Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Villancicos’

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Villancicos'
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Today's word of the day comes with three popular Spanish Christmas Carols to learn.

It’s Christmas season, so that means lots of Christmas carols, cold weather and present buying!

Villancicos are Christmas carols. 

Let's see the word used:

  • Cada Navidad cantamos villancicos con la familia.

       Each Christmas we sing Christmas carols with the family.


  • “Ay el Chiquirritín” es un villancico muy popular en España.

       “Ay el Chiquirritín” is a famous Spanish Christmas carol.


  • “Mi burrito sabanero” es un villancico escrito por Hugo Blanco en 1975

      “Mi burrito sabanero” is a famous Christmas carol written by Hugo Blanco in 1975.


Here is one of the most famous Spanish Christmas songs: Campana sobre Campana 


Try this 'fill in the gap' exercise from LAE Madrid Spanish school:



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This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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