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Spanish Instagram

If you’ve haven’t read how to use instagram in your class, first read this post. Once you’ve set up a class account, we recommend the following accounts below. Once you are following, you can project your feed on the board … Continue reading

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Authentic Instagrams

We are always looking for authentic resources to use in our lessons. Right now, instagram is the social media of choice for students. We found an instagram full of authentic quotes that pertain to students, especially regarding school. What a … Continue reading

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Teaching Commands through Context

I used to give students a handout of a graphic organizer for making the positive and negative tú commands. I would first go over the rules for making the command form and go over the irregulars with them. Then I … Continue reading

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Ditching the verb chart

A great blog post from French teacher @CecileLaine on changing your teaching strategies from verb charts and grammar based teaching to comprehensible input which will lead to performance based assessments where students actually use the language to communicate. By teaching … Continue reading

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Revista Tú

I love buying magazines when I am in Latin America and seeing what I can use in the classroom. I have acquired a few issues of the Mexican teen magazine “Tú” and have found many of my students eager to … Continue reading

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Engaging Food Input

One of my favorite units is teaching about food. You can probably tell from the number of resources I’ve shared dealing with Comida. Here are some great input that will have students remembering key phrases and vocabulary related to the … Continue reading

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Resources for LA MODA unit

See Resources for La Ropa Unit In addition to the resources available at the above link, we’ve compiled some additional resource to implement in your Spanish classes’ units for teaching La Ropa/La Moda. El Estilo Fashion de Lea Michele El … Continue reading

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Futbol

I’ll admit, I’m a huge soccer fan. And I’ve been lucky to attend World Cup qualifying games in Costa Rica to see the passion firsthand. Being the number one sport in Latin America (and the world) gave me even more … Continue reading

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Authentic Resources of High Interest Topics

One of our goals this year will be to engage students via their own personal interests. At the beginning of the year we will give students a survey to gauge their interests in a variety of topics including sports, tv, … Continue reading

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Comida Autentica

On of my favorite units is teaching the Food Unit. I love sharing the unique flavors of Latin America with my students. During the beginning of the unit, I have a “Comida del día” that I have described on the … Continue reading

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