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Spanish Online

True language learning—online.


“Portales was fun, easy to follow, and made my Spanish class a memorable one!”

Robert Fain, Student Kaua’i Community College

The future of language learning. With the ever-changing needs of today’s students, educators need engaging, effective language instruction that meets the requirements of any course. Forward-thinking innovation—backed by time-tested pedagogy: • Driven by the proven content of the Vistas Spanish program • Developed by the creators of the first online Spanish course • Tested by instructors and students nationwide


“ Teaching Spanish online can be daunting, but Portales eases much of that burden. “

Daniel Darrow, University of Alaska

Why teach with Portales? Portales delivers student-directed, interactive content that motivates students to learn Spanish, combined with a handy set of tools to allow for easy, but customizable, course creation. Portales has flexible options to suit your online, hybrid, or traditional Spanish courses: • Pre-created curricula for a range of instructional approaches • Time-saving course management features • A loose-leaf companion text


“ It was important to have a structured online course to work from. Portales provided me with the skeleton and I was able to add Sara Villa, the rest.� The New School for Public Engagement

We need a starting point to create courses.


We need multiple opportunities for student engagement.

“ Students greatly value the interactivity and immediate feedback. Portales gently steers them in the right direction. Plus, the Partner Chat feature is excellent in fostering engagement between students!� Teresa Canganelli, Georgia Perimeter College

Partner Chat


We need something that is easy to use so students stick with it. “ Portales is extremely intuitive for students. The instructional design is outstanding and will greatly impact retention and success rates for online courses.” Leah Cáceres Lutzow Fox Valley Technical College


“ The ability to add my own content is such a lifesaver! I add instructor notes to post study tips; audio to model certain activities; and create my own videos that relate to lesson vocabulary and grammar.� Kate Grovergrys Madison College

We want personalized connections with our students. Instructor-created video

Portales a clear path to true language learning.  

Whether you're teaching an online or hybrid introductory Spanish course, Portales is the right solution for true language learning. Prepare...