You might ask yourself what are some of the more popular words in Spanish or what do people use frequently? This video from Spanishpod101, click to follow here, answers that question. They polled fans to find out what were their most favorite words and then used a video lesson to explain each word. Along with that, they provide some details in English about how to use the word along with an example sentence in Spanish. You might also like this video about the most frequently used Spanish words.
There are more than a few different ways to say “I”m drunk” in Spanish and this interesting & useful video from Butterfly Spanish teaches you all of them. It includes common ones like Estoy Borracho (I am drunk) to over variations like being typsy or buzzed. You’ll also learn some common words like Wine and Beer in Spanish to round out all of your alcohol related vocabulary. If you liked this video then also check out dating vocabulary for Spanish.
When you’re a Spanish beginner it can be very useful to master how to properly pronounce the words and individual letters that are different in Spanish and English pronunciation. This video covers all the basics that you’ll need to know to start properly forming the sounds that will help you to be understood when speaking Spanish. If you like this video you might also want to learn the Spanish alphabet. You can subscribe to Spanish101 here.
This video from Learn Spanish with Salo, who you should follow, introduces a wide range of beginner and ‘getting to know you’ questions in Spanish. Things like ‘where are you from’ and ‘what are you studying’ are covered along with a few more detailed questions. This lesson is designed for dating & romance but many of these questions you’ll use in the classroom or especially if you try to find a language exchange or intercambio partner to practice Spanish. If you’re having trouble with sentences, then you can try to learn how to use hacer and decir verbs in Spanish.
This video focuses on some common errors or mistakes that people make when speaking Spanish. For example, she explains the differences between qué and cuál and when you should one or the other. Another common mistake is the verb conjugations when talking about a group of people such as a family or class. Commonly intermediate learners will use the plural conjugations when in fact they should use the singular conjugation. You may also be interested in the most common or most frequently used Spanish words. You should subscribe to her videos here.
This fantastic video lesson from Butterfly Spanish teaches you how to say ‘to stop’ in Spanish and details all of the verb conjugations for Dejar. This verb dejar can also mean to leave so they provide a huge number of example sentences broken down in English and Spanish to teach you how to use this common and important vocabulary word for intermediate Spanish learners. If you enjoyed this lesson then you may also want to learn how to pronounce Spanish words properly in this video lesson.
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.