Trapdoor Activities are short bellringer or introductory activities that engage the students in listening, speaking and comprehending the language.
This PDF download includes 2 Trapdoor activities I use on the first days of review with my Spanish 2 class. They are simple paragraphs with basic vocabulary.
Students listen as the teacher correctly reads the paragraph from start to finish. Then students take turns attempting to read the paragraph correctly---choosing the correct word when necessary.