Learn Spanish

Sublingual is a fun, interactive and intuitive approach to learn Spanish. Sublingual is a language learning tool to learn Spanish basics, words and phrases. Most importantly our mission is to help inspire you to enjoy learning Spanish.

Have you ever noticed that remembering lyrics to songs you like becomes second nature? If you are trying to learn Spanish, you probably wish it was just this easy. Well, good news- it is! We want to help you learn Spanish easy!

Songs and lyrics have a sticky factor. Even if you don’t intend to, they stay in your mind and don’t want to leave. Sublingual uses this as an advantage to allow Spanish words and phrases to get inside your head by using music as a tool for memorization.

Studies show that Spanish immersion is the best way to learn a language. This includes speaking, watching Spanish TV, reading magazines/ newspapers in Spanish and you guessed it- listening to Spanish music!

Developed with UCLA professors, we developed the “Listen. Read. Listen. Learn.” Program.

You simply:

  • LISTEN to hand picked selection of Spanish music {we know you will enjoy}
  • READ the Spanish translations & song interpretations
  • LISTEN again and again to let the Spanish songs
  • LEARN pick up real Spanish words and Spanish phrases

What is included with Sublingual Learn Spanish?

Sublingual is both a book and Spanish music. You can download to your computer, or we can mail you a product.

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Whats in the Spanish book?

  1. Learn Spanish Basics- Spanish sentence structure, conjugations, verbs and more
  2. Country Facts & Travel Guide- to Spanish-speaking countries
  3. Music Section- Spanish Lyrics, translations and song interpretations
  4. Band Bios- Learn about the Spanish artists that you are listening to
  5. Glossary- look up any Spanish words you hear

Who is Sublingual For?

Sublingual is specifically designed for teens to adults to help learn Spanish. Our customer typically fits into one or more of the following:

  • Students- Studying Spanish and needing an extra boost to their studies
  • Travelers- Wanting to pick up Spanish words phrases before you go
  • Music lovers- Looking for a hand picked assortment of great Spanish music

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Should I use other language products to Learn Spanish?

Yes. Sublingual will teach you the foundation to learn Spanish basics. Most importantly the songs and lyrics and will dramatically help your Spanish language comprehension. However, to be fluent in Spanish one must continue education through typical courses, studies and most importantly- speaking with others. Listen to the book, in conjunction with the music and you will be learning Spanish in no time.  Another great addition to learn Spanish language is thru watching Spanish Movies with the subtitled captions, reading the newspaper in Spanish (assuming you will already be familiar with the topics they are discussing). Grab a Spanish dictionary and look up each word, guaranteed it will all start looking familiar and the more ways you can expose yourself to the language the better your mind will be at learning. (Listening, reading, hearing, speaking, and singing)!

How was Sublingual Created?

The idea for Sublingual Music was developed by Kyla Smith alongside highly esteemed UCLA language professors. Learn Spanish

Kyla began her passion for language through backpacking around the world throughout over 35 countries- each one offering a new insight into people, music, food and culture. Traveling she claims, offers the most important education anyone could have.

She wanted to learn Spanish, so she tried the traditional courses through college. Classroom courses offer a strong understanding for the language, but textbooks were leaving her frustrated, discouraged and uninspired. She started listening to Spanish music while writing down the lyrics and looking up each word meant in a dictionary. Once she learned what the songs (and words) meant, she would listen over and over and the language instantly clicked. She began to feel connected to the language instead of just learning the language.

Sublingual was created using the same format- picking songs that are fun, easy to understand and could easily be memorized. Kyla states, “It’s no secret that songs have a way of getting inside your head and your brain easily memorizes the lyrics. If you can utilize music not only for entertainment, but to learn from, you will be in a much better position for understanding and comprehension.”

Most importantly the songs on Sublingual are catchy, fun and likable. The artists are a mix of cool indie groups (such as Gecko Turner, Amelia, Housse de Racket) to vastly popular Grammy nominated artists (such as Carla Bruni, BEBE, Cafe Tacuba and Pink Martini) .

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Kyla mentions that her main goal for Sublingual is to allow people to feel more connected to other cultures. She notes, “An essential part of human nature is relating to sounds, beats, harmony. What separates different types of music is the language. If we can get over the language barrier, listeners can feel closer to a culture and hopefully look at the world in a new light.”