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Me Gusta vs. Me Cae bien

Obviously me gusta is an important phrase in Spanish 1 classes, but sometimes we tend to over simplify things and forget that another word also means “to like”: caerse bien. When we like things and activities, Me gusta is the … Continue reading

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What to do with all those travel photos

Admit it. You have hundreds, if not thousands, of photos that you’ve collected from your travels to the target culture. And how many of them have your students seen? Here’s an easy way to share them passively with students, some … Continue reading

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Class Novel Tips

We asked students in a survey what helped them understand the class novel the most Here are some of the most descriptive answers:

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Language Lover

We have been nominated once again for by bab.la and Lexiophiles’s Top Language Learning Blog. We would love your vote. You can vote everyday. Click here to vote and use  “Control + F” to find “Spanish Plans”  

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What students are saying about FVR

In our most previous post, students shared how reading a novel in the target language made them feel, offering wonderful insight into the reading experience in the world language classroom. Another question we asked on a student survey, was for … Continue reading

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Summer Acquisition

With summer vacation on the way, students can’t get comprehensible input from their teacher. But there are some activities that can provide enrichment for students over the summer or allow them to access to some input. The following infographic gives … Continue reading

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Resources for Navidad

With many schools entering their final days before winter break, I wanted to share some quick and easy lesson plans to get you through your final days! Enjoy! MovieTalk: Pedacito de Navidad Video Justino Y la Loteria: A free movietalk … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday

In addition to the TeachersPayTeachers Cyber Monday Sale, we have some other special announcements:

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Passport Stamps and ICTFL 16

Thanks to everyone who stopped and visited our booth at the Illinois Conference of Teaching of Foreign Languages 2016 Fall Conference. We’d like to remind everyone that all our materials can be found on our website  SpanishTeacherShop.com and FrenchTeacherShop.com One … Continue reading

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5 phrase story

It’s been awhile since a blog post, and I’ve been keeping busy by attending various conferences and writing new stories for class as well as finally finishing stamp designs for all 21 Spanish Speaking Countries. I wanted to share a … Continue reading

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