Learn Spanish with The Independent - Beginner
Thursday 07 January 2010
Cactus’ Language Minis is a Spanish podcast series, developed to offer easy learning on the go. It consists of seven levels, each with 10 downloadable podcast lessons and PDF workbooks, which take you from beginner through to advanced level. The Language Minis series is designed to help you increase your understanding of the Spanish language and equip you with language skills for use in everyday situations.
Two podcasts and PDF workbooks will be available each week, starting from beginner level. The Independent Spanish podcasts can be downloaded below. Please download the Spanish podcast workbooks here.
Section 1 - Beginners - "I have no knowledge or understanding of the language, other than perhaps a few key words and expressions. I have no real idea about the grammar and have a very limited vocabulary."
Lesson 10 - Nos levantábamos muy temprano, cuando salía el sol - describing people and places, talking about habitual actions in the past
Lesson 9 - ¿Un regalo especial? - describing different objects and talking about what they’re used for, talking about gifts
Lesson 8 - Searching for a new flat, around the house
Lesson 7 - Life in the city
Lesson 6 - Por el mismo dinero que la otra, ¡me llevo dos! – shopping, money, prices
Lesson 5 - Tantos tíos y primos, todos juntos - describing your family
Lesson 4 - No me trates de usted, trátame de tú - meeting new people and introducing them
Lesson 3 – Cuéntame un poco de tu vida - work and study, asking for and giving telephone numbers
Lesson 2 – ¿De dónde eres exactamente? - talking about nationality, languages, and how to ask for someone to spell out tricky words
Lesson 1 - ¿Te conozco? ¿cómo te llamas? - greeting someone, introducing yourself, spelling out words and saying goodbye
About Cactus Language Training
Cactus helps over 15,000 people learn a language every year, by making learning enjoyable and easy. We run evening courses in 41 locations across the UK, taught in small groups by qualified native speakers, ideal for learning. Choose from 24 languages and a range of courses and levels to suit you. Other learning options include language courses and holidays abroad, private and remote tuition, in-company language and cultural training, and much more. At Cactus, you really can learn a language your way.
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