Reference Shelf

Spanish Language Websites: Advanced And Advanced Placement Recommended

  • BBC Mundo: BBCMundo.com
    The site contains news of the world in Spanish. Advanced students. AP recommended.
  • Cine con Clase
    From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA, Universidad de Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language.  Advanced, older students.
  • Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español
    From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on Spanish, with high-quality visuals, activities; information on analyzing literature, the performing arts, and resources to teach vocabulary and writing. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP recommended.
  • Libro de Texto de CUARTO DE PRIMARIA — Historia
    From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on history, covering the history of the beginnings of the civilizations that populated the Americas, including visuals, maps and activities, factsheets, exercises. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP and AP recommended.
  • Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Formación Cívica y Ética
    From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on civics, good citizenship, values, freedom, peace, and the challenges of modern society, along with illustrations and questionnaires, factsheets, exercises, and self-evaluations. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP recommended.
  •  Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea
    Argentine contemporary literature: texts and national authors' biographies, pictures, biographies, and audio files in addition to special numbers, interactive stories, and chat. Intermediate through advanced. AP recommended.
  • “¿Te lo dejaron de tarea?”
    A homework help site from the National History Museum of Mexico, housed in the Chapultepec Castle, which includes an overview of historical facts and biographical information on historical figures. Advanced and native-speaking students. AP recommended.
  • Viaje por la historia de México
    A journey through the history of Mexico with a rich comprehensive survey of Mexican history from Pre-Columbian times to the end of the twentieth century. Advanced students. AP recommended.

Citation Resources

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