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Thompson School District

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EntreCulturas & EntreCultures

Our flagship Spanish and French series are chock full of authentic resources, communicative activities, and opportunities for self-assessment. And the teacher resources, created by U.S.-based teachers and world language education professionals, cannot be matched.

Spanish Series

EntreCulturas builds students' language proficiency from novice-low to intermediate-high through the lens of interculturality and real-world communication. Students learn appropriate ways to interact with a variety of people and perspectives through exposure to the lives of peers across the Spanish-speaking world.

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Textbook

EntreCulturas 1A & 1B ©2025

Communicate, explore, and connect across cultures

Novice Low — Novice High
Textbook

EntreCulturas 1 ©2023

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Novice Low — Novice High
Textbook

EntreCulturas 2 ©2023

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Novice High — Intermediate Low
Textbook

EntreCulturas 3 ©2023

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Intermediate Low — Intermediate Mid
Textbook

EntreCulturas 4 ©2020

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Intermediate Mid — Intermediate High
Workbook

EntreCulturas 1 Activity Workbook

Novice Low — Novice High
Workbook

EntreCulturas 2 Activity Workbook

Novice High — Intermediate Low
Workbook

EntreCulturas 3 Activity Workbook

Intermediate Low — Intermediate Mid
Workbook

EntreCulturas 4 Activity Workbook

Intermediate Mid — Intermediate High

French Series

The standards-based EntreCultures program is all about teaching French language and francophone cultures to novice and intermediate learners through the lens of interculturality. Students engage with authentic resources from the beginning, and by exploring the lives of teens across the francophone world, they discover suitable ways to interact with a variety of people and  perspectives.

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Textbook

EntreCultures 1A & 1B for Middle School ©2025

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Novice Low — Novice High
Textbook

EntreCultures 1 ©2025

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Novice Low — Novice High
Textbook

EntreCultures 2 ©2025

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Novice High — Intermediate Low
Textbook

EntreCultures 3 ©2025

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Intermediate Low — Intermediate Mid
Textbook

EntreCultures 4 ©2025

Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures

Intermediate Mid — Intermediate High
Workbook

EntreCultures 1 Activity Workbook

Novice Low — Novice High
Workbook

EntreCultures 2 Activity Workbook

Novice High — Intermediate Low
Workbook

EntreCultures 3 Activity Workbook

Intermediate Low — Intermediate Mid

German Series
Coming in 2024

InterKulturell is a new comprehensive four-level, proficiency-based, thematically organized program that fosters a lifelong love for learning the German language and culture.

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Textbook

InterKulturell 2

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Novice High — Intermediate Low
Textbook

InterKulturell 1

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Novice Low — Novice High

Comprehension-Based Readers™
for Your Learners

Wayside has Comprehension-Based Readers™, novellas, and anthologies at all levels from novice-low through advanced-high. Whether supplementing classroom instruction or adding to your FVR library, you are sure to find the ones that fit your learners' needs.

We have even created guides to help you know which readers work with the different levels of EntreCulturas and EntreCultures.

  • Spanish Readers

    Wayside has Spanish Comprehension-Based Readers™ and novellas in levels novice-low through intermediate-high and in a wide range of topics.

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  • French Readers

    Our French Comprehension-based™ readers, novellas, and anthologies come in a wide variety of topics for novice-low through advanced-high learners.

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