Spanish Resources


Classroom Materials

Books and Other Publications

Intercultural Center for Research in Education (INCRE)
“Los Arboles Hablan,” a Spanish curriculum based on the study of Latin American rainforests is available through the center along with many other resources for the Spanish classrooms.
Website: www.incre.org
E-mail: mail@incre.org
Phone: 781-643-2142

Lectorum Publications
Spanish books and educational materials.
Website: www.lectorum.com
Email: lectorum@scholastic.com
Phone: 800-345-5946 (Ext. 2226)

Consejería de Educación
These materials from the embassy of Spain, published several times a year, offer authentic readings and a variety of accompanying exercises for different levels of proficiency, often with a central theme.
Website: www.mecd.gob.es/eeuu/publicaciones-materiales/publicaciones.html

Santillana Publishing Co., Inc.
Children’s literature in Spanish, original and translations, references, Spanish textbooks, and ESL materials.
Website: www.santillanausa.com
E-mail: customerservice@santillanausa.com
Phone: 1-800-245-8584

Mexican Tourism Board
Provided by Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism. Supplies for travel professionals, such as posters and brochures.
Website: www.visitmexico.com
E-mail: contact@visitmexico.com
Phone: 1-800-44-MEXICO (446-3942)

Trend Enterprises, Inc.
Supplemental materials, such as games and bulletin boards, in Spanish.
Website: www.trendenterprises.com
Phone: 1-800-860-6762 or 651-631-2850

Periodicals and Newspapers

Organization of American States
A magazine published six times a year with articles on the people and places of Latin America. Available in English and Spanish.
Website: www.oas.org
Phone: 202-458-3000

Cambio 16
Spanish weekly news magazine from Madrid.
Website: www.cambio16.info
E-mail: cambio16@cambio16.info

Hispanic Pages
Phone: 612-990-2378

La Prensa de Minnesota
Website: www.laprensademn.com
E-mail: sales@laprensademn.com
Phone: 612-729-5900

La Voz Latina
Website: http://stpaulpublishing.com/
E-mail: ads@stpaulpublishing.com
Phone: 651-457-1177

Think Spanish! Audio Magazine
Increase Spanish fluency while teaching the student about life and culture in Spanish speaking countries.
Website: www.readspanish.com
Email: info@thinkspanish.com
Phone: 1-800-741-0773

Vanidades
Popular women’s magazine with current events, beauty, fashion, and entertainment news.
Website:http://www.vanidades.com
E-mail: vanidades@editorialtelevisa.com
Phone: 800-787-1414

 


Professional Development

Professional Organizations

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)
Receive the journal Hispania with membership. Opportunity for student participation in the national exam, and information on conferences.
Website: www.aatsp.org
E-mail: corporate@aatsp.org
Phone: 610-363-7005

Chicano Latino Affairs Council
The Chicano Latino Affairs Council has published the 2003-2004 edition of their 200+-page Minnesota bilingual resource directory. Listings include churches with services in Spanish, local publications in Spanish, local Latino businesses, entertainment (including restaurants), radio programs, and agencies which provide bilingual services.
Website: www.clac.state.mn.us
E-mail: clac.desk@state.mn.us
Phone: 651-296-9587 / 888-234-1291

Professional Periodicals

Hispania
Hispania is the official journal of the AATSP, devoted to the teaching of Spanish and Portuguese.
Online (JSTOR): http://www.jstor.org/journals/00182133.html
E-mail: janet.perez@ttu.edu

Language and Culture Study

Don Quijote – "Curso de Repaso"
A 2 week course for teachers of Spanish to revitalise theoretical knowledge and teaching methods at one of the 8 destinations; In Spain: Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Salamanca, Seville, Tenerife, and Valencia; In Mexico: Guanajuato.
Website: www.donquijote.org
Phone: 1-800-518-0412


Multimedia Resources

Web Sites

University Guadalajara
(Explore Mexico)
Website: www.udg.mx
Email: webudg@cencar.udg.mx

Excite Travel – Planning
Website: travel.excite.com

Maps of the Americas
Website: www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas.html

Mexico and Mexican culture
Website: www.mexonline.com
Email: mexinfo@mexonline.com
Phone: 1-619-303-2090

Links to various Spanish periodicals online
www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/discipline/spanish/
and www.newspapers.com

El Pais
On-line version of the well-known Spanish newspaper
Website: www.elpais.es

CETYS Universidad
Website: http://cetys.mx

Mundo Hispano: The Spanish Language Learning MOO
Website: www.umsl.edu/~moosproj/mundo.html
Email: mundo@admiral.umsl.edu

UT-Lanic Home Page
For Latin American Studies, with country and subject directories.
Website: lanic.utexas.edu

Other Multimedia

University of Minnesota Language Center
The University of Minnesota’s Language Center has a web site devoted to a language software database for both Mac’s and PC’s. A link can be found on this page: languagecenter.cla.umn.edu/index.php?page=instructor (under “Materials Libraries”).

Puerta del Sol Audio-Magazine
Bimonthly, hour-long program on audiocassette packed with news, features, and interviews from the target-language country. Subscribe for 5 months or 1 year. Study supplements are also available. Programs available in French, German, Spanish, and Italian.
Website: www.puerta-del-sol.com
E-mail: usorders@champs-elysees.com
Phone: 1-800-824-0829

SCOLA (Satellite Communications for Learning)
SCOLA is an internationally-based non-profit consortium of educational institutions. It transmits international television programs for schools.
Website: www.scola.org
E-mail: scola@scola.org
Phone: 712-566-2202

 

 

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