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MERLOT II


    

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Spanish for Heritage Speakers

by Margarita Esparza Hodge
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BBC's Mundo Latino


Added 07/28/2006
An excellent source. The site can serve as the "textbook" for SHS classes.
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Almost a Woman - Casi una mujer


Added 07/28/2006
This PBS site is excellent SHS courses. The content deals with the issues of self-identity. Puerto Rican themes.
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Mi tarea


Added 07/28/2006
Excellent content-based materials for SHS courses.
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Artenautas


Added 07/28/2006
This site is very useful for bilingual, immersion programs, or SHS courses. The learning assignments allow for comparing cultures, and for developing vocabulary and circumlocution strategies. Certain vocabulary unique to the Mexican dialect found in the
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Radio Bilingüe


Added 07/28/2006
The site includes news and information about Hispanics living in the USA. A California-based radio station.
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Complementos


Added 07/28/2006
A useful site for language.
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Latino USA


Added 07/28/2006
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Ortografía interactiva


Added 07/28/2006
A good source to practice the spelling of difficult letters.
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Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas


Added 07/28/2006
Although the site is in English, it provides a rich history of Mexican-Americans in Texas. It serves as an excellent research source.
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Autoras


Added 07/28/2006
I was pleased to find many of the women authors that our class is using in our Spanish for Heritage Speakers course. Also, the use of images, e.g., Sandra Cisneros, "The House on Mango Street" helps the student relate to the subject matter. In interview
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Heritage Language Journal


Added 07/28/2006
An excellent source for heritage language acquisition research and pedagogy,
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Piérdele el miedo a los acentos


Added 07/28/2006
This site is very helpful to teach accents. It presents the material easily and in simple terms. I have used it with my SHS course, and have myself learned the vocabulary required to identify syllables and accents, e.g., acento llano, agudo, esdrujulo.
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