How to Learn Spanish with YouTube: 7 Steps to Successful Spanish Studies!


Life is full of choices.

You know you should hit the gym but those video games are calling out to you.

You know you should eat a healthy snack, but all that candy looks so sweet and delicious.

You know …

The Grammar Guide to Spanish Colors: Speak the Rainbow!


Did you know that color is just an illusion?

No, I have not gone crazy. The truth is that color does not really exist!

Color is just the way our brains try to make sense of light.

Imagine a …

Small but Mighty: The 4 Spanish Indefinite Articles and How to Wield 'Em Right


Did you know the word “a” is the fifth most commonly used word in English?

You are probably not surprised.

It is hard to get through a sentence without using it.

“A” is called an indefinite article in English, …

What's with the Squiggle? How to Pronounce the Letter Ñ like a Real Spanish Speaker


“What the heck is that funny little squiggle?”

It’s a question most novice Spanish speakers ask the first time they see the letter “ñ.”

But that squiggle isn’t just some stray notation. It represents one of the signature sounds of …

8 Nicaraguan Spanish Slang Essentials to Speak Like a Local


Do you hear it? Nicaragua calling out to you?

Visit to catch a glimpse of some beautiful but globally-threatened birds or gorgeous volcanoes.

Dine on the national food staple, gallo pinto (beans and rice—though, literally, it means something …

Don’t Change That Channel: 9 Spanish TV Commercials That Sell the Language!


Did you know we watch nearly four years’ worth of commercials in our lifetimes?

No, that’s not a typo.

Four years.

Most of us don’t pay much attention to those commercials, do we? We watch mindlessly, mute them or just …

What’s in a Name? 10 Spanish Names and Meanings


I’m throwing down a challenge.

Right here, right now.

The challenge is a simple one.

Take a minute and think of as many things as you can that have layers.

That’s right: layers.

Go on. Consider all the things …