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
Because every lesson comes with the transcript of the video, you will be able to read the text, then do the quiz and check how much you understood from the text. Also, you will be able to read from the captions, which will challenge you to speed up your reading depending on the speed of
One of the main skills you will develop with SpanishListening is your listening skills. There is a major difference with other Spanish language programmes and methods: here you will hear native Spanish and you will be able to learn that certain countries or regions have different characteristics (much more in depth than just a simple difference between European Spanish and Latin
This is an exclusive material and will not be available on SpanishListening.org until March 2016. With the product you will get: – 50 videos of native Spanish speakers – MP3 files for questions related to the topic – MP3 files of the vocabulary of each lesson – PDF files with the activities for each lesson
Spanish Listening was designed as a complementary source of materials for teachers and students. We are not aiming to replace your normal lessons or your textbook. We believe that a “classic” method (taking normal lessons with a teacher and/or having a textbook) will guide you in order to master the fundamentals of Spanish language so our aim is