What is Bablingua21?

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Álvaro Mediavilla presents the news of the 21 Spanish-speaking countries

Would you like to keep your students informed of what’s going on in the 21 Spanish-speaking countries? Would it be possible to have daily short videos that mix language, culture and current event? Yes, that’s exactly what Bablingua21 is about. Here’s a detailed explanation of the basics of this channel, but please reach out to us if you’d like to … Read More

¿Para qué edades / niveles es apropiado Bablingua21?

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Estudiantes de diferentes edades caminan por la calle

Bablingua21, al igual que todos los materiales de Bablingua, está hecho por Laura y Álvaro. Laura es profesora de quinto curso (10 y 11 años). Álvaro tiene experiencia en Middle School (de 12 a 14), High School (14 a 18) y estudios superiores (desde 18 al infinito y más allá). Cuando preparamos los contenidos de Bablingua21 tenemos presentes todas esas … Read More

Cómo utilizar Bablingua21

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Una estudiante de español sujeta un iPad con las noticias del mundo hispano en la pantalla

Algunos profesores tienen clases de 30 minutos. Otros, de 90 (yo todavía tengo pesadillas de los años en que me tocó enseñar Spanish 1 en un instituto de 90 minutos por clase). Es imposible que con situaciones tan dispares podamos recomendar una única forma de utilizar Bablingua 21, nuestro canal de noticias sobre el mundo hispano. Pero aquí van algunas … Read More

Movies for your Spanish class

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Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade at the Oscar Awards ceremony

Movies are a great way to teach culture. They can also be helpful when we take a day off, and we want our sub to have an easy day. Or you may want to use them as a reward to celebrate your students’ achievements. Whatever the reason, here’s a list with of our 10 favorite movies for your Spanish classes. … Read More

15 sueños – Playlist

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Several Hispanic and Latino champions over a piano

15 sueños is an engaging Spanish reader that uses comprehensible language, easy to understand for Novice level learners and above. It features 15 short stories that honor the achievements of fifteen inspiring Hispanic and Latino champions, such as Sonia Sotomayor, Celia Cruz or Diego Rivera. We’ve created a playlist that connects each of those champions to a song. In the … Read More

15 sueños – A super engaging reader

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Book cover of 15 sueños, an engaging Spanish reader for novice level readers and above

I’m sure you’re familiar with this situation: We celebrate Hispanic heritage month. We talk about remarkable Latino champions. Students research, and they make posters and presentations. And yet by the end of the school year, names such as Sonia Sotomayor or Diego Rivera don’t ring any bells. Why? And how can we fix that situation? Meaningful learning is all about … Read More