Spanish resources

Spanish practice

Practise your Spanish online using free quality learning resources for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Arriba program

This beginner Spanish course includes lessons with Review materials that feature instantly scored practice excercises to revise vocabulary and grammar, flashcards and Spanish practice tests.  

Conexiones: ComunicaciĆ³n y Cultura
This intermediate level Spanish course (corresponding to B1 level) features, under Review materials, activities that are automatically graded and provide immediate feedback on each lesson's vocabulary and grammar. There are also flashcards.

Gente program
A Spanish course that covers beginner (A1 and A2 levels) and intermediate Spanish (B1 level) with activities to revise vocabulary, under Contextos, and grammar, under Formas y recursos. Both are automatically graded to provide immediate feedback.

Identidades: Exploraciones e Interconexiones
Review materials have activities designed for practicing and exploring vocabulary, structures and cultural themes at an intermediate level.

Mosaicos program
Learn Spanish grammar using Additional practice featuring activities for beginners that are automatically graded to provide inmediate feedback.

Spanish for business
A beginner Spanish course that prepares students to function in real world business situations.

Spanish for healthcare
A beginner Spanish course for health care professionals.

Online Spanish dictionaries

Real Academia EspaƱola
Spanish-Spanish online dictionary constantly updated by the Royal Academy of Spanish language in Madrid.

Word Reference
Online Spanish-English and English-Spanish dictonaries together with a language forum to post questions and answers about Spanish usage.

Spanish grammar

The Aztecs
A Spanish language lesson to contrast the use of the past tenses in the context of the Aztec culture.

University of Texas
Spanish Proficiency Excersises.

Trent University
A very visual workbook with sound clips, a voice recorder and activities with immediate feedback at beginner (A2-A2) and intermediate Spanish level (B1-B2).

Trinity University
Exercises to practice prepositions, pronouns, verb tenses, "ser" and "estar" and subjuntives for beginners, intermediate and advanced students.  

University of Victoria
Beginner Spanish language lessons.

Centro Virtual Cervantes, Aula de Lengua
Aveteca and Otros materiales feature Spanish practice lessons online all levels from A1 to C2.

Study Spanish

A reference to Spanish grammar with explanations in English.

Spanish pronunciation

Spanish pronunciation dictionary.

University of Iowa
Spanish pronunciation lessons.

Spanish verbs

Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Consult Spanish verb forms with this "conjugador".

General Spanish

The Guardian
The newspaper publishes Spanish vocabulary lists on a variety of everyday topics.

BBC Languages
Learn Spanish online with a new Spanish course for beginners: Mi Vida Loca. You also have other online Spanish courses like Spansh Steps and Talk Spanish. There are learning games, common Spanish phrases, a guide to Spanish slang and, for intermediate students, interviews with references to the use of Spanish grammar.

Spanish tests

Oxford University Language Centre
A Spanish placement test: revise verb tenses -including the Subjuntives- answer the questions and find out what your level is.

University of Birmingham
Spanish language level test.

Spanish literature

Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
Large, freely accessible collection of works of literature, history and science.

El Poder de la Palabra
Contains fragments of over 2500 literary texts with biographies and portraits of the authors.

Spanish audio

Leer escuchando
Spanish audiobooks to download as MP3.

Radio productions.


General resources

Practise your Spanish with tests, songs, expressions and vocabulary.