Learn 30 Spanish Spring Words and Watch Your Language Skills Blossom

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La primavera (spring) is the perfect time to grow your vocabulary.

One of the best feelings in the world is emerging from a bracing, cold winter to a relaxing, warm spring day with the scent of new growth in the …

How to Type Spanish Accents and Add Stress to Words Without Stressing Out

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All things considered, Spanish is fairly easy to learn.

It’s a pretty straightforward language.

It sounds just like it looks. Remember “sounding words out” when you were learning to read English? That works for Spanish, too.

If you think …

Che, Poh, Pura Vida: Learn Real Language from Across the Spanish-speaking World

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What is “real Spanish?”

Is it what you find in your textbook?

Or is it what you hear on the streets as you roam a Spanish-speaking country?

Most people would say it’s the latter. Textbooks can be a fantastic learning

How Similar are Spanish and Italian? Tons of Vocab Twins!

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Do you speak Italian?

Are you considering learning a new language?

Then we have some exciting news: You can use your Italian skills to help you learn Spanish!

There are many similarities between Spanish and Italian, which means knowing one’ll …

Time Expressions with Hacer to Show How Long (or How Long Ago) Something Happened

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Most of the time, the Spanish verb hacer means “to do” or “to make.”

But there is much more to it than that.

SpanishDict includes over 30 different meanings for this verb, which may tell you about its importance for …

Funnier Than the Original? Watch "The Simpsons" in Spanish to Learn the Language

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“How do you translate someone like Homer Simpson?” — Humberto Vélez

If I mention Humberto Vélez, chances are you won’t know who I’m talking about.

If I say Homero, you still might not know.

But if I mention Homer Simpson—especially …

Choosing Between Subjunctive vs. Indicative Spanish to Set the Right Mood

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Make a wish!

Now do it in Spanish. Not sure how? I was once like you.

Let me tell you a little story.

When I was in high school, I felt pretty confident about my Spanish verb conjugating ability.

I …