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.
This episode of Learn Español con Luis covers some of the most used Spanish words in a single video lesson. If you find this useful then you might also like the most frequent Spanish phrases video. Both of these videos are great for beginners and for learning through actual speaking and using common vocabulary that native speakers actually use in daily life. Subscribe to their videos here.
Here is an intermediate or advanced Spanish level video that uses a song in Spanish “Contigo Aprendí” to practice. The lesson itself is all in Spanish so it may be more appropriate for higher-level learners. However, using songs & musics is a great way to learn though as you get many phrases that are relevant to people’s lives even though they might not be in standard textbooks. Subscribe to their videos here.
If you’re looking for your child to learn some basic Spanish then this video lesson is for you. They use animations and repetition to teach some basic words like Animals, Vehicles along with useful things like numbers and how to count. If you’d like more Spanish language videos for kids subscribe here.