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KS5 Spanish: Useful Phrases for Speaking Exam (and essays)

KS5 Spanish: Useful Phrases for Speaking Exam (and essays)

There are a few 'useful essay phrases' resources out there online but I put together this one because: 1) I was mainly looking for useful phrases pupils could make use of in the (new AQA) speaking exam when talking about the various topics 2) Existing resources seemed more geared towards structuring an essay 3) ...and many contained many pages of often quite convoluted essay phrases students were fairly unlikely to remember or find an opportunity to use. Yes, virtually all of these phrases would be perfectly suitable in written work too but I have tried to compile a relatively brief (just over 2.5 pages) list of what seem to me the most handy expressions that could be plausibly used when speaking. I have gathered the ones which take the subjunctive in a separate box at the beginning of the document. Easily editable. And there is a box at the end for students to add further phrases.
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SPANISH FRUITS VOCABULARY + SMOOTHIE RECIPE ACTIVITIES

SPANISH FRUITS VOCABULARY + SMOOTHIE RECIPE ACTIVITIES

This resource is 6 pages long and includes the following activities/games to practice fruit vocabulary in Spanish: - two matching/recognition exercises with fruit vocabulary (some exotic fruits included) - a healthy juice matching activity - a fruit-race game where students need to write a fruit for each letter of the alphabet. - create your own fruit smoothy/milkshake worksheet, where students need to choose among different fruits, spices and extras to create their own drink. - a recipe template for students to fill out about their favourite smoothy/milkshake. These activities are ideal to practice fruit vocabulary and recipe instructions (imperative). Please, note that this resource is intended for beginners and elementary students or children aged 7 to 13. Please, leave a comment after downloading! Thank you! Visit my TES shop, THE SPANISH WORKSHOP, for tons of great Spanish resources. Sales are awaiting you every week!
VTarantino
En la oficina Lectura - Spanish Reading At the Office

En la oficina Lectura - Spanish Reading At the Office

This Spanish reading is focused around office and business vocabulary and discusses the typical day of Pedro, a young San Francisco-based IT worker. The reading includes a glossary of business related vocabulary and 8 true/false reading comprehension questions. Vocabulary included: el informático los empleados una reunión el/la colega el jefe, la jefa los negocios los correos electrónicos las llamadas
ninatutor
la inmigracion : los sin papeles

la inmigracion : los sin papeles

Presentation and worksheet on the topic of immigration. INMIGRACION Worksheet has an AQA type reading text with 4 different activities. Power point has the answers on it.
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El Día de Acción de Gracias Lectura - Thanksgiving Spanish Reading + Handout

El Día de Acción de Gracias Lectura - Thanksgiving Spanish Reading + Handout

This 3-page file includes: -A reading on the history and meaning of Thanksgiving. The reading includes glossary of new vocabulary. -A reading comprehension worksheet. -A handout featuring useful vocabulary for this holiday. Activity idea: after reading the story together, students can discussed how they celebrate Thanksgiving using the new vocabulary. Vocabulary examples: la cosecha la temporada los peregrinos el pavo
ninatutor
Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

In African mythology/ fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and Spanish (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the Spanish Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
deltamariabooks
Tortoise and the Sardines

Tortoise and the Sardines

The story of the Tortoise and the Sardines is an African fable as well as a cautionary tale about the dangers of taking strangers at face-value. This enchanting fable is ideal for celebrating black history month, furthermore; the fable has been published in English, French and Spanish (the three crucial universal languages). The Book can therefore be used to advance young people’s knowledge of key stage 2 and 3 knowledge of French and Spanish in a way that is colourful, engaging and enjoyable.
deltamariabooks
The Boy with the Five Loaves and Two Fish

The Boy with the Five Loaves and Two Fish

The Biblical Story of the boy with the five loaves and two fish. The book has been published in English, French and Spanish. (The three Crucial Universal languages). The book can therefore advance young people’s knowledge of key stage 2 and 3 French and Spanish languages in a way that is colourful, engaging and enjoyable.
deltamariabooks
School Subjects in Spanish - A Complete Guide.

School Subjects in Spanish - A Complete Guide.

This resource introduces 15 school subjects with many practice activities. It introduces questions and answers about likes and dislikes as well as opinions/ reasons. It goes on introduce and give grammar advice about adjectival agreements, as well as showing a table and checking comprehension with practice exercises. It also presents work on favourite subjects. There are pair work speaking activities, reading activities and writing activities. The reading activities include texts with verdadero/falso exercises as well as activities with open-ended questions. There is a school timetable that pupils could replicate and questions to answer about the timetable they see. Answers for all activities appear on the PowerPoint. By the end of the PowerPoint (74 slides) pupils will be able to write a paragraph about their school subjects (likes/dislikes, opinions and so on). There is a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the activities on the PowerPoint and a separate word search document.
cgazzal
Simón Bolívar Biografía - Spanish Reading about Simon Bolivar

Simón Bolívar Biografía - Spanish Reading about Simon Bolivar

This 2-page file includes: ~A Spanish language biography of Simon Bolivar, the famous military leader of the independence movement of South America and particularly Venezuela in the 1800s. Reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary. ~A reading comprehension worksheet with 10 true false questions and a short writing assignment in the preterite. Makes for a great compliment on the history of Latin America.
ninatutor
Au Restaurant Lecture en Français - French Reading The Restaurant (conditionnel)

Au Restaurant Lecture en Français - French Reading The Restaurant (conditionnel)

This French reading is a script between two friends who are out enjoying a meal at a restaurant. Students are introduced to the conditional form of verbs as used for polite requests. The reading includes a short glossary of new vocabulary and five reading comprehension questions. Activity idea: after reading the script in groups of three, have students write their own script to perform for the class where they role-play going out to eat.
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