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AUTHENTIC RESOURCES TO IMPROVE YOUR SPANISH PROFICIENCY!
~ CNN en Español - World news in Spanish that includes videos and articles.
~ Univisión - Website that features a variety of videos and articles including music, pop culture, and television in Spanish.
~ Spanish Audio Gazette - Resource that includes articles about a wide varitey of cultural topics. This site has relevant vocabulary and provides podcasts with a variety of accents and dialects from different Spanish-speaking countries.
~ Study Spanish - Cultural Readings with Audio - Cultural website that includes a variety of readings for beginning and advanced students. This site includes accompanying podcasts.
~ Practopedia - Watch some of these videos with practical advice on whatever topic about which you wish to learn more (sports, food, love, etc). Then, students can comment in Spanish on the site. Students hear authentic Spanish and learn practical how-to advice. This link is for a funny video about how to behave on a first date.
~ Veinte Mundos - This site has videos, articles, and podcasts along with pertinent vocabulary, grammar information, and transcripts of listening exercises geared to intermediate and advanced students. There are so many topics to choose from an students can self-assess their comprehension for many of the activities and articles.
~ Ver Taal - This site has listening exercises with transcripts that include cultural topics (Sanfermines), vocabulary topics (health), holidays (New Year’s resolutions), movie trailers, current events announcements and more. Many of the listening activities have activities that students can complete and receive immediate feedback.
~ El Mundo - Online Spanish newspaper that includes international news and Spain news.
~ La Crónica de Hoy - Online Mexican newspaper that includes international news and news from Mexico.
~ La Nación - Online Colombian newspaper that includes international headlines and news.
~ Radio Formula - Website that inlcudes radio broadcasts in Spanish along with a wide variety of news articles.
~ Audio.Urcm - Website that provides Spanish podcasta covering topics such as politics as well as a variety of international news stories.
~ BBC Mundo - International news website in Spanish including videos and radio broadcasts.
~ BBC Languages - Spanish - Spanish language-learning website which provides vocabulary, conversational Spanish, and other helpful learning tools.
~ TVE - Live and archived television from Spain that also includes world news and sports information.
~ Euronews - International news articles and videos in Spanish.