Learning Spanish

Quick facts and usefull resources

An Introduction

The reasons why to learn Spanish are a lot, I like how Lindsay summurizes those reasons in 9 reasons. Obviousely every one has his or her own reasons to learn a languages, but watching the video could help you to see if the reasons mentioned could also be enough to motivate you on long term in your Spanish learning trip.

 

Quick facts

Native Speakers: 480,000,000
Language Family: Romance
Writing System: Latin (Spanish alphabet)

Reading Time

4min

Butterfly spanish

Butterfly has a lot of lessons on her YouTube channel, her lessons not just short videos as the most of youtubers do but real lessons with a lot of contents, typically on a white board and structured in different topics. If you like her sense of humour can let you can really enjoy her lessons and learn a lot. Furthermore her south american accent can help you to get used to this accent and make it easier to understand people from south america in general.

Español con Juan

Juan goes on the street and teaches a lot of aspects of Spanish language, is it grammar or vocabulary and expressions, by simulating the real live situations you can learn with Juan how to accurately describe things or express yourself. His way in explaining things with mimics and gestures spares you the husslte of looking back and forth into the dictionary and let you rather concentrate on the pronunciation and the correct usage of expressions in given situations. 

Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com

You may already come accross this YouTube video channel. The owners have also a lot of channels for other languages with the same name pattern, that´s why you could profit from their experience in teaching languages in general and you can improve you Spanish skills by learning from their YouTube channel. They also have a Website where you could use a lot of features like downloading PDFs or practicing by solving Spanish exercices.

Steve Kaufmann – lingosteve

https://www.lingq.com is a website that offers classes for around 30 languages including Spanish, It is   It has a lot of features. You have a lot of content like stories, while reading you can mark words you already know just with one klick and also the words that you don´t know. the result is a neat visual result which helps you to follow your progress and learn new vocabolary. Morover if you install their youtube extension in your browser you could even import the content that you like from YouTube and learn your preferred language with the content you like the most. The following video is from the owner of the website, he is very active and makes regular videos on his channel and he shares almost everything about his language learning experience. I don´t need to mention that, if he managed to learn 16 languages untill a fluent level, it could be really very usefull to watch his videos and expecially Spanish related ones as this post is about this language. 

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