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Teachers! Coming very soon: Search by Theme

¡Hola teachers! Are you using Speekee to teach Spanish in your school? Perhaps not yet. Perhaps you are still weighing up the benefits. Well here’s a new benefit about to be added: Search by...

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Our updated Scheme of Work for Primary Spanish teachers. We are proud of it!

Primary Spanish teachers, have you seen our updated Scheme of Work covering KS1 and KS2? Let’s find out how it works for you as a subscribed teacher. First we click on the tab Primary...

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School languages ‘deep in the doldrums’

Joined-up thinking they call it don’t they. If foreign language learning in the UK education system made sense then it would start at primary level, be consolidated at secondary level and flower at university level....

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Spanish videos for children, Speekee style

You’ll know by now that Speekee is video based Spanish learning. Yes, the videos – there are 41 of them – form the ‘bedrock’ of your child’s Spanish learning, but should they be perceived...

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Teaching Spanish through Song

Doesn’t that work well! Here are just some of the reasons why: Songs are great for language learning (you know how quickly you memorise song lyrics in English; the same applies in Spanish) The...

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Spanish Teachers! Cool new updates for you

Spanish Teachers! At Speekee we would be crazy if we didn’t listen to our customers, and you the teacher are as vital to us as the many parents of children who, through their excellent...

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How UK primary MFL teachers make the most of their limited class time

It seems like only yesterday when the announcement was made that languages were to become compulsory in English primary schools for the 2014 curriculum and beyond. Great stuff, but in an already crowded primary curriculum...

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The Pilgrimage (or The Mad Life of a Substitute Teacher in Spain)

We’re delighted to welcome back guest blogger, Ana Carro! Last time around Ana introduced us to Marbella in southern Spain, where she lives and works as an English teacher in a secondary school. This time...

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Make your own Spanish Year Calendar

If the essential maxim for house hunters is ‘Location, Location, Location’ then surely it’s ‘Repetition, Repetition, Repetition’ for language learners (check out a recent blog post we wrote about the value of repetition as...

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The 12 Spanish Lessons of Christmas

Here are 12 ‘stocking fillers’ for primary / elementary Spanish teachers leading up to the Christmas break. Enjoy! Use the image above, or one of your own, as a template. But remove the clothes!...

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