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Spanish IV

Happy Saturday everyone! This week, we will take a look at vowel sounds in Spanish. In this installment, we will start with vowel sounds pertaining to “a”, “e”, and “i”, and we will finish up the rest in the next video. Spanish vowels give Spanish its beautiful lilting sounds, and they are fairly consistent and easy to learn. Enjoy! Also, many thanks to those who have contributed to water.org. Your donation is sincerely appreciated 🙂 If you have not already, please help my cause. The link to the donation site… Read more Spanish IV

Spanish III

Hello all! In this installment of the Spanish series, we will finish up Spanish consonants. Enjoy! Please do not forget to donate to water.org! The donation link can be found here: https://spellingmantra.com/donation/ If you cannot view the embedded video above, please click on the following link to watch the video directly through YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn1Pk1hoMGE Thank you!

Spanish II

Happy New Year everyone! We’ll start 2014 with the second installment of the Spanish series…in this video, we’ll look at some consonant sounds and their spellings. In the next few videos, we’ll wrap up the consonants and move on to the vowel sounds in Spanish. Enjoy! Also, please don’t forget to donate to water.org! The donation link can be found here: https://spellingmantra.com/donation/ If for some reason you cannot view the embedded video above, please click on the following link to watch the video directly through YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ85288Ku6A Thank you!

Spanish I

Good afternoon everyone! Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! Now we will start our study of another Romance language, Spanish. Spanish is closely related to French, which we have already covered, and also comes from Latin as well, which we have looked at also. In this first video, we will take a look at its background, some sample words to get you acquainted with the style of the language, and some common stems that pop up quite frequently. Enjoy! Also, please don’t forget to donate to water.org to help make… Read more Spanish I

French IV

Hi all! This week, we will look at the remaining French vowel sounds and the rules that apply to them. In the next video (for next week), we will finish up by looking at some complex consonant sounds in French. Please enjoy! If for some reason you cannot view the embedded video above, please click on the following link to watch the video directly through YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqPsfV2LL_U Thank you!

French III

Hi! Hope everyone has had a great week! We are going to continue to move on with French, and in this video, we will take a look at some more complex spelling and language rules of French. This video is a little long, but it should be fine if you watch it little by little. We’ll start with the vowel sounds, and then move on to the consonants. Hope you enjoy it! If for some reason you cannot view the embedded video above, click on the following link to watch… Read more French III

Language Families

Happy Saturday everyone! We have now covered looking at all aspects of words, specifically including pronunciation and origin. Now we will take a look at a larger aspect of all of this – how languages are connected. In this video, we will explore the main organization of languages and the particular language families which share similar patterns and words. The rest of the videos will follow this pattern, and we will work our way language by language to learn as much as we can! If for some reason you cannot… Read more Language Families