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5 fun and alternative ways of learning Spanish

You can get a helping hand with Spanish translation services and resources online, but if you’re not real big on text book learning, check out these five fun and alternative ways of learning Spanish...   Spanish is a fun language to learn. Beyond the fact that...

Language learning app HelloTalk

We would like to introduce you to a great language learning app HelloTalk. HelloTalk is available for Android or iOS. HelloTalk enables you to connect with native speakers directly from your smartphone or tablet, quickly and simply. You can speak to them, send them...

Differences between Canarian and Castilian Spanish

Just like any other country, individual regions in Spain each have their own idiosyncratic dialects, full of words, phrases and grammatical constructions that may make the regular non-native Castilian speaker think ‘what on earth….?’ Spain’s Canary Islands are no...

Spanish Actress Penélope Cruz

Click here to watch Penélope Cruz interviews, Penélope Cruz awards and Penélope Cruz trailers Spanish actress Penélope Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Madrid, on April 28th 1974. Penelope's mother was a hairdresser and her father was a car mechanic. She has a younger...

Songs by David Bisbal with Spanish lyrics: Oye el boom

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRJ5GyIkPoc Oye el boom is one of the most famous songs by David Bisbal. It features on his 2004 album Bulería and was the second single released from the album after the title track Bulería. Other popular songs by David Bisbal on the...

Spanish song from David Bisbal and Espinoza Paz: 24 horas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31OxPLWe88g This Spanish song is a collaboration between David Bisbal and Espinoza Paz and was released as a single in 2010. Espinoza Paz is a Mexican singer songwriter from Angostura, Sinaloa, Mexico, who has achieved a lot of success...

Ave María by David Bisbal – Spanish pop song with Spanish lyrics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gra-sIV1n4U Ave María by David Bisbal was released as the first single from his first album Corazón Latino in 2002. Ave María was the first song that David Bisbal tested on his public after starting out with his pop career after making...

Spanish singer David Bisbal single Mi princesa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AS5DOyyoXJI The single Mi princesa from Spanish singer David Bisbal is taken from his fourth studio album Sin mirar atrás. It is a romantic ballad that was released in 2009. Above you can see the video which was shot on the outskirts of...

David Bisbal song Bulería with Spanish lyrics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUqYEh5gJ_c?fs=1 Bulería is a David Bisbal song from his second studio of the same name. It was David Bisbal's fourth official single, the lead single from the album Bulería and went to number one in the Spanish charts, as did the album....

Spanish pop singer David Bisbal

Spanish pop singer David Bisbal was born in Almería on June 5th 1979 and is a Latin Grammy-winning artist. He gained his initial fame in the first series of the Spanish interactive reality television show Operación Triunfo. The grand prize was the chance of...

Spanish almond biscuits with honey and lemon or orange rind

The next of my Spanish Recipes shows you how to make some very quick and simple Spanish almond biscuits that will be the perfect accompaniment to a nice cup of tea or coffee or eaten on their own as a little tasty snack. Almonds are an incredibly versatile ingredient...

Spanish Television Series: 14 de abril. La República

Watch full episodes of 14 de abril. La República here on the RTVE website 14 de abril. La República website Spanish television series 14 de abril. La República (“14th April. The Republic”) began on January 24th 2011 on Spanish TV channel RTVE1. It is a Spanish period...

Spanish Reality Show: Perdidos en la tribu & Perdidos en la ciudad

Watch full episodes of Perdidos en la tribu here on the Telecinco website Perdidos en la tribu website Spanish reality show Perdidos en la tribu (“Lost in the tribe”), presented by Nuria Roca (2009 to 2011) and Raquel Sanchez Silva (2011 onwards), sees Spanish...

Spanish TV Series: Tierra de lobos

Watch full episodes of Tierra de lobos here on the Telecinco website Tierra de lobos website Tierra de lobos (“Land of wolves”) is a Spanish TV series broadcast by Telecinco, set in late nineteenth century Spain, starring Álex García, Junio Valverde, María Castro,...

Spanish TV Shows: El Gran Debate

Watch full episodes of El gran debate here on the Telecinco website El gran debate website El gran debate ("The Great Debate") is a Spanish TV show focused on key Spanish debates relevant to the present moment in Spain, such as "Will the public health service remain...

Spanish chat up lines – Making out in Spanish

Spanish chat up lines – Making out in Spanish This lesson is part of my "Street Spanish" course which is aimed at giving you all of the necessary Spanish vocabulary and phrases for speaking colloquially in Spanish. This is how Spanish people really speak on the...

Most famous Lola Flores songs: Lola Flores Ay Pena Penita Pena

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lto14yDe5XA Ay Pena Penita Pena by Lola Flores is one of the most famous Lola Flores Songs, along with "A tu vera", "Torbellino de colores" and "La zarzamora". The Flores family is a Spanish national treasure and the fine tradition begun...

Spanish copla singers: Lola Flores Cuna Cañi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQUdiDAnbeo La copla or "Copla andaluza" ("Andalusian copla") is a genre of Spanish popular song, deriving from the poetic form of the same name which arose in the 1940s. One of the first Spanish copla singers was Raquel Meller. Other...

Most famous Spanish singers: Lola Flores

María Dolores “Lola” Flores Ruiz, also known as "La Faraona" (The Pharaoh), was arguably the most important Spanish singer, dancer and actress of all time. Some of her most famous songs are "A tu vera", "Torbellino de colores", "Ay pena penita pena" and "La...

Spanish music with Spanish lyrics: Lola Flores La Zarzamora

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dCJDk_e1iw La Zarzamora by Lola Flores was one of her most famous songs and here we see the song sung live. Lola Flores was known as "La Faraona" and appeared in various classic Spanish films. The first film of her film appearances was...

Spanish music with lyrics: Lola Flores A tu vera

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjPxcPrA_Y0 "A tu vera" is one of the classic songs from Spanish singer, dancer and actress María Dolores "Lola" Flores Ruiz. Lola Flores was born in Jerez de la Frontera in 1923 and was one of the most famous and well loved of all...

Spanish music with Spanish lyrics: Estopa La primavera

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os4grGpFM1o&ob=av2e La primavera by Estopa was the first single from the 2011 Estopa album 2.0. Estopa 2.0 was the seventh studio album from the band and also featured other hit single Me quedaré. In its first week on sale the album...

Spanish groups: Estopa Hemicraneal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBaLc-0mI3E&ob=av2e Hemicraneal by Estopa was a single off their 2008 album Allenrok that reached number one in the Spanish charts. Allenrok was the fifth album from Estopa and contained other hit singles Cuando amanece, Cuerpo triste,...

Spanish music with lyrics: Estopa Ya no me acuerdo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YucZqJkGVrk Ya no me acuerdo by Estopa is one of the few Estopa songs which sees younger Muñoz brother, José Muñoz, taking lead vocal duties. Usually José plays guitar and provides backing vocals to his brother David, but here we see...

How to swear in Spanish: Common Spanish swear words and insults

How to swear in Spanish: Common Spanish swear words and insults http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCaCI_h1Vjg This lesson is part of my "Colloquial Spanish" course which is aimed at giving you all of the necessary Spanish vocabulary and expressions for speaking...

Spanish group Estopa Pastillas De Freno

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju3w5xH8kvY&ob=av2e Estopa Pastillas De Freno was another Estopa single released from the 2004 album ¿La calle es tuya? This is classic Estopa rumba rock from the Muñoz brothers David and José. The Spanish lyrics: Abro una puerta negra,...

Spanish Songs with lyrics: Estopa Fuente De Energía

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdtwwL-uI8g&ob=av2n Estopa Fuente De Energía was the first Estopa single off their 2004 album La calle es tuya. The Estopa video features Spanish actor Santi Millán who is a famous face in Spanish cinema, theatre and TV. The Spanish...

Spanish musicians: Estopa

Spanish band Estopa are a popular duo from Cornellà, Barcelona, Spain. The band consists of Muñoz brothers José and David, who sing a unique blend of sounds reflecting many genres, including rock, rumba and flamenco. They were born in Extremadura, but grew up in...

Honing your Spanish skills in Barcelona

Honing your Spanish skills in Barcelona Barcelona is a thriving metropolis and Spain’s second largest city. Millions of visitors flock to the city every year enjoy its sunny weather, architectural attractions and vibrant nightlife. But Barcelona holds another great...

Listen to Spanish music with lyrics: La Oreja De Van Gogh La Playa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYdi_i9U5ck La Oreja De Van Gogh La Playa is another fine song off of their second studio album El viaje de Copperpot. El viaje de Copperpot was released on the 11th September 2000, two years after their debut album Dile al sol, and...

Spanish Music with Spanish lyrics: La Oreja De Van Gogh Soñaré

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWhH6GhbZnE Soñare by La Oreja de Van Gogh was the second single released off their debut 1998 album Dile al sol. This was their first number one single in Spain and the song that really shot La Oreja de Van Gogh to stardom. The video...

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