Spanish Resources

 

About.com's Spanish Language Home Page

http://spanish.about.com/
This site has a guide who maintains the links to a wealth of resources for the student of Spanish. All site guides and chat moderators have the appropriate expertise in their subject matter — you can check out their bios online — and you can email them your questions or comments

Aztecs Meet the Spanish (an interdisciplinary lesson in English)

http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/aztecs_spanish/

Centro Virtual Cervantes

http://cvc.cervantes.es/
"El lugar de referencia de la lengua española y la cultura hispanica..."

Colonel Craig's Spanish WWW links

http://www.isu.edu/~nickcrai/spanlinx.html
A collection of over 100 links to other Spanish sites.

Cyberguides: Teacher Resources and Student Activities

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cybiling.html

Diego Rivera Gallery

http://www.diegorivera.com/
"Diego Rivera (1886-l957) Pintor muralista, fue uno de los grandes artistas del Siglo XX. NaciÛ en la ciudad de Guanajuato y en 1892 se trasladÛ a MÈxico con su familia..."

Mexico's Index

http://www.trace-sc.com/index1.htm
A pool of information about Mexico. Has a built in translator for 5 languages (in English).

Museo del Prado

http://museoprado.mcu.es/

Newspapers online

http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/types/flnews/spanish.html
An alphabetically organized directory of newspapers and magazines published in Spanish.

Puntos

http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/spanish/puntos/index.mhtml
Online Learning Center to accompany Puntos de partida.

SÌ Spain

http://www.docuweb.ca/SiSpain/
"An interactive service , which promotes free exchange of information on Spanish current affairs and its historical, linguistic and cultural development, has begun its third phase through the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. German, French and Spanish versions will progressively follow..."

Spanish Grammar Exercises (Barbara Kuczun Nelson, Colby College)

http://www.colby.edu/~bknelson/exercises/
An extensive collection of grammar exercises with feedback as well as some excellent authentic, culturally-embedded and scaffolded multimedia grammar activities.

Spanish Language Resources

http://www.langlink.net/langlink/
Visitors will find a very nice series of concise, annotated links organized under familiar headings. From Lauren Rosen at the University of Wisconsin; this site is worth a visit.

Spanish Language and Spanish Culture @GlobeGate

http://globegate.utm.edu/spanish/span.html

Taller Hispano

http://www.cortland.edu/flteach/usafa/taller.html
This site provides students and teachers of Spanish with focused multimedia Internet exercises designed to identify appropriate and authentic materials and Spanish resources on the net that relate to selected cultural themes, topics, and vocabulary presented in "Destinos" and similar textbooks.

University of Connecticut Spanish Resource Center

http://www.sp.uconn.edu/%7Espresctr/
The SRC offers Connecticut's Spanish teachers an extensive library of videos, music, books and other printed materials related to Spain and Latin America and to the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. 
The SRC also provides information about upcoming regional events, workshops and other useful links.

Zoot Suit Riots

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/zoot/esp_tguide/index.html
From the folks at PBS, this site features an extensive array of multimedia materials that offer insight into the tragic events leading up to the Los Angeles Zoot Suit Riots of 1943. The teacher's guide allows for a variety of activities that can help students explore the history of Mexican Americans, immigration and assimilation, race relations, teenage rebellion and minority rights. In English and Spanish.