15 Best Spanish Resources that Every Student Should Know. A New Version of Easy Accents for Google Docs. Easy Accents is a Google Docs and Google Slides add-on that I've been using and recommending for years.
This morning I went to use the add-on in Google Docs and noticed that there was a little message informing users to install a new version of Easy Accents. The new version works the same way as the old one. According the message from the developer, the reason for the change was a project hosting migration. Easy Accents for Google Docs and Google Slides provides users with a virtual keyboard that makes it easy to write letters with accent marks in their documents and slides. Rather than having to remember a set of keyboard combinations to create accent marks, you can just pick from a list on a virtual keyboard within Docs or Slides. 15 Excellent YouTube Channels for Language Teachers and ESL Learners. January 13, 2017 YouTube hosts a treasure trove of excellent educational content that speaks to the learning needs of a wide variety of audiences.
Some of this content is created by dedicated teachers and educators who took it upon themselves to promote learning beyond the traditional walls of their classrooms. For instance, in the area of English language learning, there are numerous language teachers (including EFL and ESL) who have set their own YouTube channels and provide video lessons covering almost everything related to language learning. Today's post highlights some of these channels. The purpose is to provide language teachers with relevant video resources that they can use in their instruction in class. Check out the list below and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page. 1- BBC Learning English. Online games for learning Spanish language.
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Google Voice – Time is the enemy of all teachers, but especially for a World Language teacher. There simply isn’t enough time to listen to every student, every day and give detailed feedback. If your school has a Bring Your Own Device policy, you can have every student in your class complete an oral... 2. Google Voice – Time is the enemy of all teachers, but especially for a World Language teacher. Share this: Like this: Like Loading... classroom strategieseffective teachersteacher supportTips for Student Successworld languages About the Author: Linda Darcy. The 16 Best Resources for Teaching a Foreign Language. According to infoplease, there are more than 6,500 languages spoken in the world, each with its own unique culture and way of thinking and communicating.
As globalization barrels forward, learning a foreign language becomes ever more important and beneficial for students. However, learning another language is difficult; if you are a foreign language teacher, how can you make the process easier and more enjoyable for your students? The following resources may help. Motivation, Methods, and Theories Behind Learning a Second Language The journey to multilingualism is one with no shortage of forks in the road. The traditional method of learning another language involves tons of memorization and grammar drills, but that approach may actually go against what the brain is naturally programmed to do.
Lesson Plans and Ideas for Teaching Foreign Languages Image via Flickr by Helga’s Lobster Stew The following resources can help you hone how you teach new ways of speaking to your students. In Short. You Asked, We Listened: Spanish Resources Are Here! As the educator community manager here at Common Sense Media, I often field requests from educators who would like to see our materials in Spanish.
I am excited to announce today that we have added Spanish versions of our family tip sheets, videos, and most recently, student-facing lesson materials. Here's a roundup of all of the materials we now offer in Spanish: NEW: Student-Facing Lesson Materials. Found on the right-hand side of each lesson page in our curriculum under the Materiales en español heading. NEW: Scope and Sequence [PDF].NEW: Curriculum Overview [PDF].NEW: Student-Facing Materials for Digital Passport. Family Tip Sheets (click Spanish to view). Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free.
Speak more. Give your students online voice based assignments. LingusTV - Learn Spanish with free online videos. 50 Great Language Learning Podcasts. We all know that it is important to learn a foreign language, so let’s take a look at some resources that will help you learn and practice. Of course, textbooks and word drills are important as you learn, but even more valuable is practice listening and speaking the language. These language podcasts will help you hone your listening skills and increase your proficiency in no time!
Spanish 1. Audiria Audiria offers daily podcasts, which you can search by topic (songs, grammar, culture, books, etc.) or category (short phrases, idioms, vocabulary, tips, etc.). 2. These conversational Spanish podcasts are meant to help those learning the language and those who want to become more fluent. 3. Choose from three levels of learning — inspired beginners, intermediate, and advanced — and listen to podcasts designed for your needs. 4. Each of these weekly podcasts is accompanied by a written guide to read along with as you listen. 5. 6. 7.