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GET INVOLVED

  • Food for the Hungry
    Relief organization desiring to end spiritual and physical poverty throughout the world.
  • Orphan Outreach
    Amazing organization partnering with orphanages in Guatemala, Honduras, India, and Russia.
  • International Justice Mission
    Human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.

HAVE FUN LEARNING!

CHECK THIS OUT!

  • Zachary Jones - Spanish Teacher
    Zachary Jones has created a great site with daily posts on a variety of interesting subjects - movies, music, sports, current events, comics! Click on 'Zambombazo' for the posts or on 'Photo Vocab' for the word of the day in Spanish.
  • Jet Punk Quizzes
    A fun way to pass the time and practice vocabulary!
 

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PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT!

OTHER LANGUAGES

A collection of resources to learn forty languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Portuguese and many others!

OF LATEST INTEREST

 

LISTENING PRACTICE

  • Radio ONU
    United Nations Radio - a resource for advanced audio practice! Listen to "reportajes" or check out the weekly program "Puntos cardinales."
  • Radio Ambulante
    Radio Ambulante is a Spanish-language radio program that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States.
  • Lengalia: Podcasts in Spanish
    Fascinating podcasts about Spain and each country in Latin America!
  • Notes in Spanish
    Listen to interesting podcasts from Ben and Marina about all aspects of Spanish life.
  • Spanish Obsessed
    Join Rob (British) and Liz (Colombian) as they discuss a number of topics. Great intermediate and advanced podcasts!
  • Spanish Audio Exercises and More
    This site has lots of great audio including short news reports (reportajes) and commercials (anuncios). Plus exercises to test your comprehension! Check it out!
  • Buenos Días América
    Listen to daily episodes that recap the important news of the day with a focus on the U.S. and Latin America.
  • Spanish Listening
    300+ videos from 15 countries. Great site!

AMAZING APPS!

 

  • Duolingo
    Great app to learn Spanish and other languages too! Totally FREE! You can practice basic concepts or take tests to advance to a higher level. Duolingo includes listening, speaking, and writing practice. Get the app or practice online. Sign up today!

VIDEO

WATCH AND LEARN!

  • MULTIMEDIA de las Naciones Unidas
    This site has a series of short videos and documentaries from the United Nations.
  • University of Texas videos
    Hundreds of short, video interviews with students and professors at the University of Texas at Austin. Practice your comprehension skills by listening to accents as varied as the Spanish-speaking world!
  • Cultural Interviews
    More video interviews from our friends at the University of Texas!
  • Authentic Spanish
    Check out this great site which offers dozens of video interviews with native Spanish speakers. Great practice for vocabulary, comprehension, and narration in the past!
  • Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish
    All episodes of the POPULAR 1990's telenovela are available here for your viewing pleasure!
  • A Plane Ticket
    This is an intro video from Verónica, a Venezuelan who moved to Barcelona, Spain. She's got lots of additional videos on YouTube. Search "A Plane Ticket" and enjoy watching!
  • El mundo al día
    Daily news programs from la Voz de América with an emphasis on the U.S. and Latin America.

GRAMMAR

  • BOWDOIN GRAMMAR
    Brush up on your grammar with these clear explanations and helpful practice exercises from Enrique Yepes, professor at Bowdoin College.
  • Spanish Language and Culture
    Barbara K. Nelson has created a wonderful resource for grammar review! All activities contain a unique cultural context.
  • Real Academia Española
    Official institution that regulates the Spanish language. A treasure trove of information about Spanish!

NEWS and CURRENT EVENTS

EXTRA, EXTRA!  READ ALL ABOUT IT!

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  • BBC MUNDO
    Latest news from BBC! Great articles and interesting video.
  • Practica Español
    Great site created by several Spanish news and language agencies! Articles, videos, and more. Choose your proficiency level (A, B, or C) and practice your Spanish!
  • IPS Agencia de Noticias
    Super source for news and authentic articles about the economy, environment, human rights and society! Sponsored by the Inter Press Service.
  • Fox News Latino
    Top news stories for each country in Latin America and for Spain.
  • Spanish News Network
    Cut to the chase! This site gives just a few of the TOP news stories from around the world. Includes sports and videos! Click on the headline to go to the full article.
  • SPANISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS
    Dozens of newspapers from the Spanish-speaking world!

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

 

Spanish - The Covenant School

David M. Sawyer

 

  Spanish 3, Accelerated Spanish 3, Honors Spanish 4, AP Spanish Language & Culture

434.951.9389 (desk)

dsawyer@covenantschool.org

NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM

National Spanish Examinations

CULTURE

  • VeinteMundos
    Read (and listen to) dozens of articles dealing with exciting topics from twenty Spanish-speaking countries. Great resource!
  • Spanish Institute of Puebla
    Great culture readings about Mexico compliments of the Spanish Institute of Puebla. Great vocabulary lists. All readings also have audio so you can listen while you read!
  • Cuentos infantiles
    A fun resource with dozens of classic and original stories for children written in Spanish.
  • Spanish Civilization
    Great information about Spanish history, art, music, and architecture!

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