Spanish

Learn Spanish with EducationCity

EducationCity's Spanish language modules are designed to make language learning enjoyable and rewarding for primary school learners.

  • Content is all mapped to national learning objectives and makes extensive use of audio recordings by native speakers to ensure that learners have accurate models of spoken Spanish.
  • Language content is carefully structured to enable a sound platform for developing all four language skills.
  • Intercultural understanding is supported.
  • Open-ended creative activities enable learners to play and learn in pairs or groups.

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Spanish Activities - Reinforce Understanding +

Authentic Spanish recorded by native speakers is provided throughout and made accessible through clear contexts, fun animations and graphics. On-screen buttons are available to allow audio to be repeated as often as necessary. Text is introduced gradually with teachers having the option to show or hide text to suit their learners.

  • The materials are structured around Lower and Upper Key Stage 2, with content designated by year group, providing opportunities to learn vocabulary and structures for specific topics.
  • Progression is supported with Spanish literacy skills introduced gradually.
  • Lessons can be planned using a single computer, interactive whiteboard or with multiple computers.
  • Activities are supported by peripheral content, including Teacher Notes, Lesson Ideas, Learn Screens and printable Activity Sheets to give students something to work on independently in or after the lesson.
  • Activities can be used to practise newly-acquired vocabulary in a fun and engaging way for communication, interaction and creative expression.
  • Assessment is an integral part of the Activities, enabling both learners and teachers to track progress.

Learn Screens - Introduce or Reinforce New Concepts +

Students are introduced to the vocabulary and language structures before playing the Activity via Learn Screens. These can be used by the students independently or with teacher guidance.

Topic Tools - Explore Concepts as a Class +

  • Open-ended Topic Tools can be used by teachers on interactive whiteboards covering lots of topics including vocabulary learning, spelling, pronunciation and word order.
  • Ready-made content, including audio and graphics, is provided within tools for quick-start learning opportunities. In addition to this, teachers can upload their own content to target learning appropriate to the group.
  • Default settings can be adjusted to suit the level of the learners.

Early Years Songs - Make Learning Fun +

  • Our Early Years Songs have been especially designed to target the ‘Language Awareness’ strand of the curriculum, whilst also raising cultural awareness.
  • Our familiar sing-along tunes instil confidence in the young learners about learning another language and gently introduce the new language.

PlayLive Spanish - Interactive Knowledge Challenge +

Designed for Year 3* students and upwards, PlayLive Spanish is EducationCity’s competitive, interactive and quick-fire challenge for Spanish language learners. Students play against up to 6 other players from their class, year or school and can even play against children from other countries.

PlayLive Spanish makes practising the language, and learning about the culture in Spanish-speaking countries fun!

It includes:

  • questions adapted to your students’ level of ability.
  • a bank of hundreds of questions, carefully designed to meet the new National Curriculum in England’s learning outcomes focusing on Literacy, Oracy and Intercultural Understanding.
  • questions and answers featuring a full range of media – audio, text, photographs, video - and native speakers throughout.
  • Double-score, Skip and 50/50 ‘wildcard’ features to add a strategic element to the game, which tests problem-solving, reasoning, logic and sorting skills too!

*PlayLive Spanish is available to Spanish module subscribers in the following regions at the academic levels indicated below:

  • England (Year 3+)
  • Scotland (First ***-Second**)
  • Wales (Year 3+)
  • Northern Ireland (P4+)

Videos - Learning Through Immersion +

Designed for Year 3 students*, our Spanish Videos are a series of short stories which follow the adventures of a group of seven-year-old friends. They respond directly to the Listen & Speak elements of the curriculum as well as creating curiosity and excitement about the Spanish language itself.

  • Filmed in Madrid with authentic scenarios and native speaking actors.
  • Fun and engaging videos bring a piece of Spain direct to your languages lesson.
  • Use for whole-class teaching and independent student learning.
  • Include downloadable teacher materials: scripts, Teacher Notes and Activity Sheets.
“The videos are an excellent idea to bring Spanish to life for the children and to see Spanish children speaking.”
Foreign Language Teacher.

*The videos are available to Spanish module subscribers in the following regional curricula: England (Year 3); Wales (Year 3); Northern Ireland (P5); Scotland (First ***)

Lesson Ideas and Teacher Notes - Support Lesson Delivery +

  • Cover lesson aims and objectives and Activity content.

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Free activities to try!

Hola

Sing along using the Spanish words for ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’.

Guerra de Planetas

Help to defeat Stig in a race across space by completing the sentences about the Earth, Sun and Moon.

Estoy Enfermo!

Listen to the description of what is hurting and match it to the picture.