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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.…

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 …

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 …

Listen and Learn: 7 Hit Spanish Songs You’ve Gotta Download

Find yourself daydreaming about traveling the Spanish-speaking world? All set to a vivacious soundtrack of salsa, bachata, merengue and reggaeton? Meanwhile in real life, your teacher is saying, “Open up your textbooks to page 72. Read the …

How to Learn Spanish in a Month in 7 Steps

A lot can happen in 30 days. But to learn Spanish in a month? You’re an ambitious one! That’s quite a task. You’ll have 43,200 minutes and you’ll have to make every one of them count. Did you know …

3 Major Targets to Hit with Your Intermediate Spanish Practice

It’s always exciting when a native speaker says, “Wow, your Spanish is really good!” You’re immediately like, “Who’s awesome? I’m awesome.” It feels like you’ve gotten a big thumbs up from the Spanish-speaking world. Until the dreadful ending of “…for …