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How can I learn basic vocabulary? [duplicate]

I am learning Spanish (Castellano) and want to expand my vocabulary. There are many vocabulary trainers out there. But some do not come with predefined words and others contain them all. I want to ...
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Free online resources for beginner course [duplicate]

Along with this question, what are good, free online resources to learn Spanish? Important areas such as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation should be covered.
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Continuing education after high school [duplicate]

Recently, I've been interested in learning a language. I took three years of Spanish in high school, and while I did better than the average high school student, I still have gaps in my knowledge of ...
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Download Spanish–English translations (esp. conjugations) as Open Data [duplicate]

I'm learning Spanish conjugations and using sites like Conjugemos. I like these time-intensive conjugation drills since they drive conjugations into procedural memory: after a while in the exercise, I ...
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American style TV shows in Spanish [duplicate]

Are there American style TV shows that could be used to practice listening Spanish. By American style I mean Each episode around 30 minutes in length Although it helps to watch them in sequence, ...
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Native-speaking Spanish radio station or podcast for learning? [duplicate]

Scouring TunedIn and Google search results, I've been unable to find a good talk radio station in Spanish. This is not a technical question, but rather a question about where to find the tools I need ...
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The laminal and apical sibilants in Spanish: Where can I get some good recordings? [duplicate]

Primero mi pregunta en español: Los sibilantes laminales y apicales en español: ¿Dónde puedo conseguir algunas buenas grabaciones? Details in English: I've been a student of Spanish for some time ...
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Manual on the Spanish language [duplicate]

I'm interested in a documentation on the Spanish language. Like really concise - similar to the documentation of a computer language. There's a lot of bloat on learning languages online or sometimes ...
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¿Existen los diccionarios connotativos? [duplicate]

A veces me encuentro en la encrucijada de querer escribir algo, pero cuando lo hago trato de buscar que las mismas palabras que utilizo connoten lo que el narrador está sintiendo o trate de narrar ...
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audio readings of Spanish poetry [duplicate]

I am a mathematician (johnbcosgrave.com). Earlier this year I started to study Spanish through Future Learn (futurelearn.com). I want to obtain audio recordings of Spanish authors (e.g. Antonio Muñoz ...
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How to read a decimal number in Spanish?

I'm generating a module which transforms numbers into reading in Spanish. I found a similar question and read the answer, so I know 0,25 is read like below "cero coma veinticinco" In addition, I got ...
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¿Qué es un vintén?

Estoy leyendo “El Libro de Arena” (1975) de Jorge Luis Borges, y en uno de los relatos (el titulado “Avelino Arredondo”) se menciona la palabra “vintén”: Disponía asimismo de un tablero de ajedrez ...
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Spanish etymology resources [closed]

Many questions on this site have been about the etymology of a particular word or phrase. For English, resources like the Oxford English Dictionary often give researched etymologies full of details ...
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Is there any idiom in Spanish for 'great minds think alike'?

Great minds think alike is a humorous expression to use when you find someone else doing or thinking the same exact thing you were. I like it very much, because it is funny and also kind of ...
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A combo insult in Mexican Spanish

I'm writing a screenplay with a Mexican American character in it. At one point she becomes extremely annoyed by news from work and launches into a string of insults in her native language to express ...

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