Spanish 2.0 using

You do not need a FLES site to LingTECH through languages: Check out some of my projects using basic JAVA sites.


This ecard and avatar Java site lets your students interactively carve a pumpkin. After the carving (the sustained affective stimulus), do a print screen (directions at the end of this page) to create a document that can turn into any language. Sample below:

slide15– I use the birthday greetings option to enrich and enhance the “How old are you?”- “I am__ years old”  lesson. Also good for practicing saying the dates of birthdays as it keeps them focused on their work. Sample follows:

slide13– My favorite Oworlds card gives you many options for sending an ecard as Valentine cookies that students can decorate.  I use it to teach endearment phrases in Spanish- Sample follows:

slide16– As the name suggests, this is the same…

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Spanish 2.0/EFL/ESL- Lesson with autoshapes

Spanish/EFL tech lessons

My favorite thing to teach is colors.

Colors are everywhere and in everything. Yet, of all the color lessons that I have taught in English, Spanish, German (ages ago), and French, one of my favorite central topics is  the gumball machine.


Lesson Plan Objective:  To teach target lingo (colors and shapes) and Lingtechlingo using a Sustained Affective Stimulus of creating gumballs with ‘Autoshapes’ into an animated PPT.

Target lingo: The colors

LingtechLingo: Abre (open), cierra (close), aprieta (click), lleva (drag), inserta (insert), colorea (color), busca el color (search for the color..), escribe (write/type), cambia (change)


Step 1: Introduce the target lingo, post it for all to see, practice it once with repetition, discuss.

Step 2: LingTECHlingo-  Using the computer, each student at a computer, practice kinesthetically the LingTECH process. Demonstrate first, then have the students do it…

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Spanish made simple: Pixie, Google filters, and accents

For this project the skills were quite simple: Using ALT shortcuts to learn accentuation. Searching for Spanish clipart (Google search in Spanish) Applying vocabulary Creating a worksheet for their own practice. The final products were used for class instruction. EXTENDED ACTIVITY: Create an order using specific Spanish commands (English for ESL/ELL) Describe the packaging of... Continue Reading →

Spanish/EFL projects by Pixie 3

One of my favorite working software programs, Pixie is not only versatile but quite creative. I vouch that all my students, younger and older, love to use it. For this project, I saved a template where the students will describe in detail what their restaurant will be like. As they opened the template they were... Continue Reading →

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