This is a basic drill worksheet to help student practice gustar verbs.
Students are asked to fill in the answers for 50 sentences using a verb that makes sense within the context of the sentence. The verbs include doler, gustar, encantar, tocar,
This Information Gap Exercise Packet reinforces listening and reading comprehension, vocabulary, question-formation and the irregular preterit and helps teach the difference between the preterit and the imperfect. It gives Second Language Learners
Many students have difficulty deciding when to use the preterit and when to use the imperfect in Spanish. I’ve found a way to explain this to native English speakers that seems to take away the confusion.
This is a simple exercise to do in class with your students that helps them learn how to tell stories in the past tense in Spanish using the preterit and the imperfect. It has been used in my classroom several times and is quite effective.
This is a short melodramatic story like those used in pulp fiction fotonovelas or graphic novels. It gives the students an opportunity to read authentic Spanish that focuses on the difference between the preterit and the imperfect and introduces a
This is a classroom tested worksheet that helps students practice deciding whether to use the subjunctive, indicative or infinitive in Spanish. Students work in pairs to fill out this worksheet. The worksheet covers five different situations and
This is an amusing reading with comprehension questions that teaches Second Language Learners of Spanish how to write negative and affirmative expressions. The reading has an interesting twist and models correct structuring of negative expressions
These six amusing short plays, to be read in the classroom by your students, reinforce the sequence of verb tenses in Spanish.
Your students will practice the subjunctive, the past subjunctive, the future and the conditional while given an
This is an activity meant to practice vocabulary and speaking and listening. It reviews time telling and the days of the week as well as academic subjects. It involves all of the students, has them asking and answering questions, and is a lot of
Mi viaje a Cuernavaca – Un rompecabezas que repasa el pretérito y el imperfect
This fun puzzle allows students to work in groups to review the preterit and the imperfect, including many irregular forms, by putting together a story about a trip to
This is a simple classroom-tested worksheet with a cloze exercise that teaches the uses of saber and conocer in Spanish. Conjugation tables are included. The cloze exercise mimics a conversation in which two people make plans for a day out. Answer
This is a PowerPoint presentation that can be used to review the past subjunctive in Spanish. It gives the students plenty of practice during whole class instruction. Students are asked to conjugate, to combine phrases and to form sentences using
This is a simple game to be played in the classroom to help learn the simple preterit. A die is used to decide who helped out during last year's Thanksgiving dinner. Students work in groups to ask questions and answer them. They may also write down
This is an information gap exercise and contest that allows students to work in groups of ten or less and compete as a group.
It reviews vocabulary about pasatiempos and the formation of the preterit, including ir and hacer.
Students must ask each
This activity is designed to help students learn question formation and to help them learn how to respond to questions. It gives them an opportunity to speak a little Spanish near the beginning of the year. This is a whole class activity that
This is a game that lets students review/learn the vocabulary for classroom objects in Spanish and practice listening and speaking. It reinforces noun adjective agreement and the verb forms tengo and tiene. This is a quick moving game that
This is an amusing seventeen chapter novel that is age appropriate for middle schoolers and high schoolers who are studying Spanish as a Foreign Language. It was created to reinforce knowledge of grammar through repetition and provide
This is a set of 24 cards for playing lotería with full sentences using the present and past subjunctive as well as if/then statements. A set of cards to draw from is also provided.
Students are given the opportunity to read, listen to and say
In this exercise students choose a phrase that triggers or doesn't trigger the present subjunctive and then combine it with a sentence that has to do with Halloween (La Noche de las Brujas). Students must change the indicative to the subjunctive
This is an amusing and challenging reading in Spanish written in the past tense and focusing on the past subjunctive. It is written using natural Spanish and everyday vocabulary. Students may work in pairs to read it and write out a solution. The