La pastelería

"La pastelería" serves up sweet lessons in counting and sharing as Studycat's group learns about numbers and friendship over delicious cakes

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About the La pastelería story

Kitty, Tom, Ali, Bob, and Studycat’s trip to a cake shop turns into a delightful lesson on counting, sharing, and the irresistible allure of cakes. This sweet story is perfect for young learners to practice numbers, expressions of desire, and reactions to unexpected situations.

Let’s begin!

La pastelería

Narrator: Kitty, Tom, Ali, Bob y Studycat van a la pastelería.

Bob: Tengo hambre.

Narrator: Ven pasteles.

Narrator: Studycat quiere tres.

Studycat: Tres pasteles, por favor.

Narrator: Hay tres pasteles.

Narrator: Kitty quiere un pastel.

Kitty: Un pastel, por favor.

Narrator: Hay cuatro pasteles.

Narrator: Tom quiere cuatro.

Tom: Cuatro pasteles, por favor.

Narrator: Hay ocho pasteles.

Narrator: Ali quiere dos.

Ali: Dos pasteles, por favor.

Tom, Kitty, Studycat: ¿Dónde están los pasteles?

Narrator: No queda ningún pastel.

Narrator: Bob está comiendo todos los pasteles.

Bob: ¡Perdón!

Everyone: ¡Bob!

Narrator: Todos se ríen.

Spanish practice exercises

Vocabulary match-up

Match the numbers with the actions: a. tres b. uno c. quatro d. dos e. no

  1. The quantity of cakes Bob ends up eating
  2. The quantity Kitty initially wants
  3. The quantity Ali requests
  4. The number of cakes that result in no cakes left
  5. The quantity Studycat asks for first

Comprehension questions

  1. Who eats all the cakes?
    • a) Bob
    • b) Studycat
    • c) Tom
  2. How many cakes does Tom want?
    • a) Two
    • b) Three
    • c) Four
  3. What is everyone’s reaction to finding out the cakes are gone?
    • a) They are angry.
    • b) They are surprised.
    • c) They laugh.

Answers:

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

A quick visit to the cake shop teaches a lesson in laughter and the joy of sharing, even when things don’t go as planned.

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