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Spanish Song Unit: "Vamos a la playa" - Present tense of IR, Travel Vocabulary

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Higher Education
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  1. This bundle includes four Spanish song units that are great for novice learners!!! Each song primarily uses the present tense, with themes that are often covered in first and second year Spanish classes, such as travel and vacations or hobbies. These song units are a great way to incorporate authent
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This packet includes all you need to do a complete lesson on the song "Vamos a la playa," by Righeira. This is an excellent song to use for a comprehensible input activity with authentic cultural materials in lower-level Spanish classes, as it is simple and repetitive. It is particularly well-suited for use in a unit on travel and vacation vocabulary, and offers the opportunity to practice the present tense of the verb "IR."

Be warned, this song is VERY eighties! Your students will be rolling their eyes, but they won't be able to resist singing and dancing along, and everyone will be laughing by the end of class!

This product includes:

❊ A 1-page teacher guide with suggestions for use
❊ An artist biography written in very simple Spanish, appropriate for novice students
❊ Pre-listening vocabulary and grammar questions
❊ A drawing activity to complete while listening
❊ Post-listening questions and activities for comprehension and interpretation
❊ A creative extension activity

Vocabulary: Travel and vacation vocabulary
Grammar: Present tense of the verb "IR"

Your students will either love to hate it, or hate to love it, but either way, they'll never forget it!


Interested in more fun activities for the Spanish classroom? Check out some of the other products available in my store!

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Spanish Song Unit: “Hoy es domingo" — Diego Torres
Spanish Song Unit: “De ti todo lo sé” — Los Primos MX

Cultural Activities:
Powerpoint Para Enseñar Cantar XXIX, by Antonio Machado
A Spanish Poetry Lesson: Sensemayá, by Nicolás Guillén
El día de los muertos: A Spanish Cultural PowerPointGrammar Practice:
Angel, demonio, y diplomático: El imperativo y el subjuntivo en español
El pretérito y el imperfecto: Un cuento al revés
"Se" pasivo y "se" impersonal: A PowerPoint on the Passive and Impersonal "Se"
Los pronombres de complemento directo, indirecto, y preposicional

Vocabulary Practice:
Big Number Bingo/Bingo con los números grandes: A Bilingual Game
El cuerpo humano en el estilo de Picasso: Una actividad de vocabulario
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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