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Spanish Links


Click here for the Spring 2014 Learning Center (R207) Spanish tutoring schedule.


Language Learning | Search Engines | Dictionaries | Media | Literature and Culture | Music | Internet Resources
Language Learning Sites
  • The Language Mixxer is a free educational website for language exchange (i.e., locating a Spanish conversation partner to exchange Spanish for English) via Skype. Ask your instructor to sign up your class.
Spanish Language Basics Workshop
Instructor Home Pages
Textbook Sites
  • Plazas: Lugar de Encuentros, 4th Edition, accompanies the text. Access tutorial quizzes (self-correcting reviews for each chapter). Click “Select Chapter” in the upper lefthand corner to browse by chapter.

  • Plazas: Lugar de Encuentros, 4th Edition, iLrn™, a publisher’s site that includes an e-book and other resources.

  • Plazas: Lugar de Encuentros, 3rd Edition, accompanies the text. Access auto-pruebas (self-correcting chapter quizzes), crossword puzzles, flashcards and more. Use the drop-down menu in the upper lefthand corner to browse by chapter.
  • ¡Con brio!, 1st edition and 2nd edition, offers online activities to supplement the texts. Access auto-pruebas (self-correcting quizzes), flashcards and more. Use the drop-down menu in the upper lefthand corner to browse by chapter.

  • ¡Avance! offers online practice quizzes to supplement the text. Use the drop-down menu in the upper lefthand corner to browse by chapter.
Other Language Learning Sites
  • The BBCs Mi Vida Loca, an interactive video drama and Spanish course, takes you on a mystery adventure to Madrid and beyond in 22 episodes, around 10 minutes each, covering basic learning points for beginning learners of Spanish.

  • Business Spanish Lessons offers free on-line lessons.

  • Verb Conjugations are set out in table or list form.

  • Conjuguemos is a self-grading, self-timed conjugating program for Spanish students and classrooms of all ages.

  • Foreign Languages for Travelers Choose Spanish (at the bottom of the page). Basic phrases and words with sound! There are also more links to dictionaries and Spanish learning sites.

  • Gramática offers explanations of basic Spanish grammar with interactive exercises.
  • Mas arriba includes self-correcting exercises from Trent University (Canada) to accompany the textbook of the same title. Useful even for those not using the text.

  • Check out Forvo for help with pronunciation.

  • Pronunciation Exercises from the University of Iowa. This site contains animated libraries of the phonetic sounds of Spanish. Available for each consonant and vowel is an animated articulatory diagram, a step-by-step description, and video-audio of the sound spoken in context. Recommended by CCSF Spanish Instructor Ed Stering.

  • Spanish Language and Culture with Barbara Kuczun Nelson at Colby College. Wonderful exercises plus an extensive list of other online interactive exercises for Spanish. A favorite of CCSF Spanish students!

  • Spanish Language Exercises by Juan Ramón de Arana

  • Spanish Language Resources from Houghton-Mifflin. Culture, language, media, and more.

  • For Spanish 3 level students and above, check out Nulu, a daily supplement to complement your studies with news articles, a contextualized review system, and more.
Search Engines in Spanish

Spanish Dictionaries

Media Links
Literature and Culture
Music
Internet Resources from the Spanish-Speaking World
  • About.com, Spanish offers links of interest about Spanish language, literature, music, chat, and more.

  • EspanOlé is a great resource for students and teachers of Spanish. Lots of well organized links!

  • Centro Virtual Cervantes

  • LANIC from the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas. Links organized by country and subject.

Updated: >03/25/2014


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