Free Spanish Thanksgiving Vocabulary

un pavo para el Día de la Acción de Gracias

un pavo para el Día de la Acción de Gracias

Something so American to learn Spanish?  You bet!  What is better than family, friendship, food, and Thanksgiving Dinner family intrigue to learn a language. All learners respond to the excitement of Thanksgiving with its food and family gatherings presented in Spanish.

Quickie Spanish Vocabulary List

  • family= la familia
  • friendship=la amistad
  • meal= una comida
  • pilgrim= el/la peregrina/o
  • Native American= indígena
  • turkey=el pavo
  • nap= la siesta
  • football game= el partido de fútbol americano

What about some handy phrases

  • Please pass me the . .  =Favor de pasarme el (la) . . .
  • Thank you= gracias
  • You are welcome= de nada
  • yes, please= Sí, por favor.
  • no, thank you= No, gracias.
  • more please= Más, por favor
  • I am stuffed= Estoy lleno(a

The newest  Thanksgiving handouts, activities, stories, and even a power point are out from Foreign Language House.  Beautiful, colored illustrations & dynamic activities.  Check them out!

Thanksgiving Powerpoint: Simple story with meal vocabulary

Thanksgiving Turkey Finger Play Body Parts Activities

Thanksgiving Preferences using GUSTAR with meal vocabulary

Thanksgiving Story & Activities for Grades 7-12

Thanksgiving Story & Activities for Beginners


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