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We have put together a range of high-quality Spanish language resources to help you achieve fluency in Spanish.

These resources are suitable for language learners of all levels and abilities.

Our Most Recommended Resources to Help You Learn Spanish

Rocket Spanish

Rocket Spanish is a language learning app that uses audio lessons, interactive exercises and readings to get you to a conversational level in Spanish. Through its structured and proven successful process, you will begin to understand more about the language you are learning. Review

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Pimsleur

Pimsleur Spanish is designed to get you conversational in Spanish as quickly as possible. Its course structure is based on its own successfully proven method. Pimsleur Spanish contains 210 thirty minute audio lessons with plenty of additional review content. Pimsleur offers all users a free 7 day trial in a variety of popular languages. Review

Baselang

Baselang offers a fast way to become a fluent Spanish speaker. For $149 p/month, you get unlimited online Spanish classes with native tutors. Baselang provides a well structured curriculum to help you learn, and you can schedule as many classes as you like, whenever you like. If you take a class a day, the cost works out at less than $5 p/hour. Click here to receive a $10 discount on your first paid month. Review

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italki

italki is a global language learning community that connects students and teachers for 1-on-1 online language lessons. More than 10,000 teachers are teaching more than 5 million students over 130 languages on the italki platform. This is an ideal place to find a Spanish tutor at a reasonable cost. Classes on italki start as low as $4 p/hour. Get $10 Free italki Credit. Review

LingoPie

Lingopie is one of the latest language learning apps on the market with great language learning features. It enables you to learn foreign languages by watching TV. Live since 2019, the Lingopie app is perfect for boosting the language skills of you and your family – both on the move or while relaxing at home. Review

Preply

Preply is a marketplace where students from all over the world can find one-on-one online tutors for personalised learning programs. It is very similar to italki, with the same common goals and the same main features. Preply also contains an in-built classroom which enhances the quality and efficiency of lessons for both tutors and students. Review

Spanish for Beginners

Spanish for Beginners is a course created by online Spanish tutor, James. A one-time payment of $15 provides access to over 35 lessons, providing clarity to the everyday challenges facing Spanish learners. James has lived in Spain, Argentina and Costa Rica and has taught more than 1,000 hours of Spanish classes. Email hello@travel-lingual.com if you are interested in taking private Spanish classes with James.

Babbel

Babbel is a subscription based language learning app. It currently offers 14 languages on its unique, user friendly platform. Babbel’s desktop and app format is curriculum-based with pre-recorded content including games, quizzes, tests, games and grammar exercises. Review

Speechling

Speechling is a website and app that enables language learners of any ability to improve and perfect their speaking skills and pronunciation. It offers this niche service in a wide range of languages. Use the Promo Code TRALIN to receive a 10% discount on the Unlimited Plan. Review

Memrise

Memrise is a language platform that has become increasingly popular in recent years in both the U.S and the U.K. It uses Spaced Repetition of flashcards to increase the rate of learning. It is available online and for mobile, and the mobile app has downloadable lessons that you can use offline. Review

News in Slow Spanish

News in Slow Spanish is part of the News in Slow series. It is a superb resource for intermediate learners and advanced learners to practice listening skills in Spanish. The content covered is current, engaging and varied. Users can choose to listen to Spanish from Spain or Latin America.

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Spanish Uncovered

Spanish Uncovered is a language course that offers a unique, independent approach to learning the Spanish language. It is part of the ‘Uncovered’ series which offers you the chance to learn a new language through an entire story. Comprising 20 modules, Spanish Uncovered claims to take you to an upper-intermediate level of Spanish within 100-150 hours of study time. Review

Elayaa Spanish

Elayaa is a complete program for Spanish learning online. The core of this program is a modular learning platform with more than 100 video lessons, grammar sheets, exercises, tests, graded readings and podcasts with comprehension exercises. The videos are short, dynamic, and at the same time very informative. Each video is enriched with graphic animations that make it easy to follow and helps you to memorize the content. Review

FluentU

FluentU is a language-learning platform that brings language learning to life through language immersion with real-world videos. It provides users with an immersive learning experience through commercials, interviews, music videos, tutorials and more. By teaching through video, FluentU helps you to interact with Spanish in a way that many apps cannot. Review

SpanishPod101

SpanishPod101 offers a fun way to learn Spanish. A monthly subscription for as little as $4 provides access to flashcards, vocabulary lists and video content with Spanish tutors. There is plenty of audio and video resource included, all ranging from complete beginner level right through to advanced. SpanishPod101 is best for complete beginners, with limited content for intermediate and advanced learners.

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Yabla

Yabla is an excellent language-learning tool that uses videos with interactive subtitles and language games to help users learn a language. It is accessible on online and for iOS. Its videos are of varying difficulty levels and types, and are either sourced from the internet or originally produced. All videos use native speakers, which is an excellent way to improve listening skills. Review

I Love You Too in Spanish: 100 Spanish Love Phrases

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How to Spend 2 weeks in Argentina: An Itinerary

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An Interview with Lingopie CEO David Datny

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How to say ‘There is’ and ‘There are’ in Spanish: A Guide

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What does Vosotros Mean in Spanish? A Guide

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The Hablar Conjugation in Spanish: A Guide

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The Top 10 TV Shows & Movies to Learn Spanish

The use of TV shows and movies to learn Spanish is more popular today than it has ever been. Spanish movies are not only accessible, but they’re also a great…

Spanish With Nate Review: It Feels Like a Personal Tutor

Spanish with Nate's Fluent Spanish Speaker Academy is an online Spanish course designed for people who want to learn to speak Spanish. It is created by Nate, an American self-taught…

Spanish Uncovered Review: Cost & Best Features (2022)

I have just finished trialing the Spanish Uncovered online Spanish course by Olly Richards. In this Spanish Uncovered review, you'll find out all about the course, how I rate it,…

Honest Lingoda Review: Not What We Expected

Lingoda is an online language school and language learning platform offering group classes and one-to-one classes with native teachers. Through online language learning classes and teaching material, it promises to…

Lingopie Review: A Great Video Tool With Varied Content

This review takes an up-close look at one of the latest language learning tools on the market, Lingopie. We'll look at whether the features, costs, and language options are better…

All 21 Spanish Speaking Countries: Where the Language Is Spoken

There are over 20 Spanish-speaking countries that count Spanish as their official language, and the number of Spanish speakers worldwide is growing rapidly each year. The third most studied language,…

Saber vs Conocer in Spanish: Which to Use & When

In Spanish, there are two different verbs ‘to know.’ Knowing which one to use is often difficult for English speakers. However, they are two of the most important verbs you can…

How to Learn Conversational Spanish in 12 Steps

If you are learning Spanish from a beginner level, then developing to a conversational Spanish level can seem a pretty difficult task. With so many different resources available both online…

AR Verbs in Spanish Explained: Endings & Common AR Verbs

Anybody in the process of learning Spanish should know that there are 3 main verb groups: AR verbs, ER verbs and IR verbs. In this post, we focus on AR…

Reflexive Verbs in Spanish – A Beginner’s Guide

The concept of reflexive verbs in Spanish can be difficult for many beginners to understand. But, believe it or not, reflexive verbs really aren’t too difficult to get your head…

Elayaa Spanish Review – Spanish Courses For All Levels

Recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with Claudio, founder of the online Spanish course provider, Elayaa.com. In this Elayaa review, you'll find out all about the course options and…

Top 16 Easy-to-read Spanish Books for Spanish Learners

Reading is an important part of improving your Spanish skills. In this post, we've compiled a list of the best books for Spanish learners, so that you can get started…

Casa Spanish Review – Unlimited Online Spanish Classes

Recently, we had the pleasure of testing Casa Spanish, an online platform which provides authentic Spanish language immersion through face to face lessons with tutors. We've just finished trialing various…

20 Best Podcasts in Spanish: Improve Your Listening Skills

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Yabla Review – Immersive Learning Through Video

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Argentine Spanish – How Different is it Really?

The vast majority of languages have evolved to comprise numerous accents and dialects. Given its sheer volume of speakers around the world, (some 580 million people), there are few languages…

Baselang Review – A Look at the Real World Program

A summary of the Baselang Real World Program If you've been waiting for the push you need to finally take your Spanish to a conversational level, you may well have…

Catalan vs Spanish – The Main Similarities & Differences

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Irregular Preterite Verbs in Spanish – A Complete Guide

The preterite tense in Spanish is one of the more difficult past tenses to master, even with regular verbs. Today, we take you through the list of irregular verbs in…

The Spanish Imperfect Tense: An Introduction

In order to be able to speak Spanish without making grammatical errors, it is important to know how and when to use relevant tenses. If you don't understand which tenses…

Imperfect vs Preterite Tense – Which To Use & When

One of the hardest aspects of Spanish grammar is understanding not only the difference between the imperfect vs preterite tense, but also when to use each of these tenses depending…

Learn Spanish: Top 100 Free Online Spanish Courses

Understanding which resource to use when learning Spanish really depends on the type of learner you are. A common misconception is that any course or resource will be suitable for…

The 5 Best Programs To Learn Spanish

When you first start out on your Spanish-learning journey, you’ll be faced with hundreds of online courses, apps, podcasts, and a plethora of other resources to choose from. But, since…

SER or ESTAR? All You Need to Know

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The 8 Best Tools For Learning Spanish For Free

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Direct Object Pronouns – Spanish For Beginners

We know how tricky Spanish grammar can be. Direct Object Pronouns are a particular aspect of Spanish grammar that many learners struggle with. In this article, we break things down…

Portuguese vs Spanish – How Similar Are They?

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The 28 Easiest and Hardest Languages to Learn for English Speakers

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Pimsleur Spanish Review – Repetitive But Effective

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Rosetta Stone Spanish Review: What We Like & Dislike

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Sexy in Spanish: 54 Romantic Spanish Phrases

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How Long it Takes to Learn Spanish

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Mondly Review: A good resource for language learners?

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Rocket Languages Review – Is it Worth the Cost?

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Spanish Numbers: How to Count in Spanish

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European Spanish and Latin American Spanish – 9 Key Differences

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