I planned this lesson to encourage students to use properly the verb To be in Spanish classes. It includes definitions and different uses of Ser/ Estar. The objectives and activities are differentiated. Attractive images such us The Simpsons and Mr. Bean are presented in this powerpoint for them to learn while they have fun.
You can use it from year 7 until year 11, of course it depends on the level of each learner.
Powerpoint based on Mira Foundation book.
35 slides that include differentiated activities, engaging pictures, a contest and a plenary.
-Differentiated learning objectives
-Presentation of different activities we do in our spare time with engaging pictures: Scarlet Johanson, Messi, Joaquin Phoenix.
-Infinitive vs Conjugated verbs from MIRA foundation
-The Writers: activity to work with students with the same ability ( red, green or yellow )and mix ability groups (groups by shape).
-Contest! using Showme-boards to answer teacher´s questions.
-Frequency expressions activity
-Plenary peer assessment
Activities and review for the assessment enclosed from the book MIRA foundation.
I hope you and your students enjoy it!
This presentation can be used by all the years.
I included past simple at the end of the presentation to make up a horror story.
ALL of you will be able to recall at least 3 pieces of new vocabulary and say what you like/dislike and 1 reason.
MOST of you will be able to remember 5 pieces of new vocabulary, tell what you like/dislike about Halloween giving 2 reasons and write two sentences in the past.
SOME of you will be able to tell a little story in the past about Halloween (at least 5 sentences and give 4 reasons why you like or dislike Halloween.
43 slides incuding:
Vocabulary Halloween related with photos.
Use of un/una/unos/unas
What´s missing? game.
I like/dislike Halloween because...
Use of the past simple.
Song: Esto es Halloween. Pesadilla Antes de Navidad
Questions and answers about a story.
This is a great and complete material to start studying Spanish including an original song by the singer David Verge (Spanish author from Malaga).
What is a noun, a verb and adjective? gives you the basis to understand the language.
This Powerpoint is a good approach to Christmas in Spain!
-To know how Christmas is celebrated in Spain.
-Think about the differences between Christmas in your country and in Spain.
-Learn new vocabulary related to Christmas.
-Improve student´s reading skills.
-Find nouns in a text.
-Play: what´s missing
-Fill in the gaps exercises.
I planned this lesson on Prezi for a year 11 group but it fits also for other years. It is based on the topic ' Tu casa'. They worked in ability and mix ability groups and they had to imagine that they won the lottery in Spain and they were architects to create a plan of their ideal house. I hope your students enjoy! Activities are differentiated.
Find the link on 'Files included'
It is really important to teach grammar before starting teaching Spanish to English students, as I have realised that they have a lack of understanding of basic concepts.
I hope you find this tutorial useful.
A film review is a 10 slide presentation for year 9 students. To engaged them in the lesson I chose some movies they saw. By the end of the lesson students will be a cinema critic and they will write their own paragraphs. All the activities are differentiated to stretch them, extension activities are included and also starter and plenary exercises.
Objectives for students:
Some of you will be able to write at least 3-4 sentences giving opinions about a film you like or dislike, using 4-5 different adjectives.
Most of you will be able to write at least 2-3 sentences giving opinions about a film you like or dislike, using 3-4 different adjectives.
All of you will be able to write a paragraph around 1-2 sentences giving opinions about a film you like or dislike, using 2 different adjectives.
This is for youngsters and adults who want to start learning Spanish. Detailed grammar and basic theory to start studying Spanish.
29 slides that include:
The Spanish ABC
The Present Tense: Regular verbs: -AR, -ER, -IR
Adverbs of Frequency
2 worksheets to practice the contents.
Students will be able to talk about what kind of rooms and floors there are in their homes . Also they will be able to say in which floor the rooms are and describe the surroundings of their houses. The objectives and activities are differentiated.
You will find a wide range of activities:
-A visual memory game.
-A classifying activity: sort nouns and adjectives.
-A gap-fill exercise
-A plenary: the hot seat. Students will describe the pictures shown using the information given.
I hope you and your students enjoy!
David Verge is a Spanish singer and writer who sang this song to help Spanish children to learn the alphabet.
I have made up a presentation to teach the alphabet with the lyrics:
Mainly you will find:
-A link to download the song
-A fill in the gaps exercise
-Order some letters of the alphabet
-Questions and answers related to the lyrics
With high ability students you can ask them to translate the lyrics.
Enjoy and have fun!
I did this presentation for my year 9 and 10 students. I followed MIRA Foundation. What's going on TV? Why do you like or dislike a program? I hope you and your students find it helpful! The most of the activities are differentiated.
- Objectives differentiated
-Links to Youtube
-Listening activity from MIRA book
-True/ False activity
-Activities from MIRA book.