Category Archives: Music

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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Canciones de Sie7e and Camila

Today in class, we started with the song “Tengo tu love” by Puerto Rican artist Sie7e (Siete). To start off, I had the students listen to the song and try to write down any names of Spanish or English language … Continue reading

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Music Bulletin Board

In conjunction with one of my recent assignments, which students seemed to enjoy, I decided to put up a new bulletin board on the theme of music. I play música quite a bit in my classes and dedicating a tablón … Continue reading

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Exploring Spanish

We often listen to Spanish music in my classroom. As students come into class and start on their bellwork or as they are working on certain activities, I will frequently have the CD player with some Juanes or Jesse & … Continue reading

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¿Con quién se queda el perro?

Ya que el nuevo disco de los hermanos mexicanos, Jesse y Joy, logró ser disco de oro en su primera semana, presentamos las letras del disco, ¿Con quién se queda el perro? en menos de 90 palabras. Usando “Wordle.net“, pusimos … Continue reading

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