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Fast, fun, free: Try some of our Spanish language items

Updated Tuesday 21st March 2017

OpenLearn is full of short items where you can learn something fast, for free - and have some fun doing so. Here's a selection of easy ways to start with Spanish.

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Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink free course icon Level 1 icon

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Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink

Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and effectively in Spanish? This free course, Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink, focuses on buying and ordering food and drink at a restaurant or bar. You will be able to use some basic vocabulary relating to food, drinks, meals, quantities and measures. In this OpenLearn course you will listen to Spanish speakers in a variety of situations.

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6 hrs
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Explore the baking and culture of Europe: Spain

A country with many regional variations - reflected in its baking

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Where a ban has been replaced by a bee

Once, American children were punished for talking Spanish. Now, they're being celebrated.

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Beginners' Spanish: Getting around

Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and effectively in Spanish? This free course, Beginners' Spanish: Getting around, concentrates on Spanish as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights into Hispanic societies and cultures through authentic printed and audio materials. This OpenLearn course focuses on public spaces and how to get by in a Hispanic city.

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20 hrs
 

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