Language resident: Natalia Cano

Class theme/topic discussed: 

Goal of the class: The students learn vocabulary related to sports and Spanish athletes

Class structure:


  • What sports do you like to practice?
  • Have you ever played basketball? How was it?
  • What is your favorite sport to watch on TV? Why?

Activity 1: Vocabulary check

In pairs they have to decide how to say these words in Spanish:






-track and field





Activity 2:  In pairs/as a group

-Do you know any famous Spanish athlete?

-What sport do they practice?

-What was the biggest prize they have won?

Activity 3:

What of these athletes do you don’t know? Find information about them and share it with the rest of the class.

-Rafael Nadal

-Pau Gasol

-Andrés Iniesta

-Mireia Belmonte

-Alberto Contador

Activity 4: 

-Do you like to watch the Olympic Games?

-What Olympic sport is your favorite?

-What is the country with more Olympic Medals?


Have you ever been to a live sport event?

How was the experience? What do you remember about that day?

Resources used:

Powerpoint, google

What worked well? What did not work?

This class worked pretty well, they shared they experiences with each other. The only problem for me was that I was expecting 4 students and only 2 arrived, so it was not as dynamic as I expected.