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Would you like to learn another language? Do you have a need, for school or business, to learn Spanish? Many people every day find themselves wanting to learn Spanish quickly, easily, and inexpensively.

The need to read, speak, and understand Spanish is becoming more widespread every year. Spanish-speaking individuals are the number one source of immigrants into the U.S. They have needs ranging from government interaction to business dealings; the ability to converse and understand in Spanish makes you a more valuable individual.

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4.5 stars
Rosetta Stone

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Cost:

$209 - $409 depending on levels purchased

Rosetta Stone offers a complete foreign language curriculum in Spanish ranging in price from $209 for Introductory Level 1, to $499 for a full 3-Level set.

The idea behind Rosetta Stone is that you will learn Spanish just as you learned your own native language - without translation or memorization. Rosetta Stone uses Native speakers along with real-life images, speech recognition and fully interactive software to help you learn. There are no complicated lists you have to memorize to learn through Rosetta Stone.

Rosetta Stone offers their lessons in three "Levels". These are comprised of the following:

  • Level 1 Spanish starts at $209 and has up to 200 hours of instruction in 92 lessons.
  • Level 2 Spanish is $239 and this has up to 250 hours of study with 118 lessons and uses over 4500 real-life images and phrases. You can get both sets 1 & 2 for $339.
  • Level 3 Spanish, available for $259, is 12 units of instructional material with 102 lessons that include videos covering life skills in transportation, housing, shopping, and employment.

Optionally, you can purchase all three levels for $499. Rosetta Stone also offers their courses via online subscription for a reduced price; however, you must be connected to the Internet in order to utilize this service.

Rosetta Stone offers a 6-month money back guarantee on their CD-ROM purchases. They also offer a free online demo so you can see how the product works. You have the option of speaking (which helps you to improve your pronunciation), listening (with real native speakers), reading (helps you to develop your reading skills by linking real-life objects and actions), and writing (you write what you hear and the computer checks your spelling, syntax, and pronunciation so you can learn from your errors).

Although Rosetta Stone is the most expensive product in our review, it is exhaustive in scope and effective in results. For its professionalism and high rate of success, Rosetta Stone earns very high marks.

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1 star
Strokes International

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Cost:

$60 per downloaded level (discounts available for purchasing multiple levels)

$67 per DVD level (discounts also available for purchasing multiple levels)

Strokes International Spanish claims that it meets European Union learning standards for beginning, intermediate, and advanced Spanish, including programs specifically for use in business settings. However, even at first glance, there are basic errors on the website itself - ”dictionnary”, “conjugation with 1350 verb” - and with zero details given on the page labeled “Program information”, it is nearly impossible to determine if Strokes International actually meets those standards. Many of the images for the Spanish program’s package are also in German (“Spanisch”), so it’s difficult to tell if the instruction would be given in German as well.

Strokes does offer a three-lesson trial via download, but given our concerns regarding the program we opted not to install the file. Also, Strokes’ free mobile app for Spanish has only one review, possibly because none of Strokes’ apps have been updated since 2014. And, even the images for the apps show text in German. This adds to the overall impression that Strokes International is not likely to provide high-quality, comprehensive Spanish instruction.

Strokes International Spanish also falls short with respect to customer satisfaction and returns policies: looking at the “Shipping & Returns” section of the website, it only references the costs for shipping within and outside of Europe and makes no mention whatsoever of any kind of return policy or satisfaction guarantee, unlike most of the other Spanish language programs we reviewed.

If you’re looking for an up-to-date, reliable way to learn Spanish, we recommend that you choose one of the more highly-ranked programs in our review. Strokes International provides too little information to determine whether or not their Spanish language program delivers results.

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Of course, it's also beneficial for children to learn Spanish as well. Kids can learn much faster than adults, and their ability to speak and understand multiple languages expands their minds and helps prepare them for the future. However, many schools don't offer Spanish until the later years; and even with those schools that offer Spanish early, the programs often lack in substance.

There are many programs available to help you learn Spanish. When looking at different programs, you need to consider a variety of factors. Some of these include:

  • Cost.  How expensive is the program, compared to others that offer similar content?
  • Effectiveness.  Does the program deliver on its promise? Will it teach you Spanish that you can actually use?
  • Materials.  Can you take the coursework with you if you want to learn while traveling?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Spanish Lessons available today. We hope these reviews help you learn Spanish right away!

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