This is our version of the classic early computer game "Breakout" ( itself a development of the even earlier "Pong" game - we prefer that name ) where a player controls a bar that knocks a ball or puck around the screen.
In our version of Pong/Breakout, there are 3 types of bricks for you to break: green bricks are worth 2 points; yellow bricks are worth 50 points; white bricks which are worth 10 points and result in a Latin American Spanish language question for the topic you have chosen.
With our Pong game for "The environment" you will be learning the Latin American Spanish vocabulary for the topic The environment. The language you will learn is in the vocabulary list below, and consists of 20 Words and phrases you can use to talk about the environment.
|2||la lata||tin can|
|8||el vertedero||rubbish dump|
|9||la Tierra||the Earth|
|10||el calentamiento global||global warming|
|15||la emisión de gases de combustión||exhaust emissions|
|17||el petrolero||oil tanker|
|18||la marea negra||oil slick|
|19||los residuos tóxicos||toxic waste|
|20||la central de energía nuclear||nuclear power station|
You start with 5 lives. If the ball goes below the paddle, a life is lost and you lose 200 points.
The game ends if you you answer all 10 questions or lose all your lives.
|Four in a row||The frog flies||Duck shoot||Sow grow|
|Pong||The beetle and the bee||Mix and match||Cat and mouse|
|Pelmanism||The spelling game||Rock fall||Hangman|