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6 Surprising Similarities Between Spanish and English That Will Help You Learn


What if I told you that you knew a lot of Spanish, but that you just were not aware of it?

No, I am not referring to your knowledge of Spanish or Latin American cuisine terms (though it may be …

20 Super Cool Spanish Phrases You Need to Know


The first thing you learn in a foreign language is basic, general conversation.

If you want to take your Spanish out of the classroom and into the real world, the second thing you learn is curse words.…

Mastering Spanish Verb Conjugations: The Past, Present, Imperfect and Future Tenses Made Simple

Silver pocket clock on sand

Sigh, conjugations.

Do you ever feel like you just don’t have the time?

Even the word “conjugation” is complicated.

It means so much more than changing the base form of a verb.

When you conjugate a verb, you operate …

Want to Improve Your Spanish? 7 Effective Methods


So you already know Spanish…

…sort of.

Maybe you started learning it in high school or college.

But you’re clueless as to where to take it next.

In any case, you don’t feel quite confident enough yet to put

Adverb Phobia? Learn Spanish Adverbs Quickly with These Simple Tips


Some people are afraid of the dark.

Some are afraid of spiders.

But there are other things that send chills down language students’ spines.

Do you run in the other direction when you hear the word “adverbs?”

If so, don’t

You’re Getting Warmer: 20 Spanish Terms of Endearment for Sounding as Warm as a Native Speaker


Did you know that Spanish is the most widely spoken Romance language in the world?

Even though the word “romance” in this context technically refers to a language which evolved from Latin, Spanish can also be very romantic!…

The 10 Secrets to Learning Spanish Vocabulary in No Time


¿Polly quiere una galleta? (Polly wants a cracker?)

If parrots can learn Spanish vocabulary, so can you!

But we’re going to get you way beyond parrot-level, and into having a 1,000-word vocabulary or better—fast.

Since you’re reading about …