Speaking a second language is like exercising or playing a sport...you MUST keep practicing
or you will lose your skills!
Below are some free online resources for students and parents to use to
help maintain your language skills ALL YEAR LONG!
*You will find additional resources on teacher websites. Go to the school website, click on teacher websites and click on the teacher's name.
Articles about studying another language:
Listening and Reading Practice:
https://www.audible.com/ (listening to authentic books in Spanish, French, Chinese, Latin is an excellent way to improve all language skills!)www.francaisauthentique.com (podcasts in French)www.podcastfrancaisfacile.com (beginning level podcasts in French)Chinese Resources (copy the url and then paste it into your browser)
Student Preparation Materials:Our teachers created packets for students transitioning from one level to the next. We saw a need when transitioning from Spanish 2 to Spanish 3 Honors and Spanish 3 Academic. Please check out the resources below if you are in that situation!Please click on the Course Sequences page on this site to learn about the differences between honors and academic (pg. 2 FAQ's of course sequences document).
- Yes Chinese – Dictionary, Vocabulary link, game, listening practices, flash cards, character writing http://www.yes-chinese.com/zh-cn/resource/
- Little Fox – learn Chinese for free (need registration) reading https://chinese.littlefox.com/en
- Better Chinese https://www.betterchinese.com/
- Little Chinese Readers https://www.littlechinesereaders.com/
- Storybooks (reading) blog http://mandarinforme.com/chinese-reading-practice-%e9%98%85%e8%af%bb%e7%bb%83%e4%b9%a0/
- Lino Lingo Storybooks https://dinolingo.com/chinese-for-kids/chinese-stories-for-kids/
- Happy Chinese 快乐汉语 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdT5MUO4gYEdQBMFtkF5g803FJZOss-ip
- Learn Chinese Now (Traditional Characters) https://www.youtube.com/user/learnchinesenow/featured
- Off the Great Wall (English speaking American Chinese discuss about Chinese cultures) https://www.youtube.com/user/NTDOffTheGreatWall/featured
- YoYo Chinese (Learn Chinese in different topics) https://www.youtube.com/user/sloppycheng/featured
Student Preparation Packet for transition from Spanish 2 to Spanish 3 Honors - click here Spanish 2 to Spanish 3 Honors
Student Preparation Packet for transition from Spanish 2 to Spanish 3 Honors - click here Spanish 2 to Spanish 3 Academic