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


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


French

German

Spanish

Mon Quotidien

Logo! Kids News

Veintemundos

Info Journal Junior

Sowieso Kids News

Muy Interesante Jr.

1jour1actu

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!
Bookbox
Tumblebooks (often subscription is available through public library)

ASL

1001 Children's Books in ASL
Signed Stories



Chinese

Chinese Children's books Pinterest board




French

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

German

19th century German stories




Spanish

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


Theme/Language




Global Challenges

French

German

Spanish

Contemporary Life

French


Spanish

Beauty and Aesthetics

French


Spanish

Science and Technology

French


Spanish

Families and Communities

French


Spanish

Personal and Public Identities

French


Spanish


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:

https://www.pinterest.com/AACC258/?eq=american%20sign%20language&etslf=NaN


TED Talk: The Enchanting Music of Sign Language

SeekGeo! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOBz0iuEfTI

The CODA Brothers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZIUDZmK6vc

ASL interpreter S. Hanson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk5k9aDKFqQ

Dr Don G "Do you lipread?" (leaning towards English, but a great story) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENlmzMl4DM0

Hearing Privilege from Facundo Element http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bvmf_eRsXI

From Street Leverage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDSNKRaOmo8

(Funny!) Can a Deaf person deliver pizzas? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMfn9qjXxUk

Open Captioned Vlogs? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDpH1W7VeiM

Keith Wann's website: http://www.asl24.info/


Amber Galloway Gallego Hearing Privilege: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhzuEeOTln0

Rob Nielson YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA7yuvsX0I5xX_SSXUJQJ1w