Whatever happens during your GCSE Spanish exam, there is one thing you can be sure of, at some point you will have to use the months of the year in Spanish, «los meses del año», either to say your date of birth, to indicate something that happened to you in the past or to talk about a plan for the future.
Knowing the months of the year o how to use them is a sure hit, that’s why we propose four games that will allow you to learn and use them with confidence. Let’s start with a Word search, in Spanish «una sopa de letras» (an alphabet soup).
Word search with the months of the years
Find the twelve months of the year in Spanish in this word search, they are written from left to right and from top to bottom.
Now you have to drag the twelve months and place them in order from January to December.
By the way, did you know that the months of the year in Spanish are not capitalized?
Me gusta ir a esquiar en diciembre (I like to go skiing in December)
Mi cumpleaños es en agosto (My birthday is in August)
Cómo escribir y decir los meses del año en español
How to write and say the months of the year in Spanish, that is the idea. Now you can identify the months in Spanish, so we are going to focus on their pronunciation and spelling.
First, we have an exercise with audios, listen and relate each month with its translation into English. Take the opportunity to repeat out loud several times to improve your pronunciation.
Now we are going to work on the spelling. Write in this crossword the months of the year that you see in English.
Well, now you know the months of the year in Spanish and the numbers (click on the link if you want to review the numbers in Spanish). It is time to learn how to say the dates in Spanish «las fechas en español«.