Finding creative ways to encourage young Spanish students to practice the language throughout the day can be as easy as realizing that most of them love two things unconditionally: funny photos and social media. So, why not use these common “distractions” to encourage students to practice a language more often?
This article will review three ideas of how to bring the power of social media and interactive learning into Spanish classrooms using Pixacat, a free photo app for the iPhone to edit cat photos that may also be an ally for Spanish teachers. Continue reading →
A key part of learning a language, sounding fluent and being able to understand native speakers is knowing a few colloquial phrases and expressions which cannot be translated or understood literally. Here are some Spanish expressions using animals:
A otro perro con ese hueso: You’re pulling my leg / You’re kidding me.
A perro flaco todo son pulgas: It never rains but it pours. Continue reading →