Diccionario de la lengua española (Real Academia Española) : the authoritative dictionary of the Spanish language.
Larousse Bilingual Dictionaries - A dictionary of providing an extensive word base, conjugation table for every verb, cultural and historal notes, and idiomatic expressions.
Defense Language Institute (Foreign Language Center): Language Resources – The DLIFLC is the primary foreign language training institution within the Department of Defense (DoD), conducts full-time foreign language resident training.
The following resources provided by the Foreign Language Center will help you develop and enhance your foreign language abilities:
Basic Language and Culture Acquisition:
(*Please note that a username and password have to be created for all of these services. Most basic services are free and available to the public, but certain levels and programs are only avaialble to D.O.D. affiliates.)
Test Your Spanish - Use this tool to assess your proficiency level and point you to learning resources on BBC Languages and elsewhere on the web. The included activities test your language skills in: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
FSI Language Courses – Foreign language courses developed by the US Government for the Foreign Service Institute. This resource offers digitized textbooks and audio tapes. The websites offers a wealth of resources that can be downloaded to your PC and transferred to other devices for continous exposure.
Visit the LACAS: Current Events: News and Media page to listen to different Spanish dilects from an expansive list of news outlets for an array Spanish speaking countries.