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¡La Comida y La Cultura de España!


Answer the following preguntas in COMPLETE ENGLISH SENTENCES based on the attached reading!

1. What might a Spaniard eat for breakfast? Would you like their breakfast? Why/why not?

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2. What are “TAPAS” and when are they eaten?

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3. What phrase means, “Let’s go eat tapas”? Describe two of the most popular tapas items and

whether they sound good to you or not.

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4. What is a “SIESTA”?

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5. Describe lunch in Spain in your own words. Be sure to include at least four characteristics.

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6. What is “LA MERIENDA”?

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7. What is an example of a common Spanish dinner? What might they eat for dessert?

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8. What time do families in Spain eat dinner? _______________________________________

9. What is the largest meal of the day in Spain? _____________________________________


10. Write in at least six characteristics of eating that are found only in Spain, six that are
shared between the two cultures and six that are found only in America!

11. Write an eight sentence paragraph explaining which eating schedule you would prefer, our
American schedule or Spain’s. Be sure to give reasons for why you feel the way that you do!
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