Read about how to enrich your summer with digital resources for learning a World Language:
The link below is to a NY Times article that was published after stay-at-home orders had been issued and describes how people under stay-at-home orders can learn/practice a world language using digital resources.
While this is clearly not a substitute for traditional means to learning, I thought it was nice how the article collated a variety of digital resources for multiple languages, many of which are free of charge.
PDF version of the article:
Read about how to enrich your summer with digital resources for learning a World Language The following recommendations are for when social distancing is phased out:
-Visit El Museo del Barrio https://www.elmuseo.org/culture-and-the-people/
-Try a free dance lesson at Arthur Murray in Ridgewood http://www.arthurmurraydancenow.com/dances-we-teach
-Learn to tango for free in Central Park, NYC https://www.newyorklatinculture.com/central-park-tango/ all summer Saturdays @7:15pm near the Shakespeare statue
-Try Cuban food at Casual Habana Cafe https://www.casualhabanacafe.com/copy-of-nm-about
-Try a restaurant in Hackensack that serves food from a Spanish-speaking country!
More ways to pracitce Spanish at home:
-Watch tv in Spanish (Telemundo, Univision), or go to Netflix and change the language from English to Spanish for many shows! Also, Netflix has an increasingly awesome amount of television and movies from Spanish-speaking countries (and, you can add subtitles in English to help you understand).
-Explore music with Pandora, Spotify, or other streaming service by genre. To extend to dance, use youtube. Request/search salsa, samba, merengue, flamenco, tango, bachata, mariachi, rumba.
-Hold a lip-sync contest with your friends with songs in Spanish!
-Read student-generated stories in Spanish with revistaliteral.com
Here’s a list of Bilingual books:
- Se venden gorras/Cap for sales by Esphyr Slobodkina
- Mike Muligan y su maquina maravillosa by by Virginia Lee Burton
Useful Spanish Apps
- Flash Academy
You tube channels for Spanish learners:
Grammar or vocabulary-based Spanish channels: