Spanish articles for Alevel

Spanish articles for Alevel

Here you will find a variety of articles we got our students to read and prepare to talk about in our conversation classes. Most are from El País. Students had to read the articles, look up the vocab (and complete the activities) and be ready to summarise them briefly to their partner. Then, we discussed them in class.
Blanca1yShara
AQA GCSE Spanish 8698 Vocabulary booklet

AQA GCSE Spanish 8698 Vocabulary booklet

This vocabulary booklet is made for pupils to fill in themselves with all of the essential vocab from the AQA 8698 Specification. The booklet caters for both higher and foundation students, and can be adapted accordingly. The Spanish has already been input into the table, and requires pupils to fill in the Spanish. Suitable for KS3/KS4.
fmcsimms
Spanish World Cup football England worksheet- Mundial Fútbol Inglaterra

Spanish World Cup football England worksheet- Mundial Fútbol Inglaterra

Let’s celebrate England’s football in our Spanish lessons! This i s a worksheet to work on physical descriptions and personal information through **reading and translation tasks about the English National football team. It also includes an activity on vocabulary about football in Spanish. Answers are provided so that students can mark their own work. Suitable for KS3 **and low ability KS4.
SonrieinSpanish
New Spanish A Level: Paper 3 (speaking) discussion cards (Themes 1, 2, 3 and 4).

New Spanish A Level: Paper 3 (speaking) discussion cards (Themes 1, 2, 3 and 4).

This booklet contains 72 speaking cards based on Theme 1, Theme 2, Theme 3 and Theme 4 of the new Spanish A Level course (Aspects of Hispanic society, Artistic culture in the Hispanic world, Multiculturalism in the Hispanic World and Aspects of political life in the Hispanic world). The cards contain (quite a lot) of factual information about the theme (a lot more than the sample cards from AQA) and three questions, the first one always being "How do you react to the information on this card). The aim of presenting the cards like this is to provide the students with a lot of ideas on what to say about the theme, as well as making them more aware that they always have to discuss the information printed on the card (AO2 and AO4). There are six cards for each of the three sub themes that each them covers, and each section is followed by a minimum of 20 questions to encourage the students to explore and discuss the topic further.
corcuera
New Spanish A Level: paper 3 (speaking) discussion cards. Aspects of political life.

New Spanish A Level: paper 3 (speaking) discussion cards. Aspects of political life.

A 35 page booklet to help prepare Spanish A Level students for Paper 3 (speaking test). The booklet focuses on the Theme 4 (Aspects of political life), and it contains 18 discussion cards covering “Jóvenes de hoy, ciudadanos de mañana” (6 cards), “Los movimientos populares” (6 cards) and “Monarquías y dictaduras” (6 cards). Each section is followed by a list of 20 questions to encourage the students to further explore the issues covered in the cards. The cards contain (quite a lot) of factual information about the theme (a lot more than the sample cards from AQA) and three questions, the first one always being “How do you react to the information on this card?”). The aim of presenting the cards like this is to provide the students with a lot of ideas on what to say about the theme, as well as making them more aware that they always have to discuss the information printed on the card (AO2 and AO4). The booklet also includes a student-friendly overview of the new specification, an explanation of the requirements of Paper 3, the assessment objectives and the mark scheme for both part one (discussion if a sub-theme) and part two (presentation and discussion of the individual research project) of the paper. Finally, the booklet also contain three pages of useful language for the test.
corcuera
New Spanish A Level: Paper 3 speaking cards: Monarquías y dictaduras (Monarchies and Dictatorships)

New Spanish A Level: Paper 3 speaking cards: Monarquías y dictaduras (Monarchies and Dictatorships)

This file consists of six discussion cards based on the sub theme “Monarchies and dictatorships” of the New Spanish A Level theme Aspects of political life. The cards cover a variety of aspects of the sub-theme: Franco’s dictatorship, The Spanish Monarchy and Latin American dictators. Each card contains a lot of factual information and three questions to discuss the sub theme. FInally, the six cards are followed by a list of twenty questions to enable the students to study the sub theme further, as well as a list of useful language for the speaking test.
corcuera
San Fermin worksheet with answers for self-correction

San Fermin worksheet with answers for self-correction

This is a worksheet with answers that introduces the festival of San Fermín. Perfect for cover or independent work and suitable for KS3 and low ability KS4. There is a wordsearch, an activity to work on question words -so important for the new GCSE, a GCSE style reading and a short writing task on opinions. There are also extensions for the most able. ¡Gora San Fermín! :)
SonrieinSpanish
New Spanish A Level. Paper 3 (Speaking) discussion cards: La convivencia (Integration).

New Spanish A Level. Paper 3 (Speaking) discussion cards: La convivencia (Integration).

This resource includes six discussion cards based on the sub-theme of Integration, part of the theme Multiculturalism in the Hispanic world of the New A Level course. The cards are based on the new speaking exam. Each of them includes information on each the sub theme followed by three questions on each specific topic, the first of which always asks the students to react to the information on the card. Finally, the six cards are followed by twenty questions that can be used to explore the sub-theme further, and a list of useful vocabulary for the speaking test.
corcuera
New Spanish A Level: Paper 3. Theme 3: Multiculturalism in the Hispanic world. Discussion cards.

New Spanish A Level: Paper 3. Theme 3: Multiculturalism in the Hispanic world. Discussion cards.

A 38 page booklet to help prepare Spanish A Level students for Paper 3 (speaking test). The booklet focuses on the Theme Multiculturalism in the Hispanic world, and it contains 18 discussion cards covering Immigration (6 cards), Racism (6 cards) and Integration (6 cards). Each section is followed by a list of 20 questions to encourage the students to further explore the issues covered in the cards. The cards contain (quite a lot) of factual information about the theme (a lot more than the sample cards from AQA) and three questions, the first one always being “How do you react to the information on this card?”). The aim of presenting the cards like this is to provide the students with a lot of ideas on what to say about the theme, as well as making them more aware that they always have to discuss the information printed on the card (AO2 and AO4). The booklet also includes a student-friendly overview of the new specification, an explanation of the requirements of Paper 3, the assessment objectives and the mark scheme for both part one (discussion if a sub-theme) and part two (presentation and discussion of the individual research project) of the paper. Finally, the booklet also contain three pages of useful language for the test.
corcuera
New Spanish A Level. Paper 3 (Speaking) discussion cards: El racismo (Racism).

New Spanish A Level. Paper 3 (Speaking) discussion cards: El racismo (Racism).

This resource includes six discussion cards based on the sub-theme of Racism, part of the theme Multiculturalism in the Hispanic world of the New A Level course. The cards are based on the new speaking exam. Each of them includes information on each the sub theme followed by three questions on each specific topic, the first of which always asks the students to react to the information on the card. Finally, the six cards are followed by twenty questions that can be used to explore the sub-theme further, and a list of useful vocabulary for the speaking test.
corcuera
New Spanish A Level. Paper 3 (Speaking) discussion cards: La inmigración (Immigration).

New Spanish A Level. Paper 3 (Speaking) discussion cards: La inmigración (Immigration).

This resource includes six discussion cards based on the sub-theme of Immigration, part of the theme Multiculturalism in the Hispanic world of the New A Level course. The cards are based on the new speaking exam. Each of them includes information on each the topics that are part of the sub theme (positive and negative aspects of immigration, Immigration in Latin America and Undocumented immigrants) followed by three questions on the topic, the first of which always asks the students about their reaction to the information in the card. There are two cards per topic. Finally, the six cards are followed by twenty questions that can be used to explore the sub-theme further, and a list of useful vocabulary for the speaking test.
corcuera
Year 8 Spanish Support Booklet

Year 8 Spanish Support Booklet

A comprehensive booklet made for Year 8 students studying in preparation for any exam board. Includes: a three-page vocabulary list that students should use words from in every lesson. These include phrases asking for help, things in the classroom, question words, homework words and commands. vocab lists and checklists for 9 different topics. The topics include: conocer personas nuevas hospedarse en Espana la moda el ocio ven a Madrid el bienestar mi futuro mi mundo aqui se habla espanol -details on how to reach grade 2, 3, 4 and 5 in the four skills: listening, writing, reading and speaking languages check-point sheets for students to complete after their assessment points. This includes space for dedicated feedback and improved reflection time so they can receive clear suggestions from the teachers and realise their targets.
SophieNimmo
New Spanish A Level: Fact file

New Spanish A Level: Fact file

This document includes a lot of factual information about Spain and other Spanish speaking countries, covering all the themes and sub themes of the new Spanish A level course (AQA specification). The 48-page file (I’ve uploaded a PDF and a Word version) includes three or more pages per sub theme with a lot of figures, statistics, data and examples relevant to that sub theme. Most of the information refers to Spain, as it is the country I know best, but other Spanish speaking countries are also referred to. I first started writing this resource in the weeks leading to the year 13 speaking exam with the objective of providing the students with a single document where they could find a lot of relevant information that they could refer to when discussing the topics in the first part of their exam. I believe that they found it very useful. The information here can also be easily adapted and used in other activities, such as reading activities or translations.
corcuera
New Spanish A Level: Aspects of political life. Fact file.

New Spanish A Level: Aspects of political life. Fact file.

This document includes a lot factual information about Spanish and Latin American culture and society, focusing on the theme Aspects of Political Life in the Hispanic World of the new Spanish A Level course. It provides students with wide range of facts and statistics about the topic, 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
New Spanish A Level: Los movimientos populares (Popular movements): Fact file

New Spanish A Level: Los movimientos populares (Popular movements): Fact file

This four-page file includes a lot factual information about Spanish and Latin American culture and society, focusing on the sub theme of Popular movements, part of the theme Aspects of Political Life in the Hispanic World of the new Spanish A Level. It provides students with wide range of facts and statistics about the topic, 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
The Spanish Civil War: Guernica

The Spanish Civil War: Guernica

Adapted from a Spanish version of an article that appeared in the Times shortly after the attack on Guernica, this is a comprehension task, with some translation. There are different versions of the text and tasks which are designed to suit the needs of different groups.
Matteo1983
Spanish World Cup Double Translation Gol Film (Goal Dream Begins)/ Untangle Translation

Spanish World Cup Double Translation Gol Film (Goal Dream Begins)/ Untangle Translation

For Key Stage 3. Translation practice into English and Spanish. The translation is a summary of the Gol (Goal: Dream Begins) film which is very relevant to the World Cup, issues around the Mexican border and child immigrants and the experiences of bilingual children. The film itself is currently available on YouTube and is in Spanish and English. This type of activity is currently very popular with my students. I have provided a glossary as extra support, you could remove these for more able students. Answers provided. A great end of year activity.
raveur
New Spanish A Level: Monarchies and dictatorships (Monarquías y dictaduras): fact file

New Spanish A Level: Monarchies and dictatorships (Monarquías y dictaduras): fact file

This four-page file includes a lot factual information about Spanish and Latin American culture and society, focusing on the topic of Monarchies and Dictatorships, part of the theme Aspects of Political Life in the Hispanic World of the new Spanish A Level. It provides students with wide range of facts and statistics about the topic, 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
KS3/4 Spanish - Festivals & Celebrations: Cuba & Santería (End of Term Lesson)

KS3/4 Spanish - Festivals & Celebrations: Cuba & Santería (End of Term Lesson)

Could be used as part of a wider country study on Cuba or to promote culture of Spanish-speaking countries, which is part of the new GCSE curriculum. Could also be used as an end-of-term one-off lesson. Resources included: Las fiestas folclóricas de Cuba - Cuban folk festivals (Santería) Differentiated worksheet for higher ability students Differentiated worksheet for lower ability students Ideal for learners of KS3 and lower KS4 Spanish. Could form part of a SoW which teaches festivals, traditions and celebrations, which is part of the Edexcel/AQA curricula. Total of 3 files included in package. (2x independent worksheets and accompanying lesson PowerPoint.) Multiple opportunities to broaden vocabulary on the topic of Cuba, religion and festivals in both English and Spanish. Heavy SMSC/cultural input. Cross-curricular lesson with Religious Studies. Excellent resource to use just before the Christmas, Easter or Summer holidays in order to promote the diversity of religious festivals and tradition. Opportunity to teach the lesson mostly in TL or in L1 (alternative slides for either option supplied within) CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning).
tcnewman
GCSE Spanish Theme global issues Writing Frame to cover all time frames

GCSE Spanish Theme global issues Writing Frame to cover all time frames

Self-explanatory writing frame that covers all the 10 questions from te viva textbook, giving a clear layout of some key high-scoring grammatical patterns that the student can use to prepare the General Converastion Theme 2. It takes a whole lesson to complete. The teacher can wander among students checking their extended answers beyond the template, if they have them.
rosanieplius
World Cup 2018 _ La Roja (Selección española)

World Cup 2018 _ La Roja (Selección española)

This resource is tailored for a GCSE group to talk about the World Cup. It can last for two or three lessons depending on the length of your lessons. Hope you find it useful and please let me know if you think there is something I could improve.
mjosefons
Word Cup 2018 / Copa del Mundo 2018

Word Cup 2018 / Copa del Mundo 2018

Ready made resource consisting on 6 tasks including reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in the context of the Word Cup. Tried and tested with great success with my own classes. The resource has links to the videos and a transcript so it is easy to adapt. I have provided suggestions on how to use the text and videos and some follow up activities including possible homework. I hope your students enjoy it as much as mine!
natilopez
Las Bicicletas son para el Verano Revision

Las Bicicletas son para el Verano Revision

A PPT that can be printed and used as a revision booklet or used as a revision lesson (written fully Spanish with footnotes explaining tricky vocab) Aimed at A level students studying this text (prepared for those doing paper 2 of AQA’s new exam series) Includes slides on the following: Social/political context of the time Main theme and sub themes discussion Analysis of the structure of the play Character analysis of each person in the play Plot summary, done scene by scene, highlighting key events in the Acts The use of space in the play as a dramatic technique
SophieNimmo
World Cup 2018 Booklet- El Mundial 2018 Cuadernillo

World Cup 2018 Booklet- El Mundial 2018 Cuadernillo

¡Hola! Here is a booklet suitable for KS KS3 and KS4 Spanish to cover the World Cup! It covers all four skills (reading, listening, writing and speaking) through a variety of activities (12 in total) that include wordsearches, colouring, reading, songs and much more! It is tailored to the new GCSE so that students can practise key skills such as translation or describing a picture- scaffolding is provided! It also has the **solutions **to the activities so that pupils can autocheck their progress. ¡A disfrutar! :)
SonrieinSpanish
El Mundial de Rusia

El Mundial de Rusia

An activity to revise country names, learn football vocabulary and a reading a translating activity on the World Cup in Russia.
lhucbourg
Spanish Biography Bundle: 8 Famous Hispanic Leaders

Spanish Biography Bundle: 8 Famous Hispanic Leaders

This Spanish biography bundle includes all 8 of my biographies on famous hispanic leaders at over 50% off ! Includes one biography each on: Isabel I: 16th cent. Queen of Spain Fidel Castro: former President of Cuba Papa Fransisco: Current Pope Augusto Pinochet: former president of Chile Francisco Franco: former Prime Minister of Spain Porfirio Díaz: former Mexican President Benito Juarez: former Mexican President Level: mostly in past tense Each reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and a reading comprehension section. Great for bell work, early finishers, reading comprehension practice or complementary cultural readings!
ninatutor
World Cup 2018 Spanish word search

World Cup 2018 Spanish word search

A word search containing all 32 countries in Spanish. Once found, the remining letters will spell out a hidden phrase: Los equipos nacionales en la copa mundial en Rusia. Extension task to translate it into English. Hope your pupils enjoy! Please leave me a review! :-)
Niki321
Theme 3, A Level Spanish: Diversity and difference  Eduqas WJEC

Theme 3, A Level Spanish: Diversity and difference Eduqas WJEC

Hola! You will find here very accomplished booklet (121 pages) covering the entire Theme 3 of the new A level syllabus, Power Point (56 slides) accompanying the booklet and finally a booklet with all the answers (26 pages). Some of the topics covered are: • Homofobia y Transfobia • La Ley de Identidad de Género • La transexualidad infantil • El acoso a mujeres • Las mujeres de Ciudad Juárez • La revolución femenina • Frida Kahlo • Clara Campoamor • ‘’La Manada’’ • Zapatero y el Matrimonio homosexual • La diversidad de manifestaciones culturales en México • La población gitana en España. • Las culturas minoritarias • ETA, terrorismo • La situación del catalán • Migración e Integración • Ceuta y Melilla • Las niñas musulmanas en España • España y su política migratoria • La demografía española Listening, reading and speaking activities (debates, oral cards) as well as exam practice questions (WJEC page) are all included in this booklet. Please feedback will be very much appreciated. Contact me if you need any help with any of the topics. I will be happy to help :) Gracias
Valle
Spanish A Level: The influence of the Catholic Church. La toma de posesión de Pedro Sánchez

Spanish A Level: The influence of the Catholic Church. La toma de posesión de Pedro Sánchez

When Pedro Sánchez became Prime Minister of Spain in June 2018 he was the first since Spain’s return to democracy who didn’t swear in in front of a Bible and a cross. This resource, based on an article from El País about the occasion , contains a series of reading activities (translation, find words that mean the same, true, false or nor mentioned and summary) to explore the role of the church in modern Spain.
corcuera
Pedro Sánchez Castejón - la moción de censura

Pedro Sánchez Castejón - la moción de censura

Quick starter to recap news over the half-term of Rajoy departing and a way into looking back at the transition to democracy through a modern lens. Please note that the auto-generated translation from Microsoft into Spanish from Catalan is not accurate and I can’t edit the text using Google Inspect. Perhaps use this as a talking point about online translation.
WalshMFL
SPANISH WORLD CUP 2018 OPENING LESSON

SPANISH WORLD CUP 2018 OPENING LESSON

This is the opening lesson for a Spanish KS3 or KS4 class about the World Cup or the resources can be used for parts of lessons This powerpoint includes: • An authentic reading translation, group talk giving opinions on football and the World Cup and a battleships game for students to say and write their own chants for their favourite team.
CLAYTON21
Christmas in Spain

Christmas in Spain

KS2 - KS3 - KS5 Spanish Christmas in Spain Cultural lesson describing how we celebrate Christmas in Spaon + activities La loteria de Navidad (short movie) and Song
MagBB
AQA A Level Spanish - Topics and Ideas - Year 2 only

AQA A Level Spanish - Topics and Ideas - Year 2 only

This features ideas and key examples of information that’s relevant and useful for both the speaking and writing exams. It’s perfect for revision or teaching as it presents the ideas and examples from the Hispanic world that go above and beyond what can be found in the textbook in an accessible and easy-to-read way. I have found it very useful, as have my classmates and my teacher!
katiespragg