Listen to Spanish language
This page has links to radio and TV broadcasts in Spanish. Try it for fun. See if you can recognize any words! Make a goal for yourself to listen to Spanish five or more minutes a day. Do a quick internet search to see which radio stations broadcast in Spanish in your area!
Listen to simple words and expressions (with accent from Spain). Site is geared towards younger learners.
This is an animated series for younger children. Noah is visiting his grandmother where no one speaks English, so he has to learn some Spanish. Learn along with him and play some online games related to the story.
News in Slow Spanish
http://News in Slow Spanish
Choose between Latin American or Spain and listen to news spoken at a slower pace for the Spanish Language learner. Some podcasts are free. They have a paid subscription rate for further learning tools.
Easy Lanauges (Intermediate to Advanced)
“Easy Languages is a non-profit video project that aims to help people learn languages through authentic street interviews. The videos also showcase the street culture of the participating partner countries, through its portrayal of typical, everyday situations—situations that otherwise wouldn’t be covered by regular media. Episodes focus on different topics, and are produced at various locations around the globe. Every Easy Languages video is subtitled in its local language and in English—a valuable feature for learners of all levels.”
Notes In Spanish
Their ” free Spanish audio and video brings you authentic, real Spanish conversations about real-life topics, making you totally confident with your Spanish. Listen here, or on your iPod, mp3 player or phone as Spanish podcasts.”
This site features news and general interest stories from around the Americas. The site can be read in English or in Spanish. The radio broadcasts are in Spanish and many have the transcripts and translations.
This is a rich site with videos organized by theme, grammar or geography. Each short video has a short exercise sheet with it. The videos are interesting and try to show real world context of the theme, grammar or geography item it is representing. For example, a video on making ceviche has as its theme, definite articles. It’s worth a look.
“Learn Spanish by watching videos in an online video player designed for language learners.”
Many videos are available for free as demos.
Netflix has some original Spanish language TV shows and movies, but many popular kids shows and movies can be toggled to Spanish. Try to listen to your favorite shows in Spanish!
This site has a library full of cultural articles with audio to accompany them. They come with the full transcripts, so you can follow along as you listen. They are for intermediate to advanced learners. However, if you listen to an article first, you can prepare the beginning student before they begin to listen by talking about the content first and introducing some vocabulary words.
Erin Bell has a collection of commercials, movies, movie shorts and other videos that you can choose from and listen to from this pinterest page.
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