Quinto Centenario. A moment in time. 1992, 500 years after Columbus.
Unit 1. Sevilla. La Expo ´92 y la importancia del Encuentro.
Unit 2. Barcelona. ¿Para quién son los Juegos Olímpicos?
Unit 3. Madrid 1992
In 1992 Spain celebrated the 500th anniversary of the 'discovery' of the Americas. Barcelona hosted the Olympic Games, Seville had the World Fair and Madrid grew by leaps and bounds. These units are much more than just facts: compare the size of your classroom to the length of Columbus' boats; analyze the consequences of hosting the Olympic Games and find out how the Prado Museum began.
The download includes these three units. Please click on Preview to read them all.
Subject matter: history; sports; tourism, general information
Vocabulary: views of the discovery of the Americas; sports / business; the city
Grammar: preterit; articles
Oral practice: comparing products of the New World and the Old World; a concert
Homework: students' background; salaries of stars; immigration and emigration
Internet: Key word list to facilitate a search
Entirely in Spanish.
Answer key included.