Holy Week in Spain: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Today, we’re going to focus on Seville, where Holy Week processions have enthralled spectators since the 16th century.
Domingo de Ramos, when Christians celebrate Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem by incorporating palm branches into Sunday worship.
During Holy Week, the wooden statues are housed in churches and cathedrals.
For the rest of the year, they are considered artistic masterpieces and objects of great devotion to Roman Catholics.

Comprehension questions

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