A transference error is a certain type of mistake, common to foreign language learners, which can be particularly difficult to stop making. The hardest part is becoming aware of the error; once you’ve done that, it’s just a matter of figuring out the correction and practicing your way to perfection.
Need a refresher on grammar basics like parts of speech and the various verb elements? Check out my Spanish grammar glossary for short explanations of all the essential Spanish grammar terms, from adjectives to written accents.
The Spanish lessons and comprehension exercises Lawless Spanish are ranked according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which describes six levels of language proficiency.
One Third Stories is a monthly box subscription with a language-learning twist. Each month features a story that starts out in English, then gradually adds Spanish words until by the end, the entire story is in Spanish.
Is your Spanish as rusty as an old can? Did you live in Spain years ago or study the language in high school—and promptly forget everything upon leaving? The fact is that language ability fades with lack of practice. It probably won’t come rushing back all at once, but you can relearn it much more quickly than if you were starting out without that previous knowledge.
A self-study course divided into loosely themed units consisting of grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation lessons; cultural tips; and assorted quizzes along the way.
Spanish greetings, introductions, nouns, verbs, alphabet
Spanish feelings, negation, -ir verbs, the letter D
Spanish politeness, definite articles, subject pronouns, -ar verbs, vowels
Essential Spanish, tú vs Ud., present tense, the letter A