Category Archives: Vocabulary

Has this ever happened to you?

Spanish teachers, has this ever happened to you? A student asks you how to translate some really obscure word into Spanish? Then this is the comic for you: How do you normally respond to these questions?

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Lenguaje de text

Se llama “SMS” y son mensajes cortos. Se usan especialmente en los mensajes de text o email. Aquí una lista de las más usadas y comunes “Text Speak” en Español: x = por k = que xq= porque / Por … Continue reading

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Use descriptions of missing people

As your students learn about physical descriptions, there is a very easy way to incorporate authentic language sources that even a level one student could interpret. Using the notion of a “missing person ad” they students have a clear context … Continue reading

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Song for La Casa Vocabulary

As I was sitting thinking about different activities to use for the unit on La Casa in my Spanish 1 class, the song “El Edificio” by Bacilos came up on my music player. What a perfect song! This song has … Continue reading

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Online Flashcards

My favorite web2.0 tool for the foreign language classroom has to be WordChamp.com I started using this site several years ago, a little at first, but now have really started to integrate it into my classroom. The site is free … Continue reading

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Food / Comida Vocabulario

¿Quién tiene hambre? Todos estos archivos se tratan de LA COMIDA: Expresate Chapter 6 Food Vocab Presentation Food Project (Level 1) with Rubric Food Vocabulary Unit for Spanish: Worksheets, Quiz Spanish Food Oral Partner Speaking Listening Activity Comida Spanish Food … Continue reading

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Practicing Vocabulary

When learning vocabulary, or to study for a quiz, one of the most common practices has been to make flashcards. This is done in foreign language classes, English classes, and other classes where learning vocabulary is necessary. Some teachers require … Continue reading

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