Finding credible and useful Spanish language learning resources online can be time-consuming and frustrating. We at Mind The Languages have compiled all the online resources anyone who want to learn Spanish will find helpful. Please make sure you bookmark this page as you will have to return here many times during this journey of yours to learn a new language.
Learn Spanish Through Paid Courses
Committing yourself to a structured online program is always the best way to learn a new language. There are hundreds of courses available online but only a handful of them are worth your time and money. We at Mind The Languages have reviewed all the popular ones on our other post and have listed only our top three picks below for your consideration.
If you plan to take a ton of courses, Rocket Spanish should be the top of your list. If you can just take one course, it is this. Rocket Spanish has revolutionized the language learning industry through its innovative gamified interactive learning methodology that takes the frustration out of the learning and makes it fun and enjoyable.
Designed by linguistic experts and graduates from MIT, Harvard, and Oxford, Fluenz takes a refreshingly new approach to language learning through its interactive learning platform accessible across all your personal devices.
Can you speak Spanish with just 138 words? With just over a hundred words, you may not be able to read Spanish literature but definitely can converse with your amigos and impress them given you follow all the tips and tricks detailed in this course. It is recommended for those who cannot devote months to immerse themselves to thoroughly learn the language but can devote a few weeks to learn just enough essentials to fearlessly start and sustain conversations.
Learn Spanish Through Books
New Spanish language learning books are being released every single day but only a few have stood the test of time and proved to be helpful to the general audience. Listed below are a few such books.
- Easy Spanish Step-by-Step
- Accelerated Spanish: Learn fluent Spanish with a proven accelerated learning system
- Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish: A Creative and Proven Approach
- Spanish: for Beginners: Learn the Basics of Spanish in 7 Days
- See It and Say It in Spanish: A Beginner's Guide to Learning Spanish the Word-and-Picture Way
- Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar, Premium Third Edition
Audio Books and DVDs
- Pimsleur Spanish Conversational Course
- Living Language Spanish, Complete Edition
- Drive Time Spanish: Beginner Level
- Learn Spanish DVD: Level 1,2 and 3
- Spanish for Dummies
- Learning Spanish Like Crazy
- Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners + Audio Download: Improve your reading and listening skills in Spanish (Spanish Edition)
Learn Spanish Through Tutors and One-on-One Personal Coach
Nothing can produce better results than having personal tutors to help you during every step of the process. There are thousands of Spanish language tutors available for you to hire on per hour basis. Simply check out the platforms listed below, browse through the tutors and select the best time and tutor.
Learn Spanish Through Audio Podcasts
Are you into listening to podcasts? Then you will definitely enjoy the following free and paid podcasts that teach Spanish.
- Language Transfer - Complete Spanish Podcast
- Say Something in - Spanish
- RadioLingua - Coffee Break Spanish
Learn Spanish Through Youtube Videos
Youtube videos are free and fun to watch. There are some dedicated channels by native Spanish speakers that provide an engaging way to pick up the language. Here are some of the channels you should definitely check out and subscribe to.
- Butterfly Spanish
- The Spanish Dude
- Culture Alley
- Learn Spanish
- Learn Spanish with Señor Jordan
- Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com
- Learn Spanish Step by Step
Learn Spanish Through Mobile Applications (Mobile Apps)
Want to learn a language during your commute? We have several apps that cater to just that. Following are some of the most popular apps that you will enjoy learning Spanish with.
Learn Spanish Through MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
MOOCs are a boon to those who want to take university classes without registering or attending them due to various reasons. There are some great Spanish courses available for you to take on the following sites.
Miríada X offers the best MOOC courses from universities from Spain and Latin American universities.
Learn Spanish by Reading Your Favorite Magazines in Spanish
Do you know that most of your popular magazines are also available in Spanish to read?
Sports in Spanish
News in Spanish
Radio in Spanish
Learn Spanish by Watching Movies, Documentaries, TV Shows, Serials in Spanish
- National Geographic Documentaries in Spanish
You can now watch your favorite NatGeo documentaries in Spanish and master the language during the process. Just visit NatGeo Mundo, Teledocumentales or RTVE Naturaleza - Nature Documentaries in Spanish
MiTele is like Netflix in Spanish where you can watch Spanish TV series and programs on demand on any device you want.
In Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish, lawyer Raquel Rodríguez travels to Spain, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and finally to Mexico, all to solve a secret from Don Fernando's past. Destinos is in conversational Spanish, with some narration in English and in Spanish. Every episode covers new grammatical concepts, vocabulary, and cultural practices, with a review at the end. As you go from episode to episode and destination to destination, the content grows more challenging.
Learn Spanish by Participating in Spanish Social Media and Forums
There are some dedicated Spanish language learning communities where like-minded people hang out and get their questions answered. Have a question you want to be answered? Head over to these forums.
Learn Spanish by Following Spanish Language Blogs
This is great news for you as a Spanish-language learner. It means that no matter what your level, you can always read simple Spanish blog posts without getting as lost as you might, perhaps, in a newspaper article—que vivan los blogs (long live blogs)!
- Peppy Burro Blog
- Transparent - Blog
- Spanish Skulduggery - Tumblr Blog
- La Tortuga Viajera (Travelling Turtle) - A Spanish Travel Blog
Learn Spanish Through Downloading Flashcards, Worksheets, and Printables
This site has about 3.5 million registered users and is used by hundreds of thousands of students a day to learn Spanish verbs. It is a community-sourced site: almost all the activities were created by teachers around the country and the world who have wanted to add to the site.
Learn Spanish Through Spanish To English Dictionary and Word of the Day
How about learning one Spanish word a day or looking up for the meaning of a Spanish word only when you need it and setting yourself up for mastery one word at a time? Dictionaries can help you do exactly this.
The most popular and arguably the most accurate of the Spanish dictionaries available online, SpanishDict contains over 1 million words and their translations.
Though not as big as SpanishDict, Collins has a comprehensive coverage of over half a million words of contemporary European and Latin American Spanish.
The renowned Cambridge and Oxford English Dictionaries also have a bilingual dictionary with Spanish to English translation feature that you can check out.
Reverso offers you a complete user generated and populated Spanish English dictionary containing commonly used words and expressions including Slang words along with thousands of Spanish entries and their English translation.
Asi Hablamos - Dictionary (of Slang Words) across Latin America
Although American countries speak Spanish, you would be surprised to know how different the meaning of the same word can be in different countries and often within your own country. Asi Hablamos may come in handy during such situations.
Learn Spanish by Reading Your Favorite Comics in Spanish
This is an unofficial Spanish translation of famous Randall Munroe’s XKCD web comic about romance, sarcasm, and language.
Learn Spanish Through Proverbs and Romantic Phrases, Spanish Social Media
Spanish Romantic Phrases
Translate Every Spanish Webpage to English Through Spanish To English Browser Extensions
There are some browser extensions that can translate any web page you visit into Spanish so that you can read your daily news in Spanish if you want.
BONUS: Learn Spanish by Translating Your Favorite Movie Dialogues in Spanish
Is there anything missing from the list? Please suggest additions to the list below and we will happily add them to the list. Happy Learning!