Here are some websites I've found useful, but there are many, many more
out there-- anyone is welcome to send me suggestions for updating this
E-mail me at: email@example.com
- Open University: Spanish Language-- A very thorough collection of
free Spanish language-learning and teaching websites, including some of the following. Thanks, Ms Ward and Abby!
- Spanish Grammar Exercises (Colby)-- Really
extraordinarily well done self-check grammar exercises, covering all the verb tenses and other
- Spanish Language Exercises (Ursinus)--
Also very well done set of self-check grammar exercises, covering a wide range of basic topics.
Click on menus at the left to go to explanations and exercise links will be to the left.
Corriente- Spanish Internet Guide-- This site has very nice reading
selections, with pre-reading and comprehension exercises, very good for
intermediate students, or for anyone interested in exploring the cultural
topics they cover.
Castellana-- This site is all in Spanish, very good for
advanced students. Has a good page on accent rules: Reglas
de acentuación en español
- Mexpro.com Spanish Speaking Resources for Travelers--
- WWW Virtual Library-- Latin
American Studies-- This site contains links to sites having to do
with Latin America, including newspapers, magazines, sites about cooking,
culture, history, you name it, not all in Spanish.
- Enciclonet-- This site has current-interest articles
on its home page as well as a substantial encyclopedia with information on historical,
geographical and cultural topics.
an online resource for students and teachers, with links to all kinds of cultural and educational
materials for Spanish.
- Centro Virtual Cervantes-- A cultural site
maintained by the Instituto Cervantes, one of Spain's most important cultural organizations. Site
has cultural articles, language practice, and reference material.
- iWorld, La Revista de Internet--
Internet magazine on technology and business, all in Spanish.
- Noticias de Ciencia
y Tecnología-- The latest news from the world of science, all
- El País-- One of Madrid's daily
newspapers. Of special interest are the cartoons-viñetas on the
Opinión page, and their frequent in-depth Tema sections developing particular themes.
You can also try El Mundo, another important Spanish
- El Nuevo Día Interactivo-- News
from San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Or you could go to news from just about any other Spanish-speaking
country, through the WWW
Virtual Library-- Latin American Studies site, listed above. For
many news organizations in big cities, you can link to live radio and
tv broadcasts through their websites.
Dr. Small's idea of fun on the Internet:
- El Chiste del día--
The joke of the day, in Spanish.
- ELFENOMENO.COM-- Dedicated to El Señor de
los Anillos, The Lord of the Rings. Has great cartoons by clicking on the "Fenómenos" section
and then the "Humor" link in the menu at the left, and don't miss the jokes by categories there too!
- BEM magazine online-- One of the best Spanish science
fiction magazines now only online. Has news in many categories (science, science fiction, organizations,
films...), and other features, including science fiction stories written in Spanish.
- El Museo del Prado-- The Prado
Museum in Madrid, with a great virtual tour under "visitas."
- El Centro de Arte Reina Sofia--
Spain's national museum of modern art, where Picasso's "Guernica"
is displayed. Has a virtual tour by clicking on "la colección"
and then through "acceso" to a tour by floors, rooms and artists.
- The Great Buildings Collection--
not just for Hispanic architecture, but you can search by country, city, or architect.
Has photos for most buildings, and good reference bibliographies.
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