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Actividad: Determinar la personalidad de un individuo de acuerdo a su firma (ser) (vocabulario: las descripciones) (adjetivos)

¿Crees que se puede determinar la personalidad de una persona de acuerdo a su firma?

Do you think you can determine a person´s personality according to their signature?

¡Vamos a ver!

Let´s see!

Paso 1. Pídele su firma a un amigo.

Ask a friend for his/her signature.

Paso 2. Analiza la firma con la información de abajo y escribe 2-3 frases sobre la firma y la personalidad de tu amigo.

Analyze the signature with the information below and write 2-3 sentences about your friend´s signature & personality.

Modelos:

La firma de mi amigo Miguel es hacia arriba. Miguel es optimista y enérgico.

La firma de mi amig Lourdes es hacia arriba. Lourdes es enérgica y creativa.

 

Paso 3. ¿Tu amigo está de acuerdo? ¿Por qué? Pregúntale y escribe su respuesta.

Does your friend agree? ¿Why? Ask and write about the response.

Modelos:

Miguel no está de acuerdo. Él dice que no es muy enérgico. Es perezoso. Le gusta descansar.

Lourdes está de acuerdo. Ella dice que es enérgica y creativa. Le gusta jugar deportes y dibujar.

personalidad. firma

Source of image: http://www.genial.guru

¿Te caigo mal? (Verbos GUSTAR)

caer mal

* Use caer bien / caer mal in terms of liking or disliking a person.

(If you use GUSTAR to express liking a person, it tends to have romantic connotations, as in you “like like” them).

*Importar is used to express that something matters to you, that you care about it.

* “Caer bien / caer mal” and “importar” work like GUSTAR verbs.

Fun descriptions with SER writing activity: ¡Mentirosos!

Mentirosos activity handoutMy Spanish 1 students are working on descriptions with SER right now, and I’m always trying to find ways to switch up the usual “¿Cómo eres?” activities for practicing personal descriptions.

In this activity, Peter Griffin and Voldemort are “mentirosos” who have written very inaccurate dating profiles.

Students first re-write each profile to make it more accurate, and then write a new profile for a character of their choice. Correcting the profiles first serves as a model for writing the last profile on their own.

Finally, students swap to share their (often comical) character profiles and peer edit.

Peter Griffin and Voldemort are very recognizable for my college-age students, but the characters could be changed to best suit your students’ interests.

Here is a link to the printable PDF of the handout:

Descriptions. Mentirosos Handout Peter Griffin Voldemort

If you use this activity with your students, I’d love to hear how it went in the comments!