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Top 10 Spanish TV Commercials of All time. Learn Spanish with while watching TV.

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Infographics of All Time Top 10 Spanish TV Commercials (Learn Spanish with TV)

There are many ways of learning Spanish as a foreigng language. However, if you want to experience a real life conversation in the Spanish language, TV commercials from Spanish speaking countries are the perfect resources. You will be listening to real Spanish speakers using everyday language. Also, they are good to raise cultural awareness since you can see Spanish speakers in real contexts. 

TV Commercials or anuncios de TV will provide you the chance to get to know a variety of dialects from different Spanish speaking countries, their manners, body language, gestures and jokes. Listening to real Spanish speakers will also help you develop your Spanish listening skills. 

Los anuncios de TV are great for beginners who want to experience real life language from the start.  Learning any foreign language through TV commercials is a fun and educational alternative for several reasons: They are short videos. You can watch it several times so as to get the gist or practice what actors are saying. Language is concise and straight to the point so beginners can grasp the meaning very quickly. Also, people in commercials speak in a clear way so foreigners can understand what they are saying. Finally,  since they are designed to sell products, TV commercials are memorable and catchy. You’ll find yourself repeating Spanish phrases all day long. 

TV Commercials: The Proposal

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If you’ve just started taking Spanish lessons, there are many TV Commercials that are suitable for beginners. These TV commercials deal with everyday vocabulary and popular subjects such as family, work and marriage. Take down notes while watching them so as to learn new expressions to improve your conversations. 

The Verizon Wireless TV Commercial is known as The Proposal, where a young man is talking to his future father-in-law about his marriage plans. At the end of the video there’s a hilarious twist where he asks the man to try her daughter out for thirty days. Even though this video is not politically correct, there are many family and work related vocabulary to practice Spanish in the context of family and relationships. 

2Promover de puesto To be promoted
3Pagar másPay more
4Comprar una casaBuy a house
5Planear tener unos cuantos hijosPlan to have a lot of children
Mc Donald’s tv commercials are always lovely and memorable to all. You can continue practicing family related vocabulary descriptions and comparatives with this sweet father-children story. 
1¿A quién quieres más?Who do you love the most?
2Mi hermanoMy brother
3Tú eres como ….You are like...
4Tú estás llena de alegríaYou are full of joy
5Con mucho saborFull of flavour
6¿Prefieres x o y?Do you prefer x or y?
Quickie’s Arroz is a Spanish speaking tv commercial perfect for beginners to practice food related vocabulary. It is extremely short but straight to the point. Moreover, it raises cultural values since you are encouraged to try Spanish recipes with rice Quickie’s. 
1¿Ya probaste el delicioso arroz..?Have you already tried this delicious rice…?
2Con atúnWith tuna
3Con camaronesWith shrimps
4Con polloWith chicken

  • Su hija es el amor de mi vida =Your daughter is the love of my life

  • Un futuro juntos =A future together

TV Commercials for kids

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Bimbo bread commercials are catchy and memorable to kids due to the sweet talking bear.  In this TV commercial you can learn food related vocabulary, family ties and routines. At the same time, you need to pay attention to the cultural context and their dialects. Latin Americans such as Colombian people tend to add the suffix -ito (tempranito, acabadito) as a touch of cuteness. 

1Repartir panTo deliver bread
2Todos los díasEvery day
3Me encanta su saborI love its taste
4Acabadito de hacerFreshly made
5Pan suaveSoft bread
¿Quién quiere pan? or Who wants bread? is another Bimbo commercial for kids. Not only can they learn new food vocabulary in a fun way, but also they can sing along with Bimbo bear. It is a short video with simple vocabulary to improve pronunciation and listening comprehension. 
1¿Quién quiere pan?Who wants bread?
2Pan muy calentitoVery hot bread
3Es tan sabroso y suavecitoIt is so delicious and soft
6Me derritoI melt

  • Te preparé un sandwich  =I made you a sandwich

  • Nos levantamos tempranito =We wake up early

TV Commercials with cultural value

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The Spanish TV Commercial Loteria de Navidad 2014 or Christmas Lottery provides knowledge about one of the longest running lottery in the world: The annual Christmas Lottery in Spain. This video is full of  cultural content about the lottery in Spain, unemployment, traditions and money issues. 

Cruzcampo beer is a beer commercial which reflects Andalusian culture: its traditions, festivals, rituals, food and attitudes. It’s the perfect way to raise cultural awareness and learn new topic related vocabulary. 
1Tenemos mar, nieve, desierto...We have ocean, snow, dessert...
2Las rubias nunca están solasThe blonde are never alone (beer)
3Amamos esta tierra y brindamos por ella con esta cervezaWe love this land and we make a toast for it with this beer

  • Un décimo =A tenth (a 10% of a lottery ticket)

  • Nos ha tocado el Gordo =We have gotten El Gordo (the biggest lottery prize)

  • No sé si tenga cambio =I don’t know if I have change

  • No lo he comprado =I haven’t bought it (the lottery ticket)

TV Commercials for technology lovers

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If you are interested in social networks, Faceboom is a hilarious ad or anuncio in Spanish to learn basic vocabulary related to Facebook. There are tens of words to get to know this popular social network and  friends related topics at the same time. 

1Me buscó por FacebookHe/She searched me on Facebook
2Somos amigos ahoraWe are friends now
3¿Qué estás pensando?What are you thinking?
4Me gustaI like it
5Confirmás asistenciaConfirm attendance
7Carlos ha sido etiquetadoCarlos’s been tagged
8Gente que quizás conozcasPeople you may know
IPhones are well known all around the globe and Latin Amercians and Spanish people are not the exception. El anuncio TV Iphone 6S is perfect to practice mobile phones related vocabulary and how to explain its functions. 
1Responde a la presión de tu dedoIt responds to your finger’s pressure
2Hojear las cosas con un clickFlick through things with a click
3Poner una canciónPlay a song
4Leer un mensajeRead a message
5Cambiar de AppChange App

  • Me buscó por Facebook =He/She searched me on Facebook

  • Somos amigos ahora =We are friends now

TV Commercial for Advanced Learners

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Coca Cola is a pioneer in high quality anuncios. If you are an advanced Spanish learner, Cambia las estadisticas is the perfect ad to practice statistics, percentages, numbers, lifestyle habits and the future tense. 

1Estaremos muy gordosWe will be very fat
2Seremos cada vez más sedentariosWe will be more sedentary
3La población vivirá en ciudadesThe population will live in cities
4Pasaremos sentados o acostados...We will spend the time seated or laid down
5Seguiremos estresadosWe will continue stressed
6Dormiremos malWe will sleep badly
Learning Spanish as a foreign language can be fun through tv commercials. They are realistic, short and full of real world situations. Not only will you expand your vocabulary bank but also you will get familiar with Spanish cultural contexts and an array of Spanish dialects. No matter your level of Spanish, there are plenty of anuncios to practice vocabulary, grammar and cultural values. 

  • Estaremos muy gordos =We will be very fat

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