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SpanishTown Windows 10 Universal App!

December 9, 2015 2 comments

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Announcing the Public Beta

We are pleased to announce the public availability our new SpanishTown App for Windows 10 devices. 

Try it now for FREE!  We are so happy with the app’s progress so far that we have decided to make the beta available now.  In fact, we are so confindent, we are willing to give you a 7 day free trial with no strings attached.

English_Get_it_Win_10Not only do we offer a free trial, we are having a Beta launch sale until the end of December.

We are launching the app with:

Present, Preterite, Imperfect and Future – each full with verb examples for regular, irregular and verbs that change. Includes sample sentences with audio for all the example verbs.

2600+ quiz and worksheet questions to test your knowledge of verbs and give you some practice before a big exam.

300+ verb conjugations for the most common verbs. Search by alphabet, English or Spanish.

Vocabulary – hundreds and hundreds of common words sorted by categories, with audio and fully searchable.

Grammar topics – ser vs estar, por vs para, pronouns, articles, using gustar, gender of words, interrogative and negative words.

Learn to tell time in Spanish and count.

 

Who is the App For?

We have designed our SpanishTown App for students currently progressing through their Spanish courses.  Whether you are starting at the junior high level, senior high or college, you can use our app to help you achieve success throughout your Spanish language learning. 

SpanishTown will grow with you as you progress.

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Fruit, Vegetables, Meat, Meal Times and More

December 4, 2013 Leave a comment

Meal Times in Spanish

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We have just finished updating our Spanish for Kids Lesson 7! 

Designed for touch, each section provides basic vocabulary for students learning Spanish.

Use these pages on your tablet, smartphone or laptop or desktop to help you improve your Spanish.

 

 

 

 

Fruit and Vegetables in Spanish

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Dairy Aisle and the Bakery Section in Spanish

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Meat and Utensils in Spanish

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Christmas Holiday Vocabulary in Spanish

November 13, 2013 Leave a comment

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The Christmas holiday season is fast approaching!  Why not learn some basic Spanish vocabulary for this holiday season?

We have just updated our Christmas vocabulary page.  Stop by SpanishTown.ca and learn some new Spanish words for Christmas time.

Learn Calendar Vocabulary in Spanish

November 12, 2013 Leave a comment

Our most recent update includes Spanish vocabulary for days of the week, months of the year and seasons.

Days of the Week in Spanish

diasStart out by learning the Spanish names for the days of the week.  We’ve added some additional phrases following the days of the week simulating your activities for the week.  Try to come up with your own phrases for different activities that you are going to be doing.

Learn the days of the week in Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Months of the Year in Spanish

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After you have finished learning the days of the week it is time to learn the months of the year.  Tap or click on tile to listen in Spanish. 

Learn the months of the year in Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Seasons in Spanish

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Let’s talk about the seasons in Spanish.  Learn the Spanish names for the seasons and then listen to some sample sentences talking about the seasons.

What is your favourite season?

Learn the seasons in Spanish

Transportation and Vehicles in Spanish

November 6, 2013 Leave a comment

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We continue to make the website more accessible to touch devices with the redesigned pages for vehicles and transportation vocabulary in Spanish.  Tap or click on a tile to listen to the pronunciation in Spanish.  Practice with some short Spanish sentences that talk about vehicles.  Try making up your own sentences with other vehicles and descriptions.

Animals in Spanish

November 5, 2013 Leave a comment

We have just rolled out our updated Animals in Spanish section!  Designed for touch devices and traditional computers, it is now accessible to more users.  Remember to make sure you have updated your browser.

Animals in Spanish

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Tap or click on some common animals to learn their names in Spanish. 

We’ve included a number of common animals that you might find around your house, at the farm or in the zoo.  Learn animals in Spanish.

Parts of Animals in Spanish

Now that you know the names of some common animals in Spanish, learn some parts of the animals such as tail, claws, legs or snout. 

What would you call the horn of a rhinoceros in Spanish or the hooves of a horse?  Learn the parts of animals in Spanish.

Describing Animals in Spanish

The next step is to try and put all of this Spanish vocabulary together and form sentences to talk about animals in Spanish.

Listen to these sentences in Spanish and then try and come up with own using a different animal, color or body part.

Learn to form Spanish sentences that describe animals.

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Telling Time in Spanish

October 20, 2013 1 comment

TimeSpanishRulesWe have just finished updating our Spanish Lesson 12 on SpanishTown.ca to HTML5 so it works well with all modern browsers!  It is also designed for touch, a fantastic feature for all our visitors using a Windows 8 touch device, Windows Phone, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

Rules for Telling Time in Spanish

Start with the basic rules for learning the hour, half hour and quarter hour.  Tap or click on the clock to listen in Spanish.

Rules for Telling Time in Spanish

Examples for Telling Time in Spanish

Next we’ll show you how to tell time in Spanish whether it is 5 minutes past the hour or 20 minutes past.  Click or tap on the clock examples to listen.

Examples for Telling Time in Spanish

Vocabulary to Help When Talking about the Time in Spanish

When talking about the time of day in Spanish, it is often important to add some vocabulary to your sentences in order to give the other person more clarification.  We have included a long list of vocabulary that you can learn and use.  Listen in Spanish and learn how to ask: What time is it?, or say “in the morning”, “in the afternoon” or “on the dot”.

Spanish Vocabulary for Telling Time

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We are not stopping with just the added vocabulary however.  You can also learn some common expressions used when referring to a time.  Some examples are: “yesterday”, “overnight”, “in a little while” and “as soon as”.  Learning some of these simple expressions is a great way to dramatically improve your conversational ability in Spanish.

Expressions in Spanish Related to Time

Enjoy learning Spanish!