RTVE is Spain’s state-owned corporate television station, very similar to the BBC in the U.K. or PBS here in the U.S. They’re the largest and most popular broadcaster in Spain, and they show a wide variety of news, documentaries, fictional dramas, reality... Read more
Anki vs Memrise As many of you know – and many of you are as well – I’m a big fan of Anki. People have bugged me about Memrise for years now and, although I’ve used it a fair bit, I’d never gotten around to writing a proper review of it,... Read more
The tool in question is ReadLang, it works with any website in a variety of languages, and makes the process of learning new words from online text much easier than it was before, saving you massive amounts of time and effort. You click the word you don’t know,... Read more
Spanish MOOC is a supplementary beginner’s Spanish course that I’m really impressed with, especially given that it’s completely free. It’s centered around popular Spanish-language YouTube videos like music videos from Shakira and Juanes, and... Read more
I used to have a post here about various chat rooms you could use to practice not just Spanish but other languages as well, however all of those are now defunct and I didn’t want to just leave the post up directing people to a bunch of sites that didn’t... Read more
Many people have asked me if there was a search engine or software or app or something that would give you contextual examples of any Spanish word you wanted being used, like if you just learned a new word and you’d like to see some actual examples... Read more
Brilliant. Long overdue. People have been asking for this, wanting this (even if they couldn’t exactly describe what it was they wanted), for years now. That’s how I would describe HiNative. It’s very simple: you have questions, native speakers... Read more
If you want to practice writing a foreign language either because you want to practice that separately in addition to speaking and listening practice you’re already doing or because you’re solely interested in learning to read and write it but not speak... Read more
Today I’m going to quickly share with you my favorite resource for finding foreign language newspapers plus I’m going to show you my simple and effective method for learning the language from them (you don’t need to know any of the language to start... Read more
Just wanted to write a very short post today to introduce you to this fantastic free resource I discovered a while back and forgot about: LyricsTraining.com. Here’s how it works, it’s very simple… They have music videos in various languages from... Read more
I’ve talked about (here) how I think language exchanges are probably the single most valuable thing you can do to learn a language because that’s where you’re actually talking to – and being corrected by – a native speaker, that’s... Read more
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