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Primer NivelLeccion 5

La música hispana

In this chapter you have learned to express likes and dislikes on such themes as school subjects, sports, cinema, and music. Now you will surf the net to find out more about the different types of music in the Spanish-speaking world.

  1. Which of the following types of music do you like to listen to? To answer, click on a box beside one or more music categories. To make your own category, type in the box beside "Other."
    Pop
    Jazz
    Rock
    Classical
    Rap/Hip-Hop
    Dance/Techno
    Other:

  2. Now let's visit a Web site that provides links to the homepages of many Hispanic musicians. Your task will be to visit several of these pages and to collect information on three musicians and/or groups. Look over the charts in section C to get an idea of the type of information that you will be searching for.

    Visit a Web site for Hispanic music. First click on a genre of music. Then click on Artistas to select a group or performer whose homepage you want to visit in order to complete the charts in section C. Try to visit sites under several different categories.

  3. Use the information you find to complete the following fact sheet for several different groups or performers:

    Artist 1
    Name of group or performer
    Country of origin
    Type of music
    Title of most recent album
    Title of a song

    Artist 2
    Name of group or performer
    Country of origin
    Type of music
    Title of most recent album
    Title of a song

    Artist 3
    Name of group or performer
    Country of origin
    Type of music
    Title of most recent album
    Title of a song

  4. Now work with a partner to share the information you have found about Hispanic musicians.