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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  • Lectures 117
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2013 English

Course 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.

Remember, all Udemy courses come with a 30-day money back guarantee. Sign up and start learning Spanish today! See you inside the course!

What are the requirements?

  • No previous Spanish knowledge is required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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!

What is the target audience?

  • Designed for both beginner and intermediate students

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
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/

Section 2: Pronunciation Guide & Basic Spanish Concepts
02:35

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/

06:48

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/

05:08

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/

Section 3: Meeting People
02:58

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

03:01

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.

1 page

This document is for use with the next video.

03:27

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!

Spanish Flashcards #1 - Meeting People (Conociendo personas)
Preview
Article
4 questions

Multiple Choice

Section 4: Money
02:17

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

Spanish Flashcards #2 - Numbers 0 to 10 (Números 0 al 10)
Article
1 page

This document is for use with the next video.

02:06

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!

02:33

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?

Spanish Flashcards #3 - How much does it cost? (¿Cuánto cuesta?)
Article
6 questions

Multiple choice

04:19

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

Spanish Flashcards #4 - Payment Methods (Métodos de Pago)
Article
02:37

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?

Article

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

5 questions

Multiple choice

Section 5: Hotel Amenities and Services
03:05

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

2 pages

This document is for use with the next video.

05:20

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!

01:45

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

Spanish Flashcards #6 - Hotel Amenities and Services (Instalaciones y Servici...
Article
02:36

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

2 pages

This document is for use with the next video.

05:18

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!

02:11

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

02:12

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

Article

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

Section 6: Booking a Hotel Room
03:38

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

Article

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

Questions from Hotel Clerk
3 questions
07:19

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

Article

To access flash cards, click on link below:

Flash Cards - Payment Methods

01:39

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
9 questions
Section 7: Asking For/Following Directions
03:25

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

Spanish Flashcards #10 - Common Destinations (Destinos comunes)
Article
3 pages

This document is for use with the next video.

05:36

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!

04:09

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

Spanish Flashcards #11 - Asking for and Following Directions (Pedir y Seguir ...
Article
1 page

This document is for use with the next video.

03:14

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!

02:14

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

01:33

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.

Spanish Flashcards #12 - City Block (Cuadra)
Article
Asking for/Following Directions
9 questions
02:51

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

Spanish Flashcards #13 - Corner & Traffic light (Esquina y Semáforo)
Article
City block, At the Corner/Traffic Light
7 questions
05:23

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

Flashcards #14 - City block in meters (Cuadra en metros)
Article
Hundreds
9 questions
Cardinal Points and Meters
8 questions
Section 8: Public Transportation
03:20

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

Spanish Flashcards #15 - Modes of Transportation (Medios de Transporte)
Article
2 pages

This document is for use with the next video.

04:17

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!

08:35

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

Spanish Flashcards #16 - Time of Arrival and Departure (Hora de llegada y salida
Article
Vocabulary Time of arrival/departure
19 questions
06:35

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

Spanish Flashcards #17 - What time does it leave/arrive? (A qué hora sale/llega?
Article
01:29

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?
8 questions
03:47

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

Spanish Flashcards #18 - Which bus/train/ferry should I take? (¿Cuál bus/tren/ba
Article
01:22

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.

Vocabulary Which bus/train/ferry should I take?
6 questions
02:10

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

Spanish Flashcards #19 - Numbers 13 to 20 (Números 13 al 20)
Article
1 page

This document is for use with the next video.

02:37

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!

02:57

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.

Spanish Flashcards #20 - How much is it? (¿Cuánto cuesta?)
Article
01:50

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.

Vocabulary Buying Tickets
7 questions
Section 9: Traveling by Taxi
03:11

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

01:40

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

Spanish Flashcards #21 - Traveling by Taxi (Viajando en Taxi)
Article
02:33

Learn words related to paying for your cab ride.

Spanish Flashcards #22 - Paying the Taxi Driver (Pagandole al taxista)
Article
Traveling by Taxi
9 questions
Section 10: Reading The Menu and Common Drinks
03:55

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

Spanish Flashcards #23 - The Menu (El Menú)
Article

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Instructor Biography

Esteban Perez Rodriguez, 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.

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