As a language teacher, finding creative and effective ways to reinforce the Spanish vocabulary you introduced to your students in previous classes is essential. One technique that can be particularly helpful is incorporating vocabulary review activities into your lesson plans. These activities reinforce the vocabulary, engage students, and make learning more enjoyable. Here’s a suggested technique for teachers to practice Spanish vocabulary:


  • Create a set of flashcards with the Spanish vocabulary words that you want to review.
  • Write the Spanish word on one side of the flashcard and the English translation on the other.
  • Allocate a few minutes during class time for vocabulary review. Show the flashcards to the students individually and ask them to say the corresponding English translation (or vice versa).
  •  You can make this activity more interactive by dividing the class into teams and turning it into a competition. For each correct translation, award points to the respective team.
  • Additionally, you can make a memory game with flashcards!


  • Create bingo cards with a grid of Spanish vocabulary words randomly placed in each square.
  • Provide students with a list of English translations corresponding to the words on the bingo cards.
  • Call out the English translations individually, and students mark the corresponding Spanish word on their bingo cards.
  • The first student to get a line (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) shouts, “¡Bingo!” and wins the round.
  • You can play multiple rounds with different vocabulary themes or switch roles, where students call out the Spanish words, and others mark their bingo cards.

Vocabulary Charades:

  • Write each Spanish vocabulary word on a small piece of paper and place them in a container.
  • Divide the class into teams. One student from each team takes turns drawing a word from the container without showing it to their team.
  • The student then acts out the word without speaking while their team tries to guess the correct Spanish word.
  • Set a time limit for each round and award points to teams for correctly guessed words.
  • This activity reinforces vocabulary and encourages students to use non-verbal communication skills.

Vocabulary Matching Game:

  • Create cards with Spanish vocabulary words written on one card and English translations on another.
  • Mix up the cards and place them face down on a table.
  • Students take turns flipping over two cards at a time, trying to match the Spanish word with its English translation.
  • They keep the cards and get another turn if they make a match. If not, they flip the cards back over, and it’s the next player’s turn.
  • The game continues until all matches have been made, and the student with the most pairs wins.

Incorporating these interactive vocabulary review activities into your Spanish language lessons can help students reinforce their learning in a fun and engaging way. Remember to vary the activities to keep students motivated and excited about learning Spanish vocabulary.

Remember, learning a new language is all about practice and immersion, so don’t hesitate to keep exploring and experimenting with Spanish in your everyday life. ¡Buena suerte! (Good luck!)

Please don’t hesitate to share your thoughts or experiences with these activities in the comments below. ¡Hasta la próxima! (Until next time!)

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