¡Hola! Thanks for joining us again. Today, we will practice some of the vocabulary for both indoor and outdoor activities in Spanish, things we would usually do to have fun with our family or friends. This lesson includes several examples and two interesting listening activities for you to practice. Let’s start…
Vocabulary in context: Fun indoor and outdoor activities in Spanish
In previous lessons, we have covered the vocabulary for some common hobbies in Spanish as well as sports people usually play around the world. This time, we will make use of this vocabulary with new words and phrases in two listening activities. First, listen to and analyze a set of examples with fun indoor activities in Spanish (actividades dentro de casa) that people usually do.
¿Qué quieres jugar? – Quiero jugar ajedrez o monopolio.
Excuse me, I don’t know campus well. Can you tell me where this place is?
¿Podemos jugar algo? – Si, claro. Juguemos este juego de mesa que encontré.
Can we play something? – Yes, of course. Let’s play this board game I found
¿Sabes las reglas del juego? – No, no las recuerdo. Me las tienes que explicar.
Do you know the rules of this game? – No, I don’t remember them. You have to explain them to me.
He perdido tres veces, pero no te voy a dejar ganar de nuevo.
I have lost three times, but I will not let you win again.
Yo me sé varios tipos de juegos de cartas.
I know several types of card games.
Me gusta jugar videojuegos, pero primero hago mis tareas.
I like to play video games, but first I do my homework.
Next, we are going to talk about outdoor activities in Spanish such as sports and other fun things to do with family and friends. At this point, we assume you can recognize the vocabulary for most sports in the language so we will just focus on sports in general and make examples of sentences similar to the ones you will hear later.
Me gusta practicar deportes como el fútbol, béisbol, baloncesto y el voleibol.
Go straight ahead, the language department is down the hill.
Los deportes tienen efecto en nuestra salud física y mental.
Sports have an effect on our physical and mental health.
Es importante desarrollar las habilidades motoras y psicosociales.
It is important to develop motor and psychosocial skills.
Hacer deportes tiene efectos positivos, pero también negativos.
Playing sports has positive but also negative effects.
Las escuelas deben promover el deporte por sus beneficios.
Schools must promote sport for its benefits.
Hacer ejercicio dentro y fuera de casa mejora nuestra salud.
Exercising indoors and outdoors improves our health.
Listening Activity No. 1: Indoor Activities in Spanish
Prueba de escucha: Actividades dentro de casa en español
Listening Activity No. 2: The effects of sports in our health in Spanish
We got to the end of this lesson. We hope you were able to pick a few phrases and questions that could come handy to talk about indoor and outdoor activities in Spanish. Remember that practice makes perfect. Until next time!
Related Spanish Worksheets:
- Common Hobbies in Spanish – PDF Worksheet
- Common Sports in Spanish – PDF Worksheet
- Pastimes, Likes & Dislikes in Spanish – PDF Worksheet