Do you still find yourself singing the alphabet song when looking something up in a dictionary? What about using a song or rhyme to remember which months have 30 or 31 days? We all have learned this way! And what’s more... we still remember it as adults! That’s because it works! Now you can teach Spanish this way too! This song is a quick and easy way to teach the basic rejoinders in Spanish. The song is sung to the tune of 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' and both the Spanish lyrics and the lyrics to ''Yankee Doodle Dandy' are lined up so that students can follow along with the beat as it is learned. There are 5 pages total including a quiz! Here's everything that is included:
Rejoinders: ¡Qué pena!, ¡Qué lástima, Por supuesto, ¡Qué bien!, ¡Qué barbaridad, No lo creo, No es justo, No me digas, De ninguna manera, Espero que sí, Ojalá
1 page of directions on how and when to sing the song!
1 page of the song with English lyrics
1 page of the song (no English lyrics)
1 page of a matching quiz
1 page of quiz answers
My students struggled to remember these rejoinders until I introduced this song to them! It was so easy for them after they could sing these words and phrases to a familiar tune! It will work for your students too!