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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Jaleel10 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:54 am

Hi, guys. Me again.

The other day I found a website that makes content for higher intermediate and advanced Spanish learners. It's called Español Avanzado. It's created by a Spanish speaking couple (a Brit and a Spaniard) and the site seems fairly new. They have a section called 'Artículos de Actualidad con Audios, Gramática y Ejercicios. It seems they basically take interesting news articles from various sites and provide the articles with audio and within the articles they seem to break down various tricky expressions and grammar rules. You can also do some exercises about the article at the end of it. You do need to create a free account to access these features.

https://www.espanolavanzado.com/articulos

There are also some other interesting things that the site seems to offer but I have yet to test them out. All in all does seem like a good resource. I hope you guys find it helpful.
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Kraut » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:27 am

https://www.espanolavanzado.com/articulos


This is excellent, maybe the best. I hope they can maintain it free for a while.
I further link the texts to Deepl via my mouse to get get the German translation on the same page, to do do back-translation. I also link single words to Reverso Context which then offers translation variants and access to more examples from the Reverso site.
The hyperlinked sources allow you to stay on the site for all your activities - just memorize!
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby tommus » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:59 am

Kraut wrote:
https://www.espanolavanzado.com/articulos


This is excellent, maybe the best. I hope they can maintain it free for a while.
I further link the texts to Deepl via my mouse to get get the German translation on the same page, to do do back-translation. I also link single words to Reverso Context which then offers translation variants and access to more examples from the Reverso site.
The hyperlinked sources allow you to stay on the site for all your activities - just memorize!

Can you explain what you mean by "I further link the texts to Deepl via my mouse"? And " I also link single words to Reverso Context"? Do you mean simply copy and paste, or something better? Do you need the Pro version of DeepL? Thanks.
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Kraut » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:49 pm

Actually it is a Firefox Add-on called "Deep Translator" that uses Deepl. The advantage is that you can consult it in a window on the same page, disadvantage: it's only 2/3 sentences long.
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There is another Firefox Add-on linking to DeepL, called "DeepLT". It's copy and paste on the same page but allows longer text and has parallel height.
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Reverso Context is also a Firefox Add-on. It also translates sentences but it takes you away to a new page.
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If you mark a single word with Reverso Context, it offers you - on the same page ! - translations.
I have done this here with "encima de". Reverso offers for instance "über" as a German equivalent. Clicking on "über" will show you, in a new window, example sentences in Spanish and the translation into German. There are two symbols at the end: "loudspeakers" will read out the example sentence. The "star" allows you to store the example sentence in your personal data base with Reverso Context (you have to register there to create one).
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby tommus » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:57 pm

Kraut wrote:Actually it is a Firefox Add-on called "Deep Translator" that uses Deepl.
... Reverso Context is also a Firefox Add-on.

OK. I have been using Reverso Context as an extension in Chrome, but probably not quite in the way you do. So I can now do better. I also use DeepL as a separate tab. I didn't realize there was a Chrome extension. It seems to work great. Thanks for those two suggestions.
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Jaleel10 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:45 am

If you mark a single word with Reverso Context, it offers you - on the same page ! - translations


Awesome! Thanks for the recommendation.

If you use Netflix or Youtube it works in the same manner. Pretty dope.

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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Kraut » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:58 pm

Here is access to some material of the TEMA A TEMA course that they give away for free, lots of good audios ..

Tema a tema

Tema a tema es un curso completo de español que se dirige hacia la conversación y la interacción en tres niveles.

https://edelsa.es/es/sala-de-profesores ... -profesor/

https://edelsa.es/es/sala-de-profesores ... -profesor/

https://edelsa.es/es/sala-de-profesores ... -profesor/
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Jaleel10 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:25 pm

I recently found an Argentinian kid show called 'La Asombrosa Excursión de Zamba'. Most of the episodes contain subtitles in Spanish. Even though it's a kid show, it is still meant for natives so I thought it might be worth sharing with you guys. And also because there isn't plenty of content online that is available for Argentinian Spanish.

For Spain Spanish, here is Peppa Pig with subtitles.

I hope some of you find it helpful!
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Jaleel10 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:31 am

I found a Spanish website called Mundo Primaria. It's a website that makes content for (parents of) children, from pre-school to the 6th grade. It contains many stories with audio, games and exercises for reading comprehension and building vocabulary, and many other cool stuff. It even has a blog written for parents.
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Re: Spanish resources

Postby Kraut » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:21 pm

RTVE radio plays

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpWS3eR5DfI
El signo de los cuatro Arthur Conan Doyle (Ficción Sonora RNE)

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http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/ficc ... 7/3916615/
Ficción sonora - Jekyll y Hyde

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Ficción sonora - El joven Frankenstein

http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/ficc ... 15/3026290
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