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

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Tue Mar 16, 2021 4:44 pm

Kraut wrote:
A barkeep in Spain or Mexico, one, mocked me once for ordering 'una cerveza.' "You just want one?" I suppose I should have said, "Quiero cerveza, por favor." Still not sure why he mocked me, actually.



The article doesn't seem wrong.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNIE0d95R2w
NO digas YO TOMO UNA CERVEZA¿¿Cómo PEDIR en un BAR en ESPAÑA??
Possibly he was mocking my accent and not my use of the article. One of those moments in time I would like to have back so that I could ask him. :?
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:14 pm

Season 2 StoryLearning Spanish podcast (Olly Richards)

It's finally here...
After months of hard work writing, recording and editing, I'm delighted to share Season 2 of the StoryLearning Spanish podcast with you.

The StoryLearning Spanish podcast is a daily Spanish podcast for intermediate level learners (A2-B1), which centres around an original story in Spanish written by our podcast host, Sofía.

In season 1, we followed the adventures of 6 friends who met by chance in San Sebastián and ended up on an unexpected road trip around Spain together.

In Season 2, one of these characters is back for a new adventure and very different adventure....



https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cH ... &hl=es-419

https://anchor.fm/storylearning-spanish
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:05 pm

Libertad (TV series)

Libertad (lit. 'Freedom') is an upcoming Spanish historical drama limited television series set in 19th-century Spain, produced by Movistar+ and LaZona, directed by Enrique Urbizu and starring Bebe, Isak Férriz, Xabier Deive, Jorge Suquet, Sofía Oria and Jason Fernández. Its release is slated for 26 March 2021.

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Libertad - Trailer Oficial | Movistar +

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN9j9OPPKFA
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Tue Mar 23, 2021 12:34 pm

I used to cram annotations into my two columns when doing bidirectional translation. This has turned out to be distracting and counterproductive. Instead I now create two additional columns for annotations, verb conjugations etc
Since individual columns can be moved out of sight, this is very practical and creates additional space ....
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:47 pm

Espanol Automatico
Using Google Translate for language study

Seguro que alguna vez has usado Google traductor… para traducir, ¿verdad? Pero Google traductor tiene mucho potencial. ¿Sabías que Google traductor puede ayudarte a mejorar tu

lectura
escritura,
expresión oral,
comprensión auditiva
y pronunciación?

Sí, sí. Y hoy vamos a enseñarte 8 maneras para sacarle el máximo provecho a esta herramienta.


https://www.espanolautomatico.com/podcast/223
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La aventura del saber

Extralinguistic features of speech

Mara Peterssen interviews philologist and actress Luna Paredes. She explains utterances. It is not only important what is said, but also how it is said: volume, speed, pauses, intonation...

https://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/la- ... s/5826990/

La aventura del saber -
Mara Peterssen entrevista a la filóloga y actriz Luna Paredes. Nos explica las elocuciones. No solo es importante lo que se dice, sino también cómo se dice: volumen, velocidad, pausas, entonación…
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:22 pm

German course for Spanish speakers, plus additional pronunciation exercices with a teacher correcting the pupil's attempts in uttering correctly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bga1ONzFzEI
aprende alemán un curso para hablantes de lengua española Parte IV
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:56 am

https://www.guiainfantil.com

lots of useful material for language learning


Cuentos cortos para enseñar a leer a los niños

https://www.guiainfantil.com/articulos/ ... s/#header4
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La biografía en cuento sobre la vida de Frida Kahlo

https://www.guiainfantil.com/ocio/cuent ... superarse/
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Frases que sí consuelan y acompañan a los niños cuando lloran

https://www.guiainfantil.com/educacion/ ... do-lloran/
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16 cuentos para distraer a los niños en la cuarentena por coronavirus

https://www.guiainfantil.com/ocio/cuent ... ronavirus/
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22 dictados divertidos para niños. Ortografía y gramática fácil

https://www.guiainfantil.com/articulos/ ... ica-facil/
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:33 am

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

Postby Kraut » Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:05 am

TREX

dictionary with translated example sentences, a lot of them taken from movie subtitles

https://tr-ex.me/%C3%BCbersetzung/spani ... te+aguante
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and here you can get parallel subs
OPUS... the open parallel corpus

OPUS is a growing collection of translated texts from the web. In the OPUS project we try to convert and align free online data, to add linguistic annotation, and to provide the community with a publicly available parallel corpus. OPUS is based on open source products and the corpus is also delivered as an open content package. We used several tools to compile the current collection. All pre-processing is done automatically. No manual corrections have been carried out..

https://opus.nlpl.eu/

https://opus.nlpl.eu/cwb/OpenSubtitles2 ... s-cqp.html
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Re: My Spanish study favourites (gear, people, methods, resources....)

Postby Kraut » Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:59 am

VocabBoost


https://vocabboost.online
https://www.reddit.com/r/VocabBoost/

An app (Firefox and Chrome) that removes randomly words in any text and wants you to fill them in again. This is extremely difficult with advanced texts, but the second option, where they offer the words in a list outside the text for you to fill them in in the right order, is a very good context exercise.
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