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
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.
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.
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.
The irregular verb decir (to say) is also covered.
The irregular verbs querer (to say) and poder (to be able) are also covered.
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.
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.
Here are a few tips to help you learn Spanish.
- Try and spend at least fifteen minutes a day learning Spanish.
- Spend some time every week writing in Spanish: short conversations, descriptive paragraphs, and/or whatever comes to mind.
- 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.
- If you have friends who speak Spanish, or are learning, try to speak with them in Spanish.
- 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.