Sangria: Origins and Recipe. Spanish practice.

Sangría: ¿Crees saber de dónde viene?

 

Sangria: Origins and Recipe. Spanish practice.

 

When you hear or think of sangria, you probably think of Spain. It says in the dictionary that it is an alcoholic beverage of Spanish and Portuguese origin (or so we think!). This video will tell us the true origin of the drink. If you are clueless about what it is, it is a punch. The sangria traditionally consists of red wine and chopped fruit, often with other ingredients such as orange juice or brandy.

In this colorful video you will find text in Spanish along with images that will help you understand the meaning of the words.

For the other words that can be harder to understand just looking at an image, check out the meaning down bellow. Then, answer the questions at the bottom of the page.

 

Vocabulario

 

  • Sugerir: (To suggest)
  • Sino: (Instead of, but)
  • Sangre: (Blood)
  • Mencionar: (To mention)
  • Potable: (Drinkable)
  • Exprimida: (Squeezed)
  • Trozos: (Slice, piece)
  • Gaseosa: (Soda)

 

The questions:

  1. Menciona en español todos los ingredientes para hacer sangría.
  2. ¿En que decada la sangría se hizo popular en España?
  3. ¿La sangría solo puede llamarse sangría si está hecha en qué paises?
  4. Según el video ¿Con qué temporada del año se asocia la sangría?
  5. ¿Qué frutas se utilizan para hacer sangría?

 

The answers:

 

  1. Agua, vino, frutas, azucar, hielo,
  2. En los años 60 (sesenta)
  3. En España o Portugal
  4. Con el verano
  5. Manzanas o duraznos

 

Have you ever had sangria? Do you like it? How did you do with this activity? Let us know (preferably in Spanish) in the comments!

 

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