SUPER BOWL 46– EL SUPER TAZÓN!

Super Bowl 46 is almost here, and it is the perfect way to practice using Spanish numbers. ¡Vaya Gigantes!  ¡Vaya Patriotas!  The excitement of the game, the teams, and the players bring Spanish numbers alive like no other event.

Super Bowl Spanish Activities

There are so many opporutnities to use Spanish numbers: describing players and their jersey numbers, player and team stats, and describing the field.

Most of us love the Super Bowl, so talking about it in Spanish is fun.  Here is some basic Super Bowl vocabulary:

  • fútbol americano- American football
  • el equipo- the team
  • el jugador- the player
  • el entrenador jefe- the head coach
  • el mariscal- the quarterback
  • la línea defensiva- the defensive line
  • la línea ofensiva- the offensive line

Spanish Numbers-20 to 100 in tens

  • veinte- 20
  • treinta- 30
  • cuarenta- 40
  • cincuenta- 50
  • sesenta- 60
  • setenta- 70
  • ochenta- 80
  • noventa- 90
  • ciento (cien in front of nouns)- 100

Spanish Verbs & American Football

January 29, 2010 · Posted in Middle School Spanish, Spanish Grammar, Spanish Vocabulary · Comment 

Yes, it can be done. Combining Spanish grammar with fun content like American football just makes the process of learning and acquiring Spanish better. Learners remember interesting, relevant, or unusual contexts for the Spanish that is presented tot hem.  And the Super Bowl, or Súper Bol, is almost here!  Here are some Spanish Super Bol terms:

El Súper Bol

  • el jugador= the player
  • el equipo= the team
  • el entrenador= the coach
  • el estadio- the stadium
  • el campo- the field
  • el tanto= the score
  • lanza= he throws
  • patea= he kicks
  • atrapa= he catches
  • bloquea= he blocks

Click here for Spanish Verbs & American Football Printables.

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