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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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Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

7 x No prep pairwork speaking activities: Topic: Problemas Sociales Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1. Crimen 2. Educación 3. Política 4. Salud 5. Dinero 6. Religión 7. Futuro 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 3

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 3

18 x No prep pair-work speaking activities Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Naturaleza 2) Negocios 3) Noticias 4) Números 5) Personalidad 6) Política 7) Publicidad 8) Religión 9) Rutinas 10) Salud 11) Sentimientos 12) Technología 13) Televisión 14) Tiempo 15) Trabajo 16) Transporte 17) Vecinos 18) Viajes 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 1

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 1

16 x No prep pair-work speaking activities Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Aficiones 2) Amor 3) Animales 4) Arte 5) Casas 6) Ciencia 7) Ciudades 8) Colores 9) Comida 10) Compras 11) Crimen 12) Deporte 13) Dinero 14) Edificios 15) Educación 16) El Campo 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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Religión - Spanish Speaking Activity

Religión - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Religión 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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Crimen - Spanish Speaking Activity

Crimen - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Crimen 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 igualdad de los sexos - LGBT mini-lesson for A-level Year 1 (year 12)

La igualdad de los sexos - LGBT mini-lesson for A-level Year 1 (year 12)

A worksheet on LGBT topic that I created based on the AQA A-level Spanish textbook, Unit 3 La Igualdad de los Sexos (3.3 los derechos de los gays y las personas transgenero) but which can be adapted to any textbook. It contains a video and a few follow-up activities, grammar gapfills, vocabulary activities and questions to talk about.
Vicky9bp
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
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
Blanca1
KS3/4 French & Spanish - Halloween in France & Halloween in Spain (CLIL & SMSC)

KS3/4 French & Spanish - Halloween in France & Halloween in Spain (CLIL & SMSC)

A.K.A. "L'Halloween en France" (FR) and "Halloween, o la Noche de las Brujas en España". Perfect lessons to teach as the Hallowe'en season approaches! Spanish version could be taught alongside Day of the Dead or as a one-off lesson. Bundle includes all resources needed to teach a lesson about Halloween in France (French) and about Halloween in Spain (Spanish). The format of each lesson is the same, and in both French and Spanish the bundle includes: Resources included: 1. PowerPoint of the lesson. (x2) 2. Word document of the do-now/starter activity. (x2) 3. Text containing sustained independent task, including three extension activities. (x2) 4. 'Pase de salida' / 'Billet de sortie' (Exit pass) plenary to print. (x2) - Ideal for learners of KS3 and lower KS4 French and Spanish. - Total of 8 files included in package (4x Spanish, 4x French - see above). - Multiple opportunities to broaden vocabulary on the topic of Halloween in French and Spanish . - Heavy SMSC/cultural input. - Cross-curricular lesson with Religious Studies. - Excellent resource to use during October, particularly around Hallowe'en. - CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). - Answers for most activities animated into the PowerPoint. - Engaging, Hallowe'en-themed decoration throughout the lesson PowerPoint. - Clear learning objectives. - Plenary activity to evidence meeting of learning objectives. - Core skills used: listening and reading. - Stretch and challenge: opportunity to develop higher-level skills such as noticing inference, summarising and correcting false statements.
tcnewman
KS3/4 Spanish - Halloween in Spain / Noche de las Brujas (CLIL & SMSC)

KS3/4 Spanish - Halloween in Spain / Noche de las Brujas (CLIL & SMSC)

Perfect lesson to teach as the Hallowe'en season approaches! Could be taught alongside Day of the Dead or as a one-off lesson. Resources included: 1. PowerPoint of the lesson. 2. Word document of the do-now/starter activity. 3. Text containing sustained independent task, including three extension activities. 4. 'Pase de salida' (Exit pass) plenary to print. - Ideal for learners of KS3 and lower KS4 Spanish. - Total of 4 files included in package (see above) - Multiple opportunities to broaden vocabulary on the topic of Halloween in Spanish. - Heavy SMSC/cultural input. - Cross-curricular lesson with Religious Studies. - Excellent resource to use during October, particularly around Hallowe'en. - CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). - Answers for most activities animated into the PowerPoint. - Engaging, Hallowe'en-themed decoration throughout the lesson PowerPoint. - Clear learning objectives. - Plenary activity to evidence meeting of learning objectives. - Core skills used: listening and reading. - Stretch and challenge: opportunity to develop higher-level skills such as noticing inference, summarising and correcting false statements.
tcnewman
El tema de la obediencia en El Laberinto: traducción

El tema de la obediencia en El Laberinto: traducción

Translation from English into Spanish on this theme. The translation adds up to key points useful for revision/essay writing. I made this resource with the help of the Hodder publication on the film (an excellent film guide, by the way!). Happy teaching and learning, Blanca.
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