reused for different topics. This one is related to the topic of festivals and celebrations. It is based on the texts about Aste Nagusia. The students read the texts aloud (Oracy!) in turns as a class and then play an ‘air writing’ game which basically means they are trying to locate the words that the teacher asks them to find. Next they do a similar task, trying to answer in Spanish in which line is the word the teacher asked them to locate. Next they annotate keywords in groups trying to translate as many unknown words as possible (in a group - coaching each other). They then play a quick tenses game to revise how to identify present, past, immediate future and conditional verbs and how to correctly translate them into English. Consequently they revise the strategies for approaching Reading Part A/B tasks and play a quick translation game. I then thought it would be useful if they quickly revise the Spanish question words by playing an online game (from the Language Gym website - free and useful!) and complete the Reading Part B task (differentiated). Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Section A  (Foundation) answer strategy / Aste Nagusia

AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Section A (Foundation) answer strategy / Aste Nagusia

This is a template of a set of activities that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering a Reading Section A Foundation task (answers in English). Please note that this is a template and can be reused for different topics. This one is related to the topic of festivals and celebrations. It is based on a text about Aste Nagusia from the official governmental website so the text is just mildly redacted to suit the level of the readers. See the link embedded in the image in the first slide. The students read the text aloud (Oracy!) in turns as a class and then again in groups. Then they use their knowledge, dictionary / Apps to locate the meaning of unknown keywords and look at the pictures for these keywords. Then they play team challenge game to find the meaning of the Spanish verbs that appear in the text and check their answers. Next is the reading of the unrelated literary text in English in groups to exemplify that the meaning of the words in read (with jumbled letters) does not actually stop them from understanding the text. Consequently they revise the strategies for approaching Part A tasks, play a quick translation game and complete the tasks (differentiated). Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Section C - SP-ENG translation (Foundation) answer strategy

AQA GCSE Spanish - Reading Section C - SP-ENG translation (Foundation) answer strategy

This is a template of a set of activities that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering a Reading Section C Foundation task (SP-ENG translation). Please note that this is a template and can be reused for different topics. This one is related to the topic of festivals and celebrations. First of all students discuss the task and top tips with each other (All speak / write round robin) and then move on with discussing separate phrases in terms of grammar. Then they use the help / hints to translate the text individually. Then they check the answers, discuss them with each other and self-peer assess their work. Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Role Play answer strategy

AQA GCSE Spanish - Role Play answer strategy

This is a template that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering a Speaking Role Play task. Please note that this is a template and can be reused for different topics. It starts with a Quizlet slide to revise (whilst being engaged!) some vocabulary prior to looking at the task. There are various Quizlet word lists available so you can just change the QR code and link if another list of words is needed. Then Students together with the teacher discuss the strategies and look at the task, success criteria and marking scheme and revise question words and how to form different types of questions in Spanish. They check their knowledge of the latter by way of completing a quick test and check their answers / discuss mistakes. They then jot their thoughts on a similar Role Play task in pairs (using grammar help - note: we use VCOP mat so if you have one you will need to change the numbers of the grammar points, if not you nees to delete few bits, the examples of structures are provided anyway) and complete in in writing individually . Then their ‘Time Pair Share’ the Role Play and self/peer -assess their work. Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
Comparatives and Superlatives with Customs

Comparatives and Superlatives with Customs

This lesson teaches students how to use comparatives and superlatives in Spanish. It allows them to do so by comparing British and Spanish customs therefore they are able to expand their cultural understanding as well.
scheem1
Dia de los Muertos cultural lesson

Dia de los Muertos cultural lesson

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) cultural lesson with guided notes sheet for students Do now - KWL (Know, Want to know, Learned) chart Information about Day of the Dead - students fill out notes sheet as you go through the lesson to encourage active listening Video clip - hyperlinked in lesson or can be found on youtube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsbr_Tkn08w Plenary 1 - Finish KWL chart with what you’ve learned Plenary 2 - Design your own altar Speaker notes throughout powerpoint to support the teaching of the lesson. Guided notes - Questions to answer, which will all be covered in the lesson as I designed both the powerpoint and the notes to fit together. Also includes key covabulary along the side for students to fill in. I don’t expect students to complete all of the vocab but offer a prize to the student who fills in the most vocab.
melmason517
AQA GCSE Spanish - Writing (Foundation) answer strategy

AQA GCSE Spanish - Writing (Foundation) answer strategy

These are the templates that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering Writing Foundation Questions 1-4. They include different games and tasks to revise verbs conjugations and vocabulary to answer the questions. I also included the templates for some games and activities. These templates are totally amendable and adaptable to use with different topics and so far worked for my students. Please let me know how it goes!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish - Writing (Foundation) answer strategy - Questions 2 and 4 / Higher Question 1

AQA GCSE Spanish - Writing (Foundation) answer strategy - Questions 2 and 4 / Higher Question 1

This is a template that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering a Writing Foundation Questions 2 and 4 // Higher Tier Question 1. The topic of this example is celebrations / festivals. Students begin by translating the short text into English and coaching each other if stuck at the same time assessing each other’s work. Then they revise some grammar by playing tarsia game (see template in the end of the presentation). Consequently they get on with reading the question and what is required from them and discussing the what they could include in their answer (both content and grammar structures). Then they make a break and play a dice game (can be prepared prior to the lesson or during the same - see template in the end of the presentation) and a learning grid to revise verb tenses. They then get back to the task and work in pairs to plan their answers. Finally they complete the task individually, discuss the success criteria and the marking scheme with the teacher and peer / self assess their work. Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
AQA GCSE Spanish -  Writing (Foundation) answer strategy - Question 1

AQA GCSE Spanish - Writing (Foundation) answer strategy - Question 1

This is a template that I prepared for my higher year 8 Spanish students and early KS4 in relation to answering a Writing Foundation Question 1 (photo card). Please note that this is a template and can be reused for different topics. This one is related to the topic of carnivals and celebrations. It starts with a Quizlet slide to revise (whilst being engaged!) some vocabulary prior to looking at the task. There are various Quizlet word lists available so you can just change the QR code and link if another list of words is needed. Then Students together with the teacher discuss the strategies and look at the success criteria and marking scheme. Then they play few verb conjugation games to revise some useful verbs that they can use to describe the photo card later on in the lesson. Consequently they jot their thoughts on a different photo card (working in pairs / groups) and play a catchphrase game to get more ideas on the topic. Then they work in pairs to prepare a response to another (but similar!) photo card. Finally they do it individually and self/peer -assess their work. Please let me know if there are any problems / ideas!
madsheep_123
Coco Study Guide

Coco Study Guide

Coco is a very well researched and culturally sensitive movie. This study guide can be used before - during or after watching the movie. The resource focuses on the cultural aspects represented in the movie.
avilchez
Eurovision 2018 MFL SPANISH

Eurovision 2018 MFL SPANISH

Resources that can be used for a lesson or two on Eurovision for a Spanish class. Would work particularly well with Y9 and GCSE to get them using more interesting opinions but can be adapted for any year really. It’s good to use for Media topic (Music) and for writing with opinions. I have used this resource many times over the last few years and just changed it each year to make it up to date, it has always gone down really well with students! Resources include: Powerpoint Sweepstake of countries to cut out* Score cards for the semi finals *(will add the Final scorecard when final contestants are announced) Worksheet that includes a countries match up English to Spanish and a score card that pupils can write their votes on and choose an adjective to describe each song. (from BBC Eurovision website)
Agy_MFL
Mexico & Cinco de Mayo - Juego de preguntas encadenadas

Mexico & Cinco de Mayo - Juego de preguntas encadenadas

This game is designed to practice the vocabulary related to Mexico and the Cinco de Mayo celebration. INSTRUCTIONS This game is a version of the classic I-Have-Who-Has game. Print the document one-sided, laminate and cut out the cards. Distribute all the cards randomly to the students. The ideal number of players is 5 (4 cards for each student), but it will also work with 2 to 10 players. For bigger classes, you might want to print several copies. Select a student to begin the game by reading his card out loud and then putting it down. The other students listen attentively to each question, answer it if they have the answer card and then they read the next question. The game is over when all the cards are down. It is a great game to practice the newly taught vocabulary, as well as reading and listening skills.
didade
MEXICO HD MURAL DISPLAY PACK

MEXICO HD MURAL DISPLAY PACK

A great opportunity to get all the files for all three MEXICAN themed display at a reduced price: Both our FRIDA KAHLO and DIEGO RIVERA display boards and our 4 metre long MEXICO display. Hours of work to modify all these HD images with photoshop to make them brighter and more colourful. All ready to print, cut and display. We recommend using white card to print and blutak.
GarciaWeston-LanguageResources
DIEGO RIVERA FULL HD MURAL DISPLAY

DIEGO RIVERA FULL HD MURAL DISPLAY

OUTSTANDING mural about the Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. More than 20 ultra HD pictures, digitally treated to enhance colours and brightess, ready to print, cut and put up. It will save you tons of hours. We recommend using white card, not laminating and blutak for best results.
GarciaWeston-LanguageResources
FRIDA KAHLO FULL MURAL  ULTRA HD DISPLAY

FRIDA KAHLO FULL MURAL ULTRA HD DISPLAY

STATE OF THE ART large display about Frida Kahlo. Hours and hours to find, measure, cut and photoshop all the pictures to create a wonderful mural for your classroom or corridor. Inspiring, colourful and eye catching, it will totally transform your learning environment. A must have! We recomment materials are printed on white card, not laminated and use blutak for best results.
GarciaWeston-LanguageResources
MEXICO DISPLAY -ULTRA HD PICTURES AND PROMPTS part 2

MEXICO DISPLAY -ULTRA HD PICTURES AND PROMPTS part 2

WOW! Hours and hours to put together this 4m long display about Mexico. Letters, symbols, HD pictures, and lots of cultural references that not only will save you a lot of time, but will also totally transform your learning environment. Unmissable! We recommend everything is printed on white card, not laminated and blutak is used for best results.
GarciaWeston-LanguageResources
MEXICO DISPLAY - ULTRA HD PICTURES and PROMPTS 1

MEXICO DISPLAY - ULTRA HD PICTURES and PROMPTS 1

WOW! Hours and hours to put together this 4m long display about Mexico. Letters, symbols, HD pictures, and lots of cultural references that not only will save you a lot of time, but will also totally transform your learning environment. Unmissable! We recommend everything is printed on white card, not laminated and blutak is used for best results.
GarciaWeston-LanguageResources
Festivals and Celebrations bundle Cultural / SMSC

Festivals and Celebrations bundle Cultural / SMSC

This bundle includes a collection of eight lessons created for few international celebrations such as Christmas and Easter as well as some traditional Spanish Festivals (e.g. Las Fallas, San Fermin, La Tomatina). I have tried to use some videos and games to make it more engaging whilst still providing students with some grammar / AQA GCSE exam practice. I also included the cultural starters I used as well as a template of my drill for teaching students how to answer AQA GCSE Reading parts A and B based on the text about Aste Nagusia, a Basque festival.
madsheep_123
El calendario y la ropa - Game Bundle

El calendario y la ropa - Game Bundle

This bundle consists of 4 I have … Who has…? -type of games and one board game. The games are designed to practice Spanish vocabulary related to the calendar, weather and clothes. With these games, the students will learn through play, practicing the following: naming and identifying clothes the agreement between nouns and adjectives (clothes and colours) asking and answering about the weather naming and identifying seasons, months of the year and days of the week naming some of the main cities in Spain asking and answering about dates and birthdays cardinal and ordinal numbers associating clothes with a specific type of weather or seasons or months with seasons
didade
El calendario - Card Game

El calendario - Card Game

This game is a Spanish version of the classic " I have… Who has …? " game, designed to practice revising a unit on weather and clothes by asking and answering about seasons, weather, months, days of the week, birthdays, holidays, numbers, clothes etc. This is an easy-to-play game and a great way to practice essential language concepts with the whole class. As students match up the answers on their cards with questions on other students’ cards, they get valuable practice with vocabulary, as well as reading and listening skills. Directions: Cut out the cards along the dotted line and laminate. For bigger classes, you might want to print several copies of each set. Give out all the cards in the set to the students. It is important to use all the cards. Choose a student to go first. I usually do that by a counting rhyme. Have the selected student read the question at the bottom of the card aloud and then put the card down. The student who has the card with the answer then reads that answer aloud. This student will then read the question at the bottom of their card and put the card down. Play continues in this fashion until all of the cards have been played. The game will end with the same student who started play. Every card in the set is connected to a card before it and a card after it. To keep the game moving at a quick pace, all students need to pay attention to every question that has been asked. I tell my younger students that this is a magic game and that the magic only works if you pay attention, which is actually true. The magic happens in the end, when the question on the last card actually matches the answer on the very first card. Enjoy!
didade
Coco: 11 lessons exploring the mexican culture

Coco: 11 lessons exploring the mexican culture

11 lessons exploring the mexican culture based on Coco’s Disney movie. Ideal for KS3! Lessons on: Day of the death Family Personality Cloths Near future Alebrijes Frida kahlo Pan de muerto Mariachis The first lesson is not uploaded as I have used one I had from someone.
rocijass
Mi Diversión - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Mi Diversión - Spanish Speaking Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Diversión Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Entretenimiento 2) Televisión 3) Aficiones 4) Humor 5) Fiestas 6) Viajes 7) Moda 8) Compras 9) Internet Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Mi Vida - Spanish Speaking  Bundle

Mi Vida - Spanish Speaking Bundle

11 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Vida Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1, Rutinas 2. Familia 3. Vecinos 4. Personalidad 5. Amor 6. Sentimientos 7. Casas 8. Fiestas 9. Aficiones 10. Comida 11. Infancia Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas - Spanish Speaking Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Educación 2) Idiomas 3) Religión 4) Historia 5) Geografía 6) Ciencia 7) Arte 8) Números 9) Musica Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 2

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 2

16 x No prep pair-work speaking activity. Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Entretenimiento 2) Fama 3) Familia 4) Fiestas 5) Futuro 6) Geografía 7) Historia 8) Humor 9) Idiomas 10) Infancia 11) Internet 12) Inventos 13) Medio ambiente 14) Moda 15) Música 16) Naciones Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Música - Spanish Speaking Activity

Música - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Música Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Fiestas - Spanish Speaking Activity

Fiestas - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Fiestas Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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LAS FALLAS de Valencia - Cultural Lesson AS/ALevels or KS4

LAS FALLAS de Valencia - Cultural Lesson AS/ALevels or KS4

Cultural lesson about my hometown’s big celebration: Las fallas, includes clips, a song and lots of explanations in Spanish about this popular Celebration declared Patrimonio Inmaterial de la Humanidad in 2017. It goes well with the AS/ALevels Spanish AQA topic “El Patrimonio Nacional”. It is also a very good powerpoint if you want to do a cultural lesson with KS3 or KS4 students, however the texts are in TL and would need some translation. I have a KS3 version of the presentation created, please, ask if interested :). I hope you enjoy such a colourful display! Paula PD: I have attached a video about Spanish festivities as a starter , so the file might be a bit heavy, however it also has the videos embeded in the ppt notes.
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Spanish Lesson Pack - KS2 - Pascua - Easter

Spanish Lesson Pack - KS2 - Pascua - Easter

This is a plan and resources for a beginner’s Spanish lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning the vocabulary for eight different Easter and spring related words in Spanish and using them within a context. The plan gives details of a whole class game to use as a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a whole class speaking activity, whole class listening activity, a written activity and challenging plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. All resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: Plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for starter Written activity Enjoy!
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GCSE Spanish - Reading Exam Question Packs - AQA/OCR/Edexcel/iGCSE - Revision/Homework/Assessment - Includes markscheme

GCSE Spanish - Reading Exam Question Packs - AQA/OCR/Edexcel/iGCSE - Revision/Homework/Assessment - Includes markscheme

Save 50% with this bundle of GCSE Spanish Reading Exam question packs: School & Future Plans, Holidays, Food, & Shopping, Personal Identity & Healthy Living, and Environmental & Social Issues. Designed to be printed as full packs or individual sheets, these resources are perfect for use as in class worksheets, homework, assessment, or revision. The included markscheme allow easy assessment by the teacher. Additionally you could use the markscheme for peer or self-assessment, allow students to become familiar with the requirements of the exam and the way they will be marked. Also included are reflective tasks on each page, extending vocabularly and promoting a deeper reading of the texts. A open ‘challenge task’ allows the you or the student to choose a differentiated task. For example, ‘Choose one paragraph to re-write using your new synonyms’ or ‘Choose a sentence to re-write in the past, present, and future tense’. These question packs are organised into the 4 main topics used by the AQA, OCR, Edexcel, and iGCSE exam papers: School & Future Plans - School and university - Jobs and employment - The future Holidays, Food, & Shopping - Vacations and destinations - Travel - Food at home and abroad - Shopping and internet shopping Personal Identity & Healthy Living - Personal opinions - Family and friends - Sport and exercise - Healthy eating Environmental & Social Issues - Recyling and waste - Opinions on the environment - The weather - Homelessness - Drug and alochol use - Immigration
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