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Nuqui by ChocQuibTown

Song activities for Spanish class

Beginner (Level 1), Novice (Levels 1-2)
1 week
40 Pages

Nuquí (Te quiero para mÍ) is a joyful anthem released by Afro-Colombian group ChocQuibTown in 2016. The music video is set in Nuquí, a coastal town in Colombia's Chocó department.

This sing-a-long song is a perfect for early Spanish classes. Use these materials as a Song of the Week during Black History Month to highlight the diversity of afrolatinos around the world.

This activity pack includes:

  • Slideshow reading + photos of Nuquí (in Spanish)
  • Two chorus lyric activities
  • Song lyrics handout and comprehension activities
  • Biography of ChocQuibTown (in Spanish)
  • Biography comprehension activities
  • #authres video suggestion + script
  • Detailed lesson plans and teacher scripts in Spanish for five days
  • answer keys

These materials will fill 20-45 minutes of class time each day for five days. Use one each day to highlight this as a Song of the week, or use them all at once to fill 2-3 days with content

When you download the product, you will receive a PDF that contains a clickable link to a Drive folder. All materials are stored in the Drive folder.


  • This is one of my favorite songs! I love how this resource helps my students become more familiar with the lyrics and learn some culture as well!

    Natalie G.
  • My students love the song and learning about a new place and culture! We sing the song for a couple of weeks and then do karaoke on a Friday! So much fun and I really enjoyed using this authentic resource to get students to realize we all different but equal. 

    Lin H.
  • My students loved this song! The activities were engaging and offered many opportunities to practice the song. 

    Sarah Gaffney
  • ¡Great song! My students love it, and they are still singing it.

    Spanish At the Beach
  • Very useful and I also got ideas of different kind of activities to do in the future.

    Carmen A.

Nuqui by ChocQuibTown


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