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.
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.
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.
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.
This video lesson covers some useful vocabulary for using the metro or subway train to get around in a Spanish-speaking country like Mexico or Spain. The lesson is for intermediate to advanced learners and is ideal to practice before traveling. Subscribe to their videos here.
This video starts out a little slow as she begins explaining where this video is in the series. However, it becomes more useful as soon as she starts speaking through some new & useful vocabulary that is not very common in books, like clothes iron (la plancha) but that actually can come up fairly often in real life. Subscribe to her videos here.
This video is actually a recoding of a Spanish podcast but the dialogue and explanation of how to rent a car in Mexico is quite useful with decent audio quality. If you are traveling then you’ll find this video to be very useful for getting around after you land. Subscribe to their videos here.