The letter k is an oddity in Spanish. Learn more about these words that have entered the Spanish language from other cultures.
Read about the content, presentation and verb exercises of a useful Spanish language reference book.
Planning a full slate of activities for Spanish club will help keep students engaged in the extracurricular activity while also developing their knowledge of the Spanish language and culture. Both club members and advisors can draw inspiration from this list.
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish draws on the appeal of the Spanish telenovela, or soap opera, to help students learn the Spanish language.The series is comprised of 52 half-hour episodes.It was produced in 1992 by WGBH Boston.
Use this summary and overview as a review after you have finished reading the novel. This guide will help pick out the important details and themes in the story.
Keep track of the characters in Edward Bloor’s young adult novel “Tangerine” with this comprehensive list.
The young adult novel Tangerine can be a powerful reading experience, especially when paired with insightful discussion questions.
Spanish language movies can form the basis of an entertaining yet educational lesson plan. Learn more about using Spanish movies in the language classroom.
Spanish language teachers swear by the flyswatter classroom game to help students learn language, geography and culture. Find out how to lead this activity in your classroom, and learn some of the variations of this popular game.
Increase your understanding of Spanish with the help of a popular little girl from Argentina named Mafalda.
Try a creative new project idea that will also help students increase their cultural understanding. Spanish students will have fun creating magazine articles about famous figures in the Spanish speaking world.
Board work offers students practice and instant feedback. Traditional methods of asking students to come to the front of the classroom leave the rest of the class uninvolved. An easy solution is to provide each student with an individual whiteboard for whole class participation and engagement.
Increase your Spanish fluency by learning more about pronoun use with the Spanish imperative mood, or commands.
Understanding commands is a key skill for Spanish language learners. Use these ideas to help your students learn how to say and recognize both formal and informal commands in Spanish.
Understanding Spanish commands can help you communicate your wishes or just help you better understand your teacher’s directions. When speaking of tenses and moods, commands are referred to as the imperative mood. As with other verb forms, there are several rules to follow.
Help students prevent communication malfunctions by introducing the concept of false cognates. This article provides several ideas for introducing false cognates to beginning Spanish students. There is also a link to a vocabulary download.
False cognates in Spanish can lead language learners down a path of misunderstanding and garbled communication. Learn the proper meaning of these words that only appear to have direct English equivalents. A vocabulary download is available.