Animals in Spanish – ¿Tienes un animal?

Animals in Spanish:

Questions and Answers in Spanish in a video clip which shows images of pets, farm animals, and a variety of other animals in interesting real life situations.
Vocabulary in short sentences:
Spanish listening practice to join in with to help with learning and using the vocabulary in context.
Would you spot the heron hidden under the bridge if you were going by?

Animales en casa  =  Pets:
un perro (m)            a dog
un gato  (m)              a cat
un pez  (m)                a fish
un conejo (m)          a rabbit
un conejillo de Indias (m)  a guinea pig
un ratón  (m)            a mouse
un hámster
     a hamster

Animales  =  Animals:
un cameleón (m)    a chameleon
una serpiente (f)    a snake
una garza (f)             a heron
una gaviota (f)         a seagull
una lagartija (f)       a lizard
una ardilla (f)           a squirrel
un búho (m)              an owl
un cangrejo (m)      a crab

En la granja  =  On the farm:
un pato (m)              a duck
un pavo (m)              a turkey
una vaca (f)               a cow
un caballo (m)         a horse
una oveja (f)             a sheep
una cabra (f)             a goat
un cerdo (m)             a pig
un burro (m)             a donkey
un gallo (m)               a cockerel

Which animals, birds, insects do you see on a regular basis?  Do you pass any on your way to school?  Are there always the same birds in the sky?  Do you have a pet?  Does a neighbour have one?
Take a look at the world around you and record what you see which is not human!
Find out what the names are in Spanish and write them down.
They might be:
Una paloma (f)          a pigeon
Un zorro (m)               a fox
Un gorrión (m)           a sparrow
Una rata (f)                  a rat
Una ardilla (f)             a squirrel
Un escarabajo (m)   a beetle

Animales in Spanish video clip:

Subtitles in Spanish AND English

2.  Repeat with NO English subtitles:

Animales en casa – Pets:
¿Tienes un animal en casa?
=  Do you have a pet?
¡Sí, tengo un pez!
Yes, I have a fish!
No, no tengo un animal en casa.
No, I don’t have a pet.

¿Te gustan las arañas?
=  Do you like spiders?
No, no me gustan
No, I don’t like them
Prefiero los conejillos de Indias.
I prefer guinea pigs.

En la granja –  On the farm:
¿Qué hay en la granja?
What is there on the farm?
Hay vacas …
There are cows …

Más animales – More animals:
¿Eso qué es?    What is it?
Es una serpiente
It’s a snake

¿Qué es?     What is it?
Es una lagartija
It’s a lizard
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