How To Get eBooks And PowerPoint Presentations On The Web
When you click the search button below, and the the blue, underlined link, a familiar Google search window will open up. At this point, you can simply click on Google's search button, and see your results appear, or you can change the search words to a more precise phrase you are looking for. For example, if you are an instructor and searching for power point presentations, you could use the search terms teach Spanish.
1)Enter Search Words:
2)Choose Your File Type:
3)Get Your Link:
The eBook - PDF Files
The PDF / eBook files are the best of the filetypes for students who are learning Spanish. There are literally thousands of extremely high quality eBooks for learning Spanish on the internet.
Many are for special Spanish use, such as medical Spanish, emergency responder, law enforcement, and others. A lot of the guides and books are for people interested in learning Spanish by taking a trip to a Spanish speaking country.
Let's look a few example searches. When we do a pdf search for 'spanish phrases', here's a sampling of some of the results we see.
- A list of one hundred Spanish phrases for teachers (produced by a school district)
- A phrase book produced by the superintendent of schools
- Another phrase booklet for use by community volunteers.
- Spanish grammar and phrases produced for the municipal courts in the state of Texas
- Internal Revenue Service glossary of tax related words and phrases produced by the US government
- Spanish words and phrases for dentists.
- Phrases and Spanish word lists produced by states like California and Virginia
So you see, using this type of search is basically your passport to getting your hands on the highest quality internet content for learning Spanish. But we're not finished yet. We have a lot more file types to look at. And each filetype has its own advantages.
The PPT - Power Point Files
Are you teaching Spanish to English speakers? Then you will benefit greatly by searching on the power point ppt files. With all the power point files on the web, you can find lesson plans, course outlines, topical presentations on grammar or vocabulary. Any kind of presentation type material you need is available.
Here is a look at some of the types of powerpoint presentations that are available by using the search tool:
- Teaching Spanish vocabulary
- How to teach Spanish
- Teaching a foreign language for students from kindergarten through college
- How to learn a second language
- Lesson plans for teaching Spanish
- Teaching technology to Spanish speakers.
Getting the Specific Documents We Need
We are used to searching for what we want on the internet with major search engines, like Google, and most of the time we are fairly satisfied with the results we receive. But what if there was a 'special' way to use Google, that would give us better results than we ever imagined were possible?
You're learning Spanish. Whether you're a student in school, a teacher or instructor, you depend on the internet to help with homework, give you instruction, and find instructional material to teach your classes. You're using the Internet to learn Spanish. You're doing searching on the internet to learn Spanish - but are you missing some valuable information?
With this post, I would like to suggest that you look at Google searching just a little bit differently. I believe you will be pleasantly surprised with the improved results you get by using the search methods on this page.
Teachers and students alike will benefit from searching for Spanish learning materials with the method presented here.
There is a special, and little known, way to search the internet, that will give you professionally produced, high quality materials for learning and teaching Spanish.
Sometimes it's difficult to find the Spanish learning material you want, because it lies among thousands of other sites that you're not interested in. This search method can help with this problem.
There sure is a lot of material for learning and teaching Spanish on the internet, isn't there? In this article I'll tell you all you need to know to use this Google operator to your advantage when searching for materials to learn Spanish, or to teach Spanish.
You can use the method explained on this page to un-earth excellent, hidden, and hard to find online resources for learning Spanish.
This page will take a look at each of these extension types. We'll see the types of Spanish learners (and instructors), that benefit the most from each category. What kinds of materials are available, what trusted sources produced this content, etc.
The Document Files - DOC
As we would expect, a lot of syllabus, course descriptions from schools and teaching institutions come back when you search on the doc extension. These types of documents naturally get put into the doc format. You start to get a lot of helpful information when you search the doc file extension for 'spanish verbs'. This gives all kinds of great material like:
- lists of the common Spanish verbs
- verb lists having to do with particular situations
- information about verb conjugation
- how to deal with irregular verbs
- Spanish grammar review to help study for the final exam
- A key Spanish verb list
Searching the doc extension for the terms 'spanish grammar' also gives a lot of useful information, mostly from the educational domain web sites:
- Grammar cheat sheets
- Grammar test and exam preparation
- Spanish Grammar lecture notes
- the role of grammar in Spanish education (help for instructors)
- Spanish review guides
Again this is solid, non-salesy information, mostly from edu domains, and a lot of municipalities.
SpreadSheet XLS Files
The familiar xls spreadsheet files are a great way to get helpful lists for learning Spanish. Since excel sheets can have programming, you can find tools that help with learning Spanish. Here are some examples of the types of spreadsheet and list results you can find on the internet.
- Spanish Verb List
- Spanish Phrase Tool
- Spanish Vocabulary List
- Spanish to English Word Lists
Step by Step of Using the filetye Operator
You can also use an additional advanced operator to get only pdf files from government agencies. By including site:gov you will only see search results from government, by including site:edu in your search, you will only see materials that are produced by educational institutions.
In order to make it easier for you to do these internet searches, I have included a search tool at the top of the page. This tool allows you to enter the search term you want, like 'spanish phrases', and then use the drop-down combo selector to choose whether you want a pdf, doc, powerpoint, or other type of material. When you click the search button, you will get the familiar Google search page open in a new window. Then you just click the Google search button, and start to enjoy your material.
When you give this little tool a try, you'll see just how powerful it is. By using it, you'll be able to find all kinds of documents you never new existed on the web. If you give some thought to your search query terms, you can probably come up with many more examples of great learn-Spanish resources than are included on this page. With some imagination, there are endless possibilities for finding info on learning and teaching Spanish.
If you are interested, you can get a complete explanation of the filetype operator from Google by clicking here and here. There are quite a few file types you can search on. By using the search helper tool on this page, you'll be able to find the highest quality pdf eBooks and Power Point presentations, for learning, and for teaching Spanish.