Of course when you’re starting out with Spanish you need to start conjugating verbs. This video lesson from Spanish with Salo you should definitely subscribe to. In this verb he covers all the basics that any beginner in Spanish needs in order to learn all the different ways of conjugating verbs in Spanish. You’ll also luckily cover some of the basic Spanish verbs while you do it of course. You may also be interested in this video about useful Spanish phrases for more intermediate level learners.
If you’re an intermediate Spanish learner then you’ll find this lesson from SpanishPod101 to be especially useful. In this video lesson, the format is to show an image, say some vocabulary, listen to a spoken dialogue and then there is a quiz to test your listening comprehension. After the quiz, they share the correct answer so that you can confirm if you properly understood what was discussed. This is a great way to practice listening skills because it’s quite similar to the actual audio testing done on language certification tests. If you liked this lesson then you might also enjoy listening to a Colombian Accent practice video.
If you’re looking to mix up your Spanish learning then you can watch this series called “Extra” or “Extr@”. It was made to be a sort of “Friends-like” TV sitcom that uses simple vocabulary and a mix of native speakers + new arrival (Sam) who is himself learning Spanish. It was originally targeted towards the education classroom market so don’t expect anything too exciting. But you might get a kick of the lame sitcom style enough to pay attention and learn some of the language they use. You can subscribe to their videos here or read more about the show on wikipedia. If this isn’t your style then here’s a different way for more experienced learners to practice.
One way to stand out from your Spanish classmates is with proper pronunciation. This video lesson from Butterfly Spanish (who should subscribe to here) will help you to speak properly by making the correct word sounds. The lesson focuses on cognates, which are words that have the same origin but that have expanded and changed over time as they went into different related languages like English, French, Portuguese and other romance languages. The lesson also covers how some of these things can be used also to improve your spelling or writing in Spanish. If you are a higher level than a beginner, then you may also be interested in this advanced video for Spanish pronunciation.
Learning Spanish with music is a great way to keep yourself interested and motivated to learn. Plus you get a lot of cultural nuance as well as more ‘real-life’ or informal language use than you normally can get from a textbook. This lesson uses Jesse & Joy’s song “Corre” covers some of the basics of first & second person verb conjugations as well as direct object pronouns. You can also learn more with Jesse & Joy Irse or you can subscribe to their videos here.
In this video lesson you’ll learn how to use some essential Spanish verbs – hacer, which is to do or to make and decir, to say or to tell. If you like this video then you may want to watch lesson one that features the beginner verbs of ser, estar (to be) and haber (to have). If you can learn all the forms of these essential verbs then you should be well on your way to expressing a huge variety of ideas. You can subscribe to their videos here.
This is actually a podcast that is also posted on youtube. This can be useful if you’re at work to put on in the background while you’re doing something else. In this episode they cover some travel vocabulary that you might use on a vacation – like to go, to walk, to go for drinks, see a film and other activities that you might do on a trip to Spain. The host is from Britain and he matches to a co-host who is a native Spanish speaker from Spain. You can find their other episodes here. You can also find some other useful travel vocabulary in this lesson.
Learning Spanish verbs is essential to communication and the quality video series from SpanishWithPaul.com does not disappoint. Here you’ll learn 10 useful Spanish verbs like to celebrate, to use, to confirm, to cancel, to prepare and more. For something related but a bit different you can learn how to use music to learn the verb irse. Otherwise you should definitely subscribe to Paul’s videos here.
If you have a young child and you want them exposed to Spanish language lessons at a young age or just asking yourself “how do I teach my kid Spanish?” then this video & DVD series could help. They use characters Busy Beavers and cartoons to help kids get the vocabulary they need in a simple, repetitive format for teaching. If you like this then you might also want to use music to teach kids Spanish. You can subscribe to their other videos on youtube here.
This video lesson is designed for beginners to teach you the most essential Spanish verbs – to be and to have. To be in Spanish has two different forms – ser and estar – and this video explains the difference between the two as well as how to conjugate them both. The verb for to have in Spanish is haber and it is also explained and shown the various forms in this video. You might also find this video lesson for beginners useful. You can subscribe to this video creator here.