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Here are some of the most relevant links to courses, dictionaries, grammar, interesting links, information and history of the country, maps about different areas, music, all news and magazines on the Web, general learning resources, passages in Spanish, travelling tips and basic travelling language.

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  • Courses
  • "El profesor de espanol". An advertisement with demo. http://www.gate.net/~opus/opus2i/index.htm

    A list of Spanish courses on the Internet. http://www.DocuWeb.ca/SiSpain/course/calgary/menu.html

    "Espanol interactivo en Valencia". A course in Spanish.
    http://www.upv.es/~agimeno

    An accelerated reading course.
    http://www.estrellita.com/~karenm/

    Spanish lessons with sound . Although this is an interesting effort it is much too simple and traditionally minded.
    http://www.willamette.edu/~tjones/Spanish/sounds/adios.au

    Spanish immersion. Courses in Latin America.
    http://www.amerispan.com/

    Computer courseware for Spanish
    http://www.wor.com/spanish/spancat.html


  • Dictionaries
  • A dictionary of Mexican "picardia" .
    http://www.udg.mx/cultfolk/picardia.html A dictionary Spanish-English and vice versa.
    http://www.anaya.es/dict/Buscar?act=HAnaya.html

    A simple dictionary .
    http://www.willamette.edu/~tjones/forms/span2eng.html

    Translation Programs and Dictionaries
    http://www.wor.com/transoft.html#Language

    All kinds of encyclopaedias and dictionaries with relevant information.
    http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/RELATED.html#Dictionaries

    Diccionario espanol
    ftp://ftp.eunet.es/pub/unix/text/TeX/spanish/ispell/

    Diccionario con terminos de computacion
    ftp://ftp.fi.upm.es/pub/unix/espa~nol.tar.gz

    Spanish dictionaries
    http://www.cs.ucla.edu/ficus-members/geoff/ispell-dictionaries.html#Spanish-dicts

    A Castilian dictionary, NOT found
    ftp://ftp.eunet.es/pub/unix/text/TeX/spanish/ispell/palabras.sq.gz

    Spanish dictionary
    ftp://ftp.fi.upm.es/pub/unix/espa~nol.tar.gz


  • Grammar
  • A verb conjugator with a wide list of verbs. Very useful.
    http://csgrs6k1.uwaterloo.ca/~dmg/lando/verbos/forma.html

    A Spanish grammar.
    http://csgwww.uwaterloo.ca/~dmg/espanol/gramatica.html

    Ortografia del espanol, gramatica
    http://csgwww.uwaterloo.ca/~dmg/espanol/

    Overview of Spanish, morphology, phonology and spoken Spanish
    http://www.teleport.com/~napoleon/spanish/index.html

    Universal survey of languages, a collaborative project about various languages, sources on phonology and morphology having sound as a focus
    http://www.teleport.com/~napoleon/

    Yet another Grammar
    http://dwx.com/~tracy/fornlngz/findex.html#CALL


  • History
  • "Historia de la lengua espanola". History of Spanish in Spanish.
    http://dftuz.unizar.es/historia/Hispania/index.html

    History and prehistory of Spanish peoples.
    http://dftuz.unizar.es/historia/otros.html

    A history of Spain and the various peoples that populated it.
    http://www.DocuWeb.ca/SiSpain/history/menu.html

    Bullfighting in Spanish.
    http://www.clark.net/pub/jgbustam/toros/toros.html


  • Information
  • Spanish speaking countries of Latin America. General and interesting information
    http://edb518ea.edb.utexas.edu/html/LatinAmerica.html

    Art ,culture and all kinds of information about Mexico in Spanish. Interesting with attractive pictures.
    http://www.udg.mx/cultfolk/mexico.html

    Mexico city subway. Information
    http://metro.jussieu.fr:10001/bin/select/english/mexico/mexico

    Art , culture and all kinds of information about Peru. Spanish and English version. Very attractive site. Audible folklore music.
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/peru/peru.html

    All kinds of interesting and relevant information about Chile. Interesting and with pictures.
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/rcp/AL/chile.html

    All kinds of information about Ecuador. Very interesting.
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/rcp/AL/ecuador.html

    All kinds of information about Colombia.
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/rcp/AL/colombia.html

    All kinds of information about Bolivia.
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/rcp/AL/bolivia.html

    Art, culture and general information about Argentina
    http://www.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Argentina/Culture/

    All kinds of information about Spain.
    http://www.city.net/countries/spain/

    General information and culture plus papers in Spanish.
    http://www.tcom.ohiou.edu/OU_Language/lang-spanish.html

    A site for hispanists with lots of interesting information.
    http://gpu.srv.ualberta.ca/~scoleman/index.html

    Information. Spanish dogs breeds
    http://www.gae.unican.es/general/dogs/breeds/spain/espanolas.html

    Spain according to the CIA. Information
    http://www.gae.unican.es/general/Spain.html


  • Links
  • Webcrawler for Spanish. A good searching engine.
    http://www.webcrawler.com/cgi-bin/WebQuery

    Webcrawler for Spanish resources search
    http://www.webcrawler.com/cgi-bin/WebQuery

    Cultures search
    http://www.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Cultures/

    Sistema de busquedas en espanol
    http://www.ole.es/

    Busqueda en espanol, Lengua
    http://www.ole.es/Paginas/Humanidades/Lengua/index.shtml

    Spain internet resources
    http://www.uji.es/spain_www.html

    Entrada a Espana, con toda la info. sobre bibliotecas, educacion, instituciones educacionales, universities
    http://www.fundesco.es:8888/Mc%3DES

    Biblioteca Virtual, con info sobre la Internet,
    http://www.rediris.es/biblioteca/

    Page in Spanish for searching colourful sites on the web
    http://www.doubleyou.com/ika/cuentos/pag6.html

    Here you can find links to 8 countries in LA, plus maps and information relevant for travellers and tourists.
    http://www.magicnet.net/%7emil/marana.html

    "El mundo latino" centre for Latino culture in Spanish
    http://www.bart.nl/~dtheb

    Links to all Spanish Universities
    http://www.einet.net/hytelnet/ES000.html

    Spanish Universities
    http://www.ibm.es/internet/univer/lista.htm

    Spanish Web links
    http://www.vilspa.esa.es/The_Web/Spain.html

    A list of personal pages in Spanish.
    http://www.DocuWeb.ca/SiSpain/contreng.html

    Site to put people in touch with others and lots of other Spanish things. Students have to read the documents carefully before taking classes here.
    http://web.syr.edu/~lmturbee/mundo.html

    University of Murcia
    Interactive map
    http://www.uji.es:80/mapes/murcia.html aqui estan los E-mails

    E-Mail addresses
    http://www.um.es/

    Ministerio de cultura
    http://www.mcu.es/

    Biblioteca Nacional de Espana
    http://www.bne.es/

    San Lorenzo del Escorial, lugar interesante
    http://www.banesto.es/banesto/escorial/e9700010.htm

    El legado Andalusi (WRONG)
    http://www.ugr.es/legado/andalusi.htm

    El proyecto Gutenberg
    http://jg.cso.uiuc.edu/PG/welcome.html


  • Maps
  • A graphic interactive map for all Spanish Internet resources. Very useful.
    http://www.uji.es/spain_www.html

    Attractive maps of Spain and cultural information
    http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/europe/Spain.jpg


  • Music
  • Rock Music in Spanish.
    http://delta.eafit.edu.co/%7easc707/index.html

    Music in Spanish
    http://www1.uniovi.es/musica/index.html

    Music.Argentinian tangoes. No sound just text
    http://www.tango.montreal.qc.ca/

    Modern music in Spanish
    http://icarus.uic.edu/~gcamac1/Argentina.html

    Popular music in Spanish
    http://vishnu.nirvana.phys.psu.edu/argentina/canciones/

    "La factoria del ritmo". Spanish music magazine in Spanish.
    http://www1.uniovi.es/musica/index.html

    More Spanish music
    http://www1.uniovi.es/musica/index.html


  • Newspapers and magazines
  • SPAIN Spain papers with a brief description
    http://www.mediainfo.com/e-papers.spain.html

    A Web magazine Web in Spain with articles, interviews and so on.
    http://www.partal.com/web

    "El Mundo", Spanish paper
    http://elecciones.el-mundo.es/

    Hace 100 anos, news in Spanish about what happened this day 100 years ago.
    http://www.mundolatino.org/cien/

    Newspapers and magazines in Spanish and other languages
    http://web.mit.edu/21.french/www/news.html

    "ABC electronico". Spanish magazine. miembro
    http://www.abc.es/

    List of Spanish newspapers on the Web
    http://web.mit.edu/21.french/www/news.html#Spanish

    All Spanish papers
    http://www.ibm.es/internet/ocio/prensa.htm

    ABC , Madrid
    http://www.abc.es/

    Canarias 7
    http://www.step.es/canarias7/

    El Comercio de Asturias
    http://www1.uniovi.es/noticias/

    El Diario Vasco de San Sebastian
    http://diario-vasco.com/

    Espana hoy, de los alumnos de la Complutense, Madrid
    http://www.ucm.es/OTROS/Periodico/

    El Mundo
    http://elecciones.el-mundo.es/

    La Revista , Suplemento dominical de El Mundo (BUENA)
    http://www.larevista.el-mundo.es/

    Magazine in Spanish. Really interesting articles.
    http://www.larevista.el-mundo.es/num15/textos/sumari15.html

    La Vanguardia de Barcelona
    http://vangu.ese.es/

    La Voz, diario de Lanzarote
    http://www.intercom.es:80/lavoz/

    AS, deportes
    http://www.diario-as.es/

    Melibea, revista cultural
    http://www.abaforum.es/is/melibea/

    Ekiosk, revista to download
    http://www.colgado.com/

    Latin and South America
    http://www.mediainfo.com/e-papers.samerica.html

    ARGENTINA, LA NACION, with a brief description, in SpanISH
    http://www.us.pinos.com/LaNacion.htm

    Mexico in gral with description
    http://www.mediainfo.com/e-papers.mexico.html

    Mexico El diario de Yucatan, with description
    http://www.yucatan.com.mx

    El economista
    http://condor.dgsca.unam.mx:2500/el_economista/econo.html

    El salvador, El diario de hoy
    http://www.pdiarios.com/eddh/

    El nacional
    http://serpiente.dgsca.unam.mx:80/html/nacional/nacional.html

    El norte and Reforma
    http://www.infosel.com.mx

    Excelsior
    http://worldnews.net/

    Mexican newspapers
    ftp://condor.dgsca.unam.mx/pub/imagen/noticia/periodicos

    El panama america
    http://www.nando.net/int/EPA/

    La prensa
    http://www.gbm.net/prensa/

    Peru
    Caretas
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/CARETAS/

    La republica
    http://www.rcp.net.pe/LaRepublica

    El observador
    http://www.zfm.com/observador/

    Venezuela
    diario de noticias
    http://www.ing.ula.ve/~dparedes/noticias.html

    El nacional
    http://www.gate.net/~vei/enacel/

    Brazil
    Agencia estado
    http://www.agestado.com or

    http://worldnews.net/

    Folha de Sao Paulo
    http://www.embratel.net.br/infoserv/agfolha/

    Journal do Brasil
    http://www.ibase.br/~jb/

    O estado de Sao Paulo
    http://www.estado.com.br

    O globo
    http://www.embratel.net.br/infoserv/oglobo/

    Zero hora
    http://www.embratel.net.br/infoserv/zerohora/index.html

    Costa Rica
    http://www.mediainfo.com/e-papers.costa.htm

    Dominican Republic
    http://www.mediainfo.com/e-papers.dominican.html

    Ecuador
    Hoy
    http://ecnet.ec/hoy/hoy.htm


  • General Resources
  • Language resource Center
    http://dwx.com/~tracy/fornlngz/

    Collections of language resources
    http://www.cortland.edu/www_root/flteach/flteach.html#collections

    Newspapers Online
    http://www.mediainfo.com/e-papers.home.page.html

    Archivo general de Indias
    http://www.software.ibm.com/is/dig-lib/indias.html

    IBM scripts in all languages.
    http://www.ibm.com/Scripts/Global/nph-cc?cc=br

    Resources in national languages
    http://ike.engr.washington.edu/DB2.html

    University of Sussex Spanish resources. Interesting to look at and compare.
    http://www.sussex.ac.uk/langc/spanish.html#net

    Bilingual Spanish/English resources on the Web
    http://zzyx.ucsc.edu/Cntr/cntr.html>

    Interesting Spanish resources
    http://ophale.icp.grenet.fr/esca/welcome.html

    Spanish teaching resources
    http://WWW.Cortland.EDU:80/www_root/flteach/flteach.html#spanish

    Resources."Somos todos hermanos". A collaborative project.
    http://www-tep.ucsd.edu/people/LUZ-CHUNG/PAGE-L.HTML

    Resources.Art and literature in Spanish
    http://www.yahoo.com/art/literature/poetry

    Food in Spanish
    http://www.mundolatino.org/comida.htm

    Mexican cuisine
    http://mexico.udg.mx/Cocina/menu.html

    Mexican cartoons. Latino culture
    http://www.mundolatino.org/arturo/

    My pages
    http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/students/garci-sz/corz/project.html

    Films
    http://www.msstate.edu/Movies/

    Mundo hispano, an American school project in English
    http://192.246.43.10/WWW/hispano/intro.html

    Mexican photos and captions in English
    http://www.usc.edu/Library/Ref/Ethnic/karno.html

    Other photos with Spanish captions
    http://mexico.udg.mx/Tradiciones/Muertos/muertos.html

    "Como se dice", Let's help each other learn Spanish .
    http://192.246.43.10/WWW/hispano/como.html

    Some language learning software
    http://dwx.com/~tracy/fornlngz/findex.html#CALL

    Another language resource center
    http://www.itp.berkeley.edu/~thorne/HumanResources.html

    Another
    http://www.travlang.com/languages/


  • Texts in Spanish
  • Main Spanish speaking writers.Pages with biography, photos, interviews.
    http://lenti.med.umn.edu/~ernesto/Literatura.html

    "Cuentos de Ika". Children stories in Spanish written by Ika with beautiful pictures.
    http://www.doubleyou.com/ika/cuentos/pag5.html

    Story called "El robo de los colores"
    http://www.doubleyou.com/ika/ikapages/cuento.html

    Story called "El bichito luminoso"
    http://www.doubleyou.com/ika/cuentos/cuento-bichito/bichito.html

    Materials in English and Spanish.
    http://www.acprog.ifas.ufl.edu/~hltela/

    "Bienvenido a Si Espana". From Ottawa, dual reading passages.
    http://www.DocuWeb.ca/SiSpain/

    "La ciudad de Cordoba". An attractive passage in Spanish with pictures and interesting links.
    http://www.uco.es/cordoba/prologo.html

    TECLA. Birckbeck's Online project for Spanish. A very simple text magazine in Spanish.
    http://www.bbk.ac.uk/Departments/Spanish/TeclaHome.html

    TECLA also in USA. Simple texts with behaviorist type exercises in Spanish. No interaction with the reader.
    http://langlab.uta.edu/langpages/TECLA.html

    "La clase magica". Pages like lessons by children in Spanish and English
    ,A HREF="http://communication.ucsd.edu/LCHC/LCM/"> http://communication.ucsd.edu/LCHC/LCM/

    El proyecto Cervantes, pasajes en espanol, difusion de literatura
    http://orca.ens.cetys.mx/servicio.html

    Cuentos infantiles, del Peru
    http://apu.rcp.net.pe/CUENTOS/

    Recursos para el espanol
    http://csgwww.uwaterloo.ca/~dmg/lando/

    The military language resource for Spanish
    http://jltc.army.mil/spanish.html


  • Travelling
  • An interesting site for travellers. Lots of relevant info.
    http://www.clark.net/pub/jumpsam/

    All kinds of tips for travelling in Spain.

    Spanish for travellers with basic vocabulary.
    http://insti.physics.sunysb.edu/~mmartin/languages/spanish/spanish.html

    Spanish for travellers with basic vocabulary and expressions. A source for FL materials.
    http://www.travlang.com/languages/

    Basic Spanish for travellers
    http://www.travlang.com/languages/cgi-bin/langchoice.cgi


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