These are some of the resources we use in our children classes but you’ll find they are also very helpful for adults too. Diviertanse! – Have fun!
The seasons and the weather (from Basho & friends)
The weather (from Rockalingua.com)
El oso – the bear (a song we have been working with in our classes this week to practise Preterite and Imperfect). Suitable for children too.
Can you retell the story of this animal? How did he feel in those moments in his life? What happened?
From Moris, Antonio Birabent
Hace frio en Christchurch ahora! – It’s cold in Christchurch now.
Yo tengo frio! – I am cold
Escucha la cancion y dibujate sintiendo frio, te gusta el frio? Que prefieres, el frio o el calor?
Listen to the song and draw yourself feeling cold, do you like the cold? Do you prefer the summer or the winter?
Listen to this songs and find out about feelings in Spanish here…
(yo) Estoy contento – I’m happy
(yo) Estoy triste – I’m sad
(yo) Tengo frío – I’m cold
(yo) Tengo calor – I’m hot
(yo) Soy pequeño – I’m small
(yo) Soy grande – I’m big
(yo) Tengo hambre – I’m hungry
(yo) Tengo sed – I’m thirsty
(yo) Tengo miedo – I’m scared
(yo) Tengo sueño – I’m sleepy
If you are asking someone, you will be using… (second person singular Tú – you)
Tienes frío? – Are you cold?
Eres grande o pequeño? – Are you big or small?
Watch these extracts and say how they feel (you can imagine you are pretending to be them so you are using the first person singular Yo – I)