Los deberes de Ali

Embark on a hunt in "Los deberes de Ali," where teamwork and persistence shine. This tale by Studycat turns Spanish learning into an adventure!


About the Los deberes de Ali story

In today’s adventure, Ali faces every student’s nightmare: missing homework! But fear not, because Tom is on a mission to retrieve it. Through kitchens, dining rooms, and dangerous stairs, this tale weaves a story of determination, caution, and the unexpected places our lost treasures can hide. Ideal for young learners, this narrative dives into household vocabulary, expressions of concern, and the importance of helping friends.

Let’s join the search party and see where Ali’s homework has been hiding!

Ali's homework

Los deberes de Ali

Narrator: Ali no encuentra sus deberes.

Ali: Perdí mis deberes.

Tom: Te ayudaré.

Narrator: Tom va a la cocina.

Narrator: Tom mira detrás de la nevera.

Ali: ¡Ten cuidado, Tom!

Narrator: Tom va al comedor.

Narrator: Tom mira en el armario.

Ali: ¡Ten cuidado, Tom!

Narrator: Tom va a la sala de estar.

Narrator: Tom mira detrás de las cortinas.

Ali: ¡Ten cuidado, Tom!

Narrator: Tom va al pasillo.

Narrator: Tom mira en la estantería.

Ali: ¡Ten cuidado, Tom!

Narrator: Tom sube la escalera.

Ali: ¡Ten cuidado, Tom!

Narrator: Tom resbala.

Narrator: Tom se cae.

Narrator: Tom mira debajo de su cabeza.

Narrator: Son los deberes de Ali.

Ali: Gracias, Tom.

Spanish practice exercises

After navigating through Tom’s perilous journey to find Ali’s homework, here are some exercises to help young learners reflect on the story, practice Spanish, and reinforce the lessons learned about caution and friendship.

Vocabulary match-up

Match the places and actions with their descriptions: a. la cocina b. el comedor c. la sala de estar d. el pasillo e. la escalera f. resbalar g. se caer

  1. A room in a house for general everyday use
  2. The act of losing one’s balance
  3. A room where food is prepared and cooked
  4. An area or passage in a building
  5. The act of coming down suddenly and uncontrollably
  6. A series of steps leading from one floor to another
  7. A room where meals are eaten

Comprehension questions

  1. What is Ali looking for?
    • a) Her toy
    • b) Her cat
    • c) Her homework
  2. Where does Tom finally find the homework?
    • a) Under his head
    • b) In the kitchen
    • c) On the bookcase
  3. What does Ali repeatedly tell Tom?
    • a) Hurry up!
    • b) Be quiet!
    • c) Be careful, Tom!


Vocabulary Match-Up: a. 3, b. 7, c. 1, d. 4, e. 6, f. 2, g. 5 Comprehension Questions: 1. c, 2. a, 3. c

This story not only hones in on the vocabularies of household locations and actions but also underlines the value of persistence in helping friends. Sometimes, the things we’re desperately searching for are closer than we think, and a little caution can prevent a tumble!

Until our next heartwarming tale, keep exploring, learning, and taking care of each other.

Ali's homework