Día de las Velitas/Coleo Colombiano


Instructions: You will listen to the video as a group. As you listen, write down meaningful words that you recognized from the video. Meaningful words means nouns, verbs, adjectives... not articles like "la" and such.

ACTIVITY. Answer each question below. Switch questions to Spanish.

  1. _____________________________________________________________________ The Day of the Velitas is on December __.
  2. _____________________________________________________________________ What activity do people do on this day?
  3. _____________________________________________________________________ A candle is a candle. What word does he use to mean WICK of a candle?
  4. _____________________________________________________________________ What other word for ACERA ( sidewalk ) does he use?
  5. _____________________________________________________________________ People sing a type of song during this celebration. What word does he use for these songs?
  6. _____________________________________________________________________ What instrument do they play?
  7. _____________________________________________________________________ What material is the candle made of this celebration?
  8. _____________________________________________________________________ The Coleo is a ____.
  9. _____________________________________________________________________ People who control cows and bulls are ___.
  10. _____________________________________________________________________ To control the bull, the ___ of the bull was caught.
  11. _____________________________________________________________________ The people who buy a bull at this festival is the ___.
  12. _____________________________________________________________________ To knock down the bull, the person uses his ___.