Thursday, November 6, 2014

LLPC: Spanish Version

One of the best ways to learn a language is through incorporating it into your daily life, and a seamless way to incorporate it in is through finding TV shows, songs, and movies in that language. Here at the LRC, we embrace various ways of learning languages, and so we have created a blog series called Learning Languages through Pop Culture (LLPC) dedicated to helping you learn languages through popular culture!


Violetta - A Spanish musical tv series about a talented girl who moves back to Buenos Aires after living abroad for several years and discovers her talent at a music school.
Aurora - After her body was frozen for 20 years, Aurora+ wakes up to find her life completely changed. 
The Time in Between-The life of a seamstress during the Spanish Cviil war, from rising to fame to her service to the British Secret Service.
All these TV shows can be viewed at
Some other great resources for Spanish news are:

Yabla Spanish ( Yabla has dozens of Spanish TV, documentaries, sitcoms, and sports news catered towards learning the language. It offers a one-of-a-kind interface that allows you to look up the definitions of the words in the  subtitles by clicking on them onscreen.


Knowing that there are numerous amounts of musical styles and artists, one of the best ways to gain exposure into the world of music in different languages is through radio shows and podcasts. Here are a few of the more popular ones: