Listen to native Spanish speakers and learners from different countries (with transcriptions) – Free material
Have you ever wondered if you would be able to understand other Spanish accents? Spanish is an official language in 21 sovereign states and one dependent entity, totalling around 423 million people.
The Catálogo de voces hispánicas offers videos of the main examples of the Spanish language from all different parts of the Hispanic world. It also includes some samples from learners of diverse geographic and language origin. All videos have transcriptions and information about specific cultural and custom of where it is spoken: its linguistic characteristics. There is also a map and extra details of the geographical areas.
An interesting link for those in Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate levels.
Click on the image to watch the videos from Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. This link is from Centro Virtual Cervantes. Centro Virtual Cervates is an online service that was created in December 1997 by the Instituto Cervantes of Spain to contribute to the diffusion of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.