Category Archives: Spanish

Learn Spanish with Pronunciation Games

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Learning Spanish can be tough, and one of the hardest things is mastering its beautiful but unfamiliar sounds. This is not only because there are many Spanish phonemes that do not exist in English (we are looking at you, Spanish R!), but also because there are a few familiar letters that are pronounced differently than(…)


20 Mexican Slang Words and Spanish Phrases that You Need to Know

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If you’ve just arrived in Mexico and you cannot understand half of what the locals are saying, don’t start hyperventilating. You didn’t get on the wrong plane. The explanation is probably very simple: despite your efforts as a Spanish learner, you may be a bit lacking in the Mexican slang department. Knowing Mexican slang words(…)


Spanish Immersion Without Travelling: How to Achieve This

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People always say that the best thing you can do to achieve fluency in your target language is to spend a few months in a country where you will have to use it every day. However, unless you’re a digital nomad looking for your next destination, this plan may be impossible to carry out. So,(…)


7 Spanish Proverbs And What They Teach Us About Spanish-Speaking Cultures

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Phrases like “A bad workman always blames his tools” and “All that glitters is not gold” have two things in common. First, they have been consistently used across several English-speaking generations. And second, not many of us know where they come from. Now that you’ve finally decided to study Spanish, what about doing things differently(…)


Top 3 Shows You Need to See for Argentinian Slang

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Argentinian speech is not just full of unique intonation and pronunciation, but lots of slang and colloquial phrases, as well. If you ever hang out with Argentinians and do not understand half of what they are saying, even if you speak Spanish, do not feel bad; you are not alone! Instead, let us help. We(…)


4 good reasons to study Spanish in Guadalajara

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Are you learning Spanish? Do you want to give yourself the full experience of learning by immersing yourself in a Spanish speaking city? You have plenty to choose from! With 20 countries around the world speaking Spanish as an official language, there are so many places you could go. How about Guadalajara in Mexico? Here(…)


The 4 best places to visit in Ecuador

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Ecuador is a beautiful South American country situated between Columbia and Peru, with a climate that varies wildly by altitude. Because of its position on the equator, Ecuador has very little variation in daylight hours throughout the year, meaning sunrise is always around six in the morning and sunset around six in the evening. So(…)