Cultural Podcasts for KS3 Spanish

Cultural Podcasts for KS3 Spanish6 topics | 12 podcasts | 24 worksheets

Original podcasts provide authentic and engaging cultural insight!

Designed to inspire KS3 students and spark learning, podcasts and activities showcase challenging language in a natural and informal way.

Ideal for years 7, 8 and 9 – with 6 worksheets per year – though fully flexible to use based on the capacity of the class.

A male and a female native speaker provide varied cultural perspectives from different target-language countries on on core KS3 topics – such as family and friends, and culture and festivals – with attention also paid to future GCSE requirements.

Your top learners will:

  • hone their listening comprehension skills and develop better pronunciation
  • learn new vocabulary and grammar to reuse – including idioms, colloquialisms and key expressions
  • apply their knowledge to a variety of stimulating activities

Structured learning:

Each podcast is accompanied by a transcript of about 150 words and two worksheets.

Worksheet 1 uses the recording with activities on:

  • vocabulary and transcribing
  • non-verbal comprehension (including picking the correct statements, true or false, multiple-choice, etc.)
  • verbal comprehension (including comprehension questions, writing a summary, filling in a grid etc.)

Worksheet 2 uses the transcript with activities on:

  • grammar
  • translation – from and into the target language
  • speaking OR writing

Perfect for classwork, extensions, homework or independent study

This is one of the best KS3 resources I have seen in years – and I am a teacher, resource author and review so I have seen a lot! I like the range of activities the sequencing of them, the conscious focus on grammar with very short but very targeted activities, and the use of interesting conversational structures such as ‘como yo’ which illustrate the communicative aspect of language learning. – R Bravo, Head of Spanish & Peer Reviewer

This material is excellent and inspirational. I find this resource very appropriately written for its year group (KS3). I feel that there are many resources for GCSE and A-Level but there aren’t enough for KS3 so in my view this is a much needed resource which included a variety of topics, exercises and it is well designed. The fact that this is a podcast and it offers the listening opportunities as well as the reading practice makes it likeable and versatile. It gives so much cultural information and is so related to GCSE topics and real life events. From these points of view this resource is fantastic. – C Ortega Del Blanco, Head of Spanish & Peer Reviewer

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £59+VAT
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