Spanish Pronunciation Teacher Resources
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Eighth graders explore the pronunciation of Spanish words. They examine the letter combinations used to represent various sounds. Students correctly write the words as they are spoken.
Students identify, write, and repeat the letters of the Spanish alphabet. They use the computer to look up the Spanish alphabet on the Internet and to locate first names to choose for class. Students then write their name in Spanish, spell and say their names in Spanish while standing in front of the class, and create and design a name tent with their new Spanish name on it.
Teach your language learners all about the Spanish alphabet with a lesson, presentation, and graphic representation. The lesson portion is mostly information, and doesn't include an instructional sequence. Class members can visit the site for homework and practice in class with the Google presentation provided in the second tab. The infographic would work well as a class poster or student reference sheet.
Introduce your class to basic salutations in Spanish and English with a group of activities and exercises. The materials, which can be put together as a packet, include coloring pages, a matching activity, a fill-in-the-blank exercise, song lyrics, a word search, and flashcards. After completing these activities and practicing orally, class members will have a good grasp on the presented words.
It is imperative that your pupils have a strong command of all the Spanish moods, including the one that is the focus of this resource. Learners can read up on formal, informal, affirmative, and negative commands as well as how to use pronouns with commands. Also included here is a summary page, great for reference, a presentation, and link to an online conjugation activity.
Primary Spanish-speakers, or those working to learn Spanish, will have a ball with colorful activities geared to help them learn the names of animals, letters, and colors.
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.
A classic tale written in English and Spanish, created to build fluency, enriched with narration and colorful images. ¡Qué maravilloso!
Who is taller? And who is the tallest? Help your Spanish language learners express comparison by teaching them about comparatives and superlatives. The first part of the webpage includes in-depth explanations with examples of comparatives and superlatives that could inform instruction or act as a student reading assignment in a flipped classroom. You might also use the provided slide show to present and practice the information in class. Since there is a good amount of detailed information included here, consider breaking it up over several class periods.
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.
Zoom in on a few parts of speech to strengthen and deepen understanding. Pupils examine nouns, articles, adjectives, and conjunctions in closer detail, looking at more complex grammatical situations. In addition to the informational page are three presentations, one each for nouns, articles, and adjectives. Spanish learners can find out how much they've learned with the exercises embedded in the presentations.
You don't never use double negatives in English, but the grammar is slightly different in Spanish. Help your class grasp this concepts and pick up how to compose sentences that are negative, rather than affirmative with the information provided here. Since there is instruction on many different grammatical situations, consider splitting the material up over several lessons.
Watch the video, La Catrina, before reading the text as a class and translating Spanish to English. As students read the book, they practice Spanish pronunciation, develop Spanish vocabulary, and complete extension activities to reinforce their understanding of the text.
High schoolers examine the history of Spanish in what is now the United States. They examine the current language status of the Hispanic population. Students are able to characterize Spanglish and Chicano English. They examine some features of Chicano English.
Students identify at least one country where the Spanish language is spoken, describe similarities and differences between Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican families, and practice speaking the Spanish words for several family members.
New! The Preterite Tense
Focus on how to conjugate Spanish verbs in the preterite. You can use this webpage to inform your own lesson on the preterite, take a day in the computer lab, or flip your classroom and have pupils examine the page for homework. There is information and a presentation about conjugating in the preterite, including irregular and spelling and stem changing verbs. Pupils can practice with the online interactive exercise linked on the page.
When working with Spanish verbs in the present tense, learners will find that there are many irregular verbs and spelling changes that need to be made. This resource provides information on yo from spelling changes, strange stem changes, irregular present tense verbs, verbs with irregular accent marks, and more. There are no exercises listed; however, the resource does come with a presentation and a summary page and could work in a flipped classroom.
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!
Are your Spanish speakers working on their pronunciation? The five rules for stress are included in this plan, and your class needs them! They are explained well, and examples are provided for each rule. Whether you choose to use this plan or not, at least print out these rules for your beginning speakers!
Students investigate the Spanish language looking for words related to birds and their habitat. They write phrases and sentences using the words. Gradually they attempt to use the correct sentence structure in conjunction with reading and oral practice.