Food in Spain Comida en España

Five fun activities for teaching food, ‘La Merienda’ or ‘afternoon tea’. The first slides introduce the vocabulary:

• La Merienda – afternoon tea
• una galleta – a biscuit
• un magdalenas – a cupcake
• un vaso de leche – a glass of milk
• un zumo de naranja – an orange juice
• un chocolate caliente – a hot chocolate
• un té- a tea
• un café – a coffee
• pan con mermelada – bread with jam
• sandwich de queso – cheese and ham sandwich
• pan con tomate – bread with tomato

There is guidance on how to pronounce the words in Spanish for non specialist teachers. The five activities are:
The five activities are:

  1. Matching - students match the words to the pictures.
  2. Picture splat - teacher says the target vocabulary and two students compete to be the first to splat the picture.
  3. What’s missing - numbers disappear from the slide and students say what has disappeared
  4. Quick flash - pictures are displayed momentarily. Students put their hand up and say what the picture is. Click again and the picture appears. Click a third time and the word in Spanish appears.
  5. Blockbusters – students complete to say the target vocabulary to cross from one side of the board to another.

Each game includes key phrases the teacher can use in Spanish.

The PowerPoint can be used repeatedly over a half term to teach and practice key vocabulary.

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Created: Dec 3, 2019

Updated: Jan 9, 2020

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