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Spanish in the LearningSpace

Updated Tuesday 4th October 2011

Sample some free Spanish course content, picked from the LearningSpace

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The differences between art and craft, and the nature of Spanish crafts, from a Spanish perspective

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Designing the Spanish nation

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Spanish: Perspectivas porteñas

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Portales: beginners' Spanish second edition

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

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Daughters of Spain

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Spanish: Con mis propias manos

This free course, Spanish: Con mis propias manos, is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking societies and cultures and extend the practical skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will examine the world of Spanish and Latin-American art and explore the difference between art and craft.

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