Work on verbs

Verbs sentences

Global History glossary
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/media/users/nbm3/global_history_spanish.pdf

US History glossary
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/media/users/nbm3/us_history_spanish.pdf

Sentence maker
http://www.123teachme.com/translated_sentences/sp

Use my 3x5 cards to set the framework

Cuántas veces quise reunir a tus hijos, como reúne la gallina a sus pollitos debajo de sus alas, pero no
quisiste!




Several of my most useful websites:

Mexican slang
http://www.mexicoguru.com/mexican-slang.php

Mexican Spanish. com
http://mexicanspanish.com/articles/

Spanish proficiency exercises
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/spe/

Spanish-English Sentences (Spanish-Only.com)
http://www.spanish-sentences.com/display.php?action=search&by=A

Bab.la phrases
http://en.bab.la/phrases/

Site map English Spanish
http://www.englishspanishlink.com/mapa-del-sitio.htm

Word Reference forums
http://forum.wordreference.com/#spanish-english-espanol-ingles.23

Idioms
http://www.mansioningles.com/idioms/idioms01.htm



Glossaries

Translation Source »English to Spanish translation resources
http://www.translation-source.com/posts/36-essential-spanish-translation-resources-to-empower-
translation-managers-and-users/

us govt english-spanish glossaries - Google Search term

PRINT SEVERAL OF THESE

Social Security
https://www.ssa.gov/agency/glossary/english-spanish-glossary.html

High School History
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/media/users/nbm3/us_history_spanish.pdf

Global History
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/media/users/nbm3/global_history_spanish.pdf

Education and Assessment Glossary (CA Dept of Education)
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ai/assessmentglossary.asp

Spanish Language Style Guide and Glossaries | DigitalGov
https://www.digitalgov.gov/resources/spanish-language-style-guide-and-glossaries/

Los Angeles Unified School District
http://translationsunit.com/PDFS/2003_Glossary_2003.pdf

Denver Public Schools
https://www2.dpsk12.org/manila/departments/sts/EnglishSpanishGlossary.pdf

US. Office of Special Education Programs
http://www.neparentcenters.org/glossary/glossary.html

Internal Revenue Service
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p850.pdf

Elections
http://www.yakimacounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/8309




Biblia
https://www.biblegateway.com/versions/Nueva-Version-Internacional-Biblia-NVI/#booklist

Amazon.com Mexico
https://www.amazon.com.mx

Google Mexico
https://www.google.com.mx

Conjugation machine
http://www.123teachme.com/spanish_verb_conjugation/jugar

Sentence maker
http://www.123teachme.com/translated_sentences/sp

Spanish alphabet
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Alphabet.asp

Accent marks
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Accent-Marks-Special-Characters.asp

Accent marks
http://www.spanish.cl/gramatica/palabras-agudas-graves-esdrujulas.htm

Gender of nouns
http://salonhogar.net/Salones/Espanol/1-3/Femenino_y_Masculino.htm

Gender of nouns
http://www.spanish.cl/Grammar/Notes/Sustantivos_Masculinos_Femeninos.htm

Numbers
http://spanish.about.com/cs/forbeginners/a/cardinalnum_beg.htm

Numbers
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Numbers.asp

Prepositions
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_prepositions

Pronouncing the letter "r"
http://www.spanish.cl/vocabulario/trabalenguas-con-r.htm

Colors
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes/Colores.htm

Telling time
http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/time.htm

Times and dates
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Times-Dates.asp

Hispanic names
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Hispanic-Names.asp

Hispanic last names
http://perez.cs.vt.edu/twolastnames

Grammatical terms
http://roble.pntic.mec.es/acid0002/index_archivos/Gramatica/terminos_gramaticales.htm

University vocabulary
http://utminers.utep.edu/omwilliamson/otromundo/vocabulario.htm

Curso de Inglés de Negocios: Vocabulario de Viajes de Negocios
[go to index at bottom of screen]
http://www.capacitarteuba.org/curso/curso-ingles-negocios-vocabulario-viajes

Significados
http://www.significados.com/cliche/

Proz [dot] com
http://www.proz.com/about/overview/terminology/

Word Reference
http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=asco

Reverso
http://dictionary.reverso.net/spanish-english/

Linguee
http://www.linguee.es/espanol-ingles/traduccion/me+da+asco.html

Bab.la
http://bab.la

Bab.la dictionary of phrases
http://en.bab.la/phrases/

Best free online dictionaries
http://www.fluentin3months.com/free-dictionaries/

Destinos
http://www.learner.org/resources/series75.html

About [dot] com
http://spanish.about.com

Spanish dictionary
http://www.spanishdict.com

Spanish dictionary phrasebook
http://www.spanishdict.com/phrasebook

Spanish dictionary usage topics
http://www.spanishdict.com/topics

Grammar and usage
http://roble.pntic.mec.es/acid0002/

Uses of the infinitive
http://fis.ucalgary.ca/AVal/505/AGUsosInfinitivo.html

Phrasal verbs
http://www.learnspanishfeelgood.com/phrasalverbs/index.html

Phrasal verbs
http://www.mansioningles.com/gram54.htm

Phrasal verbs
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/phrasal-verbs/phrasals-come.php

1000 phrasal verbs
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/omphrasal/phrasalverbsA.htm

66 essential phrasal verbs
http://www.lingolex.com/phrasal.htm

15 phrasal verbs that you'll hear everywhere
http://www.fluentu.com/spanish/blog/phrasal-verbs-spanish/

Apartados gramaticales
http://fis.ucalgary.ca/AVal/505/AG.html

Fred Jehle
http://users.ipfw.edu/jehle/S210.HTM
http://users.ipfw.edu/jehle/COURSES/s210/SPINDEX.HTM
http://users.ipfw.edu/jehle/courses/s210/PSANDQS.HTM

Wikilengua links

Portada
http://www.wikilengua.org/index.php/Portada

Portales:

1. Toponomia
La toponimia es el estudio de los nombres de lugar: países, ciudades, ríos, mares, montañas, etc
http://www.wikilengua.org/index.php/Portal:Toponimia

2. Gramática
http://www.wikilengua.org/index.php/Portal:Gramática

3. Ortographía
http://www.wikilengua.org/index.php/Portal:Ortograf%C3%ADa

4. Léxico (index to 400 articles)
http://www.wikilengua.org/index.php/Categor%C3%ADa:Léxico


Spanish lessons
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Lessons.asp

Real Academía Española
http://www.rae.es

Diccionario de la lengua española
http://dle.rae.es/?id=DgIqVCc

Diccionario panhispánico de dudas
http://www.rae.es/recursos/diccionarios/dpd

English-Spanish link [check this out]
http://www.englishspanishlink.com/mapa-del-sitio.htm

Spanish expressions
http://www.englishspanishlink.com/deluxewriter/my_world_write.htm

Spanish expressions
https://expresionesyrefranes.com/lista-de-expresiones-espanolas/

Idioms
http://www.mansioningles.com/idioms/idioms01.htm

Idioms
http://www.languagerealm.com/spanish/spanishslang.php

Dichos populares
http://www.ciudad-real.es/varios/dichos/h.php

300 proverbs and sayings
http://cogweb.ucla.edu/Discourse/Proverbs/Spanish-English.html

Popular Mexican slang
http://www.mexicoguru.com/mexican-slang.php

Explore the Spanish language
http://www.spanish-learning-corner.com

How to learn Spanish online archived articles
http://howlearnspanish.com/Archives/

Saludos y despedidas
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes/Saludos_Despedidas.htm

Glosario social media
http://blog.8imedia.com/glosario-social-media/

Medical Spanish dialogs
http://medicalspanish.com/medical-spanish-dialogs.html

Medical Spanish dialogs
http://www.practicingspanish.com/archive.html

Dictionary of health-related terms (191 pages)
http://www.ajmoreau.com/dictionary.pdf

Medline plus
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/healthtopics.html

Small Business Administration
https://es.sba.gov




SPANISH KEYBOARD: Change from English to Spanish layout on your computer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld6eWzymQDQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Jason Jolley: How to type accents
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NOZcnHE95Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player



+++Street-Smart Language Learning™: How many words do you need to know in a foreign language?
[THIS IS GREAT]
http://www.streetsmartlanguagelearning.com/2013/02/how-many-words-does-average-native.html

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_European_Framework_of_Reference_for_Languages

ACTFLProficiencyGuidelines2012_FINAL.pdf
http://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/public/ACTFLProficiencyGuidelines2012_FINAL.pdf



Numbers
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes/Numeros.htm

Colors
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes/Colores.htm

Wikihow
http://es.wikihow.com/Especial:Sitemap

Hispanos about.com
http://hispanos.about.com/
http://www.about.com/espanol/

Learn Spanish Smart [got Polite Spanish phrases from here]
http://www.learn-spanish-smart.com/



Questions

Iniciar conversaciones en ingles
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/category/tips-ideas/

9 basic questions
http://bilinguish.com/2011/02/12/preguntas-basicas/

19 more questions
http://bilinguish.com/2011/04/06/continua-la-conversacion-las-19-preguntas-realmente-importantes-que-debes-hacer-a-un-nuevo-amigo/



Everyday language learner:

Tips and Tricks archive
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/category/tips-ideas/

Spanish language resources
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/language-learning-resources/language-specific-resources/spanish-resouces/

Number dictation
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2011/02/17/language-learning-tip-number-dictation/

Everyday question cards
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2013/03/13/language-learning-activity-everyday-question-cards/

Home decor catalogue
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2010/12/22/the-home-decor-catalogue/

Stumbling out of bad pronunciation
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2011/06/16/stumbling-out-of-bad-pronunciation/

Dialogue generation
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2012/10/03/language-learning-activity-dialogue-generation/

Finding target language reading materials
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2011/11/14/ideas-for-finding-target-language-reading-materials/




Audio Hijack Pro [similar to Audacity]
http://rogueamoeba.com/audiohijackpro/

BBC Spanish lessons
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/

Mexican TV and Radio streaming (Delicast)
http://delicast.com/tv/Mexico



Dragon

Professional-Quality Translation at Light Speed: Why Voice Recognition May Well be the Most Disruptive Translation Technology You’ve Never Heard of.
http://www.kevinhendzel.com/professional-quality-translation-at-light-speed-why-voice-recognition-may-well-be-the-most-disruptive-translation-technology-youve-never-heard-of/

Talk, don’t type: Translating via Dragon Dictate and Dragon Naturally Speaking
http://www.catherinetranslates.com/talk-dont-type-translating-via-dragon-dictate-and-dragon-naturally-speaking/

Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional
http://www.ngtvoice.com/downloads/dns12-premium-vs-pro.pdf

Andrea NC-181 VM USB High Fidelity Monaural USB Computer Headset (P-C1-1022300-1)
http://www.amazon.com/Andrea-Fidelity-Monaural-Computer-P-C1-1022300-1/dp/B00206WJ42/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1378321247&sr=8-1&keywords=Andrea+anti-noise+NC-181



Everyday Language Learner blog
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/

Getting Started Resources (great page)
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/language-learning-resources/getting-started-resource/

Everyday Language Learner: Tips and Tricks
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/category/tips-ideas/

A Language Helper
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2010/12/26/a-language-helper/

Two hours with a language helper
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/2011/06/30/two-hours-with-a-language-helper/



Getting Started: Resource page
http://www.everydaylanguagelearner.com/language-learning-resources/getting-started-resource/

Spanish Examples [good advice]
http://www.spanishexamples.com/

Manners in Spanish – The Basics of Being Polite in Spanish-Speaking Cultures
http://howlearnspanish.com/2011/01/manners-in-spanish/

How to Not Sound Like a Gringo – The 17 Most Common Spanish Errors and How to Avoid Them
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/12/how-to-not-sound-like-a-gringo/

Spanish Classes in New York: errors and mistakes
http://www.spanishnewyork.com/common-mistakes-in-spanish.html

Por and para practice
http://www.spanishnewyork.com/automatic/porpara.php

Sears (Mexico)
http://www.sears.com.mx/

El Corte Ingles
http://www.elcorteingles.es/

Carrefour
http://www.carrefour.es/default.aspx

Doctora Isabel Radio Angel
http://www.doctoraisabel.net/ladoctoraisabel-eng.php

Casa de Joanna Spanish Resources
http://www.casadejoanna.com/casa/cs_span.htm

Universidad de Alicante
http://web.ua.es/es/oia/glosario-terminos-universitarios/glosario-de-terminos-universitarios.html

Canal del Congreso
http://www.canaldelcongreso.gob.mx/

Proz dictionary
http://www.proz.com/kudoz/spanish_to_spanish/

Caja de Herramientas Comunitarias tabla de contenidos
http://ctb.ku.edu/es/tabla-de-contenidos

Slang dictionary: Speaking Latino.com
http://www.speakinglatino.com/spanish-slang-dictionary/

Learn Spanish (Lingolex)
http://www.lingolex.com/spanish.htm
Word of the month
http://www.lingolex.com/swom/index.htm

Woodward's blog
http://www.woodwardspanish.com/

Woodward Spanish
http://www.spanish.cl/
Saludos y Despedidas
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes/Saludos_Despedidas.htm
Vocabulary lists
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes.htm
Grammar articles
http://www.spanish.cl/Grammar/Notes.htm

Always Spanish
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/
Site Map
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/p/sitemap.html

How many words do we need to know?
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/2013/03/easy-spanish-1000-words.html

Audiria podcasts
http://www.audiria.com/index.php

Imperatives
http://www.businessspanish.com/leccion/Imperative.htm

Verb conjugator [negative tu command]
http://www.spanish411.net/Spanish-Verb-Conjugator.asp

Verb conjugator
http://www.123teachme.com/spanish_verb_conjugation/jugar

Sentence maker [Spanish > English]
http://www.123teachme.com/translated_sentences/sp

Sentence maker [English > Spanish] [example: appreciate]
http://www.123teachme.com/spanish_word_for/appreciate

List of Websites Where You Can Watch Spanish Videos with Spanish Subtitles or Transcripts Online for Free
http://howlearnspanish.com/2012/09/spanish-videos-subtitles-free/

Mexican Spanish – Órale, Híjole, Ándale
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/2013/04/mexican-spanish-orale-hijole-and-others.html

The cause/effect trick to remember por and para
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/2013/07/the-cause-effect-trick-to-remember-your.html

El Colegio de la Frontera Norte [COLEF]
http://www.colef.mx/

Study Spanish
http://www.studyspanish.com/

Spanish Learning Lab
http://www.spanishlearninglab.com/

Curso ingles de negocios [vocabulary lists]
http://www.mansioningles.com/Vocabulario.htm

Vocabulary lists
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary.php

Business Spanish [good dialogues]
http://www.businessspanish.com/index.htm

ELearn Spanish [good]
http://www.elearnspanishlanguage.com/vocabulary/expressions/expressions.html
http://www.elearnspanishlanguage.com/spanishdifficulties.html

Spanish idioms (Language Realm)
http://www.languagerealm.com/spanish/spanishidioms.php

Spanish Expressions
http://www.succeed-at-spanish.com/spanish-expressions.html

Spanish idioms and expressions
http://www.spanish-learning-corner.com/spanish-idioms.html

Frases and trabalenguas
http://www.buscalogratis.es/frases-trabalenguas.htm
http://www.uebersetzung.at/twister/es.htm
http://www.speakinglatino.com/6-tongue-twisters-to-improve-your-spanish-pronunciation/
http://trabalenguas.celeberrima.com/

The Spanish Subjunctive Explained + W.E.I.R.D.O System (awesome little mnemonic device for dealing with the subjunctive in Spanish)
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/12/the-spanish-subjunctive-explained/



Dictionaries

Spanish Dictionary.com
http://www.spanishdict.com/

Spanish Dictionary.com: Verb Conjugations
http://www.spanishdict.com/conjugation

Spanish Dictionary: Spanish grammar
http://www.spanishdict.com/grammar

Spanish Sentence Maker
http://www.123teachme.com/translated_sentences/sp

American Heritage Yahoo [Spanish-English]
https://education.yahoo.com/reference/dict_en_es/spanish_index/

Word Reference
http://www.wordreference.com/es/
Sinonimos
http://www.wordreference.com/sinonimos

Reverso
http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-spanish/

bab.la dictionary
http://en.bab.la/dictionary/spanish-english/

Linguee dictionary
http://www.linguee.es/espanol-ingles/

How to Learn Spanish using free online resources (article archive)
http://howlearnspanish.com/Archives/

WikiHow sitemap
http://es.wikihow.com/Especial:Sitemap
WikiHow: Universidad
http://es.wikihow.com/Categor%C3%ADa:Universidad

About.com en espanol
http://www.about.com/espanol/

Political Terms
http://politica.about.com/od/Generales/a/T-Erminos-Pol-Iticos-Que-Vale-La-Pena-Conocer-I.htm
http://politica.about.com/od/Generales/a/T-Erminos-Pol-Iticos-Que-Vale-La-Pena-Conocer-Ii.htm

Hispanos: About.com
http://hispanos.about.com/

Professor Fred Jehle website
http://users.ipfw.edu/jehle/S210.HTM

Let's Go Spanish blog
http://letsgospanish.wordpress.com/

Spanish verbs with prepositions
http://www.elearnspanishlanguage.com/grammar/verb/verbswithprep.html

Study Spanish.com
Months, Seasons, and Dates
http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/months.htm

Vocabulary lists:
http://www.mansioningles.com/Vocabulario.htm

Learn Spanish online (Woodward Spanish)
http://www.spanish.cl/
Vocabulary topics
http://www.spanish.cl/Vocabulary/Notes.htm
Reading passages
http://www.spanish.cl/reading.htm

Always Spanish (sitemap)
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/p/sitemap.html

What makes Audiria the best podcast for Spanish learners
http://www.alwaysspanish.com/2013/05/Audiria-best-podcast-for-spanish-learners.html

Mexican Guru: Mexican slang
http://www.mexicoguru.com/mexican-slang.php

College Board
http://www.collegeboard.com/padres/

Mi Vida Loca video series (BBC)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/mividaloca/

Wikipedia in Spanish
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Portada

Google in Spanish
https://www.google.com.mx/



12 Rules for learning foreign languages in record time
http://fourhourworkweek.com/2014/03/21/how-to-learn-a-foreign-language-2/

To hear the language consistently spoken, you can check out TuneIn.com for a vast selection of live-streamed radio from your country of choice. The app (free) also has a list of streamed radio stations ordered by language.

To watch the language consistently, see what’s trending on Youtube in that country right now. Go to that country’s equivalent URL for Amazon or Ebay (amazon.es, amazon.fr, amazon.co.jp, etc.) and buy your favorite TV series dubbed in that language, or get a local equivalent by seeing what’s on the top charts. You may be able to save shipping costs if you can find one locally that includes dubbing in the appropriate language. Various news stations also have plenty of video content online in specific languages, such as France24, Deutsche Welle, CNN Español, and many others.

To read the language consistently, in addition to the news sites listed above, you can find cool blogs and other popular sites on Alexa’s ranking of top sites per country.

But there is great stuff out there. A wonderful and completely free course that keeps getting better is DuoLingo - which I highly recommend for its selection of European languages currently on offer, with more on the way. To really get you started on the many options available to help you learn your language without spending a penny, let me offer plenty of other (good) alternatives:

The Foreign Service Institutes’ varied list of courses
The Omniglot Intro to languages
BBC languages’ intro to almost 40 different languages
About’s language specific posts that explain particular aspects of languages well

One of the best things you can do in the initial stages is not to try to get everything perfect, but to embrace making mistakes. I go out of my way to make at least 200 mistakes a day! This way I know I am truly using and practicing the language.

[TIM: I actually view part of my role as that of comedian or court jester--to make native speakers chuckle at my Tarzan speak. If you make people smile, it will make you popular, which will make you enthusiastic to continue.]

The way I reach spoken fluency quickly is to get a hell of a lot of spoken practice.

From day one to day 90 (and beyond), I speak at least an hour a day in my L2, and my study time is tailored around the spoken sessions to make sure that my conversation is what’s improving—not just my “general language skills” through some vague list of words I may never use.

So, for instance, I may start a session by asking what my native friend or teacher did over the weekend, and tell them what I did. Then I will share something that is on my mind lately and attempt to express my opinion on it, or allow the native speaker to introduce a new topic. It’s important to take an active role and make sure you are having varied conversations. Have a list of topics you would like to discuss and bring them up (your hobbies, hopes for the future, dislikes, what you will do on your vacation etc.) and make sure the conversation is constantly progressing.

Lots of practice and study to improve those spoken sessions tends to get me to lower intermediate (B1) level, which means I can understand the other person speaking to me fine as long as they are willing to speak clearly and adjust to my level and mistakes. It’s a LOT of work, mind you! On typical learning days I can be filled with frustration or feel like my brain is melting when–in fact–I’m truly making a lot of progress.

But to get over that plateau of just “good enough,” this is the point where I tend to return to academic material and grammar books, to tidy up what I have. I find I understand the grammar much better once I’m already speaking the language. This approach really works for me, but there is no one best language-learning approach. For instance, Tim has had great success by grammatically deconstructing a language right from the start. Your approach will depend entirely on your personality.

To get into the mastery C1/C2 levels though, the requirements are very different. You’ll have to start reading newspapers, technical blog posts, or other articles that won’t exactly be “light reading.”

To get this high-level practice, I’ve subscribed to newspapers on my Kindle that I try to read every day from various major news outlets around the world. Here are the top newspapers in Europe, South America and Asia. After reading up on various topics, I like to get an experienced professional (and ideally pedantic) teacher to grill me on the topic, to force me out of my comfort zone, and make sure I’m using precisely the right words, rather than simply making myself understood.



SUBJUNCTIVE

Present Subjunctive: Irregular verbs [DISHES]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Vz8VUI4Anc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Subjunctive: Using Adverbial Clauses THE CD MP in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=666RCBDUKCM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Subjunctive: Using Adverbial Clauses AAA SPACES in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfkdEiy5dUM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Subjunctive: Relative Clauses using NADA, NADIE, NINGUNO
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTesBFBG1Bg&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SUBJUNCTIVE with verbs of VOLITION (want, wish, desire) W [WEIRDO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlXEgKwHeoU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SUBJUNCTIVE with verbs of EMOTION (me gusta, me sorprende, etc) E [WEIRDO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH9RZhNncsQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SUBJUNCTIVE with IMPERSONAL EXPRESSIONS (es bueno, es importante, etc) I [WEIRDO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKTGktzP2dI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SUBJUNCTIVE with verbs of REQUEST or RECOMMENDATION (pedir, mandar, sugerir) R [WEIRDO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMZfLOiGrG0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SUBJUNCTIVE with verbs of DOUBT or DENIAL (dudar, negar, no pensar etc) D [WEIRDO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugkHixVVJVM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SUBJUNCTIVE with OJALÁ OJALA O [WEIRDO]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJatLjLFz1A&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Using the subjunctive with ADONDEQUIERA, CUANDOQUIERA, COMOQUIERA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlZwu899K-Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player

COMO SI - How to say AS IF in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEFBS6xmMwk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Si clauses in Spanish / If clauses / Contrary to fact or hypothetical situations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqCEw5QTexM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Past Si Clauses in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NydQB1vlJ9E&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Difference between SI CLAUSES and PAST SI CLAUSES in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60hCLjcousI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

A Summary of the PERFECT TENSES in SPANISH [haber] + past participle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i80fxysKzIg&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Past Perfect, Pluperfect, Pluscuamperfecto in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VpGDhJ8eNw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

FUTURE PERFECT: How to form / conjugate verbs in the futuro perfecto in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=459J8Cy-9DU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

POR vs PARA: How and When to use them in Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVSm54waxaU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Saber vs. Conocer (The differences between them)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unDmqNSL-Po&feature=youtube_gdata_player

SER vs ESTAR: How, When and Why to use TO BE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1r59lFAw180&feature=youtube_gdata_player

IR + a + infinitive SAYING WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO DO
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDRLy_ub8Ts&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Preterit vs Imperfect (How to Distinguish)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_v79t_QAA8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Preterit vs Imperfect (Interrupting Actions)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T1a5G75uY4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Preterit vs Imperfect (English Translations)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0-otdLdDoc&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Why it's better to learn a language from kids
http://www.fluentin3months.com/learn-from-kids/

How spending time with a real person taught me more German in 2 days than years in school and with expensive programs
http://www.fluentin3months.com/time-with-a-person/

How ditching perfectionism helped me speak Spanish all evening for the first time
http://www.fluentin3months.com/ditch-perfectionism/

Travel isn’t necessary for language learning: How I learned more Italian in London than I did in Italy!
http://www.fluentin3months.com/not-in-the-country/

Duolingo Review
http://www.fluentin3months.com/duolingo/

How to convince natives to speak to you in their language
http:www.fluentin3months.com/how-to-convince-natives-to-speak-to-you-in-their-language/

If you actually say “Do you mind if we speak in your language? I’d really like to practise” (saying it in the language in question of course) you would be surprised how often this works.

6 Easy Ways to Roll your R's
http://www.fluentin3months.com/roll-your-r/

Pimp out your browser searches for language learning
http://www.fluentin3months.com/browser-search/

What is the best language learning course? Looking at the numbers
http://www.fluentin3months.com/best-course/

Back to school! Some small changes to classroom learning that will make a dramatic difference
http://www.fluentin3months.com/classrooms/

Best free online dictionaries
http://www.fluentin3months.com/online-dictionaries/

The best online dictionary for learning any language: Google Image!
http://www.fluentin3months.com/the-best-online-dictionary-for-learning-any-language-google-image/

Travel phrasebooks: a serious language learner’s best first book to study
http://www.fluentin3months.com/travel-phrasebooks-a-serious-language-learners-best-first-book-to-study/

How your computer and the Internet can correct your grammar and spelling (for free)
http://www.fluentin3months.com/how-your-computer-and-the-internet-can-correct-your-grammar-and-spelling-for-free/

++How to become a location-independent freelance translator
http://www.fluentin3months.com/how-to-become-a-location-independent-freelance-translator/

Proz
http://www.proz.com/

Translators Cafe
http://www.translatorscafe.com/cafe/default.asp




Conversational connectors
http://www.fluentin3months.com/conversational-connectors-how-to-fake-having-a-conversation-just-after-starting-to-learn-a-language/

You are in a restaurant and somebody asks what you think of the meal. From a typical language learning experience, a student would often get flustered, find the experience unnerving, say “urm … good!” and hope they aren’t asked any more uncomfortable questions.

However, if they could use conversational connectors, they could say things like:

Thanks for asking. To tell the truth, I must say that the food is good. Let me ask you the same question: What do you think of your food?

The same conversational connectors can be recombined in all sorts of ways. Later on, then, the question “Where are you from?” could be replied to with: “To tell the truth, I am from England. Thanks for asking. Let me ask you: where are you from?”



Professor Jason Jolley

Jason Jolley: Talking about your daily routine
http://www.slideshare.net/professorjason/talking-about-your-daily-routine-in-spanish

Jason Jolley series: Asking and Answering Questions in Spanish:

13: Plans and Obligations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lMv3N74wR8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

12: Likes and Preferences
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNbGVvz50m8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

11: Food, drink, and meals
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU6_t4kKm_A&feature=youtube_gdata_player

10: Weather, climate, and seasons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Yq8tN4xQaE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

9: Free or leisure time activities
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDoaPkeVbIE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

8: Daily routine questions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi61gsHmYOU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

7: Work, jobs, and profession
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vFVaNMlirM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

6: Classes and studies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u0htrqbeiU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

5: Housing situations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3IjPjvGWiI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

4: Family questions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cvqUMGUicQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

3: Basic personal information
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRoBrMtZGEE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

2-c: Other common question types
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS8_QlDGL6U&feature=youtube_gdata_player

2-b: Interpreting and answering questions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfZO6j_ft4o&feature=youtube_gdata_player

2-a: Interrogative and formulaic questions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPXyiChTjLw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

1: Overview of Spanish Oral Proficiency Interviews
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfyjkUqPGG8&feature=youtube_gdata_player



How to Learn Spanish blog

How to learn Spanish using free online resources
http://howlearnspanish.com/

Spanish Learning Resources & Tools: These Are My Top 9 Most Used, Most Valuable, and Most Recommended
http://howlearnspanish.com/2013/04/spanish-learning-resources-tools/

How Many Words Do You Need to Know in Spanish (or any other foreign language)? And WHICH Words Should You Be Learning?
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/08/how-many-words-do-you-need-to-know/

How to avoid wasting months learning Spanish the wrong way (and learning the wrong type of Spanish)–get started
http://howlearnspanish.com/2011/09/spanish-learning-systems-and-products-oh-boy-here-we-go-long-post-ahead/

How to Not Sound Like a Gringo – The 17 Most Common Spanish Errors and How to Avoid Them
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/12/how-to-not-sound-like-a-gringo/

My Favorite, and Most Common, Gringo Error in Spanish (aka “false friend”)
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/08/the-most-common-gringo-error/

Conversational connectors – how to fake having a conversation just after starting to learn a language
http://www.fluentin3months.com/conversational-connectors-how-to-fake-having-a-conversation-just-after-starting-to-learn-a-language/

How to Respond in Spanish Like a Native: Comebacks and Colloquial Responses
http://howlearnspanish.com/2011/03/how-to-respond-in-spanish-like-a-native/

Spanish Sentence Starters and Filler Words (Muletillas): The Grease of the Language Gears
http://howlearnspanish.com/2011/02/spanish-sentence-starters-and-filler-words/

Ejemplos de Muletillas
http://muletillas-mendo.blogspot.com/
http://muletillas-mendo.blogspot.com/p/analisis-de-muletillas-solicitadas.html

The Telenovela Method of Learning Spanish
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/11/the-telenovela-method/

Spanish Children's Books
http://howlearnspanish.com/2011/05/spanish-childrens-books/
Busqueda sencilla
http://www.childrenslibrary.org/icdl/SimpleSearchCategory?ids=&pnum=1&cnum=1&text=&langid=61&ilang=Spanish

Best Spanish dictionary and verb conjugator
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/07/best-spanish-dictionary-and-verb-conjugator/

List of Best Free Sites to Watch Spanish-Language TV Online
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/08/list-of-best-sites-to-watch-spanish-tv/

List of Websites Where You Can Watch Spanish Videos with Spanish Subtitles or Transcripts Online
http://howlearnspanish.com/2012/09/spanish-videos-subtitles-free/

Para qué vs. Por qué – The difference explained and when to use each
http://howlearnspanish.com/2012/01/para-que-vs-por-que/

Lessons learned from fifty years of government language teaching (FSI)
http://howlearnspanish.com/2012/05/fsi-report/

Learn Spanish from Comics
http://howlearnspanish.com/2012/05/learn-spanish-with-comics/
Go Comics
http://www.gocomics.com/explore/espanol

My Most Important Language Learning Tool: Anki
http://howlearnspanish.com/2013/03/anki/
Anki
http://ankisrs.net/

The Spanish Subjunctive Explained + W.E.I.R.D.O System
http://howlearnspanish.com/2010/12/the-spanish-subjunctive-explained/

Manners in Spanish – The Basics of Being Polite in Spanish-Speaking Cultures
http://howlearnspanish.com/2011/01/manners-in-spanish/



Language Impact home page
http://www.languageimpact.com/index.htm

Language learning articles index (on Language Impact website)
http://www.languageimpact.com/articles/articles.htm

Language Impact--Enabling effective language learning through strategic methods, materials, and technology
http://www.languageimpact.com/articles/rw/firstday.htm

Leave Me Alone! Can't You See I'm Learning Your Language?
http://www.languageimpact.com/articles/gt/leaveme.htm

Language Learning in the Real World for Non-beginners
http://www.languageimpact.com/articles/gt/nonbegnr.htm

Kick-starting Your Language Learning
http://www.languageimpact.com/articles/gt/kickstrt.htm



Get other ideas from this Spanish Examples blog
Qué tal in English means...
http://www.spanishexamples.com/523/que-tal/



BBC Spanish site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/tv/onbbc.shtml
Guide to watching Spanish TV
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/tv/



Guide to Learning Languages: The website about teaching yourself languages

Part 1
http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=16932&PN=1

Part 2
http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=16946&PN=1&TPN=1

Part 3
http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=16956&PN=1&TPN=1

Part 4
http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=16959

Part 5
http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=16963



Other great resources:

Caja de Herramientas Comunitarias tabla de contenidos
Esta página enumera los 46 capítulos a través de los cuales se puede llegar a la práctica, una guía paso a paso para las habilidades en la construcción comunitaria.
http://ctb.ku.edu/es/tabla-de-contenidos

Capítulo 16
Sección 1. Dirigir reuniones efectivas
http://ctb.ku.edu/es/tabla-de-contenidos/liderazgo/facilitacion-al-grupo/dirigir-reuniones/principal

Sugerencias para el éxito de las reuniones entre padres y maestros en la escuela de su hijo
http://www.colorincolorado.org/articulo/19514/

Vocabulario Universitario Esencial
http://utminers.utep.edu/omwilliamson/otromundo/vocabulario.htm

37 practical and effective activities to boost your Spanish
http://spanishobsessed.com/blog/useful-spanish-activities/

50 Free Online Resources To Get You Learning Spanish
www.tellittomewalking.com/50-and-counting-free-online-resources-to-get-you-started-learning-spanish-right-now/

60 (More) Insanely Useful Resources To Get You Learning, Reading, Writing and Speaking Spanish
http://www.tellittomewalking.com/60-useful-resources-to-learn-read-write-and-speak-spanish-right-now/

How Get To Mastery In A Foreign Language Using The Chunking Method | The Mezzofanti Guild
http://www.mezzoguild.com/2012/11/04/basic-fluency-to-language-mastery/

Self Study of Foreign Languages
http://www.foreignlanguageexpertise.com/foreign_language_study.html

Peace Corps: ongoing language learning training manual pdf
http://files.peacecorps.gov/multimedia/pdf/library/M0064_ongoinglanguage.pdf

Omniglot
Useful Spanish phrases
http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/spanish.php
Colors
http://www.omniglot.com/language/colours/spanish.php



A Google tip to help you see Spanish words in context
http://www.spanishexamples.com/spanish-learning-tips-and-tricks/google-tip/

site:elpais.com “jugar”

Pick an online news resource which you know has good grammar and spelling. I use the El Pais newspaper website. The website address is http://elpais.com/. Using the Google search operator site: we can search only the El Pais news website for our chosen word or phrase. So lets say we want to see examples of the word “jugar” in context, type the following into Google; site:elpais.com “jugar”. The quotes tell Google that we just want to see the exact word and not any related words such as juega or juegan.

We now have a list of search results, all containing the word jugar, all in different contexts. Open up any that look interesting to read the whole story. One of my results in this example mentions “jugar al golf”. If we want to go a bit deeper on this particular verb and preposition combination, just search again, but this time for site:elpais.com “jugar al”, and quickly we have a new list of examples using the phrase “jugar al”, all grammatically trustworthy as far as is possible.

Conversation starters
http://www.spanishexamples.com/544/examples-of-spanish-conversation-starters/

My level of Spanish is pretty good. I have been living in Spain for over 5 years now and I can hold a conversation about pretty much any topic. South American history, online marketing technology, the world economic situation. No problem. But there is one thing that I still freeze up over. Chit chat. Just hanging out with a bunch of people and talking about nothing. Running into a friend in the street and catching up quickly for 20 seconds. These situations leave me stumbling and tongue tied looking for the right words.

If I could crack this problem, I am confident that my level of Spanish would jump up another level.

So it’s time to do something about it. The core of the problem seems to be that my brain is not quick enough to come out with the appropriate Spanish conversational phrases. Everything is happening too quickly and I don’t have time to think ahead about genders, verb conjugations or, my personal weak point, the vosotros verb forms if I am in a group. What I need is a plan.

I am going to memorise a few key phrases until they pop out of my mouth without thinking. Phrases for running into a friend, a neighbour, meeting a group of people in a bar etc. I hope that you will help me out and leave some other Spanish conversation examples in the comments as well.