Time for a change of pace ? Try music.
This activity is to be used with the song "Si Fuera un Chico" by Beyonce which you can find on YouTube.
In this activity, students listen to the song and complete the missing lyrics.
They are instructed to look for and recognize the conditional tense along with other grammatical structures.
1) a copy of the song with blanks for students to fill in as they listen.
2) the lyrics of the song Si Fuera un Chico by Beyonce to check answers
3) a short grammar component (related to the song).
4) an answer key to the Grammar portion
A small sample of the song :
Sólo por una vez
Yo me vestiría como quiero, con lo que vea primero
Sample of the Grammar component:
¿ Hay verbos de cambio radical en la letra de la cancion? Apunta al menos 6 usos de los verbos de cambio radical.
*** There are at least 5 uses of the Conditional tense in these lyrics.
*** Students really enjoy these listening activities. Depending on the personality of your class, you may want to have them sing as well. :)
*** You will need to find the song on Youtube. Be sure to look for the Spanish version