Fecha, hora y tiempo

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Spanish speaking pair work activity about how to say the date

Hablan2 is a collection of pair work activities for the Spanish class:Perfect for role playing and improve speaking skills.Free printable cards that are super-easy to use!Editable Google slides if you’d like to make any changes.1 La fecha Objective: I can say the date and when celebrations happen. Vocabulary: numbers and months. Grammar: questions and answers in present simple. We recommend … Read More

La salud

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Pair work speaking activity for Spanish students about health and doctors

Hablan2 is a collection of pair work activities for the Spanish class:Perfect for role playing and improve speaking skills.Free printable cards that are super-easy to use!Editable Google slides if you’d like to make any changes.These pair work activities will help your students talk about their health and role play conversations with a doctor. If you’d like to introduce the vocabulary … Read More

Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo illustration featuring two dancers

We love Cinco de Mayo as a great opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture. We’re sure these resources will help you have a wonderful class!1 Cocina fácil: el guacamole (Lesson – Spanish 2 and up) Would you like your students to prepare some authentic Mexican food on Cinco de Mayo? Even if there aren’t any cooking facilities you could use, your … Read More

Día Internacional del Libro (23 abril)

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There are many reasons to celebrate World Book Day in the Spanish class, since there’s a strong connection between reading and learning a language. In addition to that, students might want to know that the date was chosen because it is the anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (as well as William … Read More

Día de la Tierra (22 abril)

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Warm-up activity: what belongs to the yellow container?

Earth Day (El Día de la Tierra) is celebrated annually on 22 April. It’s a great opportunity to talk in class about the environment and ways to protect it. Here are some resources that will help you have a great, and green, lesson:1 Reduce, reutiliza, recicla (Lesson – Spanish 1 and up) A full lesson (warm-up activity, worksheets, video and … Read More

No lo digas (Taboo)

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Objective: find strategies to explain wordsRequired materials: cards and virtual board (see resources below)Preparation: none (once you print and cut the cards)Time: at least 30 minutesNumber of students: at least 4Resources: You can use this virtual board to keep score and time. Use this template to create your own set of cards or join Bablingua to download our more than … Read More

Resuelve el misterio

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Objective: practice yes/no questions (speaking) and learn some new wordsRequired materials: use (

Alta tensión

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Objective: introduce or review topicsRequired materials: smartboardPreparation: minimal (or none if you use the examples provided below)Time: at least 20 minutesNumber of students: anyResources: Spanish-speaking countries: PDF – Google slide St. Patrick’s Day: PDF – Google slide Cinco de Mayo: PDF | Google slide How to play: This game is an adaptation of the TV show Wipeout. In the Spanish … Read More

¡Buena suerte!

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Objective: increase fluency and vocabulary reviewRequired materials: at least 4 printed photos (see an example)Preparation: minimalTime: at least 15 minutesNumber of students: 8 or moreDirections: In this fun activity, some students will describe several photos to the whole class. The catch is that one of them won’t get an image, just a card that says “¡Buena suerte!”. The lucky student … Read More

Encuentra a alguien que

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Objective: encourage students to use Spanish in a conversation with other studentsRequired materials: a copy of the handout for each studentPreparation: minimalTime: about 40 minutes, depending on the class size.Number of students: this activity works better with classes over 10 studentsResources: El fin de semana – Pretérito indefinido: PDF – Google slide Join Bablingua to access the file about reflexive … Read More