RESOURCES TO IMPROVE YOUR SPANISH
In this section, you will find a list of tools and resources to help you improve your Spanish. I’ve tested each one of them just to make sure that they are useful for Spanish learners who are looking to understand real-life Spanish and speak confidently.
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Stories in Spanish to Understand Native Speakers: This is a collection of stories I created to train your brain and your ears for understanding Spanish native speakers easily. This course uses a method called TPRS, which is the same method I used to get the great results I got in my language learning time.
Conversations: Have you ever felt frustrated to understand fast Spanish? This course by Olly Richards will help you transform your listening skills in less than 90 days, so you can be more confident and understand real Spanish easily.
Grammar Hero: This is a course by Olly Richards, and it helps you master different aspects of grammar in Spanish by using engaging and fun stories. This course is way different than the traditional grammar lessons than you might have in a classroom. This time, you’ll hear stories aimed to improve the way you use grammar when you speak Spanish.
Easy to read stories
Short Stories in Spanish: This is a collection of books by Olly Richards that offers fun, and unconventional stories to read in Spanish. They’re specially designed for high-beginners and low intermediate Spanish students improve their language skills.
Some of my favorite features of this collection is that it offers:
- Instructions on how to read effectively in Spanish.
- A summary to make every story easy to understand.
- A vocabulary section where you can find the meaning of the new words.
- Comprehension questions to test your understanding of the stories.
You might get them on amazon by clicking on the cover of each book:
Español Automático: This podcast is hosted by Karo Martinez. I love this show because it helps people improve their listening and speaking skills through spontaneous real-life topics and the hoster’s experience in learning languages.
Unlimited Spanish: This podcast is hosted by Òscar Pellus. His goal is to help you learn Spanish through listening and without grammar rules. He also tells an easy to memorize story in Spanish at the end of every episode.
Radio Ambulante: This podcast is all about real Latin American Stories told by native speakers. You can find lots of interesting stories to listen in Spanish, as well as lots of different accents.
StoryLearning Spanish: Great resource where stories are the focus of your learning time. There will be no teachers or academic activities. It will be only stories designed to get you immersed in the language and keep making progress as you go.
Vocabulary and listening skills
LingQ: is the best app that I’ve found to learn languages so far. It is focused on helping you become fluent through listening and fun stories. I’ve been using LingQ to learn Portuguese lately.
Spanish tutors online
italki: Get affordable Spanish tutors to have fun conversations. You’ll be able to have lessons at any time of the day.