TEACHING RESOURCES

TEACHING PHONETICS
  • Sounds of Speech is a wonderful website to explain the mechanics of sounds in a visual way. It even has a specific section for Spanish.

  • Seeing Speech is a great site for interactive IPA charts. Not only does it have animations to show sound mechanics, but it also has MRI and ultrasound data.

  • Enunciate has interactive IPA charts and instructional videos to learn how to produce specific phonemes.

TEACHING SPANISH IN THE US
  • Dr Florencia Henshaw's terrific site is a great way to find resources about how to cover relevant social topics in class.

  • The Mitú channel on Youtube is an excellent source of Hispanic culture, showcases everyday people, and departs from the conventional exoticization of “culturally diverse” populations.

  • Joanna Hausmann's Youtube channel is full of visuals to enjoy and understand culture, language, and politics.

TEACHING LANGUAGE VARIATION IN SPANISH
  • The Corpus del Español offers data from the Spanish-speaking world.

  • The COSER corpus shows a huge amount of collected (and transcribed!) oral data in Spain.

TEACHING BASQUE

  • The Ahotsak [voices] corpus, is a large corpus of oral data where you can find recordings (audio or video) from most towns in the Basque Country.

  • Koldo Zuazo's website about Basque varieties provides solid information about how varieties change in Basque. You can find videos too.

  • This site offers games to practice Basque dialects in the classroom.

SHORT STORIES IN SPANISH
  • Jone Vicente Urrutia's website is a great and super creative website full of many short stories written in Spanish by herself.