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AL2 Revision notes (ALL UNITS)

AL2 Revision notes (ALL UNITS)

This bundle includes all the revision notes for the SECOND year of the new A Level Spanish (AQA). Normally sold separately at £3 each.
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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)
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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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Historia - Spanish Speaking Activity

Historia - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Historia 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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La Casa de los Espíritus: Background, Characters &  Literary Genre

La Casa de los Espíritus: Background, Characters & Literary Genre

This resources includes both worksheets for students and a PowerPoint presentation to explore the political and historical background, character, themes and the techniques of Magic Realism in Isabel Allende’s La Casa de los Espíritus. The presentation is to be used during a series of lessons to study the book; it also suggest 3 essays for students to work on as homework. The presentation contains clarifying notes for further guidance.
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La transición hacia la democracia

La transición hacia la democracia

Discurso/carta de Juan Carlos a su padre al ser nombrado Rey de españa por Franco. Gap Fill with a breif timeline of the transition to democracy, I haven’t included anything about Adolfo Suarez.
OliverWalsh
Don't mention the [Spanish Civil] War

Don't mention the [Spanish Civil] War

Between 1975 and the 1990s el pacto del olvido [Pact of Forgetting] meant that Spanish people did not discuss the events in Spain from 1936-9. This lesson looks at the reasons behind these events.
IBMT
La vida y la muerte de Frida Kahlo (The life and death of Frida Kahlo)

La vida y la muerte de Frida Kahlo (The life and death of Frida Kahlo)

The life and death of Frida Kahlo In this AS & A-Level lesson, students read an authentic article on the fascinating and colourful life of the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The skills focus is on reading skills, with a variety activities on vocabulary, comprehension, translation and summary completion. More authentic GCSE, AS and A-Level Spanish resources at: www.spectrumspanish.com CONNECT TO THE CULTURE
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La recuperación de la memoria histórica

La recuperación de la memoria histórica

An overview of what the association is about and five of their objectives listed (list not exhaustive). A print screen of some headlines about the calles franquistas to generate discussion and some images to supplement this. A variety of activities follow based on opinion pieces from social networking sites and a list of 32 names who will be appearing on streets in Spain with a QR code that links to the article. Listening task with link to video based on a fosa comun in Porreres.
OliverWalsh
La convivencia: notas de revisión (new AL2 AQA)

La convivencia: notas de revisión (new AL2 AQA)

Revision notes on multilingualism and multiculturalism in Spain (linked to peaceful coexistence); ways to promote "la convivencia escolar", including the context of Hispanic students in the USA,etc. There is also a section on threats to peaceful coexistence, such as ciberislamophobia, separatism, ETA and corruption. I have included some notes on the gypsies in Spain, slightly altered from what I included in the notes for "El racismo". This is so that students can make the conexion between both themes. Happy teaching and learning! Blanca
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Speaking cards, questions and game La convivencia (new AL2 AQA)

Speaking cards, questions and game La convivencia (new AL2 AQA)

A set of 10 cards touching upon a variety of sub-topics including Toledo as a a city of three cultures, Lavapiés (a suburb in Madrid) as an example of a successful diverse quarter , the santería, threats to social coexistence, etc. Many cards have links to newspaper articles that students can read to prepare the card or for extension reading. This is followed by general questions that allow students to reflect on knowledge of the world around them as well as that of the Hispanic world. The game consists of a serious of statements that students have to place the context for and analyse. I have also published revision notes for this topic. Happy teaching and learning, Blanca
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