AUDIENCE: Heritage learners or Spanish for native speakers
PREREQUISITE: In order to utilize this sheet, you would need to have the DVD set of the hit Mexican telenovela "La Fea Mas Bella", or find the clips on Youtube. The DVD series is available for very decent prices on Amazon. The following activity is provided in conjunction with the first episode ("La Entrevista"), first twenty minutes.
OBJECTIVE: What is provided here is lists of words used in a professional business realm that students will need to listen for. Examples include "accounting", "manage systems", "rub shoulders with", and "secretarial duties". Students are given 32 words and phrases in English, asked to guess how they will be said in Spanish, and then will need to listen for how they are used in the episode.
There are also some cultural elements in these episodes, and questions about that are included in the activity.