Tuesday, 24 January 2012

North American Pen Pal Exchange.

North American Pen Pal Exchange
Thanks to Camille Risch, our American Assistant Teacher, we have begun to exchange e-mails with the Spanish lessons of Ryan Baggett at Siloam Springs High School in Arkansas, USA. Grade 5 and 6 are participating in this program with the students who are studying Spanish at this American high school.
         Our students write about themselves and about their experiences in English and the American students respond in Spanish. This is a great opportunity for both groups of students to practice their foreign languages while learning about different countries and cultures in the world. It´s also very fun and they are making new friends at the same time!
         We have chosen two sample letters so you can see how the Pen Pal program works. Have a look at them and enjoy!
Camille Risch.
Ana Isabel Ferreirós Rey.

November 29, 2011

Dear Pen Pal in Arkansas,

Hello!! My name is Tamara. i am from Vigo, Spain. I am 11 years old and in grade 6. My school is CEIP Ría de Vigo. It is next to the ocean!

I like reading and dancing in my free time. I don´t like cleaning or playing football. My favourite food is vanilla ice cream. I have got one sister. Her name is Luna. I like living in Galicia. The nature here is extraordinary. There are lots of trees and they give shade, oxygen and fruits. And the plants are good for the animals!

Tell me something about where you live. Are there beaches in Arkansas' How is the landscape? What is your favourite food? What is your favourite sport?

Hope to hear from you soon!

Hoy es el 8 de Deciembre
Querida Tamara,
            Hola, mi nombre es Abi. En la clase de español se me conoce como Graciela. Tengo quince años. Estoy en el décimo grado. Me gusta vivir en Arkansas. Yo no vivo cerca de la playa. Yo vivo al lado de un bosque. Me gusta trabajar y andar en patieneta. Mi comida favorita es el pescado. Tengo un hermano. Su nombre es Aric. El clima hace frío ahora. Mi deporte favorito es el béisbol. Me gusta jugar béisbol.
            ¿Cómo es el clima donde vive usted? ¿Nieva donde vive usted? ¿Cuál es tu color favorito? ¿Cómo eres tú? ¿Qué es la escuela?
Un abrazo,

November 29, 2011

Dear Pen pal,
Hello! My name is Tania. I am from Vigo, Spain. I am 11 yeras old and in grade 6. My school is CEIP Ría de Vigo.
I like reading and dancing. My favourite band is Black Eyed Peas. Do you like them? I don´t like playing tennis or playing football. My favourite foods are chocolate and ice cream. I have got one brother. I like living in Galicia, Spain. The beaches are beautiful and I like swimming in the ocean.
Tell me something about where you live. How many siblings do you have? What is your favourite food? What do you like to do in your free time?
Hope to hear from you soon!
Querida Tania,
         Hola! Mi nombre es Nancy Galdmez. Yo soy de Los Angeles, California. Yo tengo 14 años, y estoy en el noveno grado. Mi escuela es Siloam Springs High School.
         A mi me gusta ablar mucho y a mi sí me gusta la musica de Black Eyed Peas. Pero mas de Prince Royce. ¿Te gusta el cantante? A mi no me gusta mucho los deportes. Mi favorita clase de comida es china y italiano. Yo tengo un hermano y dos hermanas. A mi me gusta vivir in Siloam Springs, AR.
         Un abrazo,

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