Palabras de alta frecuencia/High Frequency Words
One of the best things about teaching literacy in Spanish is its lovely decodable-ness. Okay, so maybe that's not a word but it is nice to work with a language that doesn't cause constant confusion with all of its exceptions. While we don't have to worry about SIGHT WORDS in Spanish, we can help young learners become fluent readers more quickly by teaching high-frequency words in Spanish. Here is my list of 100 high frequency words in Spanish based on several research-based lists. You can…
The 2017 NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements, the result of collaboration between the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) guide:
Language Proficiency and Accuracy in the Foreign Language Classroom
Proficiency and Fluency are the natural use of language that occurs when a speaker takes part in meaningful interaction and maintains communication despite inaccuracy. They often require negotiatio…
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