Hey all, we have some news… New speaker at Spanish Listening!!! His name is Felipe and is from Colombia. Felipe teaches us a lot about Colombia and the places where he grew up. Don’t miss this chance to practice your Spanish and to learn interesting things about Colombia. The topics are: #357 ¿Has tenido alguna vez
¿Qué bola, mi hermano? Today we will learn some Cuban words! Wohooo! Even as a Chilean it is quite difficult for me to follow the way Cubans speak Spanish. I’m not trying to discourage you but I hope that little by little we can help you understand Cuban Spanish. I actually think is one of
Spanish is spoken by more than 560 million people (470 of them as their native language) and is the official language in 20 countries and, as you might already noticed, there are many variations depending on the country or region Spanish is spoken. We know this makes it quite difficult to understand sometimes, but it
If you are looking for new material to practice your Spanish or to use in your class with your students, you might want to check out our latest release: Book 3 (Lessons 201 to 300), which includes: – MP3s of recordings of natural Spanish from native speakers around the world. – PDFs with a the
The main reason to study a language is to be able to communicate with people who speak that language, so after you have acquired the basics of Spanish, you will need to learn more about how those people use the language so you can use it in the same way. That is why we believe
Usually people asks us what we intended to do with Spanish Listening and why we did it this way. Let me tell you a bit of my story. I did my bachelors in linguistics and studied English and Japanese at university. On the side, I studied Portuguese, Italian and French. I followed mostly the same
Textbooks are very useful if used in a proper way. When you study a new language, you will go though different phases: first you will learn the basics of the language; then you will start increasing your vocabulary and learning more complex grammar structures; and finally you will start producing content in the new language.
This site was made thinking of teachers of Spanish as one of the main users. As a teacher here you will find entire lessons you can use in your classes and give as homework. With SpanishListening your students will have exercises to practise their listening, reading and speaking skills; and the most important thing is that
With SpanishListening.org you can also improve your speaking skills while doing the following: – Mimic videos with captions: you can play each video over and over agin and mimic the speaker while reading the captions. This will give you a natural sounds and you will improve your pronunciation, intonation and you will sound more like a native speaker.
Because we know how important is to expand your vocabulary, each lesson comes with selected vocabulary in the form of: – a word or phrase – the meaning in English – a sentence to put the word in context – the audio of the word and the sentence so you can listen to it All this will