Hotlist of Useful Links

 

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Art & Music

Fine Arts & Literature
www.spanisharts.com
History of Spanish literature and art; links to Spanish writers.
South American Art
www.zeroland.co.nz/latin_america.htm

A directory of Latin American art, artists, and culture websites.
Food and Nutrition
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/food
Recipes and traditional foods by country.
LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/literature
Directory of literature resources by country.
Ars Virtual
www.arsvirtual.com

Virtual visits to temples, monuments, and museums (espanol).
El Prado Museum
http://museoprado.mcu.es
History of and information about the Prado Museum (espanol).
Ministry of Culture
www.mcu.es
Links to national theaters, museums, and libraries of Spain (espanol)
Poesia
www.poestia-inter.net
Directory of Hispanic poets (espanol).
Brief History of Latin American Dance
http://linus.socs.uts.edu.au/~don/pubs/latin.html
History of Latin dance with links to info on important keywords.
Alegria
www.alegria.org/body_lnk_music.html
Links to information about Mexican music, dance, & art.
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Current Events

Latin American Newsletters
www.latinnews.com
Up to the minute economic and political news about Latin America.
World Factbook
www.worldfactbook.com
Great, reputable source of up to date statistics &general country info.
MercoPress
www.falkland-malvinas.com
Current events specific to MercoSur countries and Falkland Islands
Latin American Post
www.latinamericanpost.com

Current events, global issues, migration issues, identity/culture issues
South America Daily
www.southamericannews.com

Daily news related to South America, top stories by country.
Prensa Escrita
www.prensaescrita.com

Directory of links to online newspapers by country (espanol).
Latin America Database
http://ladb.unm.edu
Weekly news bulletins; searchable archive of over 24,000 articles.
Latin Economies
www.latineconomies.com

Economic news about Latin countries.
Go Spain
www.gospain.org

All sorts of great information about Spain.
Central America Daily
www.centralamericadaily.com

Daily news about Central America and the Caribbean.
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History

Spanish History
www.sispain.com/english/history/

Concise history of Spain, in English.

Latin American History
www.snowcrest.net/jmike/latin.html

Excellent, comprehensive list of links to history resources by country.

World History Compass
www.worldhistorycompass.com

Directory of links to relevant historical resources by country.

Enchanted Learning
www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers

Information on Spanish explorers and their voyages by region.

 Mex Online
www.mexonline.com

"Your online guide to Mexico!"

South American History
www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/42

Documents related to specific aspects of history by country.

LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/indigenous

Resources on the indigenous peoples of Central & South America.

Cuban History
www.historyofcuba.com

Concise history of Cuba, in English.

History of Latin Music and Dance
www.worldhistory.com/wiki/D/Dance-and-music-of-Latin-America.htm
Brief history provides links to more detailed information on dances.

Culture of the Andes
www.andes.org

Information about poetry, songs, etc., and basic Quechua lessons.

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Practice Exercises

Hispanic Heritage Directory
www.lasculturas.com

The best resources celebrating Hispanic history, culture, and life.
Spanish Fiestas - Bullfighting
www.spanish-fiestas.com/bullfighting
A history of bullfighting with links to other Spanish fiestas.
Popular Latin Music
www.lamusica.com
News, events, reviews, and information about artists.
Famous Hispanic-Americans
www.hispanomundo.com
Information about the lives of politicians, entrepreneurs, writers, singers, painters, actresses, educators, and others.
MTV Latin America
www.mtvla.com
Music Television's Latin America branch (espanol).
Internet Radio
www.batanga.com
Links to Latin American radio stations online (espanol).
Latin American Women
www.lasmujeres.com
Information about women such as Isabel Allende, Eva Peron, & India
Espanole!
www.espanole.org/gente
A Who's Who of Contemporary Latinos
Fact Monster
www.factmonster.com/spot/hhm1.html
Links to all sorts of info about Hispanic Heritage Month.
El Dia de los Muertos (November 1-2)
www.acabtu.com.mx/diademuertos/
A page of history & traditions associated with el Dia de los Muertos
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Practice Exercises

Learn Spanish
www.studyspanish.com
Exercises in grammar, vocab, pronunciation, verb drills, & more!
don Quijote
www.donquijote.org/spanishlanguage
Excellent resource for all types of practice exercises & fun resources.
Quia
www.quia.com/dir/spanish
Java Spanish games on basic activities; beginner level.
Business Spanish
www.businessspanish.com
Beginner lessons; directory of vocab specialized to situations; daily lessons.
Vocabulary Training Exercises
www.vokabel.com
Only vocab and verb exercises; interactive test.
Languages Online
http://eleaston.com/spanish.html
Extensive directory of research topics; exercises & quizzes.
Conjugation Trainer
www.spaleon.com
Verb conjugation exercises in 7 tenses.
Grammar Exercises
www.indiana.edu/~call/ejercicios.html
Interactive exercises in pronouns, prepositions, & verbs; intermediate level.
Aula Diez
www.auladiez.com/spanish/spanish_exercises.html
Grammar exercises for advanced level students.
Spanish Grammar Exercises
www.colby.edu/%7Ebknelson/exercises/
Audio exercises and study modules; intermediate level.
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