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GCSE

Global Issues

Desastres Medioambientales

There have been some weird weather patterns happening all over the world. In this worksheet, students read four texts about strange weather phenomena. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, as well as English to Spanish translations.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

El Verbo Ser

The verb SER: in this lesson, students study the various uses of this commonly used irregular verb. The worksheet includes an explanation of the uses of SER and activities to consolidate learning. This worksheet pairs with El Verbo ESTAR.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

El Verbo Estar

Uses of the verb ESTAR in Spanish. In this worksheet, students study the uses of this common verb and complete activities to practise using ESTAR correctly. This class pairs with El Verbo SER.

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Self & Relationships

¿Cómo Te Llevas Con Tus Hermanos?

We asked three Madrid students how well they get along with their siblings. Students read the responses and complete the vocabulary and comprehension exercises on this worksheet. Following that, students read a physical description and respond to true or false statements before translating from English to Spanish using phrases from the worksheet.

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Travel & Tourism

¿Qué Puedes Hacer en Madrid?

What activities can you do on holiday? In this worksheet, students read three flyers from different activities which can be done in Madrid. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and English-to-Spanish translations.

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Travel & Tourism

¿Qué Hiciste El Verano Pasado?

In this worksheet, students read three short articles about holiday experiences, specifically accommodation. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and English-to-Spanish translations.

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Travel & Tourism

WordZone: Alojamiento de Vacaciones

Holiday accommodation: A vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Travel & Tourism

Speaking Card: Alojamiento de Vacaciones

Speaking Card (Holiday Accommodation): This is a photo card with four questions on the theme of hotels, camping, etc. Students have four minutes to prepare their answers and are provided with the expressions they need to effectively describe pictures and answer questions on this topic. This is ideal for use as a topic review and for exam preparation.

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A-LEVEL

Cyberspace

¿Cómo Evolucionarán Los Móviles Inteligentes?

In this lesson, students read an article about the future of mobile devices and the technological advancements we can expect. It includes vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and translations.

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Equal Rights

Madrid Orgullo Gay

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.

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Monarchies & Dictatorships

Franco y el Bikini

In this resource, students learn about an interesting man who was the mayor of Benidorm during the Franco dictatorship. It includes reading comprehension and grammar activities with common Spanish expressions and vocab.

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Popular Movements

El Movimiento 15M

What were the 15M protests about? In this lesson, students learn about the socio-political youth movement in Spain. The worksheet includes vocabulary and comprehension activities and ends with group speaking activities in which students analyse the meaning behind slogans from the movement.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Evolución De La Familia Mexicana

In this lesson, students read an article about families in Mexico and how they have changed over the years. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and English-to-Spanish translations.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Iglesia Católica y la Educación

Does the church still have power in modern Spain? In this worksheet students read an article and complete exercises to help them understand the history of the church in Spanish schools. Tasks include a reading comprehension, vocabulary exercises, match-ups and speaking.

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Customs & Festivals

La Semana Santa en Granada

La Semana Santa en Granada (Holy Week): in this cultural lesson, students read about the traditional processions and celebrations around Easter time in Spain. They also study vocabulary related to the theme, describe authentic photos and write about a celebration in their own country.

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Customs & Festivals

La Fiesta de la Tomatina

In this worksheet, students learn the history behind this Spanish festival. There is a QR code which they can scan to watch a 1.30 min ABC news interview.

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Free Time

Language Frame: Ocio y Tiempo Libre

This worksheet presents students with a full frame of adaptable phrases for speaking and writing about the topic of leisure and free time. This is ideal for use as a topic review and exam preparation.

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Free Time

WordZone: Comida Española

Spanish Food: A vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Free Time

WordZone: Los Deportes

Sports: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorization. It includes a unique QR code for students to scan to access pronunciation and games with these words.

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Free Time

Estrellas del Deporte

Sports Stars: in this lesson, students read about the life of the Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal and answer comprehension questions based on the article. The class ends with a translation exercise about British marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.

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Free Time

Star Wars Episodio VII

Star Wars Episode VII: in this worksheet, students read a review of the new Star Wars film and answer comprehension questions. The worksheet includes useful vocabulary and expressions to help them to translate a short text on the latest movie in the Hunger Games saga.

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Free Time

La Trilogía de la Niebla

Trilogy of fog: in this Spanish literature lesson, students read about the famous books for young readers written by Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964-2020).

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Free Time

Música: Rodrigo y Gabriela

Music: in this translation worksheet students read about a famous Latino musical duo and learn vocabulary and expressions to enable them to translate the text into English.

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Global Issues

Desastres Medioambientales

There have been some weird weather patterns happening all over the world. In this worksheet, students read four texts about strange weather phenomena. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, as well as English to Spanish translations.

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Global Issues

WordZone: Nuestro Planeta

Our Planet: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorization. It includes a unique QR code for students to scan to access pronunciation and games with these words.

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Global Issues

WordZone: La Naturaleza

Nature: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorization. It includes a unique QR code for students to scan to access pronunciation and games with these words.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Adjetivos en Español

Adjectives in Spanish: in this worksheet, students study the rules of adjectival agreement and position and learn common quantifying adjectives (‘indefinidos’). The worksheet acts as a grammar reference and includes a range of exercises to practise using adjectives correctly, including match-ups, gap-fills, and translation activities.

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Self & Relationships

WordZone: Adjetivos Comunes

Common Adjectives: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Self & Relationships

WordZone: Adjetivos Personales

Adjectives for describing people: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Home Town & Region

WordZone: Adjetivos para Lugares

Adjectives for Places: A vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorization. It includes a unique QR code for students to scan to access pronunciation and games with these words.

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Self & Relationships

WordZone: Verbos Comunes

Common Verbs For Self & Relationships: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Regulares en el Presente

Regular Verbs in the Present Tense: this worksheet provides students with a reference and review of the conjugations of -AR, -ER and -IR verbs in Spanish. The resource includes a range of activities to drill the conjugations, such as gap fill, error correction and translation exercises on the topic of Holidays & Travel.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Regulares

Regular Verbs: in this worksheet, students review and practise conjugating regular verbs in the present tense in Spanish.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

El Verbo Ser

The verb SER: in this lesson, students study the various uses of this commonly used irregular verb. The worksheet includes an explanation of the uses of SER and activities to consolidate learning. This worksheet pairs with El Verbo ESTAR.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

El Verbo Estar

Uses of the verb ESTAR in Spanish. In this worksheet, students study the uses of this common verb and complete activities to practise using ESTAR correctly. This class pairs with El Verbo SER.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Irregulares Comunes

Common Irregular Verbs: in this worksheet, students study the common irregular verbs DECIR, IR, VENIR and TENER, and practise conjugating these verbs in the present tense. The resource includes a range of activities such as gap fill, match-up, and translation exercises.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Irregulares I

Irregular Verbs I: this is the first worksheet in a series of four GCSE resources covering the uses and rules of key irregular verbs in the Spanish Language. The worksheet serves as a grammar reference and includes a range of activities to practise the conjugations of these tricky verbs.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Irregulares II

Irregular Verbs II: this is the second worksheet in a series of four GCSE resources covering the uses and rules of key irregular verbs in the Spanish Language. The worksheet serves as a grammar reference and includes a range of activities to practise the conjugations of these tricky verbs.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Irregulares III

Irregular Verbs III: this is the third worksheet in a series of four GCSE resources covering the uses and rules of key irregular verbs in the Spanish Language. The worksheet serves as a grammar reference and includes a range of activities to practise the conjugations of these tricky verbs.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Irregulares IV

Irregular Verbs IV: this is the fourth worksheet in a series of four GCSE resources covering the uses and rules of key irregular verbs in the Spanish Language. The worksheet serves as a grammar reference and includes a range of activities to practise the conjugations of these tricky verbs.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos con Preposición

Verbs with Prepositions: This worksheet introduces students to Spanish verbs which take a preposition within the theme of technology and social media. This resource acts as a grammar reference and includes a range of exercises to practise using the correct preposition with common verbs related to this topic, such as CONECTARSE A, CHATEAR CON and JUGAR A.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Verbos Reflexivos

Reflexive verbs: in this worksheet students study the use of reflexive verbs and practice selecting the correct pronouns. The activities gradually build confidence; ending with a translation exercise that includes commonly used reflexive verbs.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Pretérito Perfecto

The Present Perfect Tense: in this worksheet, students learn how to form this useful compound tense and complete gap-fill exercises to consolidate learning. The eight most common irregular participles are then presented in a table to help students complete a translation activity on the topic of technology and social media.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

WordZone: Interrogativos y Negativos

Questions & Negatives: A vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Preguntas

Asking Questions in Spanish: in this worksheet, students study the interrogative pronouns and practise question formation. The resource includes the student copy and key.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

IR a + Infinitivo

The Immediate future: in this worksheet, students study the rules for using the IR a + infinitive structure to talk about future plans. The activities in this worksheet include a gap fill exercise and translations for students to practise the conjugations of the verb IR which are presented in a table. The worksheet also introduces the IR a + noun structure (i.e. ir al cine, ir a la piscina). All activities revolve around the topic of free time and leisure.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Ir + Infinitivo ¡Habla!

This is a communicative activity to practise using the immediate future tense in Spanish.
In this interactive activity, students ask and answer questions about their future plans. The activity also revises question words in Spanish as students are required to prepare follow-up questions to stimulate a short verbal exchange with their partner. This class pairs with our grammar reference class IR + Infinitivo.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

ESTAR + Gerundio

The Progressive Tense: in this worksheet, students study the rules for forming the progressive tense in Spanish. The resource includes a full explanation of the grammar point with example sentences and a clear table showing the conjugation of the verb ESTAR in the past, present and future. Students then complete a number of activities including Spanish – English translations with a vocabulary list of useful words to help them.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Estar + Gerundio ¡Habla!

Communicative Activity: this is a group speaking activity to practise using the present continuous tense to talk about what is happening now. Students must pick a card and mime the activity for their team mates to guess by shouting “estás jugando al tenis” or “estás conduciendo un coche”. This is a really fun activity that students always enjoy and it´s great for learning the progressive tense in a communicative way.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Conjunciones

Conjunctions and linking words: in this class, students study a range of natural linking words used by native Spanish speakers to connect ideas together when writing and speaking.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Usos de Para y Por

Uses of Para y Por: In this grammar reference worksheet, students study and practise the correct use of these commonly misused prepositions.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Expresiones Idiomáticas

Idiomatic Expressions: in the worksheet, students learn a range of natural-sounding expressions using the verbs TENER, DAR, HABER and HACER. The activities included provide them with practice using the expressions in context in order to raise their Spanish to the next level, and impress the examiners!

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Home Town & Region

WordZone: Mi Casa

My House: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorization. It includes a unique QR code for students to scan to access pronunciation and games with these words.

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Home Town & Region

Mi Barrio de Madrid

My neighbourhood in Madrid: in this cultural lesson, students read about the trendy ‘barrio’ of La Latina and learn vocabulary and natural expressions to talk about their own area. The class ends with a pair-speaking activity.

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School & Education

¿Cómo es tu colegio?

What’s your school like? In this lesson, students read a short text describing school facilities in Madrid and learn vocabulary and expressions to describe their own college.

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School & Education

Mi Instituto

My High School: in this lesson, students read about school life in Spain from the point of view of a young Spanish student. The worksheet includes many useful expressions for speaking about school and college and finishes with a writing exercise.

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Work & Career

Trabajos y Estudios

Work and Studies: in this lesson, students read about the current life and future plans of a college student. The worksheet includes natural expressions useful for talking about their own work or studies in the present and future.

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Self & Relationships

¿Cómo Te Llevas Con Tus Hermanos?

We asked three Madrid students how well they get along with their siblings. Students read the responses and complete the vocabulary and comprehension exercises on this worksheet. Following that, students read a physical description and respond to true or false statements before translating from English to Spanish using phrases from the worksheet.

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Self & Relationships

¿Qué estilo de ropa llevas tú?

What style of clothing do you wear? In this vocabulary, speaking, and writing lesson, students learn how to describe different styles of clothing. The worksheet includes vocabulary for accessories and modern styles of clothing and ends with a writing activity for students to produce their own descriptions.

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Self & Relationships

Costumbres de una Familia Madrileña

Customs of a Spanish Family: In this worksheet, students read the observations of an English girl who has been living with a family from Madrid.

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Self & Relationships

WordZone: La Familia

Family Members: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Self & Relationships

Mi Familia Numerosa

My Extended Family: in this translations worksheet, students read a short text by Jaime on the topic of his extended family. Students complete a match-up activity of key vocabulary before translating the text into English line by line.

The worksheet then switches to the English-Spanish translation of a short text Jaime writes about his friend and stepbrother Alex. Students receive a list of useful vocabulary and are required to slightly adapt the phrases and expressions from the first activity in order to translate the text successfully.

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Self & Relationships

WordZone: Hablando de mis Amigos

Talking about my friends: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Self & Relationships

Language Frame: La Familia y Los Amigos

Language Frame (Family & Friends): This is a frame for use when speaking and writing about family and friends. It includes six questions for students to prepare their own responses, using the examples given and a full frame of adaptable phrases. This is ideal for use as a topic review and for exam preparation.

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Self & Relationships

Speaking Card: La Familia

Speaking Card (The Family): This is a photo card with four questions on the theme of the family. Students have four minutes to prepare their answers and are provided with the expressions they need to effectively describe pictures and answer questions on this topic. This is ideal for use as a topic review and for exam preparation.

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Self & Relationships

Speaking Card: Mis Amigos

Speaking Card (Friends): This is a photo card with four questions on the theme of friendship. Students have four minutes to prepare their answers, and are provided with the expressions they need to effectively describe pictures and answer questions on this topic. This is ideal for use as a topic review and for exam preparation.

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Self & Relationships

Hablando de mis Amigos

Talking about my friends: in this worksheet, students read an email from a young guy (Julián) who writes about his best friends. The activities that follow check comprehension and students are encouraged to extract useful expressions and vocabulary from the text. The resource ends with a writing task in which students adapt the model and apply what they have learned in order to write an informal email about their own close friendships.

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Self & Relationships

Hablando del Matrimonio

Talking about marriage: in this worksheet, students read the opinions of two college students on marriage and divorce, based on their own family experiences. The worksheet includes vocabulary from the theme of marriage and partnership and T/F questions to check understanding. The final activity encourages students to extract key natural-sounding phrases from authentic texts.

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Self & Relationships

Expresiones Sociales

Social Expressions: in this speaking lesson, students learn expressions to sound like a native Spanish speaker and practise using them by writing and practising short dialogues.

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Technology

WordZone: Medios Sociales

Social media: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Technology

Medios Sociales

Social Media: in this translation worksheet, students read a short text about social media and learn topical vocabulary and expressions to enable them to translate the text into English. 

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Technology

El Experimento de Facebook

The Facebook Experiment: in this lesson, students read about an experiment to quit using social media sites and the effect it had on the participants. The worksheet includes Spanish vocabulary and translation exercises and ends with a speaking activity on the theme of social media.

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Technology

El Poder de Google

The Power of Google: in this worksheet, students read about the power Google has over us through the control of information. The worksheet includes true/false comprehension questions and supported translation exercises.

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Travel & Tourism

¿Qué Puedes Hacer en Madrid?

What activities can you do on holiday? In this worksheet, students read three flyers from different activities which can be done in Madrid. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and English-to-Spanish translations.

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Travel & Tourism

¿Qué Hiciste El Verano Pasado?

In this worksheet, students read three short articles about holiday experiences, specifically accommodation. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and English-to-Spanish translations.

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Travel & Tourism

¿Qué tal el Hotel?

How was the Hotel? This worksheet introduces students to all the vocabulary they need to talk about holiday accommodation. Students read the experiences of two young travellers and complete activities based around the texts. The resources wrap up with a writing frame for students to use to write about the last holiday accommodation they stayed at.

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Travel & Tourism

WordZone: Las Vacaciones

Holidays: a vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorization. It includes a unique QR code for students to scan to access pronunciation and games with these words.

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Travel & Tourism

Language Frame: Las Vacaciones

This worksheet presents students with a full frame of adaptable phrases for speaking and writing about the topic of travel and holidays. This is ideal for use as a topic review and exam preparation.

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Travel & Tourism

Speaking Card: Vacaciones de Verano

Speaking Card (Summer Holidays): This is a photo card with four questions on the theme of summer vacations. Students have four minutes to prepare their answers, and are provided with the expressions they need to effectively describe pictures and answer questions on this topic. This is ideal for use as a topic review and for exam preparation.

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Travel & Tourism

WordZone: Alojamiento de Vacaciones

Holiday accommodation: A vocabulary set with corresponding activities to enhance memorisation and vocabulary retention. This worksheet includes a unique QR code that students can scan with their smartphone to access pronunciation and games on Quizlet with these words.

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Travel & Tourism

Speaking Card: Alojamiento de Vacaciones

Speaking Card (Holiday Accommodation): This is a photo card with four questions on the theme of hotels, camping, etc. Students have four minutes to prepare their answers and are provided with the expressions they need to effectively describe pictures and answer questions on this topic. This is ideal for use as a topic review and for exam preparation.

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Travel & Tourism

Mis Vacaciones Intrépidas

My Intrepid Holiday: in this worksheet, students travel to the jungles of Bolivia with Laura. The texts provides learners with an opportunity to identify the use of the presente, pretérito indefinido and pretérito imperfecto tenses together to write about a past holiday. The worksheet includes key vocabulary and comprehension-checking exercises based on the topic of travel and tourism.

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Technology

#ParaNavidadesQuiero

In this worksheets students read the twitter ‘tweets’ of real Madrileños from a Madrid campaign #paranavidadesquiero.

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Activities & Games

Spanish Christmas Worksheets for GCSE, AS & A-LEVEL

¡Feliz Navidad, Próspero Año y Felicidad! Bring some festive cheer into the classroom with our selection of authentic, creative, and fun resources.

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Activities & Games

Canción: Feliz Navidad

This is a really fun sing-along Christmas class! The worksheet includes vocabulary exercises to teach the lyrics to students before they sing along to the Michael Bublé & Thalia version of this famous Spanish Christmas song on our YouTube channel.

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Monarchies & Dictatorships

Razones Por Las Cuales Vox Es De Extrema Derecha

In this article, we outline the five reasons why Vox should be classified as an extreme right-wing group, despite their rhetoric to the contrary. Tasks include theme vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension activities, and translations.

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Monarchies & Dictatorships

Restos de Franco: La Polémica detrás del Valle de los Caídos

In this article, we examine the reasons for the exhumation of Franco’s tomb and the surrounding legal and political issues. Tasks include reading comprehension, vocabulary activities, and translations.

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Monarchies & Dictatorships

Las Claves Para Entender El Significado De La Exhumación De Franco

In this article, we examine the reasons for the exhumation of Franco’s tomb and the surrounding legal and political issues. Tasks include reading comprehension, vocabulary activities, and translations.

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Popular Movements

¿Qué está pasando en Cataluña?

In this recent news lesson, students learn about what is happening in Cataluña and read about three key points to help them understand the situation. The accompanying exercises cover vocabulary, comprehension and speaking.

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Cultural Heritage

La vida y la muerte de 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.

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Cultural Heritage

Viajando por la Patagonia

Travelling through Patagonia (Argentina): In this audio and video lesson, students listen to a travel agency itinerary for a trip to the beautiful glaciers of southern Argentina and learn travel-related vocabulary.

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Cyberspace

¿Cómo Evolucionarán Los Móviles Inteligentes?

In this lesson, students read an article about the future of mobile devices and the technological advancements we can expect. It includes vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and translations.

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Cyberspace

Entrevista: Redes Sociales

Interview – Social Media Networks: in this audio lesson, students listen to an interview with an expert in online marketing. The audio is presented in three parts with corresponding vocabulary and comprehension activities. A complete audio transcript is included.

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Cyberspace

Adicción a Las Redes Sociales

Social Media Addiction: this worksheet focuses on vocabulary and translations relating to the theme of social media and the negative effects it may have on those who overuse it. The lesson ends with a supported writing task on the topic.

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Cyberspace

Traducciónes: El Ciberespacio

Translations – cyberspace: In this worksheet, students review vocabulary and expressions for talking on the internet, on Smartphones, and in cyberspace. The worksheet provides the support students need to translate sentences. This is a perfect resource for reviewing the theme of cyberspace.

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Equal Rights

Madrid Orgullo Gay

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.

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Equal Rights

Feminismo en España

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.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Gustar y Encantar

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.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Subjuntivo y Condicional

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

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Una Subasta: Condicionales

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.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Expresiones: Ser y Estar

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.

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Grammar & Vocabulary

Perfect versus Pluperfect

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.

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Literature & Films

Literatura: Noche de Reyes

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!)

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Literature & Films

Gabriel García Marquez 1929-2014

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.

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Literature & Films

El Principito: La Sinopsis

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.

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Literature & Films

El Principito: Extracto 1

The Little Prince – extract 1: this is the second worksheet in a collection of three Nivel Alto classes based on the famous children’s book. The worksheet covers reading, vocabulary, and writing skills.

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Literature & Films

El Principito: Extracto 2

The Little Prince – extract 2: this is the third worksheet in a collection of three Nivel Alto classes based on the famous children’s book. This worksheet covers reading and translation skills.

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Modern Day Idols

Vetusta Morla: Fuego

Vetusta Morla – Fire: in this song-based lesson, students watch a music video by the Madrid-based Indie/Rock group and complete the lyrics with vocabulary and expressions covered in the worksheet. The class ends with a translation of the lyrics into English.

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Modern Day Idols

Julieta Venegas: Eres para mí

Julieta Venegas – you’re for me: In this song-based lesson, students watch a music video by the famous Mexican singer-songwriter and complete the lyrics with vocabulary presented in the worksheet.

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Modern Day Idols

Entrevista: Los Efectos de la Moda

Interview – the Effects of Fashion: in this lesson, students listen to a radio interview about the negative effects of the societal obsession with looking good. The audio is in three parts with corresponding activities, and the worksheet ends with a speaking exercise on the topic. A complete audio transcript is included.

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Modern Day Idols

Las Tendencias de la Moda

Fashion Trends: in this lesson, learners read about the latest trends and fashion styles and study fashion vocabulary. The lesson includes a review of the conditional mood with activities to practise its use for conjecture and supposition.

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Monarchies & Dictatorships

Franco y el Bikini

In this resource, students learn about an interesting man who was the mayor of Benidorm during the Franco dictatorship. It includes reading comprehension and grammar activities with common Spanish expressions and vocab.

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Popular Movements

El Movimiento 15M

What were the 15M protests about? In this lesson, students learn about the socio-political youth movement in Spain. The worksheet includes vocabulary and comprehension activities and ends with group speaking activities in which students analyse the meaning behind slogans from the movement.

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Popular Movements

Manifestaciones: La Lucha por el Lobo

In this worksheet, students read about the recent protests in Spain in defence of the Iberian wolf. Students read an authentic article adapted for the level and complete vocabulary and comprehension activities, before ending with a debate on the theme.

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Popular Movements

Traficantes de Especies

Endangered Species Trafficking: in this lesson, students read about a huge illegal haul of ivory discovered in Madrid. The class focuses on topical vocabulary and comprehension questions and wraps up with a writing activity on the fate of the rhinoceros in the wild.

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Spanish Regional Identity

Como Combatir la Resaca

How to Cure a Hangover: in this lesson, students read about foods that can help to relieve a hangover. The worksheet includes vocabulary related to health and rounds off with a writing activity about weekend binge drinking.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Evolución De La Familia Mexicana

In this lesson, students read an article about families in Mexico and how they have changed over the years. Tasks include vocabulary exercises, reading comprehension exercises, and English-to-Spanish translations.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Iglesia Católica y la Educación

Does the church still have power in modern Spain? In this worksheet students read an article and complete exercises to help them understand the history of the church in Spanish schools. Tasks include a reading comprehension, vocabulary exercises, match-ups and speaking.

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Traditional & Modern Values

Traducciones: La familia de antes y ahora

In this worksheet, students review vocabulary and expressions for talking about how Spanish families have changed since the time of the Franco dictatorship.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Pobreza Infantil en España

Child Poverty in Spain: in this lesson, students read an article about the incidence of child poverty in Spain since the economic recession. The class includes vocabulary and expressions relating to the theme and ends with a writing activity in which students are given ideas to help them to produce a short article.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Familia Moderna

The Modern Family: this worksheet, starts with a short speaking activity on the different types of families nowadays, before students read two short articles adapted from a Spanish newspaper on the changes in demographics taking place in modern Spain. Students study key vocabulary from the texts and complete comprehension activities before using the data and vocabulary they have learned to discuss a number of topical statements relating to the theme.

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Activities & Games

Dominos de Trivia Game

Trivia Dominoes: this is a fun activity to learn some interesting facts about Spain and South America. It is best played in small groups as a dominoes game, but it can also be played in pairs as a sentence match-up activity. A PowerPoint presentation is included to make it easier to check answers as a whole class.

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Activities & Games

Palabras Tabú

Taboo Words: this game is based on the popular party game where each player has to give the definition of a word without saying several ‘palabras tabú´ on the card. The game consists of a number of rounds to build confidence and includes Frases útiles for the students to use. This activity can be adapted for weaker groups by allowing them extra preparation time before the activity. The worksheet includes full teaching notes.

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Activities & Games

¿Qué notas merecemos?

What grades do we deserve? In this group speaking activity, students analyse and discuss factors related to ‘the modern world’ and grade each other to highlight areas for improvement. The worksheet includes Frases útiles and Criterios de evaluación. This activity can be adapted for weaker groups by allowing them some preparation time before the class. The worksheet includes full teaching notes.

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Activities & Games

¿Cómo hacerlo?

How do you do it? In this group activity, students take turns to describe actions to increase their fluency when speaking in Spanish. Cut out the cards and place them face down. Read through the instructions and give the example provided to support students. Great for vocabulary development and confidence building.

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Traditional & Modern Values

La Semana Santa en Madrid

La Semana Santa en Madrid (Holy Week): in this cultural lesson, students read about the traditional processions and celebrations around Easter time in Spain. They also study vocabulary related to the theme, before using it to describe authentic photos of the festivities in Madrid.

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Activities & Games

#ParaNavidadesQuiero ALTO

In this Christmas worksheet students read the Christmas twitter ‘tweets’ of real Madrileños from the a Madrid campaign #paradiciembrequiero.

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Activities & Games

Spanish Christmas Worksheets for GCSE, AS & A-LEVEL

¡Feliz Navidad, Próspero Año y Felicidad! Bring some festive cheer into the classroom with our selection of authentic, creative, and fun resources.

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Activities & Games

Canción: Feliz Navidad

This is a really fun sing-along Christmas class! The worksheet includes vocabulary exercises to teach the lyrics to students before they sing along to the Michael Bublé & Thalia version of this famous Spanish Christmas song on our YouTube channel.

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