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Learn Nationalities and Suffixes

Learn Nationalities and Suffixes

This document contains an activity to deduce how words for nationalities are formed. Inquiry question to collect information from Spanish-speaking countries. A game to play and learn suffixes and a writing task based on the previous activities.

By antoniolunagonzalez

Datos personales, apariencia y carácter - Oral booklet practice

Datos personales, apariencia y carácter - Oral booklet practice

This booklet contains 10 images with questions to help your students practice their Individual Oral. The images has been carefully selected to be inspiring and complying with the IB requirements. By answering these questions your students will learn how to get ready for a conversation on these topics. Perfect resource for Spanish ab Initio oral exam.

By antoniolunagonzalez

FUN ACTIVITY! Past holidays - Spanish preterite tense reading, writing and speaking revision

FUN ACTIVITY! Past holidays - Spanish preterite tense reading, writing and speaking revision

These PowerPoints are a GREAT way to revise the preterite tense in Spanish and are jam-packed full of holiday vocabulary (100 slides in each). They are quite a fun way to end a class on a high or liven up a grammar point pupils often get bogged down with.Includes FREE "magic words" mini PowerPoint!Each PowerPoint can be used in a number of ways to practise reading, writing and speaking, making them superb value for money. They are also all fully editable so you can adapt them to the exact language your pupils need to revise.- The preterite tense PowerPoints each have an English and a Spanish version.- These are either in the first person singular (I) or plural (we) and there are combined PowerPoints containing both the "I" and "we" vocabulary to really make things exciting!- To work the PowerPoints you press "s" in slideshow mode and the presentation will start rapidly flashing through all the slides. To stop, you press "s" again and so on. Please note, the faster the computer, the faster the slides will change.- To practise reading, use a Spanish PowerPoint and pupils either read aloud or write down on a mini whiteboard whichever phrase it lands on in English.- To practise writing, use an English PowerPoint and pupils write down whichever phrase it lands on in Spanish.- To practise speaking, use either PowerPoint and pupils say the phrase aloud in Spanish (either reading directly or translating it into Spanish in their heads and then saying it aloud).- With the "Magic words" PowerPoint pupils could try to write or say a sentence including the magic word the PowerPoint stops on.The content is aimed at higher ability KS3 (lower secondary), GCSE/National 5 or basic revision for Higher students.

By lisadominique

Countries in Spanish - where you live worksheets

Countries in Spanish - where you live worksheets

Five worksheets on where you live in Spanish. Different levels to allow for differentiation.*Note: The gap fill activities require the teacher to provide some dialogue. There are three levels of sheet so one activity can be completed in a mixed ability classroom.

By lisadominique

Countries in Spanish - where I live PowerPoints

Countries in Spanish - where I live PowerPoints

Two PowerPoints in Spanish showing pupils how to say where they live in countries and in cities/towns. Model conversations are provided along with some guessing games. Countries are England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Spain, France, Greece, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Italy.

By lisadominique

Rey el Robot - countries in Spanish

Rey el Robot - countries in Spanish

Rey el Robot flashes through flags when you press "s" in slideshow mode. Press "s" again to stop him. Pupils say/write whichever slide it lands on.*Note: This works best on a quick computer!

By lisadominique

Countries in Spanish - Where I Live Bundle

Countries in Spanish - Where I Live Bundle

All you need to teach pupils how to talk about where they live (countries and towns/cities) in Spanish.Included:- Introductory PowerPoint (with audio, if needed, to support non-language specialists)- Clear vocabulary list- Flashcards- Vocabulary cards and lots of ways to use them!- Tarsia trangle- Sentence builders- Rey le Robot- Selection of differentiated worksheets- Create your own worksheets- Spinners- Dice

By lisadominique

SPANISH STARTER VOCABULARY (1) - CHRISTMAS GAMES & ACTIVITIES

SPANISH STARTER VOCABULARY (1) - CHRISTMAS GAMES & ACTIVITIES

PERFECT FOR DEVELOPING LANGUAGE SKILLS AND BUILDING VOCABULARY IN SPANISH!Have some CHRISTMAS FUN with this set of SPANISH STARTER VOCABULARY GAMES AND ACTIVITIES! It features 99 words and phrases to keep your students joyful as they practise and perfect their SPANISH vocabulary at CHRISTMAS!The games and activities help to create a lively language learning environment, where students can work happily together, with both teacher-led and independent learning activities.I've classed the resource as suitable for ages 7-14, but it really does depend on the age at which your students begin their SPANISH learning.They definitely take a bit of prep – printing and laminating. Laminating is certainly worth the effort and expense, as you will be able to re-use the cards for many CHRISTMAS lessons to come. They will also take up quite a bit of your colour printer ink – printing in black and white will work equally well, as students can easily identify the SPANISH and ENGLISH cards from the different fonts used for each language. The whole-group practice and quick quiz activity is simply ready to go! The SET 1 SANTAS feature vocabulary in the following word groups:- Los saludos- Los días de la semana- Los meses del año- Las cuatro estaciones del año- Los números 0 a 31- Los colores- Los países del mundoThe resource itself comprises 3 non-editable files in a zipped format:- game cards in both SPANISH and English - whole-group practice activity and quick quiz - whole-group practice activity and quick quiz that you can load on to a tablet or similar deviceso that students can work independently, and is perfect for your home school too I've included a selection of preview images to give you an idea of what the resource looks like as a whole.The SET 1 SANTAS and SET 2 SNOWMEN are also available as a combined mini-pack at the special CHRISTMAS price of £5.00 - you can see it here:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spanish-starter-vocabulary-1-and-2-christmas-edition-games-and-activities-11166998Please read the Terms of Use carefully – this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only.¡MUCHAS GRACIAS Y FELIZ NAVIDAD!

By LivelyLearning

Spanish vocabulary cards

Spanish vocabulary cards

Vocabulary cards are great to help pupils learn vocabulary, practise spelling, reading, listening and speaking as well as dictionary skills. Included: vocabulary lists, ways to make the most of your vocabulary cards, cards (image only, vocabulary only, image and vocabulary). Vocabulary is designed to support non-language specialists.

By lisadominique

Country flags - dice

Country flags - dice

Country flags of 12 European countries: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Spain, Greece, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Italy.

By lisadominique

Spanish countries vocabulary cards

Spanish countries vocabulary cards

*Note: The cover image is of the French pets vocabulary cards. Vocabulary cards are great to help pupils learn vocabulary, practise spelling, reading, listening and speaking as well as dictionary skills. Included: vocabulary list, ways to make the most of your vocabulary cards, cards (image only, vocabulary only, image and vocabulary).Vocabulary is designed to support non-language specialists.

By lisadominique

SPANISH VOCABULARY (1) - 99 WORDS & PHRASES - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

SPANISH VOCABULARY (1) - 99 WORDS & PHRASES - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

99 ESSENTIAL WORDS AND PHRASES FOR BEGINNING SPANISH LEARNERS - PERFECT FOR PRACTISING AND REVISING SPANISH VOCABULARY!This set of games and activities really do help students to develop and embed their beginning SPANISH vocabulary in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way. They’re ideal for independent learning, and perfect for pair and small-group work. Students can quiz/test themselves and each other on a regular basis - they're a very popular alternative to more traditional vocabulary 'drilling tasks', and really do help to create a lively language learning environment.This set features 99 BEGINNING WORDS AND PHRASES that students are likely to meet in the INTRODUCTORY stages of their SPANISH learning:- Los saludos (1)- Los días de la semana- Los meses y las estaciones del año- Los números 0-20- Mi familia- Palabras frecuentes (1)- Frases útiles para la clase (1)- Preguntas y respuestas (1)I've described the resource as suitable for ages 7-14, but it does depend on the age at which your students begin SPANISH - the games and activities work well with any appropriate learning group, depending on their starting point. There are two non-editable files in a zipped format - the other files you can see are preview images to give you an idea of what the resource looks like as a whole:FILE 1: SPANISH and ENGLISH game cards, with all the words and phrases to use in a variety of games and activities - I've suggested a range of games and activities that have worked well for me. This file also includes the game card template, which encourages your students to apply their developing knowledge of SPANISH practically and creatively.FILE 2 - this is an 18-page REFERENCE, RECALL & WRITE booklet, best photocopied double-sided, and double-stapled down the left-hand side. This format is very learner-friendly, and easily kept in a learning file or folder for regular reference.All the words and phrases are listed SPANISH-ENGLISH in language categories. There are 3 differentiated RECALL & WRITE activities to help your students really practise and review the vocabulary:CHILLOUT CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in ENGLISH from a SPANISH prompt - all the words/phrases are in their language categoryCHAMPION CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in SPANISH from an ENGLISH prompt - again, all the words and phrases are in their language categorySUPERCHARGED CHALLENGE: all the words and phrases appear in random order, and switch from SPANISH to ENGLISH at each question - this really does put students' memories to the test!Please read the Terms of Use carefully - this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only. ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS!

By LivelyLearning

Personal information reading worksheets

Personal information reading worksheets

Three reading activities for Spanish beginners covering "All About Me" information (name, age, birthday, where you live, family and pets). These worksheets are very similar, just changing the answers so as to use repetition to build confidence with a longer written text. Questions are multiple choice, written and drawn. Answers are provided either in written format or as a QR code for pupils to mark themselves.

By lisadominique

Viva 1 - Year 7 - Unit 1 - All lessons - Mi Vida

Viva 1 - Year 7 - Unit 1 - All lessons - Mi Vida

This contains all the lessons for unit 1 of Viva 1 (new GCSE Specs). I am doing all of them on the same style for those interested. Obviously, all images from the book have been removed for copyrights purposes. If you have a set of books or photocopy, they will go along with Viva 1 very well.

By Ours256

Yo y mi familia Reading, Translation, Writing and Peer assessment

Yo y mi familia Reading, Translation, Writing and Peer assessment

This resource is aimed at a able Year 7 class to deliver the "mi familia y yo" topic.Objectives:To prepare for reading and writing assessments revising vocabulary from the whole topicTasks1.Read the text and answer the questions in English --> answers provided on slides2.Differentiated translation task --> answers provided on slides3. Write a paragraph about you and your family4. Peer assessment. Use the checklist to assess your partners work and give a target.--> detailed peer assessment form available for students to use and appropriately mark their partners work. Great to get students analysing their work at an early stage of their language learning!I hope you enjoy using the PowerPoint. Please leave a review :) Gracias

By Paninder

Mi familia y yo Spanish overall revision of family, descriptions, pets, colours

Mi familia y yo Spanish overall revision of family, descriptions, pets, colours

This resource aims to revise the topics of family, descriptions, pets and colours. There is a reading comprehension created with questions and answers included. The questions are extended and can be differentiated as the latter ones are more difficult. The reading also allows students to revise and consolidate verbs.The students should then aim to produce a similar written text using that as a guide. A peer assessment sheet is also included which reminds students of what they need to include and sentence starters are included for each topic. This allows students to work independently to form their own paragraph and hints are given to use verbs and adjectives correctly.The student then uses this same sheet to peer mark another persons work and all the hints and sentence starters allow students to mark work carefully.

By Paninder

Learn about the TOMATINA FESTIVAL and practice using various tenses in a cultural context.

Learn about the TOMATINA FESTIVAL and practice using various tenses in a cultural context.

The lesson was designed for a Top set year 9 class but can be used for a Year 10/11 class.The lesson focused on learning about the Tomatina festival but all practicing reading and writing skills. - The lesson starts with focus on key vocabulary.- Then a revision of the imperfect tense and the conditional tense. This includes students categorising verbs and conjugating.- This prepares students to complete the reading and translation activity (great prep for the new GCSE!) Students translate both into English and Spanish. There is a more challenging text included for the very able students.The PowerPoint includes answers for the translation and students can be awarded points for each correct sentence based on difficulty. I allowed students to work in groups of 4, but that can be flexible based on the type of class you have.There is a video link and questions included. The video is a great way to get students hooked at the start of the lesson or it can be watched as a reward and summary at the end of the lesson.NB: Further detail can be seen in the lesson plan included in the resources.I hope you enjoy using this resource! Gracias :)

By Paninder

Mira express 1, Module 4; En Casa

Mira express 1, Module 4; En Casa

A collection of worksheets and ppts. which are based on Mira express 1, Module 4 - En casa, (but could be used with any KS3 course). The worksheets are ideal for in-class practice, assessment or to set as homework tasks. Your students will enjoy doing them, and improve their language skills at the same time. Tried and tested! 1 Vivimos en Europa 2 ¿Cómo es tu casa? 3 ¿Qué haces? 4 En mi dormitorio 5 Mi rutina diaria Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2, Resources and Assessment - Grammar Sheets.

By wylamuk

SPANISH STARTER VOCABULARY (1&2) - CHRISTMAS EDITION - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

SPANISH STARTER VOCABULARY (1&2) - CHRISTMAS EDITION - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

Have some CHRISTMAS FUN with this combined pack of SPANISH STARTER VOCABULARY GAMES AND ACTIVITIES! Each set has 99 words and phrases - that's 198 words and phrases to keep your students joyful at CHRISTMAS as they practise and perfect their starter SPANISH vocabulary!The games and activities really do help to create a lively language learning environment, where students can work happily together, with both teacher-led and independent learning activities.I've classed the resource as suitable for ages 7-14, but it really does depend on the age at which your students begin their SPANISH learning.They definitely take a bit of prep – printing and laminating. Laminating is certainly worth the effort and expense, as you will be able to re-use the cards for many CHRISTMASTIMES to come. They will also take up quite a bit of your colour printer ink – printing in black and white will work equally well, as students can easily identify the SPANISH and ENGLISH cards from the different fonts/backgrounds used for each language. The whole-group practice and quick quiz activity is simply ready to go! The SANTAS in SET 1 feature vocabulary in the following word groups:- Los saludos- Los días de la semana- Los meses del año- Las cuatro estaciones del año- Los números 0 a 31- Los colores- Los países del mundoThe SNOWMEN in SET 2 feature vocabulary in the following word groups:- Los animales- Las partes del cuerpo- El tiempo- Las frutas y verduras- Las asignaturasThe resource itself comprises 6 non-editable files in a zipped format:SETS 1 / 2- game cards in both SPANISH and English x 2- whole-group practice activity and quick quiz x 2- whole-group practice activity and quick quiz that you can load on to a tablet or similar deviceso that students can work independently, and is perfect for your home school too x 2I've included a selection of preview images to give you an idea of what the resource looks like as a whole.The SANTAS and SNOWMEN are also available separately if you prefer – they are priced at £2.00 per set.Please read the Terms of Use carefully – this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only. "* PLEASE NOTE IF YOU PURCHASED THIS RESOURCE PRIOR TO 27.11.2016, GO TO YOUR DOWNLOADS TAB, WHERE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD THIS UPDATED VERSION OF THE RESOURCE ** ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS Y FELIZ NAVIDAD!

By LivelyLearning