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Spanish Native Certified Tutor and Pronunciation Coach. TEFL Certified. 10 years Tutoring Adults Experience. Self-taught English, Japanese and Russian learner. Musician, Podcaster and Content Creator at InsightFools & Researcher. Speakable App Content Creator, Lightning Tutor & STU (Spanish Teachers Unite) Contributor.
Teaching focused-in-life vocabulary
By Profe Mar
There are many different ways to group vocabulary some make learning more efficient than others.
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Spanish Teacher’s Unite Newsletter October 21, 2021. In this issue you’ll find Día de Muertos content, an easy to share pronunciation activity, and more.
A PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education answers common questions by unpacking research articles. Mar shares her techniques to help students learn pronunciation by listening to music. Download Kaneesha’s music & pronunciation worksheet
Mar C (Bogotá, Colombia) created a survival kit to help new Spanish students learn to pronounce 111 of the most common Spanish words.
We asked three teacher how they use music be to improve students reading skills. Read their responses here.
The creator of Casa Spanish is taking an interesting approach to getting student’s attention and creating memorable learning moments in the process.
Forty-five years after Susan B. Anthony’s death, one women’s fight against the patriarchal establishment for legitimacy was reaching its peak. Hans shares how he uses famous speeches to inspire students.
Searching for ideas for your next lesson? Grab a guitar and indulge your students with some aceitunas and albaricoques, and settle down on an alfombra and set up an ajedrez tournament all the while knowing you might as well be in Al-Andalus.
Teachers are always trying to stimulate and inspire their students. Over the years Hans has found that utilizing visuals can help motivate students. By using art and placing that art in historical context, we can more easily ignite students’ historical imaginations
Fortunately, many of Simon and Manuela’s love letters are preserved, which make for great reading activities for language and history students! Having taught history and occasionally ESL for over twenty years, I have learned that one of the essential starting points for effective teaching and learning is first to engage the student.
This is one of the questions we, Spanish teachers naturally ask ourselves, especially when starting the process of teaching Spanish to our students. We may instinctively tend to prioritize the teaching of grammar in order to construct sentences correctly; however, these two major aspects share the same raw material, which is vocabulary.
Looking for new ways to have your students explore the Spanish-speaking world? Send them on a trip! Projects are a great way to provide students with a real-life application of the vocabulary, phrases, and skills they are learning in your class.