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Spanish Miscellaneous

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Emotions Flash Cards
Set of 16 black & white photographs (7" × 7") of an actor (a.k.a. “Ernest” in such films as Ernest goes to camp, Ernest celebrates Christmas, etc. [note: film titles: approximate!]) illustrating 16 basic emotions; identification of emotion printed on reverse of each card in English, French, German and Spanish.

Heath Situation Cards Level One: French, German, Spanish
120 situation cards, each of which focuses on a realistic communicative task; designed to function as a supplement to any first-year French, German, or Spanish program; cards sequenced in order of increasing difficulty and complexity of assigned tasks; most cards considered to be at the “novice” to “low-intermediate” levels of the ACTFL Proficiency Scale; instructor’s guide contains indexes of cards arranged by (1) themes and related vocabulary, (2) linguistic functions, (3) grammar structures.

Heath Spanish Situation Cards
Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Co. © 1990
120 situation cards to be used as an aid to oral skills assessment; each focuses on clearly defined, realistic communicative tasks; designed to function as a supplement to first-year Spanish programs; sequenced in order of increasing difficulty and complexity of assigned tasks; three indexes of the cards available: (1) Index of Themes and Related Vocabulary; (2) Index of Linguistic Functions; (3) Index of Grammar Structures.

Magnetic Poetry Kit: Spanish / Español
“Over 500 Magnetized Words and Word Fragments”

El Norte: Lesson Plans
Judy Sugarman and Pat Solano
Vernon Hills, IL: FilmArobics, Inc. © 1994
49 pages of lesson plans to accompany the study of the film El Norte; includes overview, advance organizers, vocabulary and cultural notes, comprehension and discussion questions, suggested activities, composition topics; exercises designed to promote oral and written communication.

Photo Verb Flash Cards
Set of 40 color photographs (7" × 7") that illustrate 40 of the most common action verbs usually studied in first-year language courses; infinitive of each verb printed on reverse of each card in English, French, German, and Spanish; easily adaptable for use in Italian courses.

Situation Cards for Oral Evaluation: First Year French, German, and Spanish
NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston © 1988
144 situation cards, each of which tests discrete items related to vocabulary, grammatical structures, and/or linguistic functions; designed to function as a supplement to first-year French, German, or Spanish programs and as achievement tests, not proficiency tests; most of the cards are considered to be at the “novice” or “intermediate” levels on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale; cards are indexed by: (1) vocabulary topics, (2) linguistic functions, (3) grammar forms and structure; reference guide available.

Situation Cards for Oral Evaluation: Intermediate French, German, Spanish
NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, © 1990
99 situation cards each of which tests discrete items related to vocabulary, grammatical structures, and/or linguistic functions; designed to be used independently with a variety of textbooks as achievement tests, not proficiency tests; most of the cards are considered to be at the intermediate to advanced levels on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale; cards are indexed by: (1) vocabulary topics, (2) linguistic functions, (3) grammar forms and structures; reference guide available; note: Cards are written in English.