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The Simple Guide to Untangling Irregular Spanish Verbs

Learning Spanish is like walking through a museum. You’re entranced by the colors, the image, the emotions and the creativity. Many of the Spanish language elements you’ll encounter in this linguistic museums are rather straightforward—Spanish is really great at not …

How to Use Spanish Poems as Powerful Learning Tools

Poetry is a powerful literary style. Spanish is a naturally lovely, graceful and romantic language which easily lends itself to excellent poetry. But when I say “poetry,” you’re probably imagining something way too simple or way too complex. People …

Advanced Spanish Vocabulary to Propel You to Fluency

Vocabulary is the best part of learning a new language. Taking something in your hand and giving it a new word is exciting! Just like a house, your Spanish vocabulary is organized in different rooms or boxes. A box for …

11 Punny Spanish Jokes to Learn While You LOL

Have you ever tried to eat a clock? It’s very time consuming. Get it? Har har. In my house (and, apparently, on the internet) we call these “dad jokes.” My dad has tons of jokes like this up his …

11 Fun Spanish Phrases That’ll Knock Your Socks Off

You’re the bee’s knees, the cat’s pajamas. You’re all that and a bag of chips. It’s raining cats and dogs. Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite. …Huh? To someone who isn’t a native English speaker, these phrases are …

How to Start Reading Spanish as Easy as ABC

Reading Spanish can be daunting. You have strange new words, accents and symbols that you’ve never seen in English. It can look like a monster growling at you. Well no fear, I am here to help you and encourage …