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Cinco de Mayo

You don't have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Students learn some myths about Mexico and review party idioms.

This lesson mentions alcohol and parties. Teacher discretion is advised.

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PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Idiom Match(Matching)
  • Mariachi Man (Pair Activity) (Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)