The music of Juanes is very popular with students learning Spanish. As part of a unit on Colombia, Juanes and social awareness, the song "Segovia" is ideal for reading, listening, speaking and writing activities, all of which are incorporated in
This document is the opening part of a study of Colombia and the music of Juanes.
• An autobiography of Juanes, followed by basic comprehension questions
• Map work for Colombia, including Medellín
• Preliminary vocabulary
This is a two or three day mini unit that would be a great addition to a cultural unit about Colombia, or a unit about sports, in this case, cycling.
Carlos Vives has recorded a song to call attention to the importance of cyclists in Colombia and
I originally developed these activities to accompany the FluencyMatters novel, Esperanza, by Carol Gaab. However, they certainly may be used in any unit of study that encompasses immigration, particularly from Central America.
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Almost all students like the music of Juanes. Here are three "not so well known" songs: Sueños, La Bandera de Manos y Segovia. The songs may be used to increase knowledge of events in Colombia or to emphasize the themes of dreams and goals, peace,