La hora is a short video conversation about daily activities and time in Spanish. Because talking about routines is a natural way to use high-frequency vocabulary, the video is great for language learners. Try the Time in Spanish | La hora 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.
Time in Spanish Pre-Listening Activities
Before I watch the video with kids, I have them 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 hay en la mesa? and ¿Qué información hay en la pizarra?
Time in Spanish Video
Next, I watch the video all the way through once before doing activities. These video conversations are short and comprehensible, so kids will understand a lot. 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: Time in Spanish | La hora.
Listening Comprehension Activities
Get the printable Activities and Time in Spanish.
Circle the Word
The listening comprehension includes a circle-the-word activity supported by pictures and numbers. Read the words together before watching the video a second time. Pre-readers can also do this activity because some words are supported by pictures and others by numbers they may recognize.
¿Quién lo dice?
In this activity, learners identify who said each phrase. Kids may be able to complete the table without watching the video again. Also, if you’re working with pre-readers, you can 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 Time in Spanish video. The questions on the printable activities are:
1. ¿Quién va a la dentista? ¿El chico o la chica?
2. ¿Adónde va el chico de 1:00 a 3:00?
3. ¿Qué va a hacer la chica a las 4:00?
¿Y tú? Personal Questions for Time 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 Time in Spanish video are ¿Qué tienes que hacer hoy? ¿A qué hora? and ¿Con quién vas a comer hoy?.
Of course, you can personalize the questions even more. For example, if you know kids play soccer you can ask about practice times or you can ask what time they eat lunch.
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!