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Re: Spanish resources

Postby reineke » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:12 pm

Miguel de Cervantes
Don Quijote de la Mancha. Edicion RAE / Don Quixote de la Mancha. RAE (Real Academia Espanola) (Spanish Edition)

...un glosario formado por siete mil palabras, locuciones, frases proverbiales y refranes, explicados según el significado preciso que tienen en el texto cervantino.

Audio book

Don Quijote
http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/obra/el ... mancha--0/
http://www.educaragon.org/arboles/arbol ... cion=A1A68

Don Quijote: Legacy Edition (Cervantes & Co.) (Spanish Edition) (European Masterpieces, Cervantes & Co. Spanish Classics)

This is a Spanish edition of Don Quijote designed for English-speaking students. Both parts, Parts 1 and 2, of Don Quijote are included in this single volume. This Legacy edition is edited by Tom Lathrop. Until now, our students have had to use editions published in Spain for Spaniards. Vocabulary and syntactic structures that are difficult (or impossible) for our students are usually not annotated in those editions. Cultural information which educated Spanish speakers already know, but our students simply do not, is equally not annotated. Our students have thus been deprived of much of what they need to know in order to understand the text. To help solve the vocabulary problem, Lathrop has included 10,459 vocabulary glosses in the margin opposite the line where the Spanish word to be defined appears. If too many words need to be put in the margin, phrases are translated in footnotes. In all, there are 3,742 footnotes. These also deal with cultural items, historical, geographical, biblical, mythological, textual references, and all kinds of other information. Footnotes will not offer interpretations: that is for instructors and their students to figure out.

Don Quijote Dictionary (Spanish Edition) (Cervantes & Co.)

The Legacy Edition: This Dictionary has 7800 entries and 12,000 definitions. It lists all words that students ordinarily shouldn't be expected to know (abadejo codfish; zaquizamí garret), and some that maybe they should know but don't (padecer to suffer; raposa fox), and sometimes it gives definitions for more common words, just in case (manera way; nobleza nobility).

Selections from Don Quixote: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language Spanish)
Presented in the original Spanish, with excellent new literal English translations on facing pages, the passages have been carefully selected to capture the wonderful flavor and romance of the complete work.

Spanish modernization

Andrés Trapiello
Don Quijote de la Mancha: Puesto en castellano actual...
Andrés Trapiello «traduce» el Quijote al castellano actual
http://www.abc.es/cultura/libros/201503 ... 01355.html

15 recursos para acercar El Quijote a los alumnos (iguanamon)
https://www.educaciontrespuntocero.com/ ... 17823.html
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Seneca » Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:16 pm

Wow, that is a really cool resource, reineke! I wonder if similar offerings exist for other languages (Dante in Italian or Goethe in German, etc...)
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby reineke » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:57 pm

Seneca wrote:Wow, that is a really cool resource, reineke! I wonder if similar offerings exist for other languages (Dante in Italian or Goethe in German, etc...)


Take a look at Italian resources. Note that I've made 63 edits to the first post.
https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... =19&t=2912

Under "Audiobooks" you'll find Liber Liber audiobooks (Dante, Boccaccio, Ariosto etc.). These are high quality, free, legal audiobooks & ebooks.

https://www.liberliber.it/online/opere/audiolibri/

There' s also the Princeton Dante Project: http://etcweb.princeton.edu/dante/pdp/

German

You' ll have to look around for the free versions of quality full-length audiobooks. Here' s something to get you started:
https://www.vorleser.net/goethe_johann_ ... autor.html
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby reineke » Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:46 pm

Kraut wrote:Good overview for Spanish pronunciation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmeHgX5ywLc

EVERYTHING you need to know about Spanish pronunciation || María Español

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppN2lyJunGU

9 palabras que PRONUNCIAS MAL en ESPAÑOL || María Español

Here she has something on "discurso conectado/encadenado"
8 GREAT TECHNIQUES to improve your LISTENING SKILLS IN SPANISH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1k50fHKors


http://www.practiquemos.com
Spanish grammar and vocabulary lessons with examples and practicing

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/user/VideosPractiquemos

Y etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFpimuSe_1c

On "b" and "v": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI3dO0GID2E

On "c" and "z": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg525KvZxi0

On "j" and "g": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNRLEXaJfs8
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Seneca » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:05 am

reineke wrote:
Seneca wrote:Wow, that is a really cool resource, reineke! I wonder if similar offerings exist for other languages (Dante in Italian or Goethe in German, etc...)


Take a look at Italian resources. Note that I've made 63 edits to the first post.
https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... =19&t=2912

Under "Audiobooks" you'll find Liber Liber audiobooks (Dante, Boccaccio, Ariosto etc.). These are high quality, free, legal audiobooks & ebooks.

https://www.liberliber.it/online/opere/audiolibri/

There' s also the Princeton Dante Project: http://etcweb.princeton.edu/dante/pdp/

German

You' ll have to look around for the free versions of quality full-length audiobooks. Here' s something to get you started:
https://www.vorleser.net/goethe_johann_ ... autor.html

Nice. I should've been more specific! I actually meant the specific text itself. It looks very nicely produced and I'd love physical copies of things like that for other languages:

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reineke wrote:The Legacy Edition: This Dictionary has 7800 entries and 12,000 definitions. It lists all words that students ordinarily shouldn't be expected to know (abadejo codfish; zaquizamí garret), and some that maybe they should know but don't (padecer to suffer; raposa fox), and sometimes it gives definitions for more common words, just in case (manera way; nobleza nobility).
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby hitchrropes » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:48 am

Thankyou so much reineke - this is amazing!!!
That Doyle bilingual book is very exciting. I have been using Libros Bilingües Clarin (but I only have two) and I think that bilingual books are perfect for where I'm at in my journey.

You might like to add to your beautiful and comprehensive list a podcast that I've been quite enjoying: Espanolistos It has been a great help for me so far. It is completely in Spanish with one native speaker (Columbian) and her Texan husband who starts out with OK Spanish and gets much better over the first 20 or so episodes :) Check it out - maybe you'll think it's worthy of inclusion on your list. Same person (the Columbian) has a series of 10-minute Spanish tips. I've only checked out one so far: <10 minutes about the phrase " De noche todos los gatos son pardos". Love that phrase.

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Re: Spanish resources

Postby wkrause » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:12 pm

I created a lemma based frequency list from ~30k Spanish news articles. I plan to update this roughly quarterly as the corpus grows. You can filter on part of speech as well, in case you'd like to focus on verbs or something. It's all free to use however you'd like, licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

https://langliter.com/blog/frequency_lists/
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby reineke » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:24 am

El valor económico del español
https://www.fundaciontelefonica.com/art ... publi/183/

http://www.cervantes.es/imagenes/file/b ... -UndGgrKw5

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"Ay, si alguien les hubiera dicho a nuestros padres que el español iba a ser en el siglo XXI un idioma más importante que el francés que estudiaban en el bachillerato con la esperanza de estar entrando en una vida mejor... Una vida más refinada, más libre, más rica.

Más rica, eso es lo que nos importa ahora. La FundaciónTelefónica celebró ayer, con el padrinazgo del Rey Felipe VI, la conclusión de El valor económico del español, un conjunto de 16 estudios publicados desde 2007 hasta 2017 que retrata el idioma español desde la perspectiva de los economistas: el español y la ciencia, el español en internet, el español en los flujos internacionales, el español para las empresas multinacionales..."

http://www.elmundo.es/cultura/2017/02/1 ... b460b.html

El español en el mundo 2017

http://www.cervantes.es/sobre_instituto ... o-2017.htm

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source= ... LoqOtBofly
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Kraut » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:45 pm

papELEs. GRAMÁTICA DEL ESPAÑOL COMO LENGUA EXTRANJERA, NIVEL A

https://marcoele.com/gramatica-a/


eleFANTE. GRAMÁTICA DEL ESPAÑOL COMO LENGUA EXTRANJERA, NIVEL B

https://marcoele.com/gramatica-b/

free under Creative Commons
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Jaleel10 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:14 am

I found an interesting bilingual website (if that is even a term). In other words the website has an English version and a Spanish version. It's a website containing news, reports, interviews pertaining to the investigation and analysis of organised crime in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Good news is that a fair amount of the big articles have a Spanish and English version so if you want you can make bilingual texts!
https://es.insightcrime.org/ (Spanish)
https://www.insightcrime.org/ (English)

This is a Dual Text I created using a portion of one of this weeks' big articles.

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Espero que os sirva y os parezca útil
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