Proverbs and Sayings: Meanings, Ideas, and Language
In this scenario, students learn about sayings and proverbs commonly used in Spanish-speaking cultures. English proverbs and sayings are included for comparison and to guide students as they learn new proverbs in Spanish. Through this unit, students discover the value of proverbs, and they see how culture is embedded in proverbs and sayings. Students develop an awareness of the intrinsic relationship between language and culture. This unit is aimed at novice Spanish students.
Spanish, Cultural Awareness, Vocabulary
Unit of instruction
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory