In English we have 5 vowels orthographically(in spelling), but phonetically(in terms of speech sounds) there are 14 different vowel sounds! Spanish only has 5 vowel sounds! This can make it rather difficult for Spanish speakers to pronounce English words. For English speakers learning Spanish, this means that we have to narrow down our vowel pronunciations. When it comes to pronunciation,... read more
1. Whatever the target language is, write it out and leave a space underneath to help with translation. 2. Flashcards for target language. Make 2 set and you can play a matching game with both your native language and language being learned. 3. While using flashcards, you give yourself 3 seconds to translate. You will have 2 piles: 1 for correct answers and the... read more
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Answer each question as indicated. 1. ¿Qué comes en la cafetería de tu escuela? (pollo y ensalada) 2. ¿Qué beben tú y tus amigos cuando están en un café? (refrescos) 3. ¿Qué leen ustedes...
Currently, my best subject -though I can tutor in other subjects- is Spanish (bonus: I have Latin Heritage). Please check out my profile for schedule and contact info. Any questions let me know. I am comfortable using online sessions and I can work using the online without problem. Online sessions are not limited to proximity.
This is a short power point presentation that explains what a verb is, and how it is used in sentences in Spanish to describe an action,...
You'll pick a place ( the bakery , park , theater ... ) and then you write as Mario 's sister . He describes what you say sister ( would say ) Mario if they were there. Use at least 3 mandates affirmative...
how do I substitute the noun for the Spanish pronouns? Ex. Los alumnos Ex. tú y yo Ex. Mr. Hacke ex. tú y Kiley ex. aria y yo ex...
The traditions and celebrations of the Mexican people . Cinco de Mayo, Las Posadas and Christmas Eve the Quinceañera After studying these issues , what questions do you have ? If you could learn more...
10 Tips to Advance Your Second-language Learning Process Speaking a second language is a wonderful tool to have at your disposal. Not only is it fun and cool, but it opens doors to experience another culture in new, exciting and personal ways. And if you're working on speaking a language that others speak in your community, it can also open doors for you professionally. So, if you're itching... read more
While tutoring is about making sure you learn the material we are discussing, it should always have a balanced amount of learning and fun! Here are some ways I keep my tutoring sessions a fun place to be: 1. Games - Learning is most successful when it's fun! When applicable, it can be a great change of pace to incorporate a game into the tutoring session. 2. You get... read more
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In the perfect tenses, we express, for example, "I have lived" or "I had lived." Both these tenses are compound tenses, meaning that they require an auxiliary verb (have/had/has) and a main verb (live) in the form of a past participle (lived). The auxiliary verb we use in perfect tenses is "haber" meaning "have." To create... read more
A handy guide for parents and kids interested in learning Spanish conversational phrases and simple verbs. Designed specifically for 1-5th...
There are a few teaching strategies I've come up with - not invented, but rather discovered - in my time as a tutor that seem to keep the student both interested and focused. Of course, these may not work for other subjects. I teach language, a beautiful art in and of itself! One strategy is to start with the building blocks of language- the atom, or proton, or electron, or quark (I suppose... read more
Are you interested in learning Spanish but need a more structured course to help you get started? I have a great beginning Spanish curriculum that is ideal for the school-age or adult learner. The focus of the curriculum is to learn the basics to actually communicate in the language. Lessons are fun and are infused with language and culture. Contact me for more information on the classes I offer... read more
I highly recommend WordReference.com for Spanish language learners. There you will find excellent and thorough definitions of Spanish words, conjugation charts, and the extremely useful forums. The forums are great for explanations of idiomatic expressions and other topics that a dictionary cannot fully explain. Check it out!
Hola! Soy Wanda Maldonado y te quiero ayudar. Primeramente necesitas un buen ánimo y deseos de aprender. Aprender español no es facíl pero con mi ayuda y con tu disponibilidad se que lo podemos lograr!
Structure is necessary, it keeps things organized but unplanned topics can also present great learning opportunities. If the student is excited about something, we talk about it! There are always chances to learn new vocabulary words and even hit up some practice with grammar. After all, conversation is just that, going with the flow and seeing where things go. Be spontaneous amidst the structure... read more