Learning Tools and Resources for Students
“La práctica hace al maestro”, “Practice makes perfect”, so we have put together for you a selection of videos, readings, explanations and exercises, for you to improve and enjoy your Spanish. Here, you will be able to practice verb tenses, idiomatic expressions, great literature readings, poems, articles and lots more. Choose what you enjoy the most and become a fluent Spanish speaker soon.
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Here you will find songs, stories and easy to access exercises by topic to help you know more about Spanish culture, improve your vocabulary and use of verbs and Spanish idiomatic expressions.
Easy to understand Spanish explanations on grammatical tenses and very entertaining exercises and examples.
The best collection of all the grammatical tenses in Spanish with lots of exercises and vocabulary.
Choose your Spanish level of exercises and enjoy interactive activities, enjoy easy verb conjugation and lots of Latino cultural insights.
Learn Spanish through poetry with Pablo Neruda, the “Poet of the Century” and one of the most known poets in the Spanish language.
Enjoy and learn Spanish with one of the best writers of the Spanish and universal literature, Gabriel Garcia-Marquez. Here you will find more than 20 short stories to improve your reading comprehension and vocabulary while immersing yourself in the marvelous world of García-Marquez fantastic realism.
Did you know that there are very similar words in English and Spanish with a very different meaning? they are called false cognates or false brothers, like ‘bombero’ is a firefighter and not a bomber, or ‘actually’, that actually means ‘currently’, and many other words that you will need to master as you improve your Spanish.
Here you will find the ‘conectores’ or small phrases that connect sentences to make long stories , we use them every day such as ‘due to” , ‘as long as” etc. get to know all the connectors in Spanish and improve your fluency and speed and of course your comprehension and vocabulary.
If you are afraid of the subjunctive mood in Spanish, here’s the best way to understand how to use it through songs! listen carefully and try to sing as you understand the words and enjoy the music.
If you need to write letters, emails or communicate with your clients and friends in Spanish, here’s a good list of ‘conectores’ used in real sentences that will help you convey your messages effectively and with quality.
Easily understand the Spanish famous“El Camino de Santiago”, its history, geography and anecdotes with this video. Use closed captioned on and off and improve your listening comprehension while enjoying and learning one of the most renown places in the world.
The more you use ‘conectores’ the more your Spanish will be fluid and easy to understand. ‘Conectores’ are not easy to memorize so here we will provide you with a comprehensive list of examples to easily understand how to use them in sentences and conversations.
If you prefer to print exercises and write on paper, this is great alternative to practice tenses and improve vocabulary, then your Spanish tutor or your Spanish teacher will at SpanishNYC will correct your answers to help you master your verbs and tenses.
Have you reached an advanced Spanish level but still have problems with the ‘pluscuamperfecto” ? I know just the name sounds scary, but with this video explanation, examples and exercises you will master one of the most advanced and used tense in Spanish.
Two past tenses are sometimes hard to grasp in Spanish the simple past tense and the imperfect tense. One thing is the verb forms and another learning when to use it. So here you can practice and check your answers immediately
For advanced students, learning Spanish through reading literature is a great tool where you will enjoy the stories while improving your reading comprehension.
This is a great exercise for beginners. Learning Spanish through short stories with animation and closed caption helps you improve your pronunciation, comprehension and of course, vocabulary .
This is a great resource for learning everything from grammar, to vocabulary to tenses through practice for all levels of Spanish. Choose your topic and start enjoying the exercises specially designed for you.