Why this course?

Accents in Spanish are a very important component of the language. Written accents or the lack of an accent in a word, can not only change the pronunciation of a word, but also can change its meaning.

In this course you will learn why, where and when to use accents in Spanish.

  • Discover why written accents in Spanish are important and their implications in meaning and pronunciation

  • Learn how to spell words correctly by learning when and where to place written accents in words

  • Understand how to pronounce words properly by placing emphasis on the right syllables whether they have a written accent or not

  • Self-paced online course that includes video presentations, audios, quizzes, digital downloads and more, so you can learn effectively and reinforce your learning along the way

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Why Learn Spanish With Lauren?

As a native English speaker myself, I know where you are coming from when trying to learn Spanish.

I understand the challenges and pain points that English speakers face. I have been there!

When I moved to Spain it dawned on me: the Spanish I had learned in a traditional classroom setting was not really practical or had prepared me for real life interactions.

When I was exposed to authentic experiences and the real day-to-day Spanish, I finally understood there was a better way to learn.

I will uncover the techniques, tips and tricks I have mastered teaching Spanish over the last 12 years, so you can learn practical and useful Spanish online at your own pace in an intuitive and simple way.


— Lauren
Lauren - Owner and Instructor of Down to Earth Spanish

What people are saying about our courses:

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Very useful and easy to follow Spanish online course

Matt L

I really enjoyed learning about Castilian Spanish. I thought the content was fun, engaging and easy to digest. My favorite part was hearing authentic Spanish...

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I really enjoyed learning about Castilian Spanish. I thought the content was fun, engaging and easy to digest. My favorite part was hearing authentic Spanish from Spain expressions and slang.

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5 star rating

Simple and practical Spanish

Amelia J

This online Spanish course is different. Lessons have lots of examples and simple explanations. Audios and videos with colorful pictures make the course ente...

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This online Spanish course is different. Lessons have lots of examples and simple explanations. Audios and videos with colorful pictures make the course entertaining. I have taken lots of Spanish courses over the years. They can get into nitty gritty details that can be confusing and have little practical use in day-to-day Spanish. This is not your typical Spanish course. Worth it!

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Great course!

David S

This online course was really interesting to me. I studied Spanish in the US and I did not really know much about Castilian Spanish beyond the fact that it w...

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This online course was really interesting to me. I studied Spanish in the US and I did not really know much about Castilian Spanish beyond the fact that it was spoken in Spain. I had no idea Spanish from Spain could be so different! The course was very informative, well structured and with practical examples. Satisfied.

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The Castilian Factor: Spanish from Spain

Catherine P

I thoroughly enjoyed The Castilian Factor course. I was especially interested in the historical background, and learned about the diverse cultures of each Sp...

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I thoroughly enjoyed The Castilian Factor course. I was especially interested in the historical background, and learned about the diverse cultures of each Spanish region. I had no idea there were so many different dialects! I discovered each region contributes to the Castilian dialect. There are fun quizzes, and helpful resources offered along the way throughout the course. Being a beginner Spanish learner, I acquired a great deal of useful and practical information I can use on my travels to Spain. I appreciated the printable worksheets, and would like to see more added along the way. I would highly recommend this course! Catherine

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to the Tilde Master

    • What to Expect from the Tilde Master

  • 2

    Overview

    • Overview

    • Why Learn About Accents in Spanish

    • Types of Syllables

    • Quiz: Syllables

  • 3

    Word Categories

    • Overview

    • Palabras Agudas

    • Palabras Llanas

    • Palabras Esdrújulas

    • Palabras Sobresdrújulas

    • Singular vs. Plural

    • Digital Download: Pronunciation Guide

    • Digital Download: Spelling Guide

    • Quiz: Word Categories

  • 4

    Exceptions

    • Question Words

    • Exclamatory Sentences

    • Monosyllables and Homonyms

    • Quiz: Exceptions

  • 5

    Bonus Section

    • Bonus: ñ & ü

    • Audio Exercise: Accent Mark Practice

    • How to Type Spanish Accent Marks on a Computer or Smart Device

    • Quiz: Bonus

  • 6

    Summary

    • Summary

    • Recap and Final Thoughts

    • What did you think?

    • Thank You!

What's included

When you buy this course you will have access to the following:

  • Exclusive Learning Materials

    Our course content features video presentations, audios, quizzes, digital downloads and more so you can learn effectively and reinforce your learning along the way

  • Private Community Access

    Have questions, comments or want to engage with the community? Interact with fellow students and your instructor in the Course's private community

  • Unlimited Lifetime Access

    Get unlimited lifetime access to all contents and materials contained in this course, so you can come back to review or engage with the community anytime

Meet the Instructor

Lauren is a Spanish language professional that specializes in teaching, translation and bilingualism.

A native from Southern California, Lauren graduated from San Diego State University (SDSU) with a Master’s Degree in Spanish and a BA in International Business specializing in Western Europe with a minor in German. Lauren also holds a Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation (English/Spanish) from the University of California San Diego (UCSD).

Lauren lived in Spain and married a Spaniard in 2010. She now lives in Southern California with her husband, two daughters and her German Shepherd.

Over her 12 years of teaching experience, Lauren has been able to devise unique teaching methods and approaches to help students learn practical Spanish in a simple and intuitive way, enabling them to have the tools necessary to navigate effectively the ‘real’ world of communication in Spanish.

Through Down to Earth Spanish, Lauren now wants to help you take your Spanish to the next level. Are you ready?

Lauren - Spanish Instructor at Down to Earth Spanish

The Tilde Master: Written Accents in Spanish

Learn what you need to know to master the accents in Spanish with this exclusive free course

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