Señora Gose's Homeschool Spanish Blog (aka "Seriously, Suzanne")

More on resolutions, three more obstacles YOU CAN avoid

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More on resolutions, three more obstacles YOU CAN avoid

If you're already thinking about next semester, it's a GREAT time to add in Spanish in a fun, light way with Flip Flop Spanish. Here are three more obstacles you can avoid easily, just by knowing they exist!   Obstacle 3: “Do I HAVE to?” (BOREDOM) Let's face it. Languages are made up of words. Words must be learned. There aren't any cool dissections, or neat battles to re-enact, no physics laws to be broken. That's the bad news. The good news is all of THOSE things are made up of WORDS. If you find yourself or your child getting bored...

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A word about resolutions

A word about resolutions

Do you LOVE that snail? I LOVE THAT SNAIL! He's achieving his goals! Are you one of those people who makes lots of resolutions? Or none at all? My Marine makes one every year: to not make any resolutions. And every year, he keeps his. If you enjoy new plans, new starts, (like I do!) and maybe learning Spanish is amongst those plans, let's get rid of some of the obstacles in the way. When it comes to foreign languages, many parents (homeschooling or not) feel stuck. They may feel fearful or even antagonistic toward learning a language other than English. A...

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Advent!

Advent!

The fun progression of a chain advent calendar is the freebie in the newsletter today. (WITH audio!) Liven up your homeschool with a fun activity, and then enjoy the PROGRESS of ripping one chain word off a day. You can make great sentences like: Quiero dar el regalo. (I want to give the gift.)andVeo las luces en el árbol. (I see the lights on the tree.) All this while doing a great family tradition.  For a homeschool momma: this download checks a lot of boxes... tradition, learning, progress, and a craft?!? Win win win! #homeschoolspanish    

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The real scoop on language learning...

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The real scoop on language learning...

I'm always reading articles on language learning to pass nuggets of wisdom to you all... These are my thoughts as I read: What does the author say that matches my experience? How can I change my curriculum or classroom activities to best use our learning time together? Has anything changed, are there new studies, new findings?   I spent about three hours yesterday, reading the top qualified language learning companies (I try REALLY hard not to name drop, but you know them, I promise. They DOMINATE the shelves at every Foreign Language Aisle at every brick and mortar book store.)...

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Each moment, take it!

Each moment, take it!

We'll take a few days off from the blog now, so we can follow this suggestion I'll leave with you. No matter if you're basting, frying, stirring, or mashing, take the moment! May all your moments be filled with peace and joy. (These images are from the ministry flash card set.)  

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