This is a video guide for the first 16 minutes of the Discovery Education Documentary, H1N1, La Anatomia de una Pandemia. There are 36 multiple choice, true/ false and matching questions about the content and contextual vocabulary from the video. The narration in the video is in Spanish while several interview selections are in English with Spanish subtitles. This enables students to more easily follow the complicated material covered. It is available on youtube.com
This activity has worked well with PreAP Spanish 4 classes as well as AP Spanish language classes allowing them to further explore an epidemic that happened during their lives while practicing their listening comprehension skills. Its a great way to teach across the curriculum. This activity will fit nicely into the Theme, La Ciencia y la Tecnología and in particular in the sub-theme, El Cuidado de la Salud y la Medicina of the new AP Spanish Language and Culture course. A full answer key is included.
listening comprehension, comprehensión auditiva, AP, PreAP, science, ciencia, C-1, C-2