I’m sure you’ve been wondering what a Spanish teacher might do with her evening once the kiddies have found sleep. Here is a good idea. This is mainly Sweetness’ fault for those of you who know of my wonderful husband. Just click below.
Want to keep current with popular Latin Music? Check out batanga.com!
You can just listen to artists/songs for free and explore what’s out there right now.
Ooh la la, have we hit the jackpot. I’m working on ways to share with students the benefits and drawbacks of available online materials. Typically I have no trouble with dictionaries, but the translators make some cheating possible (usually noticed though–use of advanced constructions etc.) and/or botch up whatever it is they’re trying to communicate. If anyone has ideas for dictionary activities etc., I’m so interested!
Here is a youtube minimovie that I love. It uses online translators to give us an eventual (Eng-French-German-French-English) dialogue in English that is quite hilarious. (Subtitles let you know what the original was.)
Check out the music featured at Global Fest at the NPR Series page:
Check out this site for access to writings and audio pieces to give students realistic texts with which to develop their Spanish.
There is an excellent article in the NY Times about the importance of learning Spanish for students in the US. It’s written by a Chinese speaker who feels strongly that our students need to all learn Spanish! Check it out.