Vocabulary Practice Exercises

Vocabulary Practice Exercises - Level 1

Cultural Context Area 1 - The World

  • simple geographical divisions and cardinal points games
  • names of Spanish-speaking countries quiz
  • capitals of the Spanish-speaking countries games
  • nature and the environment (basic plants and animals) games

Cultural Context Area 2 - Leisure Time

  • days of the week games
  • months of the year and dates

games

  • basic weather expressions

games

  • telling time

games

  • basic time divisions games
  • simple pastimes

games

quiz

  • basic sports games

Cultural Context Area 3 - Family and Home

  • simple description of people games
  • basic temporary states games
  • simple physical characteristics games
  • basic personality traits games
  • simple description of things games
  • basic colors games
  • immediate family games
  • basic parts of the house games

Cultural Context Area 4 - School and Education

  • basic educational words games
  • basic items found in the classroom games
  • basic mathematical operations quiz

Cultural Context Area 5 - Travel and Transportation

  • simple places in a city games
  • basic directions games
  • basic travel expressions games
  • basic expressions for air travel games
  • basic expressions for train travel games

Cultural Context Area 6 - Meeting Personal Needs

  • common greetings and farewells games
  • basic expressions of courtesy games
  • basic introductions games
  • expressing likes and dislikes games
  • basic food expressions games
  • basic clothing games
  • basic parts of the body games

Cultural Context Area 7 - The World of Work

  • basic work expressions games
  • basic professions games

Vocabulary Practice Exercises - Level 2

Everything from Level 1 plus:

Note: When the word expanded is in parenthesis, the list contains review words from Level 1 as well as new words from Level 2.

Cultural Context Area 1 - The World

 

• geography (expanded) - names of water and names of land

games

  • major geographical names

quiz

  • the seven continents

quiz

  • names of major world countries quiz
  • nature and the environment games

Cultural Context Area 2 - Leisure Time

  • days of the week in expressions games
  • months of the year in expressions games
  • telling time (expanded) games
  • time divisions (expanded) games
  • weather (expanded) games
  • pastimes (expanded)

games

quiz

 

• sports (expanded)

games

Cultural Context Area 3 - Family and Home

  • description (expanded) games
  • temporary states (expanded) games
  • physical characteristics (expanded) games
  • personality traits (expanded) games
  • description of things (expanded) games
  • describing colors games
  • nationalities quiz
  • extended family games
  • parts of the house (expanded) games
  • basic furniture and household items  
  • the living room games
  • the kitchen games
  • the dining room games
  • the bedroom games
  • the bathroom games
  • the yard games
  • the garage games
  • the laundry room / utility room games
  • household chores games

Cultural Context Area 4 - School and Education

  • educational words (expanded) games
  • items found in the classroom (expanded) games
  • names of basic school subjects games
  • basic words associated with math and measurements

games

quiz

Cultural Context Area 5 - Travel and Transportation

  • buildings in a city (expanded)

games

quiz

  • parts of a city games
  • methods of transportation games
  • directions (expanded) games
  • travel expressions (expanded) games
  • taking a plane games
  • items found on the aircraft games
  • taking the train games
  • items found on the train games
  • expressions for driving and basic parts of a car games
  • the hotel games

Cultural Context Area 6 - Meeting Personal Needs

  • food pyramid groups: all areas games
  • bread, cereal, rice and pasta games
  • vegetables games
  • fruits games
  • milk and dairy products games
  • proteins (meat, poultry, fish, etc.) games
  • fats and sweets games
  • buying food games
  • preparing food games
  • restaurant games
  • clothing (expanded) games
  • shopping games
  • visible parts of the body and the five senses games

Cultural Context Area 7 - The World of Work

  • professions (expanded) games
  • telephone expressions games
  • computer hardware and basic computer operating terms games

Vocabulary Practice Exercises - Level 3

Everything from Level 1 and Level 2 plus:

Note: When the word expanded is in parenthesis, the list contains review words from Level 2 as well as new words from Level 3. When the word mastered is in parenthesis, the list contains review words from Level 1 and Level 2 as well as new words from Level 3.

Cultural Context Area 1 - The World

  • geographical words (equator, hemisphere, latitude) games
  • geographical names (expanded) quiz
  • names of world countries games
  • names of world cities quiz
  • natural disasters

games

quiz

  • natural resources games
  • the universe (basic astronomy terms)

games

quiz

Cultural Context Area 2 - Leisure Time

  • intermediate weather expressions games
  • time (intermediate expressions) quiz
  • cultural entertainment (movies, theatre, etc.)

games

quiz

  • pastimes (mastered)

games

quiz

  • sports (mastered) games

Cultural Context Area 3 - Family and Home

  • description (mastered) games
  • temporary states (mastered) games
  • physical characteristics (mastered) games
  • personality traits (mastered) games
  • description of things (mastered) games
  • colors (mastered) games
  • nationalities (expanded) quiz
  • basic furniture and household items (expanded)
 
  • the living room games
  • the kitchen games
  • the dining room games
  • the bedroom games
  • the bathroom games
  • the yard games
  • the garage games
  • the laundry room / utility room games
  • religions

games

quiz

  • human life cycle and its ceremonies

games

quiz

  • holidays and holy days games

Cultural Context Area 4 - School and Education

  • words associated with language (noun, paragraph, etc.)

games

  • basic expressions for fractions, algebra and geometry

games

quiz

Cultural Context Area 5 - Travel and Transportation

  • travel (mastered) games
  • types of travel and problems with travel games
  • air travel (mastered) games
  • train travel (mastered) games
  • car travel (expanded) games

Cultural Context Area 6 - Meeting Personal Needs

  • expressions of courtesy (intermediate expressions) games
  • formal introductions and social graces games
  • extending, accepting and declining invitations games
  • agreement and disagreement games
  • expressing an opinion games
  • expressing feelings games
  • expressing likes and dislikes (intermediate expressions) games
  • parts of clothing and types of fabric games
  • parts of the body (mastered)

games

quiz

  • basic terms for an office visit to the doctor games

Cultural Context Area 7 - The World of Work

  • professions (mastered)

games

quiz A

quiz B

  • communication media

games

quiz

 

• work expressions (employment, boss, payments)

games
  • computer data entry and parts of a computer window games

Cultural Context Area 8 - History, Politics and Social Issues

  • people of history (king, governor, discoverer, etc . . .)

games

quiz

  • places of history (land, sea, air, etc. . .) games
  • events of history (war, invasion, battle) games
  • actions of history (conquer, invade, civilize)

games

quiz

  • periods of history (century, epoch, time period) games

Cultural Context Area 9 - Fine Arts

  • basic art terms (painting, drawing, sculpture)

games

quiz

  • musical terms games
  • musical instruments quiz
  • literary terms

games

quiz

  • genres of literature quiz

Vocabulary Practice Exercises - Level 4

Everything from Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 plus:

Cultural Context Area 1 - The World

  • geographical names (mastered) quiz
  • universe (astronomy terms: planets and basic constellations) games

Cultural Context Area 3 - Family and Home

  • personality traits (advanced expressions) games
  • personality traits (all expressions) games
  • beliefs, ideas and doctrines games

Cultural Context Area 6 - Meeting Personal Needs

  • types of doctors games
  • illnesses games

Cultural Context Area 7 - The World of Work

  • the post office

games

quiz

  • economics quiz
  • banking

games

quiz

Cultural Context Area 8 - History, Politics and Social Issues

  • government and politics

games

quiz

  • forms of government and political systems games
  • political ideology

games

quiz

  • elections quiz
  • ideas and philosophies (work ethic, morality, integrity) games
  • global problems and social issues

games A

games B

quiz

Cultural Context Area 9 - Fine Arts

  • art terminology: elements of art and art critique quiz
  • architecture

games

quiz

  • periods of art history games
  • painting games
  • musical notation games
  • elements of music games
  • elements of literature games