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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:28 am

Mercados en el vientre de la ciudad: Munich Viktualienmarkt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeP0MISxo6U
Spanish with subtitles
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:55 am

Spanish archive of Café pedagogique (French monthly magazine for teachers)

http://www.cafepedagogique.net/lemensue ... chive.aspx

http://www.cafepedagogique.net/lemensue ... maire.aspx
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:34 pm

LingQ Mini Stories - Latino Spanish

https://www.lingq.com/en/learn-spanish- ... es/321309/

A series of stories where you can practice the basic patterns of the Spanish language. Lots of repetition. These can be used by beginners and for later review of grammatical patterns. Enjoy.
60 Lessons

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LingQ's links to other courses on the Internet

https://www.lingq.com/en/learn-spanish- ... es/?page=1

https://www.lingq.com/en/learn-spanish- ... es/280953/

A mi aire es un podcast de Alicia para estudiantes de español a partir del nivel A2/B1. Episodios 17 - 190
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Language Tools Spanish Conversations

https://languagetools.io/reading?language=spa

Spanish Conversations 073 Advertisements

https://languagetools.io/reading/9116/read
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:40 am

https://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/rep ... 1/4675185/
Reportero de la historia
reports on chapters of Spanish history


Reportero de la Historia - T2 - Capítulo 1

https://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/rep ... 1/4690122/

Programa divulgativo sobre la historia de España. reportajes .George Orwell durante la Guerra Civil en Barcelona. El estudio del oro de los Quimbayas del Museo de América de Madrid. ENTREVISTA A Manuel Lucena sobre las independencias americanas.
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:30 am

Three types of translations I use with the bidirectional method

1. hyper-literal translation which is often grammatically wrong but what counts is that it helps to connect to the Spanish form/structure/meaning, the choice is very individual

2. literal translation (so wörtlich wie möglich) is mostly correct but not always good German, because in the bidir. method corresponding forms in both languages ought to be found

3. very good German style, DeepL translations often show this elegance, I do use DeepL because it gives you ideas, but overwrite/replace it heavily
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:40 am

https://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/doc ... e/4546697/

Documaster - La España prehistórica. Primera parte
Spanish prehistory, subtitled

La evolución de la especie humana desde sus orígenes en África, hasta su desarrollo en Atapuerca (España), con la participación de los más prestigiosos científicos y la presentación de Juan Luis Ausaga, codirector de las excavaciones en Atapuerca.
Gorilas de las montañas de Ruanda, chimpancés en Tanzania y orangutanes en Indonesia. También la fauna africana en Kenia, Chad, Sudáfrica y otras localizaciones en Argentina, Polonia, Marruecos, Alemania o Alaska. Un rápido recorrido desde las oscuras y lluviosas selvas Africanas, donde habitaron nuestros más remotos antepasados, hace seis millones de años, hasta nuestros días.
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:43 pm

An EFL teacher tries the bi-directional method to learn Spanish and likes it.

https://leahunnings.wordpress.com/2016/ ... anslation/

So, overall, I found this an incredibly useful and illuminating process and far less time-consuming and boring than I had anticipated. At the point where in my translation I was reaching 95% accuracy, I let it go, although others might prefer to keep on going to 100% I found that I was wanting to move on from the text by this point. Careful text selection is vital, but I found that a range of text genres were appropriate for my own needs: during my experimentation I used a news article, an extract from The Hunger Games, a diary entry, and a formal complaint letter. The main takeaway for me is that this is a method that I will choose to use weekly, alongside my other acquisition techniques but that I cannot necessarily predict what I will really pick up on during the process. I can easily see that three months of this, as Luca suggests, would provide the language learner with an incredibly solid base in a language, although I would like to try it in a language where I have a lower level (perhaps my cruddy German) to see how valuable it would be for lower level students.
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:24 pm

Agatha Christie's Poirot

English audio with Spanish Captions, if you use the "Language Learning with YouTube" app you can have a translation of the Spanish captions


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeoIb7vevzA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po9RGHmvJvQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVWV6F7XBZw
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With https://downsub.com/ you can download the caption/subtitles and play them in Lingo Player which allows a slow advance of the subtitle lines with a click
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:05 am

Curro Jiménez RTVE series online

https://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/cur ... o/3704102/

Curro Jiménez was a successful Spanish television drama series that was first broadcast on La Primera Cadena of Televisión Española from December 22, 1976 to March 25, 1978.

Its main theme was Andalusian "bandolerismo" (bandit lifestyle) in the 19th century, located in the Ronda mountains. The main characters were four bandits, Curro Jiménez (the romantic prototype of the Andalusian "bandolero", El Algarrobo ("the Carob tree"), El Gitano ("the Gipsy") and El Estudiante ("the Student").

The series consisted of 40 episodes, in three seasons, and a movie. It was followed by a 12 episodes sequel aired in 1995 on Antena 3.
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Spanish towns heritage of humanity

Postby Kraut » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:05 am

Ciudades españolas Patrimonio de la Humanidad
Spanish towns heritage of humanity

https://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/ciu ... o/4881968/
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