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Adivina mi trabajo (Can you guess my job?)

This recording in which I describe my daily routine (but I am not telling what my pretend job is!) can be used to ask the students to listen to the information and try to figure out what the job is. Students are also encouraged to do the same in pairs or groups, with a different job, of course. I have also added some recordings sent by some of my beginner students.

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Adonde vas

The pictures can be cut out and used as playing cards. Students work in pairs and prepare a dailogue based on the card they have been given.

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Alfabeto

The alphabet in Spanish. Useful if you want to talk about sounds and practise spelling. Based on L194 Libro1 Unidad1 Preparación Estudiantes.pdf on the module website.

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Bar Portales with colours

Re-adapted version of Bar Portales screen, with colours and an interactive activity. The words are inside a basket, you change the colour of the words to the same colour of the basket so they are hidden. Then ask the students to look at the picture and note down as many words as they can. Then in turn you pull out a word from the basket and ask a student to place it over the item it belongs to and say the phrase "hay un/una....." using the word. Ask each student while you pull another word out of the basket. It works well on Elluminate or an interactive whiteboard.

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Bar Portales with vocabulary

Revamped version of the OU resource "Bar Portales". Vocabulary boxes have been added for students to click and drag on the screen.

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Colores

Students have to say whether the statements -written in different colours- are true or false. An alternative, to make it more interactive, is to get students to doodle in one colour and make an statement (este color es rojo). The rest of the group decides whether this is true or false.

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Como se escribe

This resource reinforces asking and giving surname and spelling it. I gave each participant a card with a Spanish surname (the correct version). They practised short dialogues (cual es tu apellido and como se escribe).

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Daily Routine

Nivel A1 Completa los espacios con las actividades de la rutina de Juana según las imágenes. Debes seleccionar el número para escribir. Sigue el ejemplo: 1. se despierta

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Descripcion de edificios

Desccription of buildings. Use of SER. Agreements.

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Descripciones

The pictures can be used as cards. Students are given a card and are invited to talk for one minute on the topic the card presents. Good for an end of tutorial activity.

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Desde hace cuando

Saying how long you have been doing something Using desde + period of time

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El tiempo

Elluminate screens to revise vocabulary relating to the weather. Clip art by Discovery School.

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Faces

A dyslexia-friendly face-to-face activity to help recall of vocabulary (parts of the face) and strengthen the association between the word and "the way it sounds". Created as part of the Dyslexia Project.

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First encounters

Dialogue. The aim is to find out information from students following the models given.

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Formas

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Gustar

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Guía básica de pronunciación y ortografía

Esta es una guía con ejemplos de palabras con diferentes sonidos. Al lado de cada palabra o frase hay un enlace a la página web Forvo, donde hablantes nativos se graban ellos mismos. Es importante asegurarse de que el idioma activo es el español.

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Información personal para principiantes

Jumbled up dialogue for students to practise personal information. Ask them to unjumble it and then practise the dialogue in pairs with their own personal details (or not). Based on L194 Libro1 Unidad1 Preparación Estudiantes.pdf on the module website.

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Interrumpir

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Jobs

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Jobs and professions

Images of jobs/professions with labels in Spanish. The jobs chosen revise gender endings and provide practice of vowel sounds and "difficult" consonants (qu/r/j/h)

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L194 De gira

A role play where students discuss the plans for a rock band on tour, using the simple future.

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L194 El desayuno

A multisensory pronunciation activity focusing on sound /k/. Students decide what they would like to have for breakfast. Students can also discuss what people prefer to have for breakfast in their different cultures.

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L194 Estamos de mudanza

A face to face role play to practise the present perfect and direct object pronouns. Students have just moved to a new house and cannot find a number of items: - No encuentro la cafetera. ¿Dónde la has puesto? - La he puesto en el armario de la derecha. - Ah, ya la veo.

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L194 La segunda luna de miel

A role play where parents on their second honeymoon phone their daughter to find out what she has been up to and check that her tasks and errands have been done. This enables students to practise the present perfect and direct object pronouns.

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L194 Las edades de los famosos

A quizz where students try to guess the age of some famous people from the Spanish-speaking world. It includes the key and information so you can update the activity every year. Students like researching online while the quizz is ongoing.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad1 Escuela internacional

Asking and giving personal information; more Elluminate features.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad1 Mi grupo

Using basic Elluminate features; greetings and introductions; asking and giving names.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad1 Nacionalidades

Asking and answering questions about place of origin and nationality.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad1 Profesiones

Saying what you do for a living.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 Agencia inmobiliaria

Talking about wishes and needs, and specifying requirements in the context of buying property.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 El ascensor

Using ordinal numbers.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 El detector de mentiras

Describing what someone is wearing.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 El recortable

Describing what someone is wearing.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 La cocina

Using numbers above 100; explaining what something is, its use and purpose.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 La lotería

Using numbers from 0 to 99.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 Mi habitación

Talking about the interior of a room; using phrases that indicate position; there is/there are.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 Primer día en la universidad

Asking and giving personal information (including addresses).

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 Vendo casa

Talking about homes and rooms; practising exclamations.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad2 Árbol genealógico

Talking about the family; expressing possession.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad3 Horarios

Asking and giving opening and closing times.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad3 Las horas

Asking and telling the time.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad3 Los días de la semana

Saying the days of the week.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad3 Mi rutina

Talking about daily routines; talking about eating habits; using pronominal verbs.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad3 ¿A qué hora...?

Asking and saying what time you do certain activities; using exact and approximate time expressions.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad3 ¿Adónde vas?

Saying where you are going; talking about means of transport; saying how long it takes you to do something.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad4 Aficiones

Talking about leisure activities; talking about frequency; saying how long you have been doing something.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad4 Compañeros de viaje

Asking about and expressing likes and dislikes.

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L194 Libro1 Unidad4 ¿Qué prefieres?

Expressing preferences; giving reasons; expressing agreement and disagreement.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad5 Averías

Making polite requests; talking about things that are broken or don't work.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad5 La reserva

Booking a hotel room; expressing dates.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad5 ¿Dígame?

Making a phone call.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad5 ¿Qué estás haciendo?

Talking about what you are doing.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad5 ¿Te apetece…?

Making a phone call; making, accepting and declining invitations.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad6 Edificios famosos

Describing buildings; location.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad6 En la oficina

Location within a building using prepositional phrases.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad6 Paseo por la ciudad

Asking and giving directions.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad6 Restaurante Portalitos

Talking about what you like to eat; ordering a meal and drinks; making informal requests.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad6 ¿Dónde está…?

Expressing geographical location.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad6 ¿Se puede?

Saying what is and isn't allowed.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad7 De vacaciones

Talking about when you went to a place and what you did there.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad7 Juan Pupas

Taking about accidents in the past.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad8 Anuncios

Using the imperative.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad8 En la consulta

Asking and responding to questions about health; expressing how you feel with tener.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad8 Nunca o alguna vez

Saying whether you have ever done something or not.

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L194 Libro2 Unidad8 ¿Qué has hecho...?

Talking about recent events using the present perfect.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad10 Calendario de fiestas

Talking about special dates and family celebrations.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad11 Qué tiempos aquellos

Describing what people were like in the past. Talking about what you used to do.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad11 Renovaciones

Describing places as they were in the past.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad9 El futuro

Talking about the future.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad9 El tiempo

Talking about the weather.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad9 Los meses

Talking about months of the year.

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L194 Libro3 Unidad9 ¿Qué vas a hacer?

Talking about the immediate future.

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La Casa

Naming / describing different rooms of the house Saying what objects are in each room Using “hay” + indefinite article + object and a prepositional phrase Saying/ asking what items in the kitchen are for, using prepositions of position and telling prices

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Libro3 Unidad10 Figuras históricas

Talking about historical characters using the preterite tense.

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Los pasatiempos

Nivel A1/A2 Selecciona la imagen que corresponde a lo que le gusta hacer a cada miembro de la familia Ruiz. Multimedia activitiy based on HTML5

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Mi habitación preferida en la casa

This photograph can be used to revise description of a particular room in the house including the location of some of the items one can find in it. You can also use the picture without the words to elicit vocabulary from the students. You can encourage students to send you their own pictures and descriptions.

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Mis vecinos

Students have to decide who would get along with whom according to their interests and explain why. Before reading the paragraphs about each person, students can use the pictures to predict this information, i.e., what they think these people do as a job, what they like doing or dislike. Then, they can compare their guesses with the information given. Finally, students can explain whom they would get along with and why.

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Más edificios famosos

Revamped version of OU resource "Edificios famosos" to describe buildings. See comment below.

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Números del 0 al 9

Elluminate whiteboards to practise numbers 0-9. Ask your students to link the words to the drawings.

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Ocasion especial - generaciones

Students revise clothes vocabulary, use of ESTAR to locate people, le gusta, use of SER to describe people and use of ESTAR to express mood. The photograph is from my own archive.

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Paseo por la ciudad

Re-adapted version of document Paseo por la ciudad. The tutor can first revise the vocabulary from each picture asking the students the names of the places. Then this can be done as a pair activity on break out rooms or the tutor can act as a local spanish person and get the students to ask directions to places. The numbers can be deleted on the map. The studen asks the teacher "cómo se va al Museo del Prado?" for example and then the teacher gives the directions while the student grabs the smiley face and moves it around according to the directions. Once they get the place the teacher or student can write the number of the place on the map according to the list below. This can be exploited in different ways. Comments are welcome!

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Por o para

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Pronunciation of diphthongs and intonation

I used the first screen of this resource to practise vowel sounds. The second screen reinforced correct intonation of statements.

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Qué has hecho?

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Rutina

Unspecified

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Se prohibe (Museo Portales)

Expressing prohibition: what is not allowed in a museum Elluminate whiteboards Se prohibe (n) 1 Presentation Students have studied obtaining permission (“Se puede..”) in a previous lesson. Show whiteboard of Museum (need to find suitable image). Questions with “Se puede..(tocar los objetos, llevar el perro, fumar, tomar fotos, comer)” to elicit the answer “no”. Tutor expands on “no” with “No, se prohibe ..(tocar los objetos, llevar el perro, fumar, tomar fotos, comer)” Depending on ability of group “Se prohibe llevar el perro” can be “altered to “Se prohiben los perros” to introduce the plural form. 2 Repetition Show images without text. Students repeat phrases after tutor 3 Practice 1 Show image without text. Indicate individual images. Students reproduce phrase corresponding to image. 4 Practice 2 Show image with text. Students read text aloud (if necessary after tutor). 5 Practice 3 Show image with jumbled text. Students drag text to appropriate image and read aloud. 6 Extension Tutor suggests other contexts, eg. library, street, etc and asks what is not allowed.

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Spanish Speaking Countries on Wordle

A wordle document to raise awareness of Spanish as a global language

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Verbos Reflexivos

To practise recounting daily routines using reflexive verbs. To use the present tense to describe your daily routine. To revise and practise giving the time is something done. To revise and practise adverbial phrases expressing how often something is done

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What number is it?

Use the polling function in Elluminate for five minutes of fun with your students. Can be used with any language! See note below. Based on L193TutorialActivity_Spelling_practice1_2

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Who is who?

Elluminate whiteboard to practise descriptions: ask a student to describe a character for the rest of the group to guess, or get the group to ask questions and find out the character. Clipart Discovery School.

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family group

This photograph can be used to revise description of people, the present perfect and the immeditate future. The list of questions is just an example. Students can also make up a story about the people in the picture (what they like, what they do in their spare time) using structures to express opinion (creo que, diria que, en mi opinion, etc.). Alternatively, students can pretend to be one of the people and talk about themselves.

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gramatica_el_la_del_de la

Grammar excercise to reinforce the gender of nouns and to practise prepositional phrases.

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interests, free time

a selection of sports/free time activities with labels to practise me gusta/no me gusta.

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me pongo

Vocabulary revision: que representa esta foto? (una fiesta, la oficina, el restaurante, etc. Vocabulary revision before starting dialogues. Practise dialogues following the model: que te pones para ir a ...? Para ir a .... me pongo. Students speak to 2 different peers for each dialogue. Extension work: students report back following the model "para ir a la oficina Susan se pone..."

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¿Te gusta...?

A dyslexia-friendly activity to practise me gusta-me gustan in a repetitive way. Students have a choice of three items to ask their classmates about. The limited choice helps dyslexics to understand more easily, as well as strenghtening the relation between the word, the sound and the image of the item, in the early stages of the course.

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