Flamenco! Tapas! Don Quixote! Just like the region’s distinctive flavor of ham, Castilian Spanish – the official language of Spain – offers its own unique zest. Between the afternoon siestas and the late-night churros, castellano offers a glimpse into a world where old traditions and the modern world collide. Falling in love with the culture and the language of Spain is as easy as picking up the "Castilian lisp!"
No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Castilian Spanish language structure.
Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Castilian Spanish culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Castilian Spanish culture and make a positive impression.
Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.
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Learn Castilian Spanish language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts
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