Spanish

Your PCC Librarian

  • Bob Kingston
  • Bob

  • Office Hours: Sylvania Library by appointment
  • Office Location: Sylvania Campus Library

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Find more!  The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.

Featured Titles

Graded Spanish reader: primera etapaGraded Spanish reader: primera etapa

 

 

 

101 Spanish idioms: enrich your Spanish conversation with colorful everyday expressions101 Spanish idioms: enrich your Spanish conversation with colorful everyday expressions

 

 

Catalog Searches

films in spanish

spanish language materials juvenile

spanish-english dictionaries

spanish language grammar

spanish language medical terminology

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spanish language textbooks

Magazines in Spanish

Americas

Cosmopolitan en espanol
Paper copies available for checkout at RC campus library.

Latina
Paper copies available for checkout at CA campus library.

People en espanol
Paper copies available for checkout at CA, RC, and SY campus libraries.

Databases

Destinos

Destinos teaches listening, comprehension, and speaking skills in Spanish.  Immerse yourself in this telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, which uses native speakers in everyday situations.  Free registration is required to view these 52 streaming videos provided by Annenberg Media's Learner.org.

Spanish Dictionary (Electronic)

Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary

Requires last name and student identification number (G number) to search from off campus.

 

Spanish Exercises

Spanish Videos - University of Texas

Watch video clips of native Spanish speakers demonstrating various language tasks.  Videos are organized by language proficiency level and are accompanied by related vocabulary, phrases, and grammar.

Podcasts care available through iTunes for offline viewing.

Mi Vida Loca

Mi Vida Loca

Watch 22 episodes, themed according to language topics such as shopping, directions, etc. Each episode combines real-action with language teaching and practice.  Practice and speak out loud to the characters you encounter.  Each episode should take about 20-30 minutes for a beginner. From the BBC.

BBC Languages - Spanish

BBC Languages - Spanish

Learn Spanish through interactive videos, audios, games, and articles.  Download "cool" Spanish vocabulary and essential travel phrases to your MP3 player.

Reading Practice

Read current news in Spanish to improve your reading comprehension:

BBC Mundo

CNN en Espanol

Google Noticias

 

Spanish Films at PCC Library

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spanish films at PCC

 

 

 

 

Buscando America

Listen to Carmen Martin-Stiles' weekly radio program, Buscando America, geared to the Hispanic community on KBOO radio.  Aired every Tuesday from 12:00 Noon to 1:30, the program "aims to educate and promote action for social change through art, music, political debates and interviews."

 

BBC Mundo Video - Current News

**Links open in a new window**

Music

Batanga
Listen to popular Latin music from more than 50 Hispanic radio stations via the Batanga portal.

KRYP FM
This Portland area commercial radio station plays regional Mexican music. First time listeners are asked to register.

Get Help in Person or by Phone

Getting help with the library catalog

You can ask our librarians a question during open hours at any PCC Library.

 

 

Need the phone number for your campus? Contact us! If you'd rather come by in person, check the PCC Library locations and hours.

Chat or Text a Librarian for Help

You can chat with a PCC librarian any time you see the PCC Ask A Librarian chat widget on any of the library's pages (like the PCC Library home page) or in a subject guide like this one. You can also get to us through AIM, Yahoo!, or Google Talk.

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Green checkmarkYou can also text a librarian for help at:
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Email Us

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Need to ask a question by email? That's easy too. Use Ask a Librarian, or find your favorite librarian's email address on Library Staff.

Helping Yourself!

Group of studentsPCC Library has lots of resources that you can use on your own. You may already know that about the quiet study spaces as well as study rooms you can reserve.

StarCiting sources is another way you can help yourself! PCC Library has all the information you need on Cite Sources. The library also has video tutorials on everything from how to develop a topic for your paper to figuring out how to incorporate those citations. You'll find those videos, as well as information about using e-resources, at Tutorials and Handouts.

Help from Tutors

Tutors are available to you both in person and online, and the service is free! Cascade, Sylvania, Rock Creek and Southeast Center each have a tutoring center with excellent in-person tutors in most subjects. If you're working on a paper, the writing tutors are popular (so don't wait until the last minute)! You can get more information about each campuses hours and locations at the links below:

Cascade Campus Learning Center

Rock Creek Student Learning Center

Tutoring at Southeast Center

Tutoring at Sylvania

Or get started working with PCC's online tutors:

eTutoring at PCC

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