About

​Hola!

 

My name is Ana, I am a native Spanish speaker from Colombia, currently promoting the advantages of an early introduction to bilingualism in California. Those same advantages that once took my career as a PR Professional to the next level, I believe can give any child the opportunity to fully participate and succeed in a multilingual society.

 

Spanish Plus Me is simply about helping children to spark the Spanish and connect with the language through singing, moving and having fun.

 

When I first attempted to introduce Spanish to a group of children, the first challenge I faced was song selection. I decided then to start composing my own songs to teach Spanish with the length, amount of vocabulary, and movement component that I wanted to make the class fun and interactive.

 

Now, the songs are my teaching tool to keep my students engaged and offer them memorable and movement-filled learning experiences.

 

I hope my songs will do the same for you as you introduce your children or students to the second most widely spoken language in the world.

To learn more about my journey raising bilingual kids check out my published articles, or follow me on Facebook at @anacalabresebeats or Instagram @anacalabrese_spm and @anacalabrese_enespanol

 

Download the song lyrics  with translations to English, French and Portuguese!

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NEW mini-books templates for the song "Animales"!

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