Vamos a pescar

Cast a line into "Vamos a pescar"—a captivating short story by Studycat. Perfect for young learners to reel in Spanish vocabulary and fun.

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About the Vamos a pescar story

Hop aboard for a fin-tastic adventure with Studycat and friends as they decide to tackle boredom head-on by going fishing! This story is perfect for young learners eager to practice Spanish and reel in some new vocabulary along the way. From the excitement of catching something big to the surprise twist at the end, there’s plenty to learn and laugh about.

Dive in as we cast our nets into the story of friendship, anticipation, and the unexpected catches of life!

Vamos a pescar

Narrator: Es sábado.

Tom: Estoy aburrido.

Studycat: Vamos a pescar.

Narrator: Studycat, Ali, Kitty y Tom van a la playa en tren.

Narrator: Ali pescó uno.

Ali: Yo tengo un pez.

Narrator: Studycat pescó uno.

Studycat: Yo tengo un pez pequeño.

Tom: ¡Mira! Yo tengo un pez grande.

Narrator: Studycat piensa que es un tiburón.

Narrator: Ali piensa que es una ballena.

Narrator: Kitty piensa que es una tortuga grande.

Narrator: Todos ayudan a Tom.

Tom: ¡Tengo un pez muy grande!

Tom: ¡Oh, no!

Narrator: Es un neumático.

Narrator: Tom se pone triste.

Studycat: No te preocupes.

Narrator: Es domingo.

Tom: Me encanta mi columpio.

Spanish practice exercises

Here are some fun exercises to help little anglers practice their Spanish skills and dive deeper into the story. Perfect for young learners, these activities focus on the vocabulary and comprehension of our little tale!

Vocabulary match-up

Match the story words with their meanings: a. aburrido b. pez c. tiburón d. ballena e. tortuga f. neumático g. columpio

  1. A large sea animal with fins and sharp teeth
  2. Feeling uninterested or tired of something
  3. A rubber covering, typically inflated or surrounding an inflated inner tube, placed around a wheel
  4. A piece of playground equipment that you sit on and move back and forth
  5. A small creature that lives in water, breathes through gills, and uses fins to swim
  6. A very large sea mammal
  7. A reptile with a hard shell that lives in or near water

Comprehension questions

  1. What do Tom and his friends decide to do on Saturday?
    • a) Go to the park
    • b) Go fishing
    • c) Play video games
  2. What does Tom catch?
    • a) A big fish
    • b) A tire
    • c) A shark
  3. How does Tom feel about his catch?
    • a) Excited
    • b) Sad
    • c) Angry
  4. What does Tom enjoy doing on Sunday?
    • a) Fishing
    • b) Swinging
    • c) Sleeping

Answers:

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

This story, with its playful turns and splashy surprises, is perfect for young learners to practice Spanish and learn words related to fishing, emotions, and everyday activities. Whether you’re casting lines or swinging high, there’s always a new word to catch and a lesson to learn.

Until our next adventure, keep practicing and exploring the ocean of Spanish language with Studycat and friends!

Let's go fishing!