In the Teaching Spanish topic in the Learning Language channel at Bright Hub, experienced educators write a variety of articles addressing ideas for presenting material to your students to help them learn Spanish. There are series on Lesson Plans covering teaching the alphabet and telling time, pronouncing the letters in the Spanish alphabet, using idioms and a variety of articles on the use of pronouns. There are articles on Spanish usage, to help teach student the connotative difference between the translation of a vocabulary word that appears to mean the same thing in Spanish as it does in English- but doesn't really. There is a series on Spanish pronunciation and another on Parts of Speech in Spanish. There are activities you can carry out in your classroom to make concepts clearer, and articles to help you explain different tenses, comparatives, and demonstrative parts of speech. Do you want an idea of how to present confusing verb groups? There is an article discussing ways.
Teaching Spanish is meant to make your classroom a more productive place. It can give you another way to explain information to your students to reinforce material you have already taught, and to encourage their understanding by an innovative presentation of a easily misunderstood concept.
Numbers are one of the first things your Spanish students learn. The following interactive classroom activities help your students practice this basic vocabulary, along with pronunciation and listening comprehension.
Making the conceptual leap of understanding Spanish's six-part verb conjugation (yo, tu, el/ella/Ud., nosotros, vosotros, ellos/Uds.) is a major hurdle for some language learners. Having a chance to write, see, hear and say the...
Get your students forming and pronouncing sentences to express the date in Spanish. Through this activity your students will work together in groups to express the appropriate numbers and months to state the month, day and year in Spanish.
Spanish students need to memorize many new words. Your class will have a lot of fun with this vocabulary practice activity. Students will compete to identify Spanish nouns, verbs or adjectives that you choose while working in groups of threes.
In your Spanish classroom you will want to have your students working on their Spanish pronunciation as much as possible. This activity gets students working in groups while concentrating on pronouncing Spanish words correctly.