Category Archives: consejeria

Show and Tell @ Talleres de español 2016

Today I attended the Talleres de español at Instituto Cañada Blanch in Portobello, having been asked to facilitate a couple of Show and Tell sessions as part of the Primary strand in the morning. Having got up very early and had several mishaps and an emergency phone call on the way, I have to admit […]

Talleres de español – Lisibo Talks 1

Lisibo will be very busy over the next two weeks with three talks in the space of 8 days. Bit like buses 😉 Following on from Language World and the success of the Show and Tell, Jesús from the Consejería de Educación asked if I could facilitate one at the annual Talleres de Español. Unfortunately […]

En español ¿por qué no?

  La Consejería de Educacción en el Reino Unido e Irlanda has just sent me the following invitation that I’d like to share as I know it will be a wonderful day! Spanish Seminar En español, ¿por qué no?, Delivering the curriculum through Spanish 30th November 2012 Arena and Convention Centre (Hall 12), Kings Dock, […]

Talleres de formación de la Consejería de Educación

I’m pleased to say that before I leave these shores, I will be speaking for one last time (for now!) on October 1st in London.  Details are below, including the programme and the application form to complete. Great value for money at £25! Talleres de formación de la Consejería de Educación Sábado 1 de octubre […]

Nanas de la cebolla

Another of the poems suggested by Joaquín Moreno in his presentation about poetry in Spanish teaching and learning was Nanas de la cebolla by Miguel Hernández. He played us the poem sung by Joan Manuel Serrat – here it is below, along with a perfomance of it in spoken form and also the words. Spoken […]

Languages all around you

Another little gem I found on the Consejería site last night was a resource aimed at language awareness. Entitled Languages all around you, it was developed by Consejería de Educación Consolato Generale d’Italia Edinburgo, Ufficio Scolastico Goethe-Institut Glasgow Institut Français d’Écosse This is a collection of activities showing how modern languages are part of everyday […]

El carnaval de los animales – free animation

Having posted my presentation on the QCA unit El Carnaval de los animales earlier today, it seemed rather appropriate that I should find a free resource that goes with the unit this evening! I knew that the Consejería de Educacción had a wonderful poster to illustrate this unit, but until now didn’t know that they […]

Spanish online quiz

ALL Spanish Committee in collaboration with the Consejería de Educación, Embajada de España PRESENTS SPANISH ONLINE QUIZ 2009 A language and cultural quiz about Spain and Latin America Prizes donated by: Consejería De Educación, Embajada De España, BBC Active Languages, AQA, Taylor & Francis The quiz will be open for 24 hours from 17.00 on […]

Spanish online course for teachers.

Received an exciting email from the Consejería de Educación today about courses for teachers of Spanish. Spanish online courses for teachers Dates: January / May 2010 Spanish Ab Initio This course runs for 60 hours over a 20 week period and will give you the skills you need to be able to speak and understand […]