PORTUGUESE

and

SPANISH

Mr. Paul Elias, Room E3


COURSE OVERVIEW AND EXPECTATIONS 


Attachments:

 PORTUGUESE 1
 SPANISH 2

All classes please refer to the Classroom Calendar in the left column for daily agendas, homework assignments and other important information such as quizzes, tests and project due dates




 I M P O R T A N T    M E S S A G E 

    F O R     S T U D E N T S    O F  

S P A N I S H     2  

See the links and attachments below for review of Spanish 1 material. These basic skills are the prerequisite for levels 2 and higher.

Please make sure you are comfortable with them because they are foundational to the Spanish 2 curriculum.


IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW THE BASICS FROM SPANISH 1.



LIST OF SPANISH WEBSITES

On-line Dictionaries (Easy to advanced):

http://wordreference.com/

http://www.diccionarios.com/

http://www.spanishnewyork.com/spanish-translators-spanish-dicctionaries-on-line.html (extensive list)

http://buscon.rae.es/diccionario/drae.htm

http://www.library.yale.edu/Internet/iberianlanglit.html#Reference

 

Spanish Search Engines:

http://www.ozu.es/

http://www.trovator.com/

 

Chat Rooms and Discussion Fora:

Lingolex bilingual and Spanish chat rooms: http://www.lingolex.com/espanglish.htm

Letras de canciones Chat: http://letrasdecanciones.net/chat.htm?PHPSESSID=8febb306a25838bc377026d2fe76638d

Univisión Chat en español: http://www.univision.com/content/channel.jhtml?schid=13

Univisión Foros en español: http://www.univision.com/content/channel.jhtml?schid=16

 

On-line Radio and Television:

BBC news in Spanish: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/spanish/news/

BBC radio in Spanish worldwide: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/spanish/tuning_in

BBC news audio magazine with language learning support: http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/news/

Canal Once Video Gallery (Mexico): http://oncetv-ipn.net/noticias/index.php?modulo=buscar&tipo=video

Caracol Radio (Colombia): http://www.caracol.com.co/

AM 590 Continental (Argentina): http://www.continental.com.ar/

Televisión educativa (Mexico): http://dgtve.sep.gob.mx/tve/red_edusat/TVeducativa/en_linea.htm

Televisión educativa (programming information): http://dgtve.sep.gob.mx/tve/programas/programacion/in_programacion.htm

http://www.elcastellano.org/radios.html (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for a list of links to Spanish language radio stations worldwide)

Fonoteca virtual (audio recordings of literary classics from Spain): http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/bib_voces/index.shtml

Hispanic Radio Network, Inc. (U.S.) http://www.hrn.org/index_sp.html

List of links to stations in Spanish and Portuguese throughout the Americas: http://www.latinworld.com/radio/

Mundo Latino (U.S.): http://www.mundolatino.com/musica/

Radio Prague in Spanish: http://www.radio.cz/es/

Radio Televisión Expañola (Spain): http://www.rtve.es/

Radio y Televisión de Andalucía (Southern Spain): http://www.canalsur.es/

Radio UNAM (Mexico): http://www.radiounam.unam.mx/

Radio Universidad, Puerto Rico: http://www.radiouniversidad.org/

Spanish Internet Radio: http://www.multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-spanish.html#about

Spanish Language Online Radio (a Hungarian site that directly links to hundreds of Spanish language radio stations worldwide): http://e-spanyol.hu/en/radio.php

Videoteca virtual (video recordings of literary classics from Spain): http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/bib_imagenes/index.shtml

Huge list of links to stations throughout the Americas: http://www.zonalatina.com/Radio.htm

 

Newspapers and Magazines:

http://www.cnnenespanol.com/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/spanish/news

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/spanish/specials/default.stm

http://www.todalaprensa.com/

Clarín (Argentina) http://www.clarin.com/

La Nación (Argentina) http://www.lanacion.com/

Bolivia.com (Bolivia) http://www.bolivia.com/

La Razón (Bolivia) http://www.la-razon.com/

Los Tiempos (Bolivia) http://lostiempos.com/

El Mercurio (Chile) http://diario.elmercurio.com/

El Tiempo (Colombia) http://www.eltiempo.com/

La Nación (Costa Rica) http://www.nacion.com/

Cubanet (Cuba) http://www.cubanet.org/

Granma (Cuba) http://www.granma.cu/

El Comercio (Ecuador) http://www.elcomercio.com/

Diario Hoy (Ecuador) http://www.hoy.com.ec/home.htm

El Diario de Hoy (El Salvador) http://www.elsalvador.com/

El País (España) http://elpais.es/

Prensa Libre (Guatemala) http//:www.prensalibre.com

Futuro Africano (Guinea Ecuatorial) http://www.afrol.com/es/countries/guinea_ecuatorial

La Prensa (Honduras) http://www.laprensahn.com/

La Opinión (Los Angeles, CA) http://laopinion.com/

La Jornada (México) http://www.jornada.unam.mx/ultimas/

Excelsior (México) http://www.exonline.com.mx/diario/home

El Nuevo Herald (Miami, FL) http://www.miami.com/mld/elnuevo/

El Diario (NY, NY) http://www.eldiariony.com/noticias/index.aspx

La Prensa (Nicaragua) http://www.laprensa.com.ni/

El Siglo (Panamá) http://elsiglo.com/

Última Hora (Paraguay) http://www.ultimahora.com

Caretas (Perú) http://www.caretas.com.pe/

El Comercio (Perú) http://ekeko.rcp.net.pe/ELCOMERCIO/elcomercio.html

El Vocero (Puerto Rico) http://vocero.com/

El Caribe (República Dominicana) http://www.elcaribe.com.do/

El Listín Diario (República Dominicana) http://www.listin.com.do/

El Mensajero (San Francisco, CA) http://www.elmensajero.com/

El Nacional (Venezuela) http://www.el-nacional.com/

 

Culture Links:

Casa Ecuador (Portal): http://www.casaecuador.com/index.php

Chicanas.com: http://www.chicanas.com/

Fonoteca virtual (audio recordings of literary classics from Spain): http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/bib_voces/index.shtml

Information on practically any topic for readers of all ages: http://www.sepiensa.org.mx/

Latin American Nobel Prize winners: http://www.hispanobel.com/

Mafalda (Argentinean comic strip): http://mafalda.dreamers.com/

México para niños: http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/index_esp.html

Museo Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico: http://www.museocontemporaneopr.org/

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino: http://www.precolombino.cl/

Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil: http://www.macg.inba.gob.mx/incio.htm

Museo del Barrio (Nueva York, USA): http://www.elmuseo.org/

Museo Nacional de Antropología (México): http://www.mna.inah.gob.mx/

Museo de arte de Ponce (Puerto Rico): http://www.museoarteponce.org/index.php

Museo del Prado (Madrid, España): http://museoprado.mcu.es/home.html

Portal for college students from the Spanish-speaking world: http://www.universia.pr/

SpanishNewYork.com (lists of films, books in Spanish and more): http://www.spanishnewyork.com/spanish-movies-and-videos.html

Sports: http://espndeportes.espn.go.com/

Sports (España): http://www.marca.com/

Sports (España): http://www.elmundodeportivo.es/fcbarcelona/#

Traditional songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and games in Spanish: http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/projects/ninos/songsrhymes.html

Various culture and literature links: http://www.indiana.edu/~call/cultura.html

 

Music Links:

Latin pop: http://cancionero.com.ar/

History of rock worldwide: http://rockonline.8m.net/

Lyrics, movies, sports and more: http://letrasdecanciones.net/

Lyrics to traditional songs: http://www.musicalspanish.com/

Music lessons and lyrics: http://geocities.com/el_musiquero

 

General Language Learning Resources in Spanish:

Spanish language learning resources of all kinds for all levels, compiled by the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/

Linguistic functions and service encounters, from greetings to phone use to travel reservations and more, enacted, transcribed, and translated: http://langmedia.fivecolleges.edu/collection/lm_spanish.html

 

Vocabulary and Pronunciation Practice:

Pronunciation: http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics

Basic vocabulary:http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/languages/spanish/talk/index.shtml

Vocabulary for basic service encounters (e.g., going shopping): http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/languages/spanish/suenos/

Vocabulary for basic themes (e.g., foods, family, animals, etc.) http://www.quia.com/pages/merritt.html

Basic vocabulary and more: http://cvc.cervantes.es/aula/matdid

 

Grammar Practice

Grammar review activities and exercises: http://www.colby.edu/~bknelson/SLC/index.php

Basic exercises: http://mld.ursinus.edu/~jarana/Ejercicios

Basic exercises: http://www.cicclapaz.com/spanishonline.html

Basic exercises: http://www.trinity.edu/mstroud/grammar/index.html

Basic exercises: http://www.indiana.edu/~call/ejercicios.html

Verb conjugator: http://www.elemadrid.com/spanish_verbs.htm

Verb conjugator: http://www.spaleon.com/index.php

Verb conjugator and dictionary: http://www.diccionarios.com/