Learn Spanish vocabulary and phrases with free quick tutorials


Curriculum Pathways offers a suite of Quick Tutorials: Spanish for learning core Spanish content for beginning, intermediate and advance levels. Students watch a video and listen to native speakers, Carmen and Roberto, as they discuss several topics. Each tutorial highlights the proper use and form of a grammatical element in a contextualized content. The tutorials also have a práctica section and transcript.

Learn how to say "hello" and "goodbye" in Spanish with Saludos y Despedidas.

Here are all of the available Spanish Quick Tutorials:

El Futuro y El Condicional (QL #1302) In Spanish, what is the difference between "will" and "would"? Learn the conjugations for the future and conditional tenses.

El Pretérito y El Imperfecto (QL #1303) How do you state a past action in Spanish? Learn when to use the imperfect and the preterite.

El a Personal (QL #1304) Why does Spanish have a personal a? Learn how to use the personal a.

Los Verbos Regulares –ar  (QL #1305) How do you conjugate Spanish verbs in the present tense? Learn the endings for regular -ar verbs.

El Subjuntivo (QL #1306) When do you use the subjunctive mood? Learn how to express hopes, wishes, wants, and doubts.

Saludos y Despedidas (QL #1515)  How do you say "hello" and "goodbye" in Spanish? Learn about Spanish greetings (saludos) and farewells (despedidas).

Me Gusta … No Me Gusta (QL # 1516) How do you use the verb gustar in Spanish? Learn about stating likes and dislikes in Spanish.

Informal Commands (QL #1301) How would you ask a friend or family member to help you with something? Learn how and when to use affirmative, singular, informal commands in Spanish.

Forming Adjectives (QL #1307) Why do Spanish adjectives have different endings? Learn about noun-adjective agreement.

The Spanish Quick Tutorials are also available on the Curriculum Pathways YouTube page.

Want more videos? Curriculum Pathways offers a Spanish Video Library. These visually dynamic videos are intended for beginning-level Spanish learners. Vocabulary word and phrases are presented in context by native speakers. Assessment materials and relevant related flash cards also build vocabulary skills. Themes include:

You can also find these videos in the Spanish Video Library for Apple TV.


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Mimi Stapleton

Curriculum Development Specialist

Mimi Stapleton is a curriculum development specialist with Curriculum Pathways. She creates standards-based content for Spanish language learners and ESL, drawing on her experiences in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Virginia Tech and her teaching assignments at both the secondary and university levels. Mimi also facilitates online professional development courses that prepare educators to integrate digital content into instruction. She is an ACTFL/CAEP program reviewer and EdCamper. You can connect with her on Twitter @MimiStapleton.

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