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Spanish resources that are easy for learners to access, and that encourage learners to start speaking Spanish with confidence from the outset.

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Spanish resources that are easy for learners to access, and that encourage learners to start speaking Spanish with confidence from the outset.
Present perfect writing task
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Present perfect writing task

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Choose between a Christmas catch up letter in which you tell a friend what you have done this year, or an interview with a journalist about how winning the lottery has changed your life.
Booking a room in a hotel
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Booking a room in a hotel

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First assign each phrase to the client or receptionist, create a dialogue with your partner, then perform it for peers to note the details.
Booking into a hotel
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Booking into a hotel

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Vocab and phrase work to build confidence and fluency in booking the type of hotel room you want for the day and date you want it.
Buying train tickets
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Buying train tickets

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Pronunciation Telling the time – 24 hour clock Ordering tickets Understanding train announcements Learning and using vocabulary connected with train travel
Flying
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Flying

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Powerpoint support for a video from the wonderful videoele site (ele = español como lengua extranjera). The topic in this one is words connected with airline travel.
Gustar
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Gustar

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A presentation of how to use the verb gustar and a list of things and activities that learners decide if they like or not, then tell each other about. Learners then write a paragraph about who they are, what they like and what they have in common with peers.
KS4 Spanish Assessments
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KS4 Spanish Assessments

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Write a letter to Pedro. Include 3 time frames and appropriate greetings. Have a conversation with a Spanish friend about what to do, as you are feeling unwell. Read about Spanish around the world and answer questions in English. Write to the Spanish family you are going to do a language exchange with, telling them about the county (eg. Devon) where you live.
Gentle Beginners' Spanish course, part one.
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Gentle Beginners' Spanish course, part one.

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Spanish e-book to support learners as they begin to speak Spanish. 160 pages of explanations, examples, exercises and resources to help and encourage your students. Written in Spanglish, the English - Spanish mix that maximises exposure to the target language at the same time as allowing full comprehension (as long as the student is preparado to make a few guesses inteligentes). Cognates are used wherever possible. The course is written around 5 themes: introductions, countries, occupations, the family and ordering in a cafe. There are also lots of varied activities throughout to practice the basics of pronunciation and using numbers. This book is designed to be easy to use in the classroom, and for learners to be able to read through and remember outside the classroom. It minimises preparation time. With plenty of pictures throughout, 14 point text and double line spacing, it is accessible to dyslexic students. This book has a friendly, conversational style and makes suggestions about how to study and how to remember new words. Non-Spanish speakers have read this book, and told me that they were able to read it from cover to cover. One reviewer said, "You don't realise when it is Spanish you are reading, because it all blends in." I hope Spanish teachers and students give this book a try, because I have found it to be successful in engaging my learners and giving them the knowledge and the confidence to speak Spanish.
El alfabeto español
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El alfabeto español

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Consider why the alphabet is useful. Practice the vowels in a catchy chant. Go through the sounds of the Spanish alphabet. Practice spelling words to your classmates. Think about spelling and how you feel about it. Spell out your names. Play the alphabet challenge with a friend.
Shopping for food
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Shopping for food

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Pronunciation lesson with grocery vocab, asking a friend to pick things up from the shop for you, asking for items in a shop, using quantities, packages, and big numbers to describe what you want.
What are you like?
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What are you like?

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Learners memorise the basics of letter writing, match character adjectives to Spanish definitions, study elements of describing someone else and their day, then move to describing themself and their day as a written assessment.
Days of the week book
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Days of the week book

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A very simple document which turns into an 8 page book when copied on both sides. The children complete what they do on each day with words and pictures before presenting it to their friends, using the Spanish words for the days.
Sing a rainbow craft
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Sing a rainbow craft

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The materials here allow learners to create a beautiful wheel that they can turn to learn the words below. The song is logicallly linked to the English version, but not a direct translation.
KS3 Assessments
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KS3 Assessments

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Book yourself into a hotel with your teacher playing the role of receptionist. Listen to someone booking a hotel room and answer questions in English. Listen to descriptions of houses and answer questions about them in English. Read about car hire, directions and shops, and answer questions in English. Write letters saying what you are like and what your routines are
Cafe Rico
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Cafe Rico

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This little dialogue can be used between the waiter and the client as the children choose between 2 healthy snacks to start the Spanish session
Blank number lines for rounding
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Blank number lines for rounding

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Learners are encouraged to think about the rounded number either side of the question number. There are blank number lines for learners to work on, and there is a table encouraging learners to think of the number either side if rounded, and the next digit to the right which will decide if the question should round up or down.
Lines, angles and triangles.
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Lines, angles and triangles.

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GCSE foundation for SEN and low ability learners. Lots of practice and support to learn how to calculate missing angles on lines, parallel lines and in triangles. Label triangles as right-angled, equilateral or isosceles. Practice drawing parallel lines. Cut out and play with images and labels of: angles on a straight line add up to 180; vertically opposite angles are equal; co-interior angles add up to 180; alternate angles are equal; corresponding angles are equal. Includes 2 multiple choice quizzes which direct learners to the correct answers, for that all important feeling of success. PDF file for stability and ease of printing. Word file in case you wish to make alterations or additions.
Surds ... an introduction to basic rules and simplifying
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Surds ... an introduction to basic rules and simplifying

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This is for students new to surds. find out what a surd is think about square numbers learn how to multiply surds with examples, questions and answers find out what happens if you square a surd … or cube a surd learn how to simplify surds Talk through the presentation material, check your learners are on board with a few questions to answer, and move on when you are happy that they understand.