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Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate with Spanish learners. It is a day to focus on love and friendship, and Valentine cards contribute a built-in language component. Below you’ll find a new set of printable cards in Spanish and a great selection of Spanish Valentine’s Day activities to try in class or at home. Valentine’s Day…

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Stories are an effective, fun way to learn language in context. The past tense Spanish story video we feature in this post is La vecina. Pamela uses the preterite and imperfect tenses to narrate a humorous story about a series of misunderstanding with a neighbor. The narration also includes a variety of household vocabulary. You’ll find a free set of…

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Mi rutina diaria is a short video conversation about daily routines using reflexive verbs in Spanish. Juan and Pamela talk about how Pamela can change her routine to leave the house earlier. Watch the video and try the listening comprehension activities below. In addition, be sure to check out our Spanish Videos resource page for other fun videos and more…

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El clima is a short video conversation about weather and clothes in Spanish. Juan and Pamela talk about the weather as Juan is getting ready to leave the house. Watch the video and try the listening comprehension activities below. In addition, be sure to check out our Spanish Videos resource page for other fun videos and more listening comprehension activities…

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Animals are a high-interest way to engage children with language. Below you’ll find favorite activities for kids to learn animals in Spanish.  Whether children are learning farm animal vocabulary or learning about the animals of the rain forest, living creatures introduce them to culture and language. Pets and farm animals connect to daily routines, emotions, and appear in many children’s…

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En un restaurante is a short video conversation about choosing food to order in a Mexican restaurant. With this video students learn food vocabulary in Spanish, how to talk about being hungry and thirsty and how to order in a restaurant. Watch the video and try the Spanish listening exercises below. The PDF is a free download. In addition, be…