If you don’t live in a Spanish-speaking country, it can be difficult to find ways to listen to real Spanish conversations and reports. But there are various tools – including many free ones – available for Spanish listening practice, including online exercises and podcasts:
Kwiziq Spanish listening practice – A variety of audio files and videos with transcript and translation
Audiciones – Audio for different levels with comprehension exercises
Learning Spanish for Beginners – Despite the name, this is better for intermediate students as the audio is rather fast
Learning Spanish Fast – Intermediate and advanced podcast in Latin American Spanish with an emphasis on Colombia
News in Slow Spanish – Weekly news reports specially recorded for Spanish learners
Notes in Spanish – Spanish audio, video, and worksheets on real-life topics
Podcasts in Spanish – Listen to real conversations on a variety of topics – advanced
Unlimited Spanish podcasts – Spanish audio recorded by Oscar, on a variety of topics accompanied by a transcription – intermediate to advanced (recommended by one of our Kwiziq students!)
SpanishPodcast.net – Spanish-learning tips and lessons subtitled videos and audio files with transcripts
VideoEle – Videos for levels A1 to B2
Radio – Listening to Spanish talk radio and music
TV – Stations from the Spanish-speaking world
Spanish audio books
Even if you’re a beginner, it can be helpful to listen to Spanish to help train your ear.
For help improving your Spanish grammar, sign up for a Kwiziq account and you’ll get personalized study recommendations!