Spanish Resources
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It is important to remember that learning a new language is much different from learning any other subject. Learning a new language is not simply learning a set of information but it is learning a new skill. This skill needs to be practiced much like learning how to swim or ride a bike. It is not enough to simply learn the grammar rules or memorize random vocabulary words; those grammar rules or random words need to be practiced and studied in order for the person to get used to them and use them correctly in context.

There are thousands of online resources people can use when learning a new language. By using these resources students can practice and study grammar, vocabulary, get homework help, and learn about cultures, and enjoy this new language they are learning (recreational). However, students have to be careful when selecting websites because not all sites are reliable. Below is a list of websites I compiled, and believe are reliable to help students through the process of learning Spanish. They are mostly .org, and .edu, however, I also included some .net and .com that are truly helpful and worthy of being included in this list.

Spanish grammar & grammar rules:

The official page of Castellano -- http://www.elcastellano.org/gramatic.html

National Spanish examinations - http://www.nationalspanishexam.org/index.php/exam-preparation/online-practice-exercises/33-vocabulary-practice-exercises-level-1

Spanish grammar reference - http://grammar.tomisimo.org/Grammar_Home

Spanish verb conjugations - http://www.conjugation.org/

Spanish verbs - http://www.easytrans.org/en/verb/spanishverbs.php

Grammar pronounced - http://www.languageguide.org/espanol/grammar/

Homework help:

English-Spanish vocabulary quizzes - http://iteslj.org/v/s/

Spanish language exercises - http://mld.ursinus.edu/~jarana/Ejercicios/self-check.html

Spanish proficiency exercises - http://www.laits.utexas.edu/spe/siteindex.php

Spanish homework helper - http://www.districtor1.org/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/04/07/4331be3f891fd

Verb and vocabulary help - http://www.happychild.org.uk/freeway/spanish/index.htm#freeworksheets

Verb Practice - http://www.thatquiz.org/tq-D-z1/

Spanish for beginners - http://www.nocomprendo.es/learn_spanish_online/spanish_for_beginners/eng/

Spanish for level 2- http://www.open-of-course.org/courses/mod/resource/view.php?id=416

Type Spanish accents - http://spanish.typeit.org/

Language links - http://www.langlink.net/langlink/detail.aspx?id=spanish

Flash card exchange - http://flashcardexchange.org/

Foreign language listening methods - http://tltc.la.utexas.edu/methods/modules/listening/01/

A bit of everything - http://www.uni.edu/becker/Spanish3.html

Spanish resources from the University of CT - http://mlc.uconn.edu/internet/spanish.html

Cool tools for school - https://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/

Libraries - http://www.kids.ct.gov/kids/cwp/view.asp?a=2576&Q=314220&kidsNav=|

Language lizard - http://www.languagelizard.com/

Realidades program (worksheets and music) - http://www.phschool.com/atschool/realidades/program_page.html

Mexico web - http://www.mexicoweb.com.mx/

¡Yahoo! España- http://es.yahoo.com/

Cultures:

Spanish language and culture -- http://www.colby.edu/~bknelson/SLC/index.php

Spanish phrasebook - http://wikitravel.org/en/Spanish_phrasebook

Common Spanish phrases - http://www.commonspanishphrases.org/

Tongue twisters in Spanish - http://www.educar.org/lengua/trabalenguas.asp

More tongue twisters - http://www.acertijos.net/trabalenguas.htm

Spanish proverbs - http://cogweb.ucla.edu/Discourse/Proverbs/Spanish-English.html

More Spanish proverbs - http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Spanish_proverbs

Recreational but Educational:

Don Quijote games - http://www.donquijote.org/spanishlanguage/games/

Language games - http://www.languagegames.org/la/spanish.asp

Grammar games - http://cajondesastre.juegos.free.fr/ejercicios_gramatica.htm

World travel - http://www.worldtravelguide.net/

Prado museum - http://museoprado.mcu.es/

Picasso - http://picasso.thinkport.org/

World language virtual field trips - http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/fieldtrips2.cgi?core_area_id=11

The Spanish CALL project - http://www.indiana.edu/~call/

Madrid - http://www.madrid.org/cs/Satellite?pagename=ComunidadMadrid%2FHome

Culture festival (Puerto Rico) - http://home.coqui.net/sendas/festival.html

Songs in Spanish - http://www.nacnet.org/assunta/cancion.htm

Songs & lyrics - http://lrc.salemstate.edu/spanishlyrics.htm

Podcasts in Spanish - http://www.podcastsinspanish.org/

Media Converter - http://www.mediaconverter.org/

Globalization - http://www.globalization101.org/

Celebrate languages - http://www.celebratelanguages.com/spanish.html

Interpals - http://www.interpals.net/

Worldwide classroom - http://www.worldwide.edu/index.html

Learn Spanish - http://www.aprenderespanol.org/

Learn Spanish online - http://www.onlinespanish.org/learn-spanish-free.html

Learn Spanish @ home - http://homeschoolspanish.org/

Free Languages - http://freelanguage.org/