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Puntos de Partida1st year Spanish courses' Book Webpage. Includes Laboratory Audio Program for workbook activities.  
Puntos videosWebsite housing Puntos de Partida DVDs
McGraw-Hill CONNECTLink to the online lab manual for students who purchased the Puntos de Partida e-book and a registration code for Connect.
ConjuguemosVerb conjugation, vocabulary and grammar practice.
DLC Audio-Visual ResourcesHere you will find the video series that accompanies Puntos de Partida. Ask the monitor on duty for the user id and password.
BBC - Learn SpanishTest your Spanish level; learn with crossword puzzles and other games; or complete a self-contained course.
BBC - Mi vida locaThis interactive video drama offers a fun way to learn new vocab. Give it a try and you'll be hooked!
Chilean SpanishTons of Spanish exercises varying from grammar to vocabulary.
DuolingoFun, easy-to-follow Spanish practice
Forvo Pronunciation DictionaryType in the Spanish word you want to hear and get pronunciation from speakers around the world.
Practicing Spanish Good grammar explanations with audio. This webpage is directed for doctors learning Spanish but fear not! It uses very simple medical phrases. 
Spanish 101Spanish teaching video playlist
Spanish UnlimitedA great website devoted to helping people learn Spanish.
Study SpanishThis site has online tutorials, cultural notes, useful links and much more.
Vocabulary QuizzesTest your vocabulary with these fun vocabulary quizzes!
SpanishListeningListening resources for all levels of Spanish learners. Clips from a large variety of native Spanish speakers from many different countries and regions. 
Lyrics TrainingMusic-themed language learning made fun!

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Aula DiezSelf-correcting exercises that give you immediate feedback.
ConjuguemosGet conjugation help for those verbs that allude you!
Leer escuchandoCollection of audio stories.
Cuento cuentosFairy Tales of spanish origins and tonguetwisters.
Spanish Language ExercisesHandy explanations and exercises from Trent University.
HablaInterviews and articles on various topics in Spanish
SpanishListeningListening resources for all levels of Spanish learners. Clips from a large variety of native Spanish speakers from many different countries and regions.
Muy interesanteScience magazine in Spanish.

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Gramática y ortografía
Try these grammar and vocabulary exercises from Indiana University

Historias y cuentos

A collection of short stories in Spanish

Los Poetas

A collection of Spanish poems by poets from various Spanish-speaking countries along with biographies. Some poems come with audio.

Diarios de las 2

1-hour news episode available 7 days a week exploring global affairs, Spanish politics and European sports.

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Diccionario- El MundoFind the definition of a word along with its synonym and antonym.
LarousseEnglish-Spanish-English dictionary.
Real Academia de la Lengua EspañolaSpanish Definitions.
Word Reference English-Spanish-English dictionary.
LingueeEnglish-Spanish dictionary. Search 1,000,000,000 translations

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Vida y Cultura

BBC NewsRead about current events in Spanish.
Biografías y VidaAn encyclopedia for Spanish-language biographies.
CNNBroadcast of CNN in Spanish.
Cultura HispanaSpanish language articles about aspects of Spanish culture like food, fashion, holidays and movies.
Centro Virtual CervantesExpose yourself to Spanish language and Hispanic culture.
Prensa EscritaA collection of Spanish-language newspapers from various countries.
Revista PeoplePeople Magazine - in Spanish!

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