A Spanish Song

Una canción española / A Spanish song

In this blog we are going to show how to deliver a Spanish Lessons in Manchester for Key stage 2.


  • Usual greetings to the children. ¿Qué tal? (How are you?), buenos dias (good morning) or buenas tardes (good afternoon).

Main activities:

  • Sing Tengo, tengo tengo ( have, I have, I have) and point to a flashcard as each noun is sung. Ask the children if they understand some of the words.
  • Introduce the new words, eg una oveja (a sheep), una cabaña (a hut), la leche (the milk), la lana (the wool), la mantequilla (the butter), la semana (the week).
  • Repeat, with children saying the words after you.
  • Have a look the sound (cabaña). Compare this with señor/señora and años and then add cabaña to the class word bank.
  • Have a look the ll sound in mantequilla and j in oveja.
  • Make a list of those 3 phonemes. Ask if they can complete a small list.

Final Activities:

  • Sing the song once again. Can they now complete the missing words from the song.

In this lesson children should learn:

  • To listen and respond to simple rhymes, stories and Spanish songs.

  • To recognise and respond to sound patterns and Spanish words.

  • To make direct or indirect contact with the country where the Spanish language is spoken.

  • To use gesture or mime to show they understand the Spanish sentences.

The main objectives of this lesson are:

  • Identify specific Spanish words.
  • Identify Spanish sounds that are the same as or different from English.
  • Know a well-known Spanish song.

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