La ropa is a video conversation in Spanish about what to wear. Talking about what clothes to wear to an event is a natural way to use high-frequency vocabulary, so this video works well for language learners. Try the Clothes in Spanish | La ropa listening comprehension activities below.
In addition, be sure to check out our Spanish Videos for Kids resource page for other fun videos and more listening comprehension activities.
Clothes in Spanish Pre-Listening Activities
Before we watch the video, we predict what the conversation will be about. To do this, you can pause the video at the beginning and ask them what they can see and what they think the people will talk about.
For example, ¿Qué tienen en las manos? and ¿Qué información hay en la pizarra?
Clothes in Spanish Video
We watch the video all the way through once before doing activities. The video is short and comprehensible, so kids will understand a lot the first time. In addition, watching the whole video provides important context that contributes to understanding when they watch it again. You can watch the video below or on YouTube: Clothes in Spanish | La ropa.
Listening Activities for Clothes in Spanish
Get the printable Clothes in Spanish video activities.
Circle the Word
The listening activities include a circle-the-word supported by pictures. Read the words together before watching the video a second time. Pre-readers can also do this activity by circling the pictures when they hear the word.
¿Quién lo dice?
In this activity, learners identify which speaker said the phrase. Kids may be able to complete the table without watching the video again. Also, if you’re working with pre-readers, read the phrases to them. Then, watch again to check answers or fill in any they weren’t sure of.
This section has general listening comprehension questions about the Clothes in Spanish video. The questions on the printable activities are:
1. ¿Adónde van el chico y la chica?
2. ¿La chica va a llevar una falda o un vestido?
3. ¿El chico va a llevar una camisa amarilla o una camisa blanca?
¿Y tú? Personal Questions for Clothes in Spanish Video
Asking personal questions makes the video content relevant to learners and lets kids talk about themselves in Spanish.
The questions we included on the printable activities for the Clothes in Spanish video are ¿Qué te pones para ir a una fiesta? and ¿De qué color te gusta la ropa?.
Of course, you can personalize the questions even more. For example, ask kids about the clothes they are wearing and their favorite clothes.
We hope these listening comprehension activities are an easy way to help your learners engage with the video. Let us know how they work for you!