All About
Learn all about Spanish and the culture of the Spanish-speaking world.
Absolute Beginner


All About

In this set of 15 lessons, you will learn all about the society and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. These lessons are entirely in English and are for those who want to learn more about the Spanish language and in-depth information about the many places it is spoken.

Lesson Title/Topic Topic Function Summary
#1 All About Spanish! Top 5 Reasons to Learn Spanish Learning about Spanish-speaking countries and the Spanish language Top Five Reasons to Study Spanish
#2 All About the Spanish Alphabet Haggling Understanding the Spanish alphabet About the Spanish alphabet
#3 All About Spanish Grammar Haggling Understanding the characteristics of Spanish Grammar Sentence and Verb Grammar, Noun and Adjective Grammar
#4 All About Spanish Grammar Visas Understanding the characteristics of Spanish Pronunciation Vowels, Consonants
#5 Top 5 Essential Spanish Phrases Buying a ticket Using the top 5 must-know phrases in Spanish #1 Must-Know Phrase: Hola, buenos días (buenas tardes, buenas noches)
#2 Must-Know Phrase:Perdón.
#3 Must-Know Phrase: ¿Cómo? No entiendo. ¿Habla ingés?
#4 Must-Know Phrase: ¿Me podría ayudar?
#5 Must-Know Phrase: Una cerveza, por favor... Gracias.

#6 Quiz Visas Testing yourself on Spanish-speaking countries 5 quiz questions testing your knowledge on Spanish-speaking countries
#7 All About Cuisines of the Spanish-Speaking World Misunderstandings Talking about famous Spanish dishes Table Manners in the Spanish-Speaking World, Five Dishes from the Spanish-speaking World that Everybody Should Try, The Rich Culinary and Literary Traditions of Spanish-Speaking Countries
#8 Five Things You Should Know About Spanish Speaking Cultures Misunderstandings Understanding daily life and society in Spanish-speaking cultures The Kiss and the Handshake, La hora latina, Lunch Time, Regional Accents, Flirting and Sexual Harassment
#9 Five Famous Festivals Misunderstandings Understanding important festivals Sanfermines-"The Running of the Bulls", Puente Guadalupe-Reyes - "Christmas Season", Semana Santa - "Holy Week", Día de los Muertos - "All Souls Day", Carnaval - "Fat Tuesday"
#10 All About Latin American Pop Culture Meeting people Talking about Latin American pop culture Pop Culture in Latin America: Popular Music, Cinema, Popular Television, Foreign Fashion Influence, Popular Celebrity and Sports Figures
#11 Top Five Tools to Learn Spanish Taxis Using the top 5 most useful tools to help you learn Spanish Top 5 Useful Tools for Learning Spanish:
1. A Spanish Dictionary
2. A Verb Conjugator
3. Spanish Grammar Reference
4. Learning through Spanish Entertainment
5. Spanish-speaking Friends and Loved Ones
#12 Top Five Mistakes Not to Make When Using Spanish! Taxis Avoiding five language mistakes when learning Spanish Top Five Most Common Mistakes of People New to Spanish
Common Error #1: Crimes against Gustar
Common Error #2: -r Fixation
Common Error #3: Who You Callin' Tú?
Common Error #4: Order! Order!
Common Error #5:Silent -h means SILENT!
#13 Spanish Phrases You Won't Learn in Class Getting robbed Using Spanish phrases you won't learn in the classroom Top 5 Phrases Your Teacher Will Never Teach You:
1. The "Dude" Words
2. The "Wow" Words
3. Pedo
4. Compliment Everyone (Hola Guapo)
5. "Cool!"
#14 Top Five Phrases You Will Hear in a Classroom Making mistakes Using Spanish phrases useful for the classroom 5 Useful Phrases for the Classroom in Spanish:
1. Perdón, tengo una pregunta...
2. ¿Cómo se dice...(en español)?
3. ¿Qué quiere decir?
4. ¿Cómo se escribe?
5. ¡Salud! ¡Dinero! ¡Amor!
#15 JP and Fernando's Five Favorite Phrases Making mistakes Using the hosts' favorite Spanish phrases SpanishClass101's Favorite Pet Phrases in Spanish:
1: chido ("cool")
2: Te la pelaste. ("You got the shaft.")
3: a toda madre ("excellent")
4: ¿Sale? ¡Sale! ("Cool? Cool.")
5: ¡Neta! ("For real!")