Whoops! A new post on a Sunday?? Well, you see... I dropped the ball. But I'm going to blame it on the fact that last Thursday was Valentine's Day and we were just out celebrating it up! (Even though really we stayed at home and ordered a pizza) Though a few days late, here's another great Spanish resource for you! I've given you 3 short readings PLUS a vocab & grammar list for each reading PLUS discussion questions that you can either answer out loud, do a timed writing, or
Bonjour! And that's it. That's all I remember from French class. Ay yi yi. Here's this week's Spanish resource for your daily practice! Ideas of how to use each resource included below.
6 short readings including vocab & grammar explanation PLUS discussion questions
How to use the readings:
Step 1 - Read 1 reading.
Step 1.5 - If necessary, translate the readings!
Step 2 - Look through the grammar & vocab explanation
Step 2.5 - It'd be a GREAT idea to write sentences u
Let the New Year begiiinnn!! Have you started any of your new goals? My husband's goals are to be more active and to eat more soup (he's a weirdo.) So yesterday we started the New Year by hiking 6 miles and then going over to my parents' to eat some of my mom's homemade soup. And then today, I made a delicious white chicken chili from Ambitious Kitchen. I'd say he started off the new year on the right foot. As for my goals, I don't really have any. I want to have some but I j
Today's resource is all about getting personal and working on the present indicative. I found this infograph with a great list of questions that you can answer either out loud to practice your speaking or through writing. I actually suggest doing both! Maybe writing first and then next week try again just speaking and time yourself for 5-10 minutes and say as much as you can. Orrrr... if you have a friend that you're learning with, these would be great questions to ask each o
Episode 5 is here!! This week is dedicated to all the things, people, and places that have really made a big impact on me this year. I've changed in so many ways and it's important to take the time to say thank you to everything that made that happen. How to level up on your Spanish?? Follow these steps! 1. You listen to the podcast - see how it is, see what you can understand, is it easy? Wow! you're an expert then! Is it hard? Well, go on to Step 2! 2. Print out the transcr
If you haven't listened to Episode 4 of Lenguaje de la Vida Podcast yet, what are you waiting for?? It's full of thrills!! Perfect for this spooky season we're in. And if you do give it a listen to, here are a list of important vocab that you'll need to know. If you choose not to, totally acceptable. You can still use this list and the instructions below to get a good language practice in. 15 - 20 minutes a day is all you need to keep honing those skills. Keep scrolling to fi
Episode 4 is here!! Now, since we're heading into Halloween season, I'd thought I'd share with you one of the scariest/most embarrassing moments in my life. Watch out... you might need to grab a friend for this one. I do not recommend listening to this after 9:46 pm in a dark basement. You will freak out. Just a warning. Now, in order to get the most out of this episode, I do recommend subscribing so that you get all of the free goodies that go with this episode: a transcript
Life has not been busy. It's actually been a pretty easy week compared to others. Yet, I always find that I feel the most tired during weeks like this. Maybe it's because I actually have a moment to slow down and really feel the fatigue. Yesterday, I got home and immediately turned on Netflix prepared to stare at the screen for hours and hours. It felt wonderful. And then about 5 minutes in, I pulled out the laptop and created a new practice worksheet for you. Oy vey. I just
The most fun part about learning other languages? Getting to hear all the new music that comes with it! This is the unit that most people look forward to but it's also one of the hardest units. With music, to really enjoy it, you have to be able to decipher all different kinds of accents, talking speeds, word play, etc. It's not easy to go from trying to understand Juanes and then switching over to listen to Farruko. But the great thing is that you can do all sorts of activit
Que frío hace en Atlanta! Here you go guys! A short little audio track about the weather we're having here in the South! Try to listen and follow along! Transcript, vocab list, and discussion questions included below! Transcript (key vocab in bold) Hola a todos desde Atlanta! Hoy fue un día muy especial para mi porque no tuve que ir al trabajo. Me quedé en la casa porque nevó! .... anteayer en Atlanta. Entonces hay mucha mucha nieve ehh bueno no mucha nieve pero mas nieve que
It’s Freedom Friday! Which means it’s a day of fun for the learners and a day of low prep for me. After today, students have one more week before their finals so it’s time for a little review. And yes, that does include a little bit of grammar work. I have two classes combined today: one advanced and one regular paced. On these days, we do a lot of group work. It’s a great chance for the advanced group to work individually with the other group so it becomes like their own per