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A certain amount of memorization is necessary to learn any language. But are you memorizing words the slow and painful way? Or the quick and easy way?
No matter how well you know a language, you will always sound like a novice unless you master pronunciation. Here are some essential tips for learning to pronounce Russian.
Kids around the world love sports. Although they may speak a different native tongue, their love of play is universal. Educators can harness that common thread to teach their students a new language and culture.
This lesson plan will walk you through teaching the conditional mood in French, or Le Passé Composé—often referred to as the “complete past” (as opposed to ongoing action in the past).
Incorporate critical thinking into your next conditional tense Spanish lesson. Includes students completing sentences about hypothetical situations in Spanish.
Need an idea for reinforcing the basic idea of the imperfect tense? This lesson plan with give students a creative way to apply new learning!
Learning the Spanish verb tenses is the key to opening up Spanish conversation. These plans provide simple activities to aid in this process!
Want your Spanish students to jump into the future? Check out this plan that fosters future verb tense usage.
Need some ideas to reinforce preterite tense in Spanish? Check out this plan with some fun ideas to get your students moving into past tense.
See It and Say It in Spanish is a language learning tool that can be used with students of almost all ages in a variety of settings. The curriculum engages students through using flash cards and audio CDs. This is best used for individuals, homeschooling parents, or in a learning center.