Author Archive | Francisco J. Vare

Let’s Get Organized! 32 Spanish Conjunctions to Connect Thoughts Like a Pro


There are literally hundreds upon hundreds of ways to connect words and sentences.

You may not be aware of it but you use conjunctions practically every time you talk or write.

Longer and more complex sentences are indicative of a …

Test Yourself: 14 Spanish Quiz Websites to Learn from Your Mistakes


What if I told you that self-assessment is even more important than real exams?

Or that you could learn more by reviewing your own mistakes than by having your answers corrected by a teacher?

No, I haven’t gone crazy. I’m …

7 Spanish Translators to Make Sure You Never Get Lost in Translation


Some say that translation jobs will be nonexistent in a few years because of the creation of better and better machine translation software.

But here’s the tea: They are not.

Machines can do a pretty good job sometimes, but translation …

Say What? 8 Spanish Interrogative Pronouns to Ask Your Way to Fluency


Human beings are curious creatures with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge.

According to a 2013 study, by the age of four, girls ask about 390 questions a day!

As we grow older, we tend to ask less questions. But …

The Power of Spanish Cognates: 40 Spanish Nouns You Already Know


Even if today is your first day of learning Spanish, you already know thousands of Spanish words and you are not even aware of it.

You do not need a single second of study or memorization in order to …

6 Hand-picked Spanish to English Tools That Offer More Than Just Translations


Having too many options can be overwhelming.

Imagine standing in front of rows and rows of vending machines.

How do you know if something is actually good, or if it just looks pretty?

That is what it is like to …

Learn Spanish Online: 12 Free Beginners Resources to Get You Started


The internet is one of the greatest inventions of all time.

It allows people to stay in contact with their relatives while living thousands of miles apart.

It lets freelancers (like humble language blog writers) work remotely, in their pajamas.…