¿Es verdad que Einstein ayudó a inventar la bomba atómica? ¿Cuánto sabes de true crime? ¿O el cerebro?
Play these trivia games and more – or just explore other authentic content – on the Mexican branch of the Biography channel, Canal Bio, in their games section. Authentic resources like this are rich with contextualized meaningful language enriched with visual illustration. In this case, these trivia games are full of past tense, for example. Do you know anything about the legendary Mexican comedian, “Chespirito”?
Speaking of TV channels rich with authentic content, check out Canal Bio’s sister site, Canal AETV, also complete with a games section.
One thing I wish – there’s not enough culturally relevant content here to really dig into, because in my opinion our time with students is so limited that we should spend it using the language to explore the culture, not to talk about when Adele’s next album will be out.
I bookmark sites like this all the time via my Delicious account; follow or keep track of me there to see what I’ve bookmarked lately. Especially keep an eye on the “authentic” tag, if you teach Spanish.