I know how much you all love to learn foreign language vocabulary so I thought I would provide you with some links to some ‘Halloween’ themed vocab. It’s not long now until All Hallow’s Eve is here……so how about you challenge yourself to learn some of these new words by then?
French Halloween Words
- On the Quizlet website there is a set of Halloween themed flashcards that you can view online and then quiz yourself. An example of the vocabulary is :- Un loupgarou means a werewolf and Une lune entire means a full moon. There are loads more sets of flashcards with even more French Halloween vocab – You can see them all here.
- If you pop over to the Cactus Language Training website you will see a blog post that has essential Halloween words for you to learn
- This fun animated song video ‘La chanson des squelettes ‘ by BabelZone will make you smile. It has skeletons in so I would say that it is suited to Halloween. :o) It is very catchy and it has the lyrics pop up on the screen so you can sing along!
Italian Halloween Words
- The Quizlet website has a set of online flashcards for Halloween words in Italian. There is another set of Italian Halloween words here but this one has not got a written definition but instead it has a picture showing what the word means.
- There is an interesting blog post on the Italy Mondo website that talks about how Halloween is celebrated in Italy.
- Here is a video of the Italian version (with lyrics on screen) of the song ‘This is Halloween’ from the film ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.
Spanish Halloween Words
- Again over on the wonderful Quizlet website we have online flashcards for Spanish Halloween themed words. There are even more sets of spooky Spanish flashcards here.
- BabelZone have this fun Spanish version of ‘The Skeleton Song’ (Los esqueletos). This has lyrics on screen so you can sing along.
- There is another Halloween song on You Tube that I think you’ll all like. It’s called ‘Los Monstruos’ and it has Spanish lyrics on screen (if you click to enable them).
On the Enchanted Learning website they have a list of Halloween words in English. This would be useful for any of you who are learning English as a second language but it can also be used by us native English speakers as we can use the words on the list as an excuse to go searching through our dictionary for the word meanings in our target language.
Hope you all enjoy learning the Halloween words in the foreign language that you are studying.
If you want to make a fun game of the process of learning vocab then please take a look at our KLOO Language games we sell on our website – www.kloogame.com. They are available in French, Spanish, Italian and English (as a second language).