Magnificent Multicultural Night


This multicultural event was a success because I researched every single family’s background in the school and invited them to celebrate them and give it 100%.  I thought they wouldn’t, but they all gave 500%!  Each country wanted to out perform the other, and it was amazing what came out. I will never forget this night, like, EVER.  I had all these amazing people working … Continue reading Magnificent Multicultural Night

FREE ESL practice for SPEAKING (and listening) online


Remember these resources? Not long ago, I posted about how I keep my resources saved and stored in my Padlets. Check them out now if you want!  ❤️ I got you some extra ESL ❤️ Here are MORE ESL practice sites that can help you in every standard area of life. The ROBOT! THE ESL ROBOT!  The English Tutor is already an ANDROID app that … Continue reading FREE ESL practice for SPEAKING (and listening) online

ELL and Foreign Language Tech Project Idea


I started out the year with a combined ESL /FL prOject using PPT where I apply the same vocab in English and Spanish depending on the group. It is based on common core. If you are interested in acquiring it, click on the picture and follow the link to my document area. This is just a preview. It is about adding animation to the foods … Continue reading ELL and Foreign Language Tech Project Idea

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Spanish 101- How not to confuse “hermanos”


An adult student told me that he just couldn’t tell the A/O difference in spoken Spanish. So, I designed this kiddie template to teach him in a very simple way. Can you tell the difference after trying it? <<<Scroll down for answer   1. hermanito (little brother)   2. mamá (mom) 3. hermanas (sisters) 4. hermanos (brothers)   5. papá  6. hermana (sister)  7. hermano … Continue reading Spanish 101- How not to confuse “hermanos”

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3 easy steps to teach L2, foreign language


This sample comes from a K-2 class, but can be exactly as effective for an older audience. Just follow the three steps and their schema (prior knowledge) will build faster. STEP 1- Introduce 6 basic statements in the target language using pantomime, song, rhyme, or a game.  ALWAYS show the written version on the board. NOTE THAT THE SYMBOLS (tildes, question marks) are added separately to … Continue reading 3 easy steps to teach L2, foreign language