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Writing - Nursery Rhyme: Hush Little Baby
Is Papa going to buy you a diamond necklace? Translate the Spanish words and find out!

Writing - Nursery Rhyme: Hush Little Baby

In this Spanish Difficult Review quiz you will be covering the nursery rhyme of Hush Little Baby as it is spoke in Spanish. Everyone loves a nursery rhyme! A nursery rhyme is simply a short children’s story that rhymes and it can also often give a message such as a moral message, a religious message or a societal message. Mostly, however, they are just simply fun to remember. Therefore, learning some very familiar nursery rhymes in Spanish can also be simply fun and a great way to help you to remember your vocabulary words.

This Spanish Difficult Review quiz series will cover a number of nursery rhymes. What will be different with this series of quizzes is that you will be required (yes required) to write as part of the quiz task. Not only does rhyming help you to remember but so, too, does writing.

Your task in this quiz is to write down the given Spanish nursery rhyme lines on a piece of paper. See if you can recognize what the line says and then write the English translation. Next, look at the four given answers provided with each sentence and see if your English translation matches up to one of the answers given. If not, see if you can then find the correct translation and then check to see what you missed and whether you need to go back and study some of the vocabulary words and/or verbs.

Now, let’s look as some lines from the great nursery rhyme of Hush Little Baby!

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1.
Silencio pequeño bebé, no digas una palabra.
Silence my little baby, don’t be afraid.
Hush pretty baby, don't be afraid.
Hush little baby, don't say a word.
Silence pretty baby, don't say a word.
The given sentence reads: Hush little baby, don’t say a word.
2.
Papá va a comprar usted un ruiseñor.
Papa's goes to buy you a rhinoceros.
Papa is going to buy you a reindeer.
Papa's going to buy you a mockingbird.
Papa's gonna buy you a railroad car.
The given sentence reads: Papa’s going to buy you a mockingbird.
3.
Y si ese ruiseñor no canta,
and if that mockingbird's no charm,
and if that mockingbird won't sing,
and if that mockingbird's not fine,
and if that mockingbird doesn't fly,
The given sentence reads: and if that mockingbird won’t sing.
4.
Papá va a comprar usted un anillo de diamantes.
Papa’s going to buy you a diamond drill.
Papa’s going to buy you a diamond doll.
Papa’s going to buy you a diamond necklace.
Papa’s going to buy you a diamond ring.
The given sentence reads: Papa’s going to buy you a diamond ring.
5.
Papá va a comprar usted un espejo.
Papa’s going to buy you an espresso.
Papa’s going to buy you a music box.
Papa’s going to buy you a looking glass.
Papa’s going to buy you a rocking horse.
The given sentence reads: Papa’s going to buy you a looking glass.
6.
Y si ese espejo se rompió,
and if that looking glass gets broke,
and if that looking glass don't shine,
and if that looking glass turns brass,
and if that looking glass falls down,
The given sentence reads: and if that looking glass gets broke.
7.
Papá va a comprar usted un carro y un toro.
Papa’s going to buy you a carriage and pony.
Papa’s going to buy you a cart and bull.
Papa’s going to buy you a cardinal and fox.
Papa’s going to buy you a lollipop.
The given sentence reads: Papa’s going to buy you a cart and bull.
8.
Y si ese perro llamado Rover no ladra,
and if that dog named Rover don't bark,
and if that dog named Rover don't play,
and if that dog named Rover don't stay,
and if that dog named Rover don't roam,
The given sentence reads: and if that dog named Rover don’t bark.
9.
Papá va a comprar usted un caballo y un carro.
Papa’s going to buy you a carousel and cart.
Papa’s going to buy you a unicorn and cart.
Papa’s going to buy you a wonderful cart.
Papa’s going to buy you a horse and cart.
The given sentence reads: Papa’s going to buy you a horse and cart.
10.
Usted será el pequeño bebé más dulce en la ciudad.
You will be the little baby with more sweets in town.
You will be the smallest baby in the sweet down.
You will be the tiniest baby in the whole town.
You will be the sweetest baby in town.
The given sentence reads: You will be the sweetest baby in town.
Author:  Christine G. Broome

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