Yo escucho Español! (Advanced)
Project Leader: Tony
Assistant Professor, Spanish
Español!" literally means "I hear Spanish!" and that's
exactly what happens in this evolving project. iPods are
loaded with language tutorials, Spanish music and
literature and some are even podcast for students and the
university community. The advanced class adds publications
and TV/Radio newscasts where students hear "real" Spanish
spoken/written by native speakers. This requires work on
speed and comprehension, prerequisites to fluency.
Spring 2006 Alcarria is working with 10 upper level
students doing much the same things, but enjoying delving a
little deeper into the iPod's capabilities. The notes
function + music + images = a fun and innovative way to
escucho (and learn) Español!