Duolingo !! Excellent site
Parleremo Online language community
Duolingo completion post by student with 10 months on the site. Links to additional resources
Language Transfer Audio courses
Bliu Bliu after a self test you get readings to immerse in
Destinos! episode one. video series with side bar practices. Learn via Telenovela
Platiquemos Units 1 2 free
Foreign Service Institute basis for Platiquemos
Spanish Hackers found through search for FluentU review.
Grammar Vocab Grabs
Augment suffixes make it large or intense or ___
80 Free books by women writers
Portlandia Language School Walter hosts an open house every Thursday
Harvested from Duolingo discussions for supplementary study aids.
Using Kindle to read
Notes in Spanish
Morelia Radio on a page with other Michoacan stations
Radio Mujer ¡mi favrito!
Notes in Spanish
Aula International Textbook
Vaughentown teach English for a week - all conversational.
Speaking Latino Great slang section
Mezzo Guild some Aussie, his page of resources, his description of fluency is like minded. (Skip the first minute, audio is horrible.)
Project Gutenberg Spanish titles
I have been using Duolingo(Spanish) for 10.5 months now and I think Sprachiprofi is pretty accurate. I finished the course a long time ago and have been doing translations only for the last 8.5 months. Basically I think Duolingo helped the most with my reading and vocabulary but not very much with listening, speaking, writing and only somewhat with grammar (I still don't understand the subjunctive for example). I think the main strength of Duolingo is that it keeps me pretty motivated and it has endless content. Also seeing lots and lots of "real life" text gets me conditioned to the common language patterns and "native way" of expressing things which does help a little bit with listening, speaking, writing etc (although you still need separate practice for each of those). Practicing listening is easy, Here are three good ones for beginners: (1) "Extra en Espanol" (it's on youtube) (2) the BBC web series "La vida loca" (googleable) (3) notesinspanish.com - podcasts for Spanish learners For speaking two sites I've heard good things about are: (1) italki.com (2) verbling.com For writing lang-8 looks like it is very good: lang-8.com And of course memrise.com is great for vocabulary. And lastly, I finished the Pimsleur Spanish Comprehensive (120 lessons of 30 minutes each). It is a bit repetitive but also really helpful for honing listening skills and improving pronunciation. It is rather expensive but I would recommend it for any beginner.
Scan of google results indicate Peru, Columbia, other northern South American countries are the best for neutral accent and freedom of linguistic tics from other countries. (The caio frequently heard in Buenos Aires, or the Americanisms in Mexico)
To Conversational B1 in 30 Days
30 Minute video documenting how Connor Grooms learned Spanish in 30 days.
Resources From the Video
Baselang unlimited tutoring for $99 a month
Fluent in 3 Months Benny's blog, Benny is an Irish polyglot
Mimic Method pronunciation training through sounds - ear training for language
iTalki market for tutors and study partners.
Anki the app - you have it.
and Connor's website
In this language learning documentary, Connor Grooms shows how he learned Spanish to a B1 conversational level in a month. It include his struggles, how he approached things, how much time he spent per day, language learning strategies, two conversations, and more. This language learning documentary is the best explanation of how to learn spanish for beginners.
In the film, Connor consults with experts Benny Lewis (who shares language learning tips and mindsets), Idahosa Ness (who explains how to learn Spanish pronunciation), and Brian Kwong (who explains how to keep motivated with accountability).