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Learn Spanish

Welcome to the Aderalingua Learn Spanish course. This is a free, online course to help you learn to speak the Spanish language. If you are just starting to learn Spanish, this course will allow you to quickly start speaking common Spanish phrases, while building up a solid Spanish vocabulary. If you already know some Spanish, this course is a great way for you to review and improve your Spanish speaking skills.

This course concentrates on Spanish phrases and vocabulary to help you start speaking the Spanish language quickly. The vocabulary lessons cover topics such as common phrases, people, nature, the house, kitchen items, food, numbers, colors, and transportation.

Many of the lessons contain pictures to help you associate the Spanish words to the objects they represent. Most lessons contain online flashcards to help you learn the Spanish words and phrases. Quizzes are also included so you can test your progress.

Unit 2 contains useful Spanish phrases that are used in everyday life.

Units 3 and 4 cover Spanish vocabulary, as well as more useful phrases. Spanish grammar is also included to help you speak the language correctly. The grammar lessons cover the usage of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and more in the Spanish language.

Unit 5 consists of short stories in Spanish to help improve your Spanish reading comprehension. The English versions of the stories are shown alongside to help your understanding of the story.

Let's get started learning Spanish.

Unit 1 - Spanish Basics

Alphabet

Lesson 1 - Alphabet and Pronunciation

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish alphabet and how to pronounce Spanish words.
Zaragoza

Lesson 2 - Basic Concepts

This lesson covers some basic concepts of the Spanish language, such as asking questions, the present tense of verbs, and numbers.

Unit 2 - Useful Spanish Phrases

In this unit you'll learn some very common Spanish phrases. Flashcards and quizzes are included in the lessons to help you learn these useful phrases.

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Lesson 1 - Introductions and Greetings

In this lesson you'll learn some useful Spanish phrases for greeting people and introducing yourself to others.
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Lesson 2 - Common Phrases

In this lesson you'll learn some useful Spanish phrases that are used in everyday life. Use the online flashcards to help memorize these phrases.

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Unit 3 - Spanish Vocabulary and Grammar

In this unit you'll learn basic Spanish grammar, as well as some common Spanish words and phrases. Online flashcards and quizzes are included in the lessons to help you learn.

Zaragoza

Lesson 1 - Spanish Nouns

In this lesson you'll learn how to use nouns in the Spanish language. You'll also learn how to use the definite and indefinite articles.
Colour wheel

Lesson 2 - Colors

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for common colors.
Valencia

Lesson 3 - Spanish Pronouns

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish pronouns, and how to use them in a sentence.
Numbers

Lesson 4 - Numbers

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for cardinal and ordinal numbers.
Valencia

Lesson 5 - Present Tense of Verbs

In this lesson you'll learn how to use the present tense of verbs in Spanish. You'll also learn how to say "there is" in Spanish.
Family

Lesson 6 - People

In this lesson you'll learn Spanish words and phrases related to people, family, and the human body.
Santiago, Chile

Lesson 7 - This and That

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish demonstrative adjectives and pronouns. You'll also learn how to talk about what you like and dislike.
The Body

Lesson 8 - The Human Body

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for the human body. You'll also learn phrases related to health and feelings.
Segovia

Lesson 9 - Preterite Tense of Verbs

In this lesson you'll learn how to use the preterite tense of Spanish verbs in the Spanish language.
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Lesson 10 - At home

In this lesson you'll learn Spanish words and phrases related to the house and yard, including items in the kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom.
Zaragoza

Lesson 11 - Spanish Adjectives

Learn how to use adjectives in the Spanish language. A list of very common Spanish adjectives is also included.
Clock

Lesson 12 - Date and Time

In this lesson you'll learn common Spanish words and phrases related to dates and times.
Zaragoza

Lesson 13 - Spanish Adverbs

Learn how to use adverbs in the Spanish language. A list of some very common adverbs is included.
The Earth

Lesson 14 - Nature

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for natural objects, animals, and plants. Phrases used in talking about the weather are also included.

Unit 4 - Intermediate Spanish

In this unit you'll learn more Spanish grammar, you'll also learn words and phrases for cities, transportation, food, drinks, clothing items, and outdoor activities. Online flashcards and quizzes are included in the lessons to help you learn.

Quito, Ecuador

Lesson 1 - Present Progressive Tense

Learn how to use the present progressive tense in the Spanish language. The irregular verb hacer (to do, to make) is also covered.
Buenos Aires

Lesson 2 - In the City

Learn the Spanish words related to towns and cities. Some useful phrases for asking directions, shopping, and staying at hotels are also included.
Madrid, Spain

Lesson 3 - Imperfect Tense

Learn how to use the imperfect tense in the Spanish language.
The irregular verb decir (to say) is also covered.
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Lesson 4 - Transportation

In this lesson you'll learn common Spanish words related to transportation. Useful phrases to use at train stations, bus stations and airports are also included.
Madrid, Spain

Lesson 5 - Perfect Tense

Learn how to use the perfect tense in the Spanish language.
The irregular verbs querer (to say) and poder (to be able) are also covered.
coffee

Lesson 6 - Food and Drink

In this lesson you'll learn Spanish words for food and drinks. Useful phrases to use at restaurants and cafés are also included.
Granada, Spain

Lesson 7 - Spanish Prepositions

This lesson lists the common Spanish prepositions and gives examples of how they are used in a sentence.
Clothes

Lesson 8 - Clothes

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for clothes and clothing items such as jackets, shirts, pants, and shoes.
Seville, Spain

Lesson 9 - Spanish Conjunctions

Learn some of the more common Spanish conjunctions in this lesson.
Mountain Bike

Lesson 10 - Outdoor Activities

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for outdoor activities and sports.
Quito

Lesson 11 - Future and Conditional Tense

Learn how to talk about future and conditional events in Spanish.
Machu Picchu

Lesson 12 - Instructions and Commands

Learn how to give instructions, directions, and commands in Spanish.
Mexico

Lesson 13 - Making Comparisons

In this lesson you'll learn how to compare attributes of different people and objects. You'll also learn more coomon Spanish adjectives.
Mallorca

Lesson 14 - Subjunctive Mood of Verbs

Learn how to use the subjunctive mood of verbs in the Spanish language.
Torres de Serrans

Lesson 15 - Irregular Spanish Verbs

Learn common irregular verbs in the Spanish language, including how to conjugate them.
Granada

Lesson 16 - Common Verbs

This lesson includes some very common Spanish verbs.
Quito, Ecuador

Lesson 17 - Common Verbs 2

This lesson includes more common Spanish verbs.

Review and Practice

This section contains tests to help you review and practice what you have learned in this course, as well as to help you test your progress. You can take the tests as many times as you like. The questions will be a bit different each time you try.

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Spanish Vocabulary Test

This test covers the Spanish words introduced in this course.
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Spanish Phrases Test

This test covers the Spanish phrases introduced in this course.

Spanish Short Stories

This unit contains short stories in Spanish. The English version of each story is shown beside the Spanish version to help your understanding of the story. The aim of these stories is to improve your reading comprehension in Spanish and increase your Spanish vocabulary. Don't worry about understanding every Spanish word in the story. The more you read the story, the better your comprehension will become.

Book

Hansel y Gretel

Hansel and Gretel in Spanish and English. Improve your comprehension of the Spanish language with this Spanish short story.
Book

Blancanieves

Snow White in Spanish and English. Improve your comprehension of the Spanish language with this short story.

Learning Tips

Here are a few tips to help you learn Spanish.

  1. Try and spend at least fifteen minutes a day learning Spanish.
  2. Spend some time every week writing in Spanish: short conversations, descriptive paragraphs, and/or whatever comes to mind.
  3. When you have a few minutes free time, try thinking in Spanish. You can think about your surroundings, things you plan to do, or just try and remember common Spanish phrases.
  4. If you have friends who speak Spanish, or are learning, try to speak with them in Spanish.
  5. Once you have learned some Spanish vocabulary, try watching Spanish movies and tv shows, and reading Spanish stories like the ones included in this course.

More Learning Resources

This section contains a list of resources to help you learn to speak the Spanish language.

Google Translate provides Spanish to English and English to Spanish translations.

Project Gutenberg has some free Spanish ebooks.

Here are a few online Spanish newspapers.

Listen to online radio and tv to help improve your listening skills.

Youtube video showing how to pronounce some basic Spanish phrases.