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In just short of four minutes, music, cartoon images, and pictures help your youngest Spanish language learners memorize basic animal vocabulary. They learn gato, perro, pájaro, and pez with the help of two silly dinosaurs. This is a free video lesson, but you can subscribe to access more lessons.
Eighth graders research the role of the first Spanish conquistadors who explored the now United States. Using the internet, they gather information on different explorers and write a paper about why he is important in American history. They practice saying English words that came from the Spanish languages and identify the major cities and states with Spanish origins.
With 18 categories in both Latin American Spanish and Castellano, learners of all ages will enjoy developing vocabulary and hearing the differences in dialects. Featuring a learning mode and a practice mode, teach yourself words about transportation, family, animals, clothing, and much more.
Uno, dos, tres! Teach your youngest Spanish language learners how to count from cero to diez with these practice sheets. They will read the word, say the word, and write the word on the lines provided. There are extra lines on the last page; is there any additional number related vocabulary you want to practice?
The Spanish Spot is awesome! It contains a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a mini-grammar lesson (this one's on cognates), and activities. Start by reading a short article (in English) about the driest desert in the world! Then learn some Spanish cognates and complete the accompanying activity and quiz. The last few pages are additional resources you can use to hone your skills!
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different proverbs and the cultural differences between Mexico and the United States.
A classic tale written in English and Spanish, created to build fluency, enriched with narration and colorful images. ¡Qué maravilloso!
Cómo se dice 'fun' en Español? After playing a few of these engaging, vocabulary-centered games, your young language learners will be able to tell you! This is sure to become a favorite app in any Spanish class.
What time is it? Review telling time in Spanish with your Spanish language class. On the first page, learners review the terms for quarter after, half after, and quarter before. Then, on the second and third pages, they practice phrasing the time in Spanish (when given numbers), and then writing the numerical time (when given the time in Spanish). The final page appears to be from a different publisher, and it contains similar review activities.
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and contrast modern Eastern and Western popbmusic with traditional flamenco music and modern pop fusions.
A great Spanish lesson is yours for the taking, it incorporates listening, reading, writing, and creating art all while exploring Spanish language and culture. In groups, learners create scrapbooks and dialogue that describes multiple aspects of their family and family life. This is a really great lesson.
An interview with Dr. Rosemary Beam de Azcona launches a study of the complexities of language and how meaning changes across languages and cultures. The investigation continues as class members view clips of the film, The Tailenders, which follows Global Recordings Network efforts to translate Bible stories into thousands of languages. Activities and resource links are included.