COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE LIST

DICTIONARIES

· Spanish/English Dictionaries

· American Heritage Spanish/English Dictionary

· www.wordreference.com (will also check the Spanish Royal Academy Dictionary)

· google.com dictionaries (Spanish, English-Spanish)

· Spanish/Spanish Dictionaries

· www.wordreference.com

· Diccionario de la Real Academia Española

· www.diccionarios.com

 

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

· Spanish Reference Center

 

REGIONAL SPANISH

· Jergas de habla hispana

· Regionalismos de la lengua

· Slang/Regional dictionaries

· Diccionario de mexicanismos

VOCABULARY

· BBC Talk Spanish

· BBC Spanish

· Más arriba interactive workbook

· No comprendo: Online Spanish course

· QUIA shared activities

· Hello-world (vocabulary, dialogues, etc.)

· Leamos en familia

· http://www.ejerciciosdeespanol.com/

· Ejercicios de español para extranjeros: grammar, vidoes, etc

· Tutorial (www.studyspanish.com/vocab/index.htm)

· Tutorial (Easton.com)

· Tutorial (www.vokabel.com)

· Miscellaneous topics (www.quia.com/web)

· Spanish interactive flashcards

· Language guide

· Bilingual quizzes

· Spanish Learning

· Spanish flashcards

· English-Spanish Vocabulary quizzes

· Learn Spanish with Audio (vocabulary and printable study sheets)

· FORMESPA: Actividades para el aula de español como lengua extranjera

· AsíSeHace.net: interactive exercises for intermediate and advanced students

· Topics

· el alfabeto

· números

· Personal description (physical and personality)

· Cuppett’s description sheets (Excel)

· appearance

· Periodic table in Spanish and other languages

· Phrase guides and language aids: downloadable phrase books. audio files

· http://www.qualityansweringservice.com/resources/guide-spanish-language

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BUSINESS SPANISH

· globalEDGE: your source for business knowledge; Univ. of Michigan

· List of foreign-affiliated businesses in South Carolina 2009

· www.businessspanish.com

· online business Spanish lessons with audio cues; links to other resources

· oficinaempleo.com

· information in Spanish on how to write a resume and cover letter with examples

· Cultural Interviews with Spanish-speaking business people: business, language, social situations, etc

· Executive Planet: Guides for doing business in various countries

 

SPANISH FOR PROFESSIONS

· Vocational Languages Resource Bank

· Language Line Service: provides over the phone translation; featured in The Language Educator

· Workplace Spanish: publishes job-specific Spanish and English learning tools

· Command Spanish: provides occupational Spanish training

· Support for Elementary Educators through Distance Education in Spanish

· Global LT language training online

· Habla Language Services

· South Carolina Hispanic Leadership Council

· Latino Social WorkersOrganization

· National Association of Hispanic and Puerto Rican Social Workers

· National Hispanic Business Association

· Hispanic Business Women’s Alliance

· National Education Association

· National Latino Education Network

· Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers’ Association

· National Latino Peace Officers’ Association

· Hispanic American Police Command Officers’ Association

· Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association

· Social Work Spanish-English Glossary

· Speedy Language Phrasebooks

· Medical, Nursing, Physical Therapists, Police, Corrections

 

· Spanish for Construction

· Specialized Spanish Training

· SpanishOnPatrol: “an online interactive Spanish training program for law enforcement, corrections, EMS, firefighters, and park rangers”

· Public Safety Language Training

 

MEDICAL SPANISH

· MedLine Plus

· Flashcard exchange

· Polyglot

· Google translate

· The Center for Linguistic and Cultural competence in Health Care

· El Consultorio

· New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)

· AIDSinfo from National Institute of Health

· The AIDS InfoNet

· Center for Disease Control

· National Cancer Institute

· ¿No Comprende? Spanish Health Information Resources for English-Speaking Librarians

· http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/eatsmartactivitysheets.html:    Spanish/English activity sheets, bookmarks, comics and stickers that encourage kids to stay healthy and keep moving

 

 

TIPS FOR LEARNING A LANGUAGE

· Ways to organize your notes

· How to learn a foreign language

· How to learn vocabulary

· docs.google.com/View?id=dc5gngw5_75fnrtnrfn: second language study skills

 

 

GRAMMAR

· Grammar Tutorial  (www.studyspanish.com)

· Grammar Tutorial (www.spanishlanguagehelp.com)

· Grammar Tutorial  (Bulger-Barnett)

· Más arriba interactive workbook

· Todoele.net

· Spanish Language drills

· QUIA shared activities

· Sr. Jordan’s video blog

· Grammar Tutorial (http://spanish.about.com/)

· Grammar Tutorial (Arana)

· Grammar Tutorial (http://www.rocketlanguages.com/spanish/)

· Grammar Tutorial (Nelson)

· Grammar Tutorial (Jehle)

· Grammar Tutorial  (Stroud)

· Grammar Tutorial (Soto Arriví)

· Grammar Tutorial (Yepes)

· Grammar Tutorial (Sweet Briar)

· Grammar Tutorial (Easton.com)

· Language guide

· BBC Spanish

· Spanish Learning

· Spanish Kit

· Advanced Grammar

· Strategies for Learning Spanish Grammar

VERBS

· Conjugation Trainer     (practice exercises)

· Verb Tutorial (explanations and practice exercises)

· Verb Tutorial (practice exercises)

· Compjugador   (verb conjugator)

WRITING LINKS

· SPANISH WRITING CENTER HANDOUTS (University of Minnesota)  

 

READING PRACTICE

· TECLA: a monthly magazine written for Spanish-language learners

RADIO&podcasts

· www.audiria.com: podcasts in Spanish

· #Spanish-language on-line radio (list by country)

· El mensual (BBC audio magazine)

· Student favorites

· Stereo 107.3 FM       http://www.omegastereo.com/   Rock / POP

· SuperQ  90.5 FM      http://www.superqpanama.com/ Reggaeton, Meregue Calypso

· La Mega 98.3 FM     http://www.lamegapanama.com/ Salsa, Meregue

 

LATINOS

· Pew Hispanic: Latinos in SC

· SC Hispanic Latino Health Coalition

· SC Hispanic Leadership Council

· Smithsonian Latino Center

 

Reasons for language study/career information

· www.coker.edu/espanol/careers.htm

· Languages Smarten Up Your Brain

 

Countries and culture

· Oral Language archive

· Culturally authentic pictorial lexicon

· Culture Club (NCLRC site)

· Learning pragmatics of speech acts

· Spanish MOSAIC: thematic units from Center for Applied Second Language Studies

· Spanish video clips

· Lyrics training: listen to music videos and fill in the blanks

· Spain

· #Can you name the autonomous communities?

· Can you name the most populous cities?

· Videos and activities for Spanish teachers

· www.hispanic-culture-online.com

· DAY of DEAD sites

· www.miscositas.com/El%20Dia%20de%20los%20Muertos.pdf

· teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/Day.html

· www.daydofthedead.com/index.php?p=589

· http://www.miscositas.com
Language and culture materials for Chinese, English, French and Spanish

· http://www.nettvdb.com/ Internet TV stations from 208 countries

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Professional journals information

· Hispanic journals blogspot

 

Testing and assessment

· #Foreign Language Assessment Directory

 

OTHER

· The Global Language Network: organization offering free immersion classes in Washington, DC in several languages

· Free materials for teachers

 

 

INDEPENDENT STUDY

· Rosetta Stone: immersion

· Fluenz: offers assistance in native language

· Mango Languages

Last updated on

24-Feb-10