Útil is meant to advance cultural knowledge through the students´ natural attraction to digital media. It integrates technology and promotes authentic and interactive communication. Download it. Photocopy it. Preview every assignment on line. Choose the set of 6 or just one section. Each section has about 20 writing assignments.
For example, in the assignment called Mira los animales, students work with a series of paintings that include animals. The beginners are asked to identify and describe the animals in 3 specific Frida Kahlo paintings. In the assignment dealing with Madrid museums, (El ladrón) a thief steals a painting. Which painting does he take? Why does he take that specific painting? How does he make his getaway? Does he get caught? Click on Free Preview Útil C and read it all. Another example, called La Copa Mundial, deals with clothing. Students research and write about the different mascots for several World Cups. What do the students have to do? Click on Free Preview Útil B, Sports/Deportes and find out.
Varied and interesting writing activities. Bilingual. Photocopiable.