Category Archives: Music

English Pop Music in Spanish

What’s better than taking songs that your students already know and enjoy in English and listening to the Spanish version? Your students will be fascinated listening to the Spanish version of Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off or other current popular … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation

Last week, Raquel Sofia released her first album, Te Quiero Los Domingos. If you are looking for some good music to listen to this summer, then you need to check this out. You may have heard her song “Agridulce” that … Continue reading

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March Madness Song Bracket

This is one of my favorite lessons. I’ve only done it once so far, but it was a big hit with my students. I love playing music all the time anyway, so this was just a fun way to incorporate … Continue reading

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Lyrics Training

If you like using music in your class as much as I do (13 posts tagged Música), then you may be interested in checking out  It’s essentially an online cloze activity that uses the music video in the background. … Continue reading

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Raquel Sofia

If you have not heard any music by the talented boriqua Raquel Sofia, you are missing out. She has toured as a backup singer to Colombians Juanes and Shakira and is now breaking out onto the scene as a solo … Continue reading

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Making connections

Connections Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information “Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language” The 5 C’s of learning a Foreign Language consist of Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. We … Continue reading

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Edmodo Lyrics

For the past several years, I have used the song, “Nada que Perder” by Mexican rock group Maná as a cloze activity. It is a great song for seeing the structure “tener que + infinitivo” When using songs, I like … Continue reading

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Querido Tommy

Here’s another great song to add to your Spanish class collection. This song is great for early level Spanish class because the pace is slow and very easy to understand. Of course, you can use any authentic media, such as … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney in Mexico

I love the Beatles and it was a thrill to see Paul McCartney rock out Chicago last summer at Wrigley Field. Since then, Paul has stopped at a few Hispanic countries including taking his “On the Run” tour to México. … Continue reading

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De Que Me Sirve La Vida

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post about “Tengo Tu Love,” today we listened to Camila’s song “De que me sirve la vida,” a single from their 2010 album “Dejarte de Amar.” It worked as a great activity for students to … Continue reading

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