Sunday, June 28, 2009

Finding authentic materials on iTunes

I was just outside doing a bit of yardwork and listening to ShowTime Spanish on my iPod, when Mark, one of the hosts, talked about a neat way of finding authentic materials on iTunes. As soon as I heard it, I knew I had to share it with all of you.

On the iTunes Store screen go to the very bottom. You’ll see this:

Click on the bar and choose a country. Here is a screenshot of the podcast section of the Spain iTunes store:

As Mark mentioned, you won’t be able to buy anything if you don’t have a credit card registered in Spain, but you can still enjoy all the podcasts.

Where to go:
Show Time Spanish

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Around the Twitterverse…

I haven’t had much time to blog, but I’ve run across some great resources just by spending a little time on Twitter the last couple of weeks. Here are some good finds:

RT @josepicardo: New from Boxoftricks: Fun, engaging resources for the independent learner of Spanish

RT @icpjones: World Language Resources --

RT @spanglishbaby: New post about 4 bilingual and Spanish book publishers. Know more? Please leave link in comments

RT @spanishonly: Some interesting articles about Extensive Reading for Second Language Acquisition.

RT @bencurtis: Fun Notes in Spanish video contest, big prizes, spread the word!

RT @yocrezco: Animal Scramble, de Wild Planet

RT @spanglishbaby: Finally found the PBS media player en ESPAÑOL! It’s here:

Ver vs. Mirar

Where to go:
To follow me on Twitter:
To follow others click on the names after the @ sign. (You’ll have to sign up with Twitter first.)