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Spanish as a Foreign Language: Making Connections with the English Language

With English speakers, it would be helpful for teachers to teach Spanish by incorporating things that the students can relate to, such as cognates and also by providing students with memorization tools, stories and facts. This collection provides effective strategies, tips, and activities for teaching Spanish to English speakers.
A Collection By Geanice Gee
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Spanish as a Foreign Language: Making Connections with the English Language
  • Geanice Gee says:
    Students will be able to memorize the Spanish alphabet with this short YouTube video, which is delivered through a song. In fact, before the song starts a few facts about the Spanish alphabet appear across the screen. This video will have your students knowing and singing the Spanish alphabet in no time.
  • Geanice Gee says:
    The Easy Spanish Reader is intended for beginners, but can also be used at the intermediate level. In fact, I've used this book to teach myself Spanish and it's a great resource that will help your students with sentence structure, comprehension along with vocabulary. Furthermore, teachers can test students at the end of each passage. This book can be purchased on Amazon.com for $10.45 (new).
  • realfastspanish.com
    realfastspanish.com

    Spanish Cognates - 1001 Spanish Words You Already Know

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    Geanice Gee says:
    Cognates are defined as words in two languages that share a similar spelling pronunciation and meaning. This resource provides perfect cognates, which happened to be spelled the same in English and Spanish. Indeed, this resource will help students build their Spanish vocabulary using English words that they already know.
  • Geanice Gee says:
    Lingolex.com is composed of different resources that provide links to activities that will help students with their Spanish. In fact, these activities can be done during the student's free time, for homework, or be giving as a quiz. In fact, the source of this resource, gives users permission to print off material for personal use.
  • Geanice Gee says:
    Even though there are more than 10 mistakes that the average English speaker makes when learning Spanish, this resource provides teachers/students with a starting point in which they will be able to identify rules of English that are different in Spanish. In fact, this resource will bring some humor to the classroom/lesson. Furthermore, teachers can test students on these mistakes through verbal and written quizzes.