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Spanish Literature


Course Materials


  • Destinos (Annenberg Learner) Destinos teaches speaking, listening, and comprehension skills in Spanish. This telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, immerses students in a mysterious and entertaining story while viewing everyday situations with native speakers. It also introduces the cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico.
  • Spanish Grammar in Context (University of Texas Spanish in Texas Project). Detailed grammar explanations of the Spanish language. Unlike traditional reference grammars, each topic is explained using authentic video examples. Practice quizzes are available on an open Canvas course site. 
  • Spanish Proficiency Exercises (University of Texas/OER Commons). A compilation of brief video clips (with site index) in which native speakers of Spanish from various locations throughout Latin America and Spain demonstrate language tasks.  The exercises give students the tools to be able to talk about the same topics in Spanish.


  • ASCCC–OERI Spanish Language Resources (2021, Various CC licenses) The four commonly taught Spanish courses at the California Community Colleges are: Elementary Spanish I, Elementary Spanish II, Intermediate Spanish I, and Intermediate Spanish II. In addition to these core courses, some colleges offer Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and Spanish for Heritage Speakers II; whenever possible, OER for these courses have been included in the following resources:

Spanish 160 Resources

Titles available via Open Access (no sign-in required)

Additional Resources (Open Access)
OER Websites that link to journals, articles, and eBooks