Hola de nuevo a todos:
Today more PBO teachers share Spanish learning resources. Last week, teachers Adri, Gracia, Susanna and Vanessa shared some of their favorite resources to learn and practice Spanish with us. This week, Sara & Caro tell us what resources they like to recommend to Spanish students who want some extra help. Stay tuned next week to hear from Lorena, Daniela, and myself, Octavi.
Spanishdict and BBC Spanish Language – Sara
SpanishDict is the leading Spanish translator, dictionary, conjugator and learning website, trusted by more than 10 million people each month.
With BBC, learn Spanish in your own time with interactive courses, videos and audio clips: essential facts, holiday phrases, games and worksheets.
I recommend these two websites to students in need of grammar practice and reading comprehension.
Spanish Extra – Sara
For listening skills improvement I sometimes recommend (depending on the level) an educational show called “Spanish Extra” that can be found on YouTube.
Coffee Break Spanish & BUSUU – Caro
In each lesson, Coffee Break Spanish focuses on the language you need to know, and before long you’ll be making yourself understood with native Spanish speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress.
Busuu offers bite-sized lessons to improve language skills. It’s similar to Duolingo, but more relevant.
I recommend these two resources for beginners:
News in Slow Spanish – Caro
I recommend News in Slow Spanish for intermediate levels. Listen to the news in Spanish, and follow the conversation with the interactive transcripts.
Radio ambulante – Caro
Radio Ambulante is a Spanish-language radio program that tells Latin American stories from anywhere Spanish is spoken, including the United States. For advanced levels.
PBO’s Facebook page and Twitter – Caro
For all levels, I recommend our Facebook page and our Twitter account.
On Facebook you can find La conversación del día, which is a random question or topic from different teachers on different days of the week. It’s an excellent way to improve your vocabulary, your comprehension, and your writing skills, in 5 minutes a day.
Our Twitter page s currently reserved for idioms and expressions, which are what makes a Spanish learner sound like a Spanish speaker.
Did you already try some of these resources? If you did, tell us what you think of them in the comments sections, or share your favorite Spanish learning resource.
Stay tuned next week when more PBO teachers share their favorite Spanish learning resources!