The Menlo Roundtable


For their assessment after a unit on marketing and publicity, Upper Intermediate Spanish students teamed up to make video infomercials featuring what they learned.

They were required to show proficiency in the use of subjunctive with negation, among other things found in this project description and rubric. This video from Sonia y Amber is an ad for “super bears,” gummy bears that give special powers. The first flavor provides invisibility (to avoid teachers), the second bestows intelligence, and the third enables mindreading. Which will you choose?

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