Author name: Nandi

This collection of resources introduces students to the colourful Madrid GAY Pride festival. The exercises include: describing photos, watching a video, and competing in teams to provide answers based on observation, comprehension activities, and discussion questions.

Feminism in Spain: in this audio lesson, students learn about the advancements in women’s rights in La Segunda Republica Española. The worksheet covers vocabulary and comprehension and wraps up with a group debate on the theme.

Like and Love: this lesson focuses on the construction of these verbs in Spanish, which is easily confused by English speakers. The worksheet includes plenty of practice with match-ups, translations, and sentence completion exercises.

The Subjunctive and Conditional Mood: in this lesson, students learn how to use the subjunctive and conditional together to talk about hypothetical situations.

Sentence Auction – Conditionals: this is a whole class activity to be played in small teams. Each group has €100 to bet in an auction, on sentences that they believe to be correct. This is a fun way to work on error correction as it requires students to study conditional sentences very carefully and discuss their ideas as a team. The worksheet includes full teaching notes.

Expressions with Ser and Estar: in this lesson, students study common idiomatic expressions using the key Spanish verbs Ser and Estar and translate sentences into Spanish.

Pretérito Perfecto versus Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto: In this lesson, students study the use of these compound tenses and complete translation, match-up and sentence completion activities.

In this Christmas worksheet, students learn about a famous children’s writer from Madrid, and read an extract from her book. The extract is from Celia, lo que dice (1929) and tells the story of a young girl on La Noche de los Reyes Magos (the celebration of Epiphany and when Spanish children receive their Christmas presents!)

In this lesson, students learn about the Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist Gabriel García Márquez. The article is adapted from a newspaper story following his death in 2014. In addition to being a great introduction to the works of the writer, this resource will give students an impression of the humble man he was – and the fascinating life he led.

The Little Prince – the Synopsis: this is the introductory lesson in a collection of three Nivel Alto classes based on the famous children’s book. In this worksheet, students read about the history behind the story and answer a series of comprehension questions.