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En la Granja de mi tio – Learn some animals with this Spanish fun Song

You can watched this video and see your children enjoy this Spanish song.

En la granja de mi tío IA, IA, OO!!

The children can learn some new animals like VACA, GATO, PATO, CABRA and PERRO in this order (COW, CAT, DUCK, GOAT and DOG). Let them watched and enjoy with them.  Suitable for Nurseries and Key Stage 1.

Of course you can also practise some other animals with them:










Do you know those words?

Some advice about learning Spanish as second language

When my children should start learning a second language?

As soon as possible! Do you know that you could teach your baby? Explore this. How long did it take to you to learn your mother tongue language? Why some people keep insisting that my son or daughter are too young to learn a language!

Another excuse they should learn one language properly first…

Progress will be slow during the first few years… (and exponential later on is not mentioned)

At the end of the day is not my child is your child you do what you think will be better I only can talk about my experience as a dad.

In fact our Spanish tuition in Manchester started a few years ago when our son was born. We were actually looking for some language providers due to its importance as I am Spanish and my wife is English.

Some providers were offering one thing but lacking others, after several years of research in some other aspects. We tried different things and in the end we decided to start our own business based in our experience and research.

Both of our children ages 10 and 13 are fully bilingual and we are proud of having achieved this. Some of you may think it is easy because in our case their dad is Spanish. The children are at school full time, everything is in English and no Spanish is supplied in that school as they do French.

However I can tell you that is not easy and is a really long process and a lot of patience for the second language. I will really love to see more support from the government and the primary schools. I am not seeing enough time and enough financial support in order to build a good base. It is not a surprise for me at all that there are not enough MFL teacher´s. It is not a surprise at all either that there are not enough students interested in languages. Children in secondary schools are scared. Of course will you not? I could go on and on about this. Just think about it! If you are a builder you will build the foundations of the house first and then you will setup the layers of bricks. You will not build the roof first. Would´t it?

On the other hand we know some other families with the same exposure to the language and the children they might understand Spanish but they don´t speak Spanish. Of course there are different methods and approaches we are not saying ours is the best, we are only proud our children speak English and Spanish with proper English and Spanish accent.

Research has shown that learning another language is not only useful for travelling the world, it also gives children a deeper understanding of their own and other cultures, improves problem solving skills and increases their capacity for learning generally. Additional benefits include higher scores on standardized tests, increased self-confidence and social skills, and often children will be motivated to learn additional languages at a later stage of their development.

In our Spanish tuition in Manchester we make learning Spanish fun through activities, songs, games, worksheets, audiovisual material and an interactive website.

You can make use of educational software products in your lessons, one of the World leader in Spain of bi-lingual educational materials, with currently millions of children worldwide using these products to learn another language (English/Spanish) we believe is Pipo. However you can find some others that are also really good and less price.

Children have a curiosity about new things and they love copying and repeating, this of course is an ideal starting point for learning Spanish.

By looking at what is surrounding them and listening to the sounds of everyday life, children soak up the Spanish, English or any other language without being fully conscious of it. They hear and they see and they develop the new language.

So childhood is the best time to learn a language because it can be done without children realising they are actually learning a language.

In our Spanish tuition in Manchester we do this and we are proud of the benefits of learning a second language that we are engaging with all of the children we are teaching.

We hope we answered the question however if you are in doubt the answer is as soon as possible better.

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You can listen this free track as many times as you like altought think in your exam you will not be able to do this. However this will be a good practise for you.  Try to see if you can catch all the members of the family, their names and what kind of things do/don´t like to eat.

la familia y su comida

This below can help you.  There are seven members in this familiy and those are the clues.

1. He loves to fish and he eats only the food he fishes.

2. Only eats salads.

3. Drinks something really white.

4. Eats unhealthy food

5. He doesn´t like her diet.

6. Loves Spanish food but doesn´t like vegetarian food.

7. Eats fish and prawns.

If you want to practice a bit more why don´t you try to make the transcript of this audio.  You can show later this to your teacher to make sure you wrote it down correctly.

Listen this audio once again:

la familia y su comida


Did you find in our Spanish GCSE Activity what you was looking for? (Spanish info)

Remember if you need extra support with your GCSE Spanish course don´t leave it for the last minute!

Some vocabulary you could use for some Christmas activity

The idea really is that the children in your class ask you for the presents that are interested. So for instance imagine Ruby would like some new shoes for his mum. Then you can write it down on the board “Zapatos Nuevos” Like that the children are more likely to remember some words.

Keep some sort of order and make two columns (One in English and the other in Spanish) so even that you will probably get ask twice the word is on  the board.

Please remember this activity is in connection with a Father Christmas letter that you can download or view by following the link.

Here are some of the words some children asked:

Un perro                      A dog

Un gato                         A cat

Un coche                      A car

Una bicicleta              A bike

Un patinete                 A scooter

Some chocolates      Unos chocolates

Some books                Unos libros

A ring                            Un anillo

A tablet                         Una tableta

Some earring             Unos pendientes

A mobile                      Un móvil

A doll                            Una muñeca

Here are some samples however if you are a Spanish teacher this activity will be a really good test for you.

Nowadays you can find great useful tools in the internet or in your apps that can help you.

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