Spanish in the LearningSpace

Updated Tuesday 4th October 2011

Sample some free Spanish course content, picked from the LearningSpace

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Could you get by in a public space in a Hispanic city?

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: Con mis propias manos

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Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink

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