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 Spain’s wonderful outdoor summer cinemas in this sound file with transcript and translation.
Learn about Mexican cuisine in this listening comprehension exercise with transcript and translation.
Forget medicine, how about a prescription for a book? Learn about an innovative, online book clinic in this bilingual audio article.
Practice your Spanish listening and reading comprehension with this 5-part series of audio articles with transcript, translation, and links to related grammar lessons.
Take a cruise of some Spanish reading and listening practice with this 5-part series of upper-intermediate audio articles. Each episode includes a sound file, transcript, translation, and links to related grammar lessons.