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Sofía by Álvaro Soler

Song activities for Spanish class

Beginner (Level 1), Intermediate (Levels 2-4), Novice (Levels 1-2)
Google Drive, PDF
46 Pages

This product includes lyrics activities and readings in Spanish to accompany the song "Sofía" by Álvaro Soler, which is readily available on both iTunes and YouTube. Although the song itself is very easy to follow and understand for students early on in Spanish 1, the accompanying readings are appropriate for students in late Spanish 1 and beyond. This product contains:

  • a 'back story' written in Spanish for the song lyrics, which targets 7 key vocabulary words from the song in order to establish meaning for the terms (slideshow)
  • a fill-in-the-blank activity to assess comprehension of the targeted vocabulary from the story (slideshow)
  • a fill-in-the-blank song lyrics activity with targeted vocabulary from the story missing
  • a biography of Álvaro Soler, written in Spanish
  • comprehension questions for the story
  • an additional CLOZE lyrics activity for close listening
  • detailed description of suggested gestures
  • suggested sequence for using the activities
  • answer keys

**This song is also available in this bundle of six Canciones contagiosas | Pack 1 **


  • This is such an upbeat song! My students loved it and the resource is easy to use! I ended the activity by finding a Zumba video with the song to end the class.

    Rebecca W.
  • My students are absolutely obsessed with this song so I was excited to find another way to incorporate it into the curriculum.

    Melissa U.
  • A winner with all students! They love the song and love hearing the story with it!

    Erica M.
  • The students loved the "backstory" to the song! FUN!

    Kim D.
  • My students love this song. If you use CI, the story is very easy to understand. I loved the extra information about the artist for students to read and understand.

    Brenda K.
  • My students loved this song! I loved the activities as they were comprehensible enough that my level 1 students could do it without too many problems. Thank you for another amazing resource.

    Tammie Nicole B.

Sofía by Álvaro Soler


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