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Foreign Language: Spanish: Spanish Language

Open Access Resources

Colby College Professor Barbara Kuczun Nelson's

An extensive set of Spanish language learning materials.

Language Learning Websites

Lang Media: Resources for World Languages
Lang Media's mission is to provide "materials in languages less-commonly offered by colleges and universities in the United States" and "authentic materials depicting differences in regional dialects and language-usage among speakers of the most commonly taught languages worldwide." The site was produced by the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages.

Foreign Language Videos from the Viewpoints Project of the Five Colleges of Ohio Consortium is "a collection of video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each video clip is accompanied by a description of its contents, the country of the speaker, and additional grammar and vocabulary notes."

FSI Language Courses includes this Spanish language course developed by the Foreign Service Institute

BBC Languages
The resource from Britain's BBC offers in-depth (12-week) online programs of study in Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Chinese, and Greek and sampler lessons in more than 40 other languages, for example, Japanese, Maltese, Arabic, Gaelic, and Estonian.

Verb Conjugation Aids


Diccionario de la Real Academia Española (online)

Reverso Online Dictionary. Includes verb conjugations.

Other Resources

Lang Media: Resources for World Languages has a Languages by Country Collection that includes Spanish. The collection features authentic language videos filmed in country, depicting everyday situations and conversations. These videos were filmed between 1999 and 2002 by international students from the Five Colleges. Transcripts, translations, audio clips, and still images are also included.  Has pictorial/audio vocabulary resources.


COERLL: Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning: Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. Produces and shares opne educational resources for the teaching and learning of foreign languages, including online language courses, podcasts, downloadable transcripts, reference grammars, and assessment tools.