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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.

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

In Unit 1 you'll learn common Spanish words and phrases, as well as Spanish grammar to help you speak the language correctly. Lessons cover the use of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and more. Many examples and practice questions are included to help you learn the Spanish language.

In unit 2 you'll learn useful Spanish phrases that are used in everyday life.

In unit 3 you'll learn more useful Spanish vocabulary. The vocabulary lessons in this unit cover topics such as people, parts of the human body, nature, the house, kitchen items, food, numbers, colors, and transportation.

Unit 4 consists of short stories in Spanish to help you improve your Spanish reading comprehension. The English versions of the stories are shown alongside the Spanish versions to help your understanding of the story.

Let's get started learning Spanish.


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Unit 1 - Beginning Spanish

Alhambra

Lesson 1 - Hola

In this lesson you'll learn some useful Spanish phrases for greeting people, the numbers 1 - 10, as well as some Spanish pronunciation tips.
Spanish Class

Lesson 2 - ¿Cómo estás?

In this lesson you'll learn some more useful Spanish phrases, Spanish words for common colors, as well as some more Spanish pronunciation tips.
Zaragoza

Lesson 3 - 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.
Valencia

Lesson 4 - Spanish Pronouns

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish subject pronouns as well as some common Spanish words for people.
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 some very common Spanish verbs.
Mexico

Lesson 6 - Present Tense of Irregular Verbs

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

Lesson 7 - Spanish Adjectives

In this lesson you'll learn some very common Spanish adjectives, as well as how to use them in a sentence.
Santiago, Chile

Lesson 8 - 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.
Segovia

Lesson 9 - Preterite Tense of Verbs

In this lesson you'll learn how to use the preterite tense of Spanish verbs to talk about events that happened in the past.
Zaragoza

Lesson 10 - Spanish Adverbs

In this lesson you'll learn some very common Spanish adverbs, as well as how to use them in a sentence.
Chimborazo

Lesson 11 - Questions

In this lesson you'll learn how to ask questions in Spanish. You'll also learn some Spanish words for people and parts of the body.
Quito, Ecuador

Lesson 12 - Present Progressive Tense

Learn how to use the present progressive tense of verbs in the Spanish language. You'll also learn the irregular verb hacer (to do, to make).
Madrid, Spain

Lesson 13 - Imperfect Tense

Learn how to use the imperfect tense of verbs in the Spanish language.
You'll also learn the irregular verb decir (to say).
Madrid, Spain

Lesson 14 - Object Pronouns

Learn how to use object pronouns and possessive adjectives in the Spanish language.
Madrid, Spain

Lesson 15 - Perfect Tenses

Learn how to use the present perfect and past perfect tenses of verbs in the Spanish language. You'll also learn the irregular verbs querer (to say) and poder (to be able).
Granada, Spain

Lesson 16 - Spanish Prepositions

Learn the Spanish prepositions, as well as how to use them in a sentence.
Seville, Spain

Lesson 17 - Spanish Conjunctions

Learn the Spanish conjunctions, as well as how they are used to make more complex sentences.
Quito

Lesson 18 - Future and Conditional Tense

Learn how to use the future and conditional tenses of Spanish verbs to talk about future and conditional events.
Machu Picchu

Lesson 19 - Instructions and Commands

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

Lesson 20 - Making Comparisons

Learn how to compare the attributes of different people and objects. You'll also learn some more common Spanish adjectives.
Panama

Lesson 21 - Abstract Nouns

Learn how abstract nouns are created from verbs, adjectives, and other nouns using suffixes. You'll also learn some common Spanish abstract nouns.
Mallorca

Lesson 22 - Subjunctive Mood of Verbs

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

Lesson 23 - Irregular Spanish Verbs

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

Unit 2 - Useful Spanish 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 very useful Spanish phrases that are used in everyday life.

Unit 3 - Spanish Vocabulary

Colour wheel

Lesson 1 - Colors

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

Lesson 2 - Numbers

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

Lesson 3 - People

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for people, family, and occupations. You'll also learn some phrases to use when talking about family.
The Body

Lesson 4 - The Human Body

In this lesson you'll learn the Spanish words for the parts of the human body. You'll also learn some phrases related to health and feelings.
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Lesson 5 - At home

In this lesson you'll learn Spanish words and phrases for the house and household items, including items in the kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom.
Clock

Lesson 6 - Date and Time

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

Lesson 7 - Nature

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

Lesson 8 - 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.
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Lesson 9 - Transportation

Learn some common Spanish words related to transportation. You'll also learn some useful phrases to use at train stations, bus stations and airports.
coffee

Lesson 10 - Food and Drink

Learn the Spanish words for food and drinks. You'll also learn some useful phrases that are used at restaurants and cafés.
Clothes

Lesson 11 - Clothes

Learn the Spanish words for clothes and clothing items such as jackets, shirts, pants, and shoes.
Mountain Bike

Lesson 12 - Outdoor Activities

Learn the Spanish words for outdoor activities and sports.
Granada

Lesson 13 - Common Verbs

Learn some more very common Spanish verbs.
Tools

Lesson 14 - Tools

Learn the Spanish words for common tools.
Quito, Ecuador

Lesson 15 - Common Verbs 2

Learn some more common Spanish verbs.

Review and Practice

Here are some 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 take the tests.

Quito

Spanish Verbs Review

This test covers the Spanish verbs introduced in this course.
Test

Spanish Vocabulary Test

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

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.

Castle

The Castle in the Forest

The Castle in the Forest is a short story in Spanish and English. Improve your comprehension of the Spanish language by reading this Spanish short story.
Cabin

The Abandoned Cabin

The Abandoned Cabin is a short story in both Spanish and English. Improve your comprehension of the Spanish language by reading this Spanish short story.
Book

Hansel y Gretel

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

Blancanieves

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

Appendix - Spanish Basics

Alphabet

Alphabet and Pronunciation

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

Basic Concepts

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

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.