Use this link to access all digital resources for the the Cambridge Latin Course through their Elevate digital platform.Cambridge Elevate

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Linguadagente

Língua da Gente, our series of audio podcast lessons that are produced at the University of Texas at Austin, with tremendous support from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the College of Liberal Arts, and COERLL, (The Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning). In Brazil, the term língua da gente (literally ‘language of the people’) refers to the way that people actually talk in everyday speech.  And that, in essence, is the object behind this series. Each audio podcast, generally between 8-12 minutes, includes the presentation of a brief dialog, a line-by-line English translation, and more in-depth analysis of the pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and cultural content in the lesson.  Discussion blogs also accompany each lesson, providing community interaction for comments and questions.  In broad terms, the lessons are subdivided into three levels of difficulty: Beginning, Elementary, and Intermediate.

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Gramáticas

Gramáticas is a grammar reference website of the Spanish language. Explore it by clicking on one of the following menu options:

Palabras Sintagmas Funciones Sintácticas Oraciones Morfología Fonética y Fonología Semántica Ortografía
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TrekEarth The world through photographyTREK Earth - Learning about the world through photography

TrekEarth is dedicated to fostering a global community interested in photography from around the world.

TrekEarth members strive to provide engaging photographs and useful critiques for each other and the entire internet community.

"The underlying theme of TrekEarth is learning more about the world through photography. TrekEarth fosters this by allowing photographers to display their work grouped by regions in a supportive and orderly environment. This is accomplished by an easy-to-use system which encourages people to critique each other's work. Integrated with this system are forums designed to encourage discussion about specific photos, countries, and general topics. Since TrekEarth is globally oriented, it is completely multilingual capable, allowing for the widest audience possible."

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"The foreign-language newspaper sites listed here are a sample of material available on the Web free of charge:

Chinese  French  German  Italian  Japanese  Portuguese  Russian  Spanish

These news sites are selected especially for language students, but all are invited to peruse these pages at their leisure."

Source: MIT Libraries

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WL TKES TELL ToolThe World Languages Department Classroom Instruction Feedback tool provides teachers and adminstrators with a series of products and processes that can be used to enhance the effectiveness of world language teachers. .

This tool is based on the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning Project (TELL) and the Georgia DOE Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES).

 

 

 

 

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Click below to learn more about the Teacher Effectiveness System from the Georgia Department of Education or click one of the links below to access some of the most common documents:

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Handbook 2014

TAPS Reference Sheet with Sample Indicators 2014

TAPS Standards and Rubrics Reference Sheet 2014

TKES Crosswalk with CLASS Keys

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salsa GPB

Salsa is Georgia Public Broadcasting's award-winning Spanish language series for young learners in kindergarten through the third grade. Puppets in familiar stories, digital graphics and animation teach the language. Click here to access all the SALSA episodes.

Click here to learn more about the SALSA project.

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Phone Conversations Spanish

"The Phone Project series is a comprehensive resource for locating level and topic appropriate phone conversations. Value-added lesson plans and support materials provide beneficial tools for classroom use or self-study."

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Zamborazo

Zamborazo is a website where you can find videos, music, and various interactive activities for your classes. Below is an example of one of the resources for teaching colors:

 Colors Activities

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Biblioteca Digital Ciudad Seva

La Biblioteca Digital Ciudad Seva es un sitio web donde se pueden encontrar cuentos, poemas, novelas, teoría, obras de teatro, ensayos, y mucho más.

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Literatura us

Literatura.us es un una biblioteca virtual gratuita donde encontraras una gran cantidad de escritos variados de multiples autores.

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Spanish Proficiency Exercises

 "Spanish Proficiency Exercises is a compilation of brief video clips in which native speakers of Spanish from various locations throughout Latin America and Spain demonstrate various language tasks. The objective of the exercises is to provide students of Spanish with the necessary tools to be able to talk about the same topics in Spanish. In order to do, this Spanish Proficiency Exercises contains five major components. First, there is a simplified video clip. This simplified version is scripted, the native speakers talks slower, and he or she uses simpler words and less slang. Second, there are video clips of native speakers who also perform the proficiency tasks. These clips are not scripted. What the native speakers say is what they really said. Some may talk fast, others talk slow, and some have specific regional dialects."

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Lanic

"LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. Our target audience includes people living in Latin America, as well as those around the world who have an interest in this region. While many of our resources are designed to facilitate research and academic endeavors, our site has also become an important gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students, private and public sector professionals, and just about anyone looking for information about this important region."

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Storytelling Colombian Style

The Storytelling: Colombia Style is and audio resources available via iTunes University, see their description below.

"This is a series of stories in Spanish told by Colombian students of Luz Stella Angarita who are studying under her at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana en Bogotá, Colombia. Students at Denison use these stories to improve their listining comprehension skills, cultural understanding, and as inspiration for creating their own stories in Spanish."

 

 

 

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EasySpanish YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

Click here to see all the videos on the Easy Spanish Playlist.

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