The traditional Spanish alphabet has 30 letters: the 26 letters you already know from the English alphabet, plus 4 others. The letters that are the same are pronounced differently, so take a moment to learn the Spanish alphabet.
Learn about the tremendous Moorish influence on Spanish language and culture in this video (with transcript and translation).
Visit the Spanish city of Bilbao virtually with this video and bilingual article.
Helpful tips on getting the most out of a bilingual dictionary.
Some of my listening comprehension exercises feature a blurred translation so that you can listen to the sound file before looking at the English translation. Here’s how it works.
Learn about Mexican cuisine in this listening comprehension exercise with transcript and translation.
Practice your Spanish listening and reading comprehension with this 5-part series of audio articles with transcript, translation, and links to related grammar lessons.
Learn about the Spanish tradition of eating twelve grapes at midnight on New Year’s Eve in this audio article and bilingual reader.
Settle in for some Spanish reading and listening practice with this 5-part series of intermediate audio articles. Each episode includes a sound file, transcript, translation, and links to related grammar lessons.
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.