Five Useful Websites for Learning Spanish

Posted on 27/09/2011


Looking for inspiration and practical tips online for learning Spanish? You have (as always) come to the right place…
1. has some fantastic resources: quizzes, crosswords, audio exercises, to name just a few. You can even sign up to get their weekly tips by email.
2. – verb drills might sound painful, but trust me, they’re necessary. Go to this site and make your Spanish teacher happy. There’s vocab exercises too, and you can sign up for the word of the day.
3. – learn anywhere, anytime with their free Coffee Break or Showtime Spanish podcasts. If you’re feeling super-keen, there are extra materials you can buy to consolidate what you are learning with your iPod.
4. – find a tutor who’s either in your area or can teach you online.
5. – this is the place to go to buy some great resources on this site, including audio books and their flagship magazine, Punto Y Coma, which is of the highest quality and includes a glossary and audio materials. You can read it online for €5 an issue, or subscribe. A worthwhile investment.
— for more hints and tips on language learning, buy Conquering Babel: A Practical Guide to Learning a Language here in the US and here in the UK.
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