Listening and Speaking Activities for Students and Teachers
PDF with Listening & Speaking Activities
Julieta Venegas (born November 24, 1970, Long Beach, California, United
States) is an American-born Mexican singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and producer
who sings pop-rock in Spanish. She speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish fluently.
She has a twin sister, Yvonne, who is a photographer. Venegas grew up in Tijuana and
began studying music at age eight. She went on to join several bands including
Mexican ska band Tijuana No!. Venegas plays several instruments including acoustic
guitar, accordion, and keyboard. She has won five Latin Grammys and one Grammy
Award among other awards. She has composed music for theater and performed in
soundtracks for two movies.
1. Filling the blanks: Answer the questions filling the blanks (follow
the example) and then record yourself and send the audio to the teacher.
Q: ¿Quién es Julieta Venegas?
A: Julieta Venegas es una cantante Mexicana – Americana
Q: ¿De dónde es Julieta Venegas?
A: Julieta Venegas es de _______
Q: ¿Cuántos años tiene Julieta Venegas?
A: Julieta tiene _____ años.
Q: ¿Dónde nació Julieta Venegas?
A: Julieta Venegas nació en ________
2. Check the word document Mrs. Navarrete sent to you and
listen the song. Then, complete the activity.
3. Choose one of the Julieta’s Venegas song and send me an audio (no longer than 20 seconds) with the song playing and say that you like that song (in Spanish) For example: me gusta ____ (name of the song).