Enlaces (Links) Interesantes

Más recursos para estudiantes (y maestros):

  • Duolingo Free online Spanish learning program. I have used this program to work on other languages, specifically Portuguese and French. While this program is not communicative, it is a great resource to use in addition to other communicative strategies. Duolingo is also effective at keeping you motivated and consistently practicing the language. I find it really fun too!
  • Duolingo Podcast «Fascinating stories in easy-to-understand Spanish.» Listen on any of your favorite podcast platforms! (Google Play Music, Apply Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio). The typed transcripts are available on the Duolingo Podcast website.
  • Radio Ambulante Podcast  «Radio Ambulante es un podcast narrativo que cuenta las historias de Latinoamérica en español.» This is absolutely one of my favorite podcasts to listen to & enjoy in my free time, and the website also provides resources for using podcast episodes in the classroom!
  • Estudia Feliz on Youtube **Find my YouTube videos here!**
  • Señor Jordan´s Spanish Videos Over 100 videos explaining grammar and basic vocabulary, as well as funny songs and stories!
  • Spanish Playground YouTube Channel – Comprehensible, fun, and relevant conversations with amazing quality video!
  • Easy Spanish Youtube Channel Interesting street-style interviews in various cities of the Spanish-speaking world. Each video based on a particular topic. Subtitles in Spanish and English.
  • Authentic Spanish Language and Pedagogy A collection of videos of native Spanish speakers telling personal stories. Each video has a transcription with key elements highlighted and/or defined. Categorized by level.
  • Basho & Friends Youtube Channel: Catchy, fun songs for learning Spanish.
  • Garabato A HUGE collection of children’s literature in Spanish in a variety of formats: children’s stories in many formats (text, audio, video, pictograms, images), fables, plays, poems, riddles, tongue-twisters, and more!
  • Zona 33 Preescolar: Cuentos en Powerpoint Illustrated children´s books in Powerpoint format!

Más recursos para maestros:

  • Zambombazo: Fun Spanish Worksheets Un montón de materiales excelentes.
  • Teachers Act Up Thoughts on Teaching, Language, and Social Change from Dr. Melisa «Misha» Cahnmann-Taylor. Here you will find a large collection of resources for language educators, including an index of theatre games for the classroom complete with video demos.
  • The Creative Language Class Tons of great ideas for language teachers!
  • Kristy Placido Another amazing teacher website with tons of materials and ideas!
  • Mis cositas Another enormous collection of materials for language teachers.
  • Your Child Learns: Mega Maps Free maps to print as big as you want!
  • Super Teacher Tools Wonderful site for designing games & more useful online materials (timer, spinner, dice, etc.) ! I love making Jeopardy review games!
  • Quizziz.com – Fun & easy to use online quiz game builder!

Ver televisión, películas y documentales en español:

Música en español:

Las noticias en español:

Scholarships, Internships, Grants for Language Lovers

  • Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain – Work in an English classroom in a Spanish public school for 9 months.
  •  English Opens Doors Program in Chile – «Volunteers teach and encourage the study of English while living with Chilean host families and interacting with members of the local community.»
  • Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards – «The English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Programs place Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the local English teachers. ETA’s help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the U.S.»
  •  The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship – «provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. «
  • Boren Awards – Unique funding opportunities for U.S. students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
  • Vista Higher Learning Future Language Educator Scholarships – $1000 scholarships to future language educators – awards for K-12 students and awards for college/university students! Upcoming deadlines in 2023
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship – «The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship….Nearly 3,000 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study or intern abroad.»

More Scholarships

Note: I find most of these scholarships using unigo.com under the category «Company-sponsored scholarships.» That is a good search method to find scholarships that are open to all students.

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