Conversational Spanish Made Easy
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Conversational Spanish Made Easy

Learn Spanish with this intuitive and fast Spanish learning method that will have you speaking Spanish from day one
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3.9 (336 ratings)
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Last updated 11/2016
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 36 Articles
  • 15 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will be able to ask questions and form sentences in numerous real-life situations. From meeting new people, to ordering food, asking/follow directions, getting around using public transportation and more!
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Requirements
  • No previous Spanish knowledge is required
Description

Do you wish learning Spanish was an easy thing to do? Do you wish you were be able to communicate easily with Spanish speakers when traveling around the world or in your own country?

If so, the Conversational Spanish Made Easy course, will give you the tools to communicate effectively with Spanish speakers anywhere in the world.

This course takes you from learning how to pronounce Spanish words correctly to understanding others and expressing your needs in a number of situations.

How have we accomplished this?

Instead of focusing on grammar lingo and concepts, we focus on useful phrases and sentences that you can start using from day one.

Through 88 video lectures, you will learn essential conversational Spanish in a number of common situations. Starting with simple vocabulary that you can use when meeting people, to more complex vocabulary and phrases that will allow you to order food, follow directions and other important skills that will make your trips to Spanish-speaking countries that much more enjoyable.

This is what some of our students are saying:

"Best course available - I've purchased numerous books and most of the major Spanish software programs, but I still had difficulty with the fundamentals. But after taking your course, learning finally became easy and understandable. Your presentation is excellent! I hope that you have another course in the works."

"Best Spanish course - The course offers lots of great opportunities to learn Spanish from scratch and ways to keep up the Spanish you already know."

Course Bonuses:

In addition to the video lectures, practice videos and quizzes, you will have access to ready-to-print PDF's that you can review in your free time to help you keep your conversational Spanish skills fresh.

This course also includes recordings of Spanish speakers from different countries, so you get used to different accents from different parts of the world.

Join our 6,000 member Spanish-learning community. You'll have direct access to your course tutor and course peers to get an answer to any questions you may have.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Designed for both beginner and intermediate students
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:00

Join your tutor Esteban and course peers on our private facebook group created just for students taking this course.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ConversationalSpanishMadeEasy/

Preview 02:00
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Pronunciation Guide & Basic Spanish Concepts
3 Lectures 14:31

This is part 1 of the Spanish Pronunciation Guide. In this video you will learn how to correctly pronounce all 5 Spanish vowels.

Join your tutor Esteban and course peers on our private facebook group created just for students taking this course.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ConversationalSpanishMadeEasy/

Preview 02:35

This is part 2 of the Spanish Pronunciation Guide. In this video we will study some key Spanish consonants

Join your tutor Esteban and course peers on our private facebook group created just for students taking this course.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ConversationalSpanishMadeEasy/

Preview 06:48

In this video we will talk about the "Articles" and how to identify the gender and number of words in Spanish

Join your tutor Esteban and course peers on our private facebook group created just for students taking this course.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ConversationalSpanishMadeEasy/

Preview 05:08
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Meeting People
5 Lectures 09:30

In this video, you will learn useful vocabulary to introduce yourself to people and carry a basic conversation

Preview 02:58

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica and a woman from Colombia that are meeting each other for the first time.

Meeting People - Conversation
03:01

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
1 page

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio-visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #1 - Meeting People
03:27


Multiple Choice

Meeting People
4 questions
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Money
10 Lectures 14:12

In this video, you will learn the numbers from 1 to 10 in Spanish.

Numbers 1-10
02:17

Spanish Flashcards #2 - Numbers 0 to 10 (Números 0 al 10)
00:05

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
1 page

Learn to do some simple math with numbers 1 through 10 in Spanish.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #2 (Numbers 1-10)
02:06

In this video you will learn how to ask what things cost.

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica and a woman from Bolivia at a shop.

00:00 Vocabulary - How much does it cost?

01:42 Conversation - How much does it cost?

How much does it cost? - Vocabulary and Conversation
02:33

Spanish Flashcards #3 - How much does it cost? (¿Cuánto cuesta?)
00:05

Multiple choice

How much does it cost?
6 questions

In this video you will learn about the different payment methods in Spanish.

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica and a woman from Bolivia, who is trying to pay with different payment methods.

00:00 Vocabulary - Payment Methods

02:45 Conversation - Payment Methods

Payment Methods - Vocabulary and Conversation
04:19

Spanish Flashcards #4 - Payment Methods (Métodos de Pago)
00:04

In this video you will learn how to ask where the ATM and Currency Exchange Office is, in Spanish.

00:00 Vocabulary - ATM

01:05 Conversation - Where is the ATM?

01:30 Vocabulary - Currency Exchange Office

01:55 Conversation - Where is the Currency Exchange Office?

The ATM and The Currency Exchange Office - Vocab. and Conversation
02:37

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

Spanish Flashcards #5 - ATM & Currency Exchange Office (Cajero automático y ...
00:06

Multiple choice

Money Section
5 questions
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Hotel Amenities and Services
11 Lectures 22:38

In this video, you will learn the name in Spanish of various hotel services and amenities

Hotel Amenities and Services - Vocabulary
03:05

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #3 - Hotel Amenities and Services
05:20

In this video we show a conversation scenario between a male front desk clerk (Argentinean) at a Hotel and a female tourist (Bolivian) trying to find out about the Hotel Amenities and Services

Hotel Amenities and Services - Conversation
01:45

Spanish Flashcards #6 - Hotel Amenities and Services (Instalaciones y Servici...
00:05

In this video, you will learn the name in Spanish of the room, bathroom and items found inside a Hotel Room.

The Hotel Room - Vocabulary
02:36

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #4 - The Hotel Room
05:18

In this video, you will learn how to request hotel items from the Front Desk

At the Front Desk - Vocabulary
02:11

In this video, we show a conversation scenario between a male front desk clerk (Argentinean) and a female hotel guest (Bolivian) asking for basic necessities, such as towels and blankets

At the Front Desk - Conversation
02:12

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

Spanish Flashcards #7 - In the Hotel Room (En la habitación de hotel)
00:05
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Booking a Hotel Room
5 Lectures 12:50

Questions you will be asked from the clerk at the front desk when booking a hotel room

Booking a Hotel Room Part 1- Questions asked by the clerk
03:38

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

Spanish Flashcards #8 - Booking a Hotel Room Part 1 / Questions from the hote...
00:07

Questions from Hotel Clerk
3 questions

In this video, you will learn what questions to ask when booking a hotel room

Booking a Hotel Room Part 2 - Questions you will ask
07:19

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

Spanish Flashcards #9 - Booking a Hotel Room Part 2 / Questions you will ask...
00:07

In this video, we show a conversation scenario between a male front desk clerk (Argentinean) at a Hotel and a female tourist (Bolivian) booking a hotel room

Booking a Hotel Room - Conversation
01:39

Booking a Hotel Room
9 questions
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Asking For/Following Directions
15 Lectures 28:48

In this video, you will learn the name in Spanish of venues and places of interest when visiting a country in Latin America

Common Destinations - Vocabulary
03:25

Spanish Flashcards #10 - Common Destinations (Destinos comunes)
00:04

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
3 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #5 - Common Destinations
05:36

In this video, you will learn key vocabulary that will help you follow directions from locals

Asking for and Following Directions - Vocabulary
04:09

Spanish Flashcards #11 - Asking for and Following Directions (Pedir y Seguir ...
00:05

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
1 page

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #6 - Following Directions
03:14

Learn how to say "city block" in Spanish and how to follow directions using this word

City Block - Vocabulary and Practice
02:14

In this video, you will hear and see a conversation between a man from Costa Rica and a woman from Puerto Rico. The woman is asking for directions to the park, and the man tells her where to go.

Asking for and Following Directions - Conversation
01:33

Spanish Flashcards #12 - City Block (Cuadra)
00:04

Asking for/Following Directions
9 questions

Learn how to say "At the corner" and "At the traffic light" and follow directions using these words

At the corner/traffic light - Vocabulary and Practice
02:51

Spanish Flashcards #13 - Corner & Traffic light (Esquina y Semáforo)
00:05

City block, At the Corner/Traffic Light
7 questions

Learn another way to say "city blocks" in Spanish (in meters) and how to follow directions using these words

City Blocks in meters - Vocabulary and Practice
05:23

Flashcards #14 - City block in meters (Cuadra en metros)
00:04

Hundreds
9 questions

Cardinal Points and Meters
8 questions
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Public Transportation
19 Lectures 39:30

In this video, you will learn the name in Spanish of common modes of transportation.

Modes of Transportation - Vocabulary
03:20

Spanish Flashcards #15 - Modes of Transportation (Medios de Transporte)
00:05

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #7 - Modes of Transportation
04:17

Learn the numbers 11-12, the different parts of the day and indicate the time of arrival and departure.

Time of arrival/departure - Vocabulary
08:35

Spanish Flashcards #16 - Time of Arrival and Departure (Hora de llegada y salida
00:05

Vocabulary Time of arrival/departure
19 questions

In this video, you will learn how to ask "What time a bus/train/ferry leaves or arrives" and provide answers to this questions using the vocabulary learned in the previous lecture

What time does it leave/arrive? - Vocabulary
06:35

Spanish Flashcards #17 - What time does it leave/arrive? (A qué hora sale/llega?
00:05

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica (local) and a woman from Puerto Rico (tourist), who is trying to find out what time the bus leaves and arrives to its destination.

What time does it leave/arrive? - Conversation
01:29

What time does it leave/arrive?
8 questions

In this lecture, you will learn vocabulary that will help you determine which bus/train/ferry you should take

Which bus/train/ferry should I take? - Vocabulary
03:47

Spanish Flashcards #18 - Which bus/train/ferry should I take? (¿Cuál bus/tren/ba
00:05

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica (local) and a woman from Puerto Rico (tourist), who is trying to find out which bus should she take to get to her destination.

Which bus/train/ferry should I take? - Conversation
01:22

Vocabulary Which bus/train/ferry should I take?
6 questions

In this video, you will learn the numbers from 13 to 20 and an easy way to remember them

Numbers 13 to 20
02:10

Spanish Flashcards #19 - Numbers 13 to 20 (Números 13 al 20)
00:05

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
1 page

Learn how to do some simple math with numbers 13 through 20 in Spanish.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #8 - Numbers 13 to 20
02:37

In this video, you will learn the word for ticket(s) in Spanish and learn how to ask for a one-way and round-trip ticket.

Buying a Ticket - Vocabulary
02:57

Spanish Flashcards #20 - How much is it? (¿Cuánto cuesta?)
00:04

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica (clerk at bus station) and a woman from Puerto Rico (tourist), who is trying to buy a bus ticket.

Buying a Ticket - Conversation
01:50

Vocabulary Buying Tickets
7 questions
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Traveling by Taxi
5 Lectures 07:33

In this video, you will learn vocabulary and phrases that will be useful when getting a taxi.

Traveling by Taxi - Vocabulary
03:11

This video shows a conversation scenario between a man from Costa Rica (taxi driver) and a woman from Puerto Rico (tourist), who is trying to get a taxi.

00:10 First Scenario

01:02 Second Scenario

Traveling by Taxi - Conversation
01:40

Spanish Flashcards #21 - Traveling by Taxi (Viajando en Taxi)
00:04

Learn words related to paying for your cab ride.

Traveling by Taxi - Paying the Taxi Driver
02:33

Spanish Flashcards #22 - Paying the Taxi Driver (Pagandole al taxista)
00:05

Traveling by Taxi
9 questions
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Reading The Menu and Common Drinks
8 Lectures 24:51

In this video, you will learn vocabulary that will help you read a menu in Spanish.

The Menu - Vocabulary
03:55

Spanish Flashcards #23 - The Menu (El Menú)
00:04

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
2 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #9 - The Menu
05:26

In this video, you will learn the name in Spanish of common drinks found in restaurants in Latin America.

Drinks - Vocabulary
05:38

Spanish Flashcards #24 - Drinks (Bebidas)
00:03

This document is for use with the next video.

Supplemental Worksheet for use with next video
3 pages

Put your knowledge to the test with this audio visual exercise. Select the best answer in each case.

Use the worksheet provided, or simply grab a piece of paper and right down your answers. Best of luck!

Practice Time #10 - Drinks
09:44
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About the Instructor
Esteban Perez Rodriguez
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Making Language Learning Easy

I am passionate about learning and teaching languages. Originally from Costa Rica, now live in San Francisco, California. I have a degree in Business Management and trained to become a teacher.

I focus on creating high-quality language online courses as well as creating a fun and interesting easy-to-follow environment that keep my students motivated and makes the learning process an enjoyable experience.

I strive to give my students practical knowledge and language skills that will enrich their personal and professional lives.

Look forward to welcoming you in my courses.