However you feel about it, it’s time to go back to school in England. Some went back this week, others (like me) start next Monday. I can’t believe that i’ve not posted all summer but in a way that’s a good thing as it means I’ve relaxed and not thought about ‘work’. Having said that, […]
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Loving this short summary of key events over the Christmas/New Year season in Spain! Christmas in Spain in 30 seconds Xmas in Spain12 grapes, coal and red underwear? Watch this video to understand Christmas in Spain in 30 seconds! 😉 #XmasInSpain ⛄ Posted by Spain.info on Thursday, 17 December 2015 Some other related posts: El […]
If you’ve read the July edition of UKEDmagazine you may have read my article entitled Top ten tips for Primary Language Learning. If you haven’t, you can read the unedited version below or the official version at this link Top ten tips for Primary Language Learning A wide variety of people teach languages in Primary […]
I found this video via Pinterest – a short video that explains Semana Santa in Sevilla using animation and real footage. You can switch on the subtitles to have the English appear across the bottom although the two finger puppets explain well with key words appearing behind them. I also like these images (and more) […]
I saw this short film or ‘cortometraje’ shared yesterday on Facebook and I can’t get it out of my head so I thought I’d share it with you. Cuerdas is the winning short film in the Premio Goya 2014 and tells the story of how life changes for María when a new and special child […]
Chocolate by John Loo As if we’re not fed up enough of it by now, I thought I’d share a few simple activities on the theme of chocolate! Here’s a video of a song called Uno, dos, tres, chocolate It’s a variation on my favourite rhyme – Uno dos tres CHO Uno dos tres […]
I’ve just come across this short video about the Spanish language via Pinterest. It explains how Spanish came to be, condensing 2000 years into 3 minutes and shows why Spanish is such an important world language. Well worth a watch, whether as a tool for promotion or persuasion or out of interest.
An excellent video from Junta de Andalucia about the use of technology. It advises children – ask an adult e.g. your parents to help you find suitable sites don’t give out your personal details playing with your friends, reading and playing sport is fun too be selective about what you play/watch your imagination is the […]
What should the Angry family do today? DECISIONS! DECISIONS! Grammar for today? how to say ‘should’ using DEBER and the conditional tense.
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 […]