SpanishPod - Online Spanish course
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SpanishPod is one of the most complex services in language learning field e seen so far. There is more then 800 lessons of all difficulty levels. Each lesson is something like 15 minutes long audio file where narrators are having a small talk on some topic. The lessons are also written into .pdf file so that you can read the lessons through. You can go through each sentence separately, listen to each word in a vocabulary section and especially read through comments which the other users made on the same issue. The lessons are narrated by English guy and Spanish woman Liliana, who are both fluent in the other language.
You have also nice tools how to work with vocabulary. You can mark and bring to your attention stuff that you do know or review what you already know. There is also variety of word games to play.
On the top of these lessons there are several video vocabulary sessions, news-talk-letters, question & answers sessions and a lot about Spanish culture.
The site is growing. New lessons are being posted and you can subscribe a podcast channel to get them immediately to your computer. There is a grammar section emerging.
The teachers have developed the method which proved to be the most helpful for most of the students. It consists of 10 steps:
2. Review the written dialogue
3. Review the vocabulary
4. Study the sentences
5. Complete the exercises
6. Rate the lesson
7. Ask questions
8. Review vocabulary with flash cards
9. Review the Audio
10. Revisit the lesson
Each step is well described once you start the course and you get also tool to go through the step with SpanishPod.
If you really want to learn Spanish try SpanishPod, you can have all the features available for FREE for 7 days and if you ok with just sound of newbie level lessons you can have SpanishPod free forever.
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