Activities & Games

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.