Beyond the classroom:  learning about other countries

¡Hola Estudiantes!

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Miren este video. Maria from Why Not Spanish? tells a bit of history about an important battle monument in Columbia.  I screen recorded from Instagram so you cannot use YouTube subtitle feature.  She adds some subtitles.  50 seconds

Miren este video. Maria from Why Not Spanish? tells some riddles = acertijos. 

Can you guess the answers? clue = pista 

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Señora T

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Disfruten de sus vacaciones de Pascua. = Enjoy your Easter Break.

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I love it when cultures come together and make the original even more beautiful.

Escuchen = Listen to “The Prayer”  English/Spanish

Leamos juntos. = Let’s read together.

Donde viven los monstrous – el fin   1:35 min.

Hasta luego,

Señora T

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Coffee is not just a drink.  It is a way of life in some countries.

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No hay clase la próxima semana.  =  No class next week.  But check back here for funsies!

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South America is a mecca for coffee lovers. 

coffee production in South America

 

Map of Dominican Republic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juan Luis Guerra is a best-selling, award-winning Dominican singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

Escuchen =  Listen to some of the song. It is a little long since it LIVE.  Watch 2 min. 

Ojalá que llueva café.  =  I hope it will rain coffee.

Open pdf to read lyrics in Spanish and English: I hope it will rain coffee lyrics

Leamos juntos. = Let’s read together.

Donde viven los monstrous – parte tres   2:20 min.

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Señora T

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¡Feliz Día de San Patricio!

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I love to introduce students to other cultures as our world is made of many!!  Dance is a universal language because you don’t need to know how to speak it.  You can just enjoy it!

Miren un minuto de este video. = Watch one minute of this video. 

Irish Dance World Championship

Leamos juntos. = Let’s read together.

Donde viven los monstrous – parte dos   2:10  min.

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Señora T

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¡Es hora de leer en voz alta!  =  It’s time to read aloud!

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Reading in Spanish is a challenge.  Some of you already know this story in English.  Reading stories you already know in English is an excellent idea.

Reading aloud is so helpful!  Leamos juntos. = Let’s read together.

Donde viven los monstrous – parte uno   2 min.

Just for fun!  I thought this clip was funny.  Psych TV show – Spanish 101 – 10 seconds

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Señora T

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¿Por qué hablan tan rápido?!

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¡¿Por qué hablan tan rápido?!  = Why do they speak so fast?!

I send the Chenoa video below for you to hear a native Spanish speaker.  Yes, this SPEED is what causes some people to not understand anything!!  Listen for what you can understand.

Miren estos videos. = Watch these videos. 

Chenoa – exusas para no ser deportes = 5 excuses to not play sports or exercise   2 min.

I slowed the speed to .75 in settings for this video of fun fantasy places. It is much easier to understand!

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Señora T

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¡Esta niña habla siete idiomas!

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Miren este video. = Watch this video. 

¡Esta niña habla siete idiomas! = This little girl speaks 7 languages!  Bella is adorable.  Go to 4:30 in video and listen to her order food in all 7 languages.

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Señora T

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Descanso de la séptima semana  =  7th week break

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Espero que estén disfrutando del descanso.  =  Hope you are enjoying your break!

Miren este video. = Watch this video. 

I recently discovered this recording artist on youtube.  Hahah….notice that the video is from 2010! I’m late to this party.

Chenoa –  Todo Irá Bien =  Everything’s gonna be alright   3 min.

Hasta luego,

Señora T

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¡Duolingo’s 4 consejos para aprender más español! = Duolingo’s 4 tips to learning more Spanish!

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No hay clase la próxima semana.  =  No class next week.  But check back here for funsies!

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¡Mira! = Look!   Duolingo agrees with Maria and me 🙂  Do something every day and add variety to your learning Spanish!

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Señora T

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Tlatelolco: Historical place in Mexico

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Today we start the second semester!

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Miren estos videos. = Watch these videos. 

Maria and I agree 🙂  The Z in Spanish does not vibrate.  It sounds like a hard S.

Tlatelolco: Historical place in Mexico Easy Spanish  9 min. 

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Señora T

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