Author: Rochelle SanchiricoThe Internet offers many possibilities for people trying to learn about a range of subjects, including foreign languages. Using computer software and online tools and documents, learning Spanish has become easier than ever before. If speaking Spanish well is your goal, then learning about these resources can help. By studying Spanish grammar and vocabulary, playing educational games, practicing what you’ve learned with worksheets and flash cards, and leaning on dictionaries to help you translate words that you’re not familiar with, it’s simple to increase your proficiency in the language. With proper time management and patience, you’ll soon be speaking Spanish fluently. Soon, you might even find yourself writing articles in the language or watching Spanish-language television broadcasts without confusion.
- Gender of Nouns: In Spanish, nouns are either masculine or feminine.
- Flipped Classroom: Adjectivos (video): Watch this lesson to learn about how adjectives work in Spanish.
- Verb Endings as Band Names: Try this trick to help you remember the endings for imperfect verbs.
- Future Tense Workbook: Use this page to practice writing in the future tense.
- Interrogative Words: Being able to ask questions is an important part of using any language.
- Pronouns: Learn about the different words that can replace nouns on this page.
- Spanish Greeting Flash Cards: Use these flash cards to test your ability to greet people in Spanish.
- Mi Vida Loca: Kilometro Cero (video): Follow along with this video from the BBC to learn more about how to ask for and use directions.
- Spanish Vocabulary: An Etymological Approach: Often, when you break down the parts of a Spanish word, you’ll find something you recognize from an English word.
- Six Outside-the-Box Ways to Learn Spanish Vocabulary: Try ideas like labeling everything in your house with its Spanish name or cooking using a recipe in Spanish to make yourself pick up more words!
- 100 Core Spanish Words: Click to listen to the words, look at the pictures to see what they mean, and read and listen to example sentences that use these words.
- SpanishDict: Type in a word in either language to see what it means.
- Cambridge English to Spanish Dictionary: Stuck on a word you don’t remember or don’t understand? Look it up here.
- Spanish-English Dictionary: Search and filter results here to narrow down the word you’re looking for.
- Collins Dictionary: This English-to-Spanish dictionary has more than 420,000 translations.
- Oxford Living Dictionaries: Spanish: Oxford is one of the most trusted names in dictionaries, and you can search here to figure out what Spanish words mean in English.
- Free Spanish Dictionary: This site lists many terms that are translated into Spanish.
Games and Exercises
- Spanish Word Toss: Click the correct balloon to throw a dart at it to pop it. Pick the wrong one three times in a row and the game is over!
- Memory Matching Game: Like a typical memory game, this activities asks you to match pairs of the same item, but all of them are labeled in Spanish to help you learn.
- Spanish Vocabulary Word Game: Study and listen to the words on the list, then play a game to test what you know.
- Interactive Fiction: This choose-your-own-adventure-type story asks you to switch back and forth between English and Spanish.
- Daily Spanish Crossword Puzzle: Read the English clues and fill in the Spanish words that solve them.
- The Spanish Dialogue Game: Can you have a conversation in Spanish? Test your skills and see how you do.
- Spanish English Cycle Race: Help your racer make it to the finish line first by translating words.