Traditional & Modern Values

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.