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Vocabulary - All About the Arts

In this Spanish Medium Review quiz you will be taking a look at some vocabulary words that are all about the arts. What would life be without the arts? Pretty dull I would imagine. The arts cover many different areas such as painters, sculptures, musicians, actors, comedians, singers, classic, modern, contemporary and so on. There is sure to be something for everyone to like. Some people even consider sports to be an art. Whichever art form or forms you like, they will be just as great in any language, including in Spanish. So let’s have a look at the following arts vocabulary list.

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PART OF THE ARTS

ENGLISH SPANISH
chalk tiza [f]
classic clásico / clásica [m/f]
comedy comedia [f]
comedian comediante [m] (same word for male and female)
composer compositor / compositora [m/f]
contemporary contemporáneo / contemporánea [m/f]
craft artesanía [f]
crayon lápiz de color [m]
dancer bailarín / bailarina [m/f]
drama drama [m]
dramatic dramático / dramática [m/f]
drummer baterista [m] (same word for male and female)
hymn himno [m]
juggler malabarista [m] (same word for male and female)
magician mago / maga [m/f]
modern moderno / moderna [m/f]
musician músico / música [m/f]
opera ópera [f]
orchestra orquesta [f]
painter pintor / pintora [m/f]
pianist pianista [m] (same word for male and female)
Renaissance Renacimiento [m] (note that this word should always be capitalized in both English and Spanish)
sculpture escultura [f]
singer cantante [m] (same word for male and female)

Many of these words are used as adjectives so they can be used in the masculine or feminine form. Also note that some of the words use the same spelling whether they are describing a masculine or feminine noun or pronoun. Once you have studied this list, move on to the quiz. There are ten sentences all about the arts. Each sentence has a missing word. From the answers given, see if you can locate the correct Spanish arts answer that will fit into the blank space left in the sentences.

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  1. Teachers use ____ to write on blackboards while artist use it to make sketches.
    Teachers use chalk to write on blackboard while artist you it to make sketches. The Spanish art word for chalk is tiza.
  2. Do you like arts and ____?
    Do you like arts and crafts is a popular twosome. The Spanish arts word for crafts is artesanías.
  3. George Carlin is a great ____.
    George Carlin is a great comedian. The Spanish art word for comedian is comediante.
  4. Ringo Starr was the ____ for the Beatles.
    Ringo Starr was the drummer for the Beatles. The Spanish art word for drummer is baterista.
  5. Casablanca is a ____ movie.
    Casablanca is a classic movie. As the Spanish word for movie is (la) película making it a feminine word, classic, which is being used as an adjective in this sentence, needs to be in the feminine form. The Spanish arts word for classic is clásica.
  6. We sing ____ at church.
    We sing hymns at church. The Spanish arts word for hymns is himnos.
  7. Liberace was an amazing ____.
    Liberace was an amazing pianist. The Spanish arts word for pianist is pianista.
  8. Houdini was a well-known master ____.
    Houdini was a well-known master magician. The Spanish arts word for magician is mago.
  9. Rembrandt was an artist during the ____ period.
    Rembrandt was an artist during the Renaissance period. The Spanish arts word for Renaissance is Renacimiento. (Remember, it is always capitalized in both languages.)
  10. A person who can keep several balls in the air at once is known as a ____.
    A person who can keep several balls in the air at once is known as a juggler. The Spanish arts word for juggler is malabarista.

Author: Christine G. Broome

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