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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
AQA Spanish A Level Topics and Ideas - Year 1 only

AQA Spanish A Level Topics and Ideas - Year 1 only

This resource provides summaries and ideas of each of the 6 topics and 12 sub-themes covered in year 1 Spanish. It’s great for revision and teaching purposes as it provides Spanish-speaking examples that go above and beyond what can be found in the text book, displaying it all in a concise and accessible format. It also features useful vocabulary for both the speaking and written exams.
katiespragg
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
Análisis de la tauromaquia

Análisis de la tauromaquia

New AQA Spanish A-Level . A ppt analising the opposed points of view about bull fighting (La identidad regional de España). It contains links to different opinion blogs, as well as some questions to prompt debate/research.
YBurgoyne
La Semana Santa española

La Semana Santa española

New AQA Spanish A’Level. ppt about the Semana Santa in Spain ( La Identidad regional en España), with video links. A second ppt has questions referring to the topic. Ideal for introducing the cultural topic and/or for speaking activities.
YBurgoyne
AQA ALL  A LEVEL SPANISH NOTES for NEW SPEC 7692 2017

AQA ALL A LEVEL SPANISH NOTES for NEW SPEC 7692 2017

AQA A Level Spanish notes on most of the cultural themes for the NEW A LEVEL SPEC 7692! Very detailed and great information for the AQA Speaking exam with the tarjeta. Notes on AS and A2 topics all in one bundle! SAVE MONEY BY BUYING THE BUNDLE OF RESOURCES! Normal price is £30 if sold separately
aabia42
Spanish A level Revision Bundle

Spanish A level Revision Bundle

Includes: A revision booklet on the AS themes covered in the AQA new spec. A booklet on the A2 themes covered in the same spec. These booklets also include revision checklists. A booklet on revising for the AQA speaking exam. There are examples of speaking cards for every theme in this, with possible answers to the questions, questions to ask the examiner, an introduction to the speaking exam and a mark scheme explained.
SophieNimmo
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
Las fiestas populares

Las fiestas populares

New AQA Spanish A’Level curriculum. Power point presentation for the topic Las fiestas populares, part of the Unit Los Valores Tradicionales y Modernos. It contains a brief explanation of 10 festivals celebrated in Spain, together with a set of questions for each, to be used either for speaking or as bullet points in writing.
YBurgoyne
A level Spanish Speaking Revision Booklet

A level Spanish Speaking Revision Booklet

A revision booklet aimed at A level students doing the AQA spec. Primarily, it includes a list of the exam regulations as well as the structure of the exam. As this booklet focuses on the stimulus card aspect of the exam, it also has a mark scheme for that. It includes an example of a stimulus card on all 12 themes used throughout AS and A level AQA Spanish. There are three questions on each card, and subsequently, there are possible answers to each question on each card to show students how to structure their planning and best use their time. There is space for extra annotations and translations to be done as the comments are in English. As the students are required to ask their teacher 2 questions relating to the card, there are also 4 examples per card of questions students could ask. At the end of the booklet, there are tasks for the students to complete. These tasks include: plan your own response for three of the questions under ‘possible questions to ask teachers’ where students are encouraged to think outside the box. practice doing one of the cards with a peer, taking it in turns to swap roles and be the examiner. This helps them to get to grips with the mark scheme. lastly, there is an example of transcript between a student and an examiner. The students should annotate this with what the student did well, and how they could improve. By doing both of these, the students can learn something.
SophieNimmo
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
AQA La Identidad Regional NOTES for NEW SPANISH A LEVEL

AQA La Identidad Regional NOTES for NEW SPANISH A LEVEL

Detailed notes on the AQA theme ‘La Identidad Regional en Espana’ for the NEW 2017 SPANISH A LEVEL. Includes information on the 3 subthemes: ‘Tradiciones y costumbres’, ‘La gastronomia’ and ‘Las lenguas’. Very useful information for the AQA A LEVEL speaking exam with the tarjeta and includes specific examples of festivals in Spain etc.
aabia42
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
New Spanish A Level: Year 1 fact file (Aspects of Hispanic society, Artistic culture Hispanic World)

New Spanish A Level: Year 1 fact file (Aspects of Hispanic society, Artistic culture Hispanic World)

This resource contains 18 pages full of information (facts and statistics) covering all aspects of the themes covered in year 1 of the new Spanish A Level course. There are nine pages about Aspects of Hispanic society (three pages about Traditional and moden values, three oabout Cyberspace and three pages about Equal rights) and nine pages about Artistic culture in the Hispanic world (Modern day idols, Spanish regional identity and Cultural heritage). I wrote this resource to help students include enough cultural information to score well in AO4 in paper 3 (the speaking exam), but information included in the resource can be easily adapted to a variety of reading and translation activities.
corcuera
AQA GCSE Spanish Revision Resources for Speaking and Writing Environment Family Technology Culture

AQA GCSE Spanish Revision Resources for Speaking and Writing Environment Family Technology Culture

This bundle contains revision resources based on the following themes: environment, family, technology and festivals and culture. They are differentiated, with sample speaking role plays, photos and general conversation questions which you can guide your students through. There are also notes included for each theme which provide key vocab, great complex expressions, key verbs for those four themes for the students. The bundle is based on the AQA exam criteria for the speaking.
Miriam81
New Spanish A Level: Spanish regional identity. Fact File (Paper 3 - Speaking)

New Spanish A Level: Spanish regional identity. Fact File (Paper 3 - Speaking)

This three-page file includes a lot actual information about Spanish culture and society, focusing on the topic of Spanish regional identity (festivals, gastronomy and regional languages), part of the theme Artistic Culture in the Hispanic World of the new Spanish A Level. It provides students with facts and statistics, which should be very helpful in preparation for Paper 3 (the speaking exam). The information in the file can also be easily adapted to reading or translation activities.
corcuera
Festivals and Celebrations bundle (to be updated)

Festivals and Celebrations bundle (to be updated)

This bundle includes a collection of several lessons created for few international celebrations such as Christmas and Easter as well as some traditional Spanish Festivals (e.g. 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.
madsheep_123
Unit 4 Customs and festivals-AQA GCSE

Unit 4 Customs and festivals-AQA GCSE

AQA GCSE Spanish 9-1 - both green and red. Theme 1 - Identity and culture Unit 4 - Customs and festivals The pack covers all sections from the green and red books of AQA GCSE Spanish 9-1. It includes powerpoints, homework tasks and differentiated activities to support learning in class.
jilliancochran
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
HISPANIC FESTIVALS GCSE worksheet

HISPANIC FESTIVALS GCSE worksheet

This IMPRESSIVE worksheet deals with the topic of FESTIVALS at GCSE. Feria de Abril, Dia de Muertos, Tomatina and Fallas. With great photos and an eye catching layout, this READING activity will enhance your lesson, provide real information and research about the topics and put your students ahead of the topic.
GarciaWeston-LanguageResources
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)
fingertips-resources
AQA A-Level Spanish. Revision for Speaking exam

AQA A-Level Spanish. Revision for Speaking exam

This is a very simple and structured way to support students revising for their AQA A-level speaking exam. This resource was inspired by a GCSE French resource I saw on Twitter. The original layout was 20 minutes a day for 40 days. Mine is, due to my timing, 20 minutes a day of Spanish for 20 days. How yo use: When scanning the QR Code printed on the handout, your students will be able to find all the tasks, day by day. For some of revision tasks, students have to email the teacher some sort of evidence to show that they have done and completed the daily task. Buena suerte!
melody05
El 5 de mayo

El 5 de mayo

Video comprehension on the history of el 5 de mayo as part of the topic of Fiestas for my Year 12 group. Link to the YouTube video is in the Word document. Also useful for understanding different Spanish accents (in this case Mexican).
elizabethsarah89
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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