Rumors - The Comprehensible Classroom
Moving on from ‘fue‘, today we started working on ‘dijo’ (s/he said). To begin, I had each of the students write an imaginary rumor in Spanish on a small piece of paper, and write their own name on the paper as well. I made sure that all students understand that the rumors were to be…
List of Spanish Slang Expressions Used in Cuba: 10 Common Words and Phrases Infographic
Cuban Spanish is not commonly heard outside Cuba. Sure there are tons of Cubans and Cuban descendants living in the US, Puerto Rico and other countries, but after 30-50 years outside of Cuba, their Spanish should have differences with the Spanish currently used in Cuba. Here is a list of common Spanish slang words still […]
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, music, and celebrities. From that point we will be using authentic resources to allow our…
12 Spanish Words for PEN: Infographic
Lets pretend that you are going to be transferred for work to a Spanish-speaking country. You might already know Spanish, so there will be no “language barrier” that will affect your transition to your new company. That was exactly what I thought when I moved from Chile to Argentina in 2001. When I arrived at […]
Clozeline - Cloze activities with songs for Spanish class
Clozeline, a collection of cloze activities with songs for Spanish class to learn Spanish by listening to music and reading lyrics!
Three verbs to talk about length time in Spanish: “tardar”, “llevar” and “durar”
Do you know how to use the verbs tardar, llevar and durar in time expressions? Their use is fairly common to express how long it takes to do something, how long something goes on for or how long something has been going on.
Collection of Quotes by Famous Hispanics Bulletin Board Set
Spanish - 25 Quote Posters - Famous Hispanic writers, artists, and political figures. Decorate your bulletin board or use these Spanish quotes as writing prompts.
10 Spanish Words That Have No English Translation
Ever get that annoying feeling that you can't find the exact word to describe something? You may not be thinking in the right language. Here are 10 very ...
ProfeDeELE | Recursos y actividades de español como lengua extranjera
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Avoiding Common Errors in Spanish: Subjunctive mood with activities
By Maje As promised last week, today we will keep focusing on common errors in Spanish by English speakers. I think it is time to start revising the uses of the subjunctive mood. Incorrect use of t…