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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! Win a 1-year subscription to Speekee!

We’ve teamed up with teachingideas.co.uk, the massively popular teaching resources site, to offer you the opportunity to win one of three annual subscriptions to Speekee’s Spanish Scheme of Work. Are you a Spanish teacher...

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In praise of Facebook’s Languages in Primary Schools forum

Well done Facebook. I know you come in for a lot of criticism from some quarters but you won’t hear me complaining. (Anyway, what would be the point?) I must say, you are certainly...

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The Perfect Language Teacher

Inspiration for this infographic came from the Languages in UK Primary Schools Facebook page Thanks especially to Fatima Duerden Lisa Stevens Nadine Chadier Laura Simons Sara Vaughan Anna Fuller Catherine Eadon Jenny White Helen Simpson...

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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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Spanish for Kids – Valentine’s Day Ideas!

We scoured the Net to find you 18 top Valentine’s Day lesson ideas for teaching Spanish to Kids! You’re going to LOVE these… 1. A compilation video of awesome freebies (click on the image below)...

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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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