A guided-reading selection in Spanish based on a song by Dominican artist Juan Luis Guerra, optional translation provided, related isolated practice provided for subjunctive with interactive responses. The multimedia and culture- based visuals make this a very versatile and engaging educational tool. A colorful photo gallery of Dominican scenes enhances the module.
A weekly selection of topical features from BBC Mundo with links to notes for language learners and complemented with audio files. The site is ideal for intermediate level proficiencies or higher. It is a great site for enhancing vocabulary and expressions around themes dealing with factual information.
The site includes Costa Rican writer, Carmen Lyra's (Maria Isabel Carvajal), classic children stories. The twenty three stories are representative of Costa Rican and Central American childhood experiences. The site has delightful images and one can also listen to Chopin while reading.