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Emphasis on engaging the student and carefully explaining concepts every step of the way using a “virtual teacher”
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Last updated 6/2015
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Includes:
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Meet and greet others in Spanish, both formally and informally
  • Know counting , colors, shapes, days of the week, weather
  • Conjugate useful verbs in the present tense
  • Express their feelings and wants/needs in Spanish
  • Provide and understand directions and location of objects
  • And much more!
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Requirements
  • No prerequisites or materials required.
Description

Developed by experienced Two-Way Immersion school teachers, this fun and intensive introductory Spanish course offers an in-depth curriculum broken into 12 topic areas that students can learn at their own pace. The program starts with the fundamentals of the Spanish language, including basic conversation, pronunciation, and counting, and then progresses to more advanced topics such as verb conjugation and spatial expressions.

  • Parents' Choice Winner for Online Software
  • Bi-lingual virtual teacher carefully explains grammar concepts
  • Scenario-based video clips show conversations in realistic context
  • Fun animation and colorful images help reinforce new concepts
  • Interactive exercises and quizzes test lesson comprehension

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is an excellent introduction to the Spanish language for beginner students of all ages.
  • Due to the highly visual and interactive nature of the program, it is especially appealing to young learners or adults who may find traditional language boring and overly bogged down with long lectures.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:33

In this introduction video we will provide you with what the course covers and what you can expect to takeaway from the lessons. We're excited to have you learn Spanish with us, enjoy!

Preview 02:33
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Saludos y despididas
4 Lectures 01:19

You will learn how to greet a friend. Also how to introduce yourself to a new acquaintance.

Preview 00:27

Saludos y despididas - Greetings and farewells
4 questions

In this video you will learn how to meet someone new in the appropriate fashion.

Preview 00:15

Tell us how you would respond when meeting someone new.

Saludos y despididas - Greetings and farewells
2 questions

In this section you will learn how to greet another person based on whether it is morning, afternoon or evening.

Preview 00:24

Select the right greeting based on the time of day shown.

Saludos y despididas - Greetings and farewells
3 questions

In this section you will learn how to say farewell in a couple of different ways.

Preview 00:13

Select the phrase that best fits the picture.

Saludos y despididas - Greetings and farewells
4 questions
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El alfabeto, vocales, el masculino/el femenino, vocabulario
3 Lectures 03:54

In this section you will learn the Spanish alphabet from a native speaker. First you will see the letter and hear how it sounds. The second time through will give you an opportunity to repeat and practice.

Preview 02:44

In this section you will learn the appropriate article for the noun based on whether it is feminine or masculine.

Preview 00:21

Let's learn some words related to school and objects in the classroom.

Preview 00:49

Choose the correct article for each word.

Masculine and Feminine Nouns
8 questions

Choose the correct word to match the picture.
5 questions
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Los nùmeros, practicando el masculine/el feminino, singular y plural
3 Lectures 03:26


Match the number with the Spanish word for the number.
10 questions

You will learn a very useful Spanish verb that conveys either "there is" or "there are". Additionally you will learn how to use it appropriately when asking or answering a question.

Learn: ¿Hay………….? Singular and plural
01:03

Note that hay is used in front of both singular (there is) as and plural (there are) nouns.

State how many units there are and also choose the correct word.
4 questions
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Los colores y las formas
3 Lectures 05:05

In this section, we will learn the words for various colors and shapes by looking at flags from countries around the world.

Learn: The Colors
01:22

Select the color that corresponds to the first stripe on the flag.

Select the color
6 questions

Now that you know how to say the colors, let's listen carefully to how we answer the question “What's the flag like?”

Learn: Introducing the Masculine and Feminine Articles and Nouns
01:03

Examples

El color rojo, la bandera roja. El color azul, la bandera azul. El color blanco, la bandera blanca

Choose the correct form of the adjective.
4 questions

You will learn important shapes in Spanish, such as square, circle, rectangle, star and more.

Learn: Shapes
02:40

Select the correct words.
3 questions

Find the four colors and one shape that you see in the flag in the puzzle above. List them in alphabetical order.

Flag puzzle
1 question
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El cuerpo humano
3 Lectures 01:47

You will learn the different parts of the human body. Also the appropriate article that goes in front of the word.

Learn: Parts of the Body
00:39

Now you will learn the plural form of the word as well as a review of the different parts of the human body.

Learn: The Plural Form
00:39

Select the word that corresponds to the image shown.
4 questions

You will learn how to ask and answer questions using both singular and plural forms of the words for body parts.

Learn: How many?
00:29

Form complete sentences by putting the following words in the correct order.

Form sentences.
5 questions

Select the correct word.
11 questions

Select the word that corresponds to the image shown.
4 questions
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Mi familia y yo
7 Lectures 05:38

You will learn how to introduce your family members. As well as the names for family members.

Learn: Family Members
01:44

We will review family members to include grand parents.

Review: Family Members
00:27

Creating the plural forms of family members is easy – just add an “s” after the last letter. However, the possessive adjective in front of the noun – in this case – “mi” has to be made plural as well. Listen carefully.

Learn: Plural Forms of Family Members
00:10

You will know the plural forms of parents, siblings and grandparents.

The plural form of the possessive adjective “mi” is “mis”.
00:02

Choose the word corresponding to the picture
4 questions

You will understand subject pronouns for I, you, he, she, they. Also the difference between the formal and informal versions.

Learn: Personal Pronouns and The Verb “To Have”
02:52

Look at this of picture of Maria´s family and fill the blanks to complete the sentence.

Fill in the blanks to complete the sentence.
3 questions

This video will teach you sentences to describe your family in terms of how many brothers or sisters you may have.

Listen to the conversation and answer the following questions.
00:11

Listen to the conversation and answer the following questions.
2 questions

This video will give you another opportunity to learn sentence structure describing families.

Listen to the conversation and answer the following questions.
00:12

Listen to the conversation and answer the following questions.
2 questions
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El verbo estar, los lugares y vocabulario: animales
4 Lectures 03:48

You will learn the Spanish verb Estar meaning"to be." You will understand the context in which you use this verb compared to Ser, which is the other Spanish verb meaning "to be."

Learn: The verb “estar”
01:37

Choose the correct form of estar to complete the sentence.
6 questions

In this section you will learn vocabulary for animals along with the appropriate article.

Learn:  Animals
00:54

Learn:  Locations
00:41

After this video you will be able to ask where is something in Spanish, both in singular and plural forms.

Learn:  Where is it?
00:36

Choose the word corresponding to the animal.
7 questions

Type the correct words to complete the following sentence.

Complete the following sentence.
4 questions
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El verbo ser y adjectivos y sus opuestos.
3 Lectures 04:20

In this section you will learn how the verb "ser" is different from the other verb "estar" both meaning "to be." We clearly explain when you should use Ser vs. Estar.

Learn:  The verb “ser”
01:22

Here you will learn how to conjugate the verb "ser" based on I, you, he, she, we and they.

Learn:  Conjugating the verb “ser”
00:26

In this video you will learn common adjectives that you can use after the verb "ser." You will learn these adjectives and their opposites, such as tall and short. Also both feminine and masculine forms of the word.

Learn: Common adjetives
02:32

Translate the sentence and fill in the blanks with the correct words.
3 questions

Choose the correct form of “ser”.
7 questions

Describe the person you see.
3 questions

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of “to be”.
6 questions
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Los lugares/¿Dónde estoy? ¿Dónde estás?
2 Lectures 01:34

In this section you will learn various words to answer the question, "where am I?" Common phrases such as, I am in the store or I am at school.

Learn:  Where am I? Where are you?
01:09

Here you will learn spatial words such as on top and below, near and far, to the right and to the left and more.

Learn: Spatial words
00:25

Select the correct word to complete the sentence.
6 questions

Look at this picture and tell where each player is relative to objects on the field and each other.

Relative objects.
6 questions
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The fun and easy way to learn a foreign language.

Founded in 2003, Language Tree is a leader in foreign language educational videos and online programs. Our courses have won numerous awards, including two prestigious Parents' Choice Awards. We continuously strive to develop new and innovative ways to make language learning fun. Our online courses incorporates video, images, music and interactive lessons to help you quickly and effortlessly gain proficiency in a new language. To further enhance language acquisition and retention, we worked with researchers from leading universities and language schools to develop our curriculum and teaching methodologies.