Challenge students to repeat sentences filling in the "blank" trying to "match" the teacher. They score one point if they match the teacher. When all students have written down a word, each student quickly says the sentence with their word choice. Then the teacher repeats the sentence with his or her word choice. La maestra (El maestro) dice: “Mi padre bebe una taza de café.”
Sample sentences: Mi padre bebe una taza de __________. (a drink)
¡Qué lástima! No comprendo mi tarea de __________. (a subject)
Twenty verbs covered in this exercise: aprender, beber, comer, vender, comprender, correr, deber, prometer, creer, leer, esconder, abrir, asistir, escribir, dividir, existir, describir, vivir, recibir, interrumpir.
Student worksheet (which repeats the sentences used in the game) included for written work after the game.
Subject: lst year Spanish
Level: 3rd grade – 10th grade
Time: About 30 minutes – depends on class size (number of times sentences repeated)