What is Gritty Spanish?
Gritty Spanish is a learning program for Spanish understudies who need to know genuine Spanish, whole and unfiltered. The attention is on tuning in and perusing. Each Gritty Spanish program is spread out in a progression of sounds and PDFs which can be matched up together.
Is Gritty Spanish good?
Gritty Spanish is certainly not an all-out course, it's fundamentally a learning device. It dominates at showing functional expressions with regards to genuine circumstances. The discourses are additionally extraordinary for fostering your Spanish intonation or further developing your listening abilities. The discoursed additionally center around easygoing discussions.
Is Gritty Spanish free?
All of the Gritty Spanish courses are accessible for a level expense. By buying a course or a blend of courses, you'll gain admittance to sound illustrations, records, and language clarifications. You can likewise evaluate the material free of charge. The free trial to Gritty Spanish incorporates 12 sound examples and their records.
Can kids use Gritty Spanish?
If the original version of Gritty Spanish and Parte II were Movies, they would be rated R. Gritty Spanish is for open-minded, mature adults who are not easily offended. If you’re an open-minded person looking for fun and interesting Spanish dialogues, a resource you can use to help dramatically improve your Spanish, then Gritty Spanish is perfect for you. There are 2 versions that do not contain any cursing at all, Gritty Spanish Original (Censored), Gritty Spanish Beginnings & Gritty Spanish Basics, but even those are not intended for young children. The content is just too aggressive for the young ones, to be honest. If the Basics and Beginnings versions were movies, then they would be rated PG13.
What is different about Gritty Spanish?
Gritty Spanish can best be described as raw and uncut Spanish! There is nothing else like it, we weren’t afraid to take it THERE! The native speakers in each scene do not hold back, they are very honest and bold. The Voice Actors and actresses in Gritty Spanish don’t speak like they are trying to “teach you“, they speak in a very normal tone, so you learn and improve subconsciously. The voice actors and actresses display true emotion. Spanish-speaking people are VERY passionate, so it was essential that the audio reflect this important aspect of their personalities. The background sound effects and music gives the dialogues a lot of life. The way the transcript is designed is also very different, they look clean and professional and most of all, easy to read and follow.
I don't know Spanish at all, but I am interested!!
When the creator of Gritty Spanish first came up with this idea, It was for people like himself, (Advanced Beginner-Intermediate) the ones that know a decent amount of Spanish, understand verb usage, and was looking for other materials that will help take their Spanish to new heights. If you are an absolute beginner then I think, “Gritty Spanish Beginnings” will probably be better suited for you.
What are the slower audios all about?
When you buy Gritty Spanish and are using Gritty Spanish via our Dashboard or the app for iOS/Android, you’ll have the option to play a slower version of each story. When you listen to audio at a slower speed, naturally, it will be easier to catch every word spoken. It will also make it easier to listen to the audio at the normal speed as you get used to the slower version. Each is about 30% slower. If you are having a hard time understanding the characters, I recommend listening to the slow versions for a few days and switching back to the normal speed audio. Doing this will help you better understand them.
Do you sell Gritty Spanish On CD?
No, we don’t mail physical copies of the product. It’s very easy to access using any web browser on a Mac or PC desktop or laptop via our WebApp. The web address is: https://www.grittyspanish.com/webapp.
Where are the speakers/Voice Actors from?
In the Gritty Spanish audios, you’ll listen to a very versatile set of voice characters. The voice characters are from all over Latin America mostly, including the following: The Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Venezuela, and Bolivia.
What is that 2 second rewind button?
Have you ever spoken to a Spanish-speaking person and want them to repeat what they just said? But it’s sometimes embarrassing to ask this question when you’re in the middle of a conversation, right? In the Gritty Spanish Dashboard, when you click on an episode, in the media player area, you’ll notice a 2-second button on the far left corner. This is our version of asking a fast Spanish-speaking native, “¿Repita esa frase, por favor?“(repeat that phrase, please?). Use it as many times as you wish without feeling embarrassed.
Would I be able to utilize the Spanish used in Gritty Spanish anywhere?
Absolutely! Most of the stories are based in NYC for the most part, but you’ll be able to use the Spanish you hear in the program anywhere!
What if I don't have one of those advanced phones or mobile devices?
You don’t need an expensive phone or mobile device to use Gritty Spanish. Of course, you have the option to use the iOS/Android app to access your content. You may also use it via our primary method, via WebApp. This is the address: https://www.grittyspanish.com/webappYou can log in using any browser via your Mac or PC. You’ll receive simple instructions once you purchase on how you can easily access the content.
Can I print out the transcripts?
Yes, you can! We know that people sometimes prefer printed materials, and transcripts are in PDF format. They’re all professionally formatted and Print-friendly.
After I purchase, what happens?
Once payment is approved, a message will be sent to the email address you used at checkout. The email usually get sent to you in a matter of minutes and will have a link to download a PDF.
How long has Gritty Spanish been around? First time hearing about you guys!
We've been around since November 2014. We released the very first version of our program, "Gritty Spanish", which is now called "Gritty Spanish Original". In 2017, we decided we were going to make an "easier" version of Gritty Spanish, we called it, "Gritty Spanish Beginnings" and finally "Gritty Spanish Basics" and here we are.
I am a Beginner, which version is right for me?
Definitely Gritty Spanish Basics. Gritty Spanish Beginnings is also a great option. The characters speak a little faster than the Basics version but still slower than our advanced offerings (Gritty Spanish Original & Parte II). BTW, They've been many beginners who purchased the advanced versions and learned a great deal from them.
What Payments are accepted?
You may pay securely using PayPal or via your Amazon account. At checkout, you'll have these two options.
Can I listen to the audio and read offline?
Yes, you're able to but only via the App for iOS And Android. Once you're logged into the app and download your purchased content, you may listen/read offline.
What kind of Spanish?
It's not country-specific, but we would describe it as Latin American Spanish. Remember, a native Spanish speaker from anywhere will be able to understand everything spoken in the Gritty Spanish audios without any trouble, so this means the Spanish you'll be learning, you'll be able to utilize in Any Spanish-speaking country - for the most part.
What is Gritty Spanish Beginnings?
Gritty Spanish Beginnings contains plenty of clarifications of a large portion of the action words utilized in every story. You'll learn many action words in Gritty Spanish Beginnings and how they are utilized in the setting. You'll build your jargon because of the astounding one next to the other interpretations.
Is Gritty Spanish free?
All of the Gritty Spanish courses are accessible for a level expense. By buying a course or a blend of courses, you'll gain admittance to sound examples, records, and language clarifications. You can likewise evaluate the material free of charge. The free preliminary to Gritty Spanish incorporates 12 sound illustrations and their records.
Is Gritty Spanish right for me?
Yes. Assuming you need to learn conversational Spanish, most Spanish courses and projects center just around the most proper employments of the language, not really with Gritty Spanish. In this program, you will be immersed with easygoing/conversational discourse, including many hyperboles and informal expressions.
What are the four versions of Gritty Spanish?
Gritty Spanish is available in four separate versions: The original version, the original version (censored), Gritty Spanish Parte II, and Gritty Spanish Beginnings. Each version has over 30 recorded dialogues for students to work with. Dialogues are recorded at both a regular speed and a slower speed (for newer students). The original, censored, and Parte II versions are aimed at intermediate to advanced students, while the Gritty Spanish Beginnings version is designed for beginners.