Frida Kahlo: Listening Preterite vs Imperfect {Distance Learning}

Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Higher Education
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Would you like to help your students practice the preterit vs imperfect while listening to a biography of one of Mexico's most iconic artists, Frida Kahlo?

Easily adaptable for distance learning - just email or screenshare!

The lesson is designed to:

  • Introduce students to Mexican painter and cultural icon: Frida Kahlo
  • To generate interest among students about Frida Kahlo and contemporary Mexican art
  • Practice the difference between the preterit & imperfect verb tenses
  • Improve listening comprehension
  • Practice broad and narrow listening skills with an authentic recording
  • Generate discussion

This lesson is made for intermediate to advanced students or heritage speakers regardless of age. It uses the "SIMBA CHEATED" rules to help explain the preterite vs imperfect (handout included!)

The download includes:

  • 1 lesson plan (.word doc & pdf)
  • 2 page student worksheet (pdf)
  • Full answer key (pdf)
  • 1/2 page listening quiz (pdf)
  • Audio file of biography (m4a) and link to YouTube recording
  • 1 page student handout on "SIMBA CHEATED" Preterite vs Imperfect rules (PDF)


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Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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