Authentic Resources - Websites for a variety of materials

Generic Sites for Multiple Languages - Scroll down for language specific sites.


ACTFL WebWatch – What’s Online for Foreign Language Educators

http://www.actfl.org/publications/the-language-educator/web-watch-online/web-watch-online-archive?pageid=4446
Merlot World Language Portal
http://worldlanguages.merlot.org

NCLRC – Culture Club

http://www.nclrc.org/cultureclub/

Jim Becker’s World Language Links

http://www.uni.edu/becker/index.html

International Children’s Library

http://en.childrenslibrary.org

Bookbox - Children's Books

http://www.bookbox.com

Newseum Front Pages

http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default.asp

Thematic Unit Materials in Several Languages

http://miscositas.com
Culturally Authentic Images
http://capl.washjeff.edu
Lyrics Trainings - Songs in Different Languages
http://www.lyricstraining.com
Good black and white images - not authentic
http://digital.library.pitt.edu/v/visuals/
Foreign Language Magazines
http://www.foreignlanguagestore.com/index.h
LangMedia - Audio files with transcripts by country and topic
http://langmedia.fivecolleges.edu/lm_collection.html
Audio Lingua - audio files, searchable database
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/?lang=es
Spanish, French and English - Variety of Activities - Listening, TV clips, vocabulary, culture
http://www.ver-taal.com




Chinese

Dali Tan's Favorite Sites

Chinese Pinterest Boards
http://www.pinterest.com/junyuanli/


French

Current events and more for teens in France

http://1jour1actu.com

Current events and more for youth
http://www.lespetitscitoyens.com
Current events and more for youth
http://www.griffe-info.com
Sylvia Duckworth's YouTube Channel - lots of video
http://www.youtube.com/user/sduckworth100#p/p
Radio France Internationale
http://www.rfi.fr
France 2 Direct
http://www.france2.fr
Site officiel de la France
http://www.france.fr
Wikipedia Site for Children in France
http://fr.vikidia.org/wiki/Accueil
UNICEF - La Voix des Jeunes
http://lavoixdesjeunes.org
Conte-moi - Francophone stories read aloud
http://www.conte-moi.net
Children's site - short readings
http://www.momes.net
Excellent collection of short stories/poems - text and audio
http://www.iletaitunehistoire.com/

Longer stories - audio only
http://www.youtube.com/user/LeMondeenContes
Some free ebooks
http://www.livrespourtous.com

Front page of newspapers
http://fr.kiosko.net/fr/
Sondages en France
http://www.sondages-en-france.fr
Archival site- video, radio, audio and ads by themes
http://www.ina.fr
Daily newspaper - requires subscription for all articles
http://www.monquotidien.fr
French Artists - St. Louis Art Museum
http://frenchart.umsl.edu

Short videos on familiar topics with script
http://ielanguages.com/frenchlistening.html
Web documentaires pour apprendre le français (TV5)
http://parlons-francais.tv5monde.com/Webdocs-to-learn-French/p-1-lg1-Accueil.htm
Madame Shepard - Thematic Units-all levels
http://madameshepard.com
French listening resources by topic
http://www.ielanguages.com/frenchlistening.html
Petit Nicolas - Complete collection of stories, some with audio
http://roble.pntic.mec.es/apadilla/autourdufrancais/contenus
/coursdefrancais/4ESO/Litterature/Le%20petit%20Nicolas/le_petit_nicolas.html
AATF French Teaching Resources
http://frenchteachingresources.wikispaces.com
Lingua.tv - with or without subtitles
http://www.linguo.tv/videos
L'Elephant - revue culturelle
http://www.lelephant-larevue.fr

German
Searchable on several topics, lots of images
http://www.wissen.de
Children's website - multiple topics
http://www.kindernetz.de/index.html
Podcasts
http://www.br-online.de/kinder/radio-tv/klaro/
Newspaper for Middle School
http://www.br-online.de/kinder/radio-tv/klaro/
Youth radio
http://www.kiraka.de/startseite/
Young children's game site
http://www.ard.de/kinder
Family site for information
http://www.kinder.de
Topics geared to teens - searchable
http://www.helles-koepfchen.de

Newspaper - lots of images
http://www.derwesten.de
Informational site on bullying
http://mobbing-schluss-damit.de
Current news - geared to youth - searchable
http://www.tivi.de/fernsehen/logo/start/index.html
Youth news
http://kinder-nachrichten.de/kina/page/detail.php/1666342
Searchable youth news site
http://blinde-kuh.de
News site
http://sowieso.de/portal/
News 4 Kids
http://news4kids.de
Das sagt die Jugend
http://www.jugendrotkreuz.at/oesterreich/themen/oejrk-jugendcharta
Latin
Daily news in Latin
http://ephemeris.alcuinus.nethttp://behsclassicallanguages.weebly.com/interesting-and-helpful-links.html
Bonny Eagle HS Weebly - lots of links
http://behsclassicallanguages.weebly.com/interesting-and-helpful-links.html





Spanish
Searchable and great for current pop culture
http://zachary-jones.com/zambombazo/
Excellent site for authentic images - divided by topic
http://spanauthenticresources.wikispaces.com
UNICEF site for youth
http://lajuventudopina.org
News site on variety of topics, lots of images
http://www.muyinteresante.es
http://www.muyinteresante.es/tag/jovenes
http://www.muyinteresante.es/tag/adolescentes
Wiki with several resources organized by theme by Cherice Montgomery
http://cultureconnection.wikispaces.com
Site designed for learning Spanish - different topics, searchable
http://www.veintemundos.com/en/
Spanish Proficiency Exercises - good source for audio
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/spe/index.html
Stories from today's immigrants - searchable by topic
http://weareamericastories.org/stories/es/
Good source for audio, stories told by Spanish speakers, all levels
http://authenticspanishlanguageandpedagogy.blogspot.com
Music videos and interactive activities
https://sites.google.com/site/musicalspanish/
Source for free books for bilingual students
http://readconmigo.com
Short news articles, several topic categories
http://www.20minutos.es

Stories and songs connected to grammar points
http://www.colby.edu/~bknelson/SLC/
Spanish government educational site - text and activities, articles
focus on current events
http://www.educacion.gob.es/reinounido/publicaciones-materiales/publicaciones.html
How to site with text and videos and many topics
http://practicopedia.lainformacion.com
Good source for audio text
http://www.fluencyprof.com/free-spanish-audio.html
Cuaderno Intercultural - Multi cultural materials & stories
http://www.cuadernointercultural.com
En Clave de Niños
http://sinalefa2.wordpress.com

Pinterest Board - Jackie Bronkie - organized by topic
http://www.pinterest.com/WLTeachersPBC/
Biographies written for children
http://www.educapeques.com/lectura-para-ninos/grandes-personajes-de-la-historia
Spanish educational blog - varied content
http://escuelabloguera.blogspot.com.es/2012/12/fichas-de-lectura-comprensiva.html
Latin American Culture Site
http://www.mundolatino.org/category/citascelebres/
AP Spanish Language and Culture
https://sites.google.com/site/apspanishlang/
Español para inmigrantes y refugiados
http://espanolparainmigrantes.wordpress.com
Historias orales - Video blogs - excellent for novice interpretive
http://karenschairer.blogspot.com/

Spanish Ear - Native speakers on variety of topics from different countries
http://www.spanishlistening.org

Spanish resources - Rachel Casady
http://www.info-mania.org

Young Children's Stories on Powerpoint - Downloadable
http://www.zona33preescolar.com/cuentos-en-powerpoint/

Learn Spanish Online - Videos by European level
http://www.videoele.com

Novice/Intermediate Videos by topic
http://conjuguemostube.com/index.php

Free resource for learning Spanish, articles accompanied by listening
http://www.veintemundos.com/en/