Use of Authentic Texts in Language Learning (ACTFL)

Authentic Texts Video

Authentic Resources by Language and AP Theme

OFLA Go-To List of Sources for Authentic Text

Authentic Materials- UCLA Language Materials Project

Authentic vs. Non-Authentic Materials

What is authentic text?

Authentic Text for Deeper Student Learning

Where to find authentic resources for French

Sources for authentic text

French movie posters

Authentic Resources infographic

Authentic Resources infographic 2

How to evaluate an authentic resource

Questions for evaluating an authentic resource

Reading flowchart

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Selecting authentic resources document

Great resource for online authentic resources (magazines, newspapers, etc.) sorted by skill (reading, listening, etc.) Click on image below.

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Infographics in World Languages: Spanish Pinterest Board

Infographics in World Languages: French Pinterest Board

Infographics in World Languages: German Pinterest Board

Infographics in World Languages: Italian Pinterest Board

Infographics in World Languages: Chinese Pinterest Board

Infographics in World Languages: Other Languages Pinterest Board (includes Korean, Russian, Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic)

Link to Pinterest board with infographics for many languages

Infografias en castellano

Spanish infographics

Spanish infographics

Spanish infographics

Spanish infographics

German infographics

German infographics

German interactive infographics

French cooking infographics

Italian Infographics Pinterest boards

Hindi infographics

Japanese infographics

Korean infographics

Korean infographics

Analysis of an infographic worksheet (Spanish).

Create your own activity for tiered text

Memes and Quotes in the target language

French memes and quotes

German memes and quotes

Italian memes and quotes

Spanish memes and quotes

Songs in the target language

Songs in French aligned to vocabulary themes and grammar concepts

Songs in Spanish aligned to vocabulary themes and grammar concepts

Songs in Spanish aligned to vocabulary themes and grammar concepts 2

El Mundo de Birch: Songs in Spanish aligned to vocabulary themes and grammar concepts

German songs aligned to grammar concepts

Online kids magazines




Mon Quotidien

Logo! Kids News


Info Journal Junior

Sowieso Kids News

Muy Interesante Jr.


SWR Kindernetz

N Punto (Puerto Rico)

Journal des Enfants
News 4 Kids

Somos Juntos (Cuba)

Le Blog de Julie
BR Kinder

El Gancho (Spain)

Smithsonian Tween Tribune

Tuti Fruiti Para Mi Para Todos

Online target language books/stories

Multiple languages

Epic books (Spanish, Chinese)
International Digital Children's Library
Children's Books Forever!
Tumblebooks (often subscription is available through public library)


1001 Children's Books in ASL
Signed Stories


Chinese Children's books Pinterest board


Boukili (French)
Cap Sur l'Espace Jeunes
Monde des Titounis
Il était une histoire
Ecoutez la lecture (sites where stories are read to listener

Les livres gratuits pour enfants
Les petites histoires d'OUFtivi
Short Edition Jeunesse: Histoires à Ecouter
Je lis libre


19th century German stories


El bosque de las fantasías
Habla: Tu revista digital (libros gratis)
Cuentos en PowerPoint PDF list of links for cuentos en Powerpoint
10 Cuentos Cortos Para Leer Con Niños
Biblioteca Virtual Infantil: El Rincon de los Chicos

Cuentos Infantiles Online
Children's Short Stories in Spanish
Collection of readers from Mexico on Issuu
Cuentos Para Dormir
Ediba Libros

Commercials in the Target Language

Pinterest board with French Commercials

Pinterest board with French Commercials

Google Drive folder with Spanish Commercials (Kara Jacobs)

Google Drive folder with worksheets for Spanish Commercials (Kara Jacobs)

More Spanish commercials

AATF You Tube Video Playlists

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Visuals as Authentic Text

National Geographic Photo of the Day: People and Culture

Images de France

Examples of Authentic Text by Language and Theme

Spanish/school/novice mid

French/families and communities/intermediate low

German/personal and public identities/intermediate mid

Pinterest boards by Global Themes


Global Challenges




Contemporary Life



Beauty and Aesthetics



Science and Technology



Families and Communities



Personal and Public Identities



AP German Pinterest board (K. Dubs)

AP Italian Pinterest board (KBC)

Pinterest boards to follow

Novice Level Spanish: Señora Sherrow

Novice Level Spanish: Señorita N. Rodriguez

French resources: Meg Chance

French resources: Julee LaPorte

German Teacher Favorites

American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) Pinterest boards by theme:

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Authentic Resources on Social Media

Using Twitter for Authentic Communication in Spanish Class

Twitter for Language and Culture

15 Facebook pages for Spanish Authentic Resources

Le Parisien Infog Twitter page

American Sign Language Resources

ASL Resources Pinterest Board

American Sign Language Pinterest Board:

TED Talk: The Enchanting Music of Sign Language


The CODA Brothers

ASL interpreter S. Hanson

Dr Don G "Do you lipread?" (leaning towards English, but a great story)

Hearing Privilege from Facundo Element

From Street Leverage

(Funny!) Can a Deaf person deliver pizzas?

Open Captioned Vlogs?

Keith Wann's website:

Amber Galloway Gallego Hearing Privilege:

Rob Nielson YouTube channel: