If you’re reading this, you’re probably already interested in learning Spanish.
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Imagine this all-too-common language-learning scenario:
You’re traveling to Latin America for the first time. You took a few years of high-school Spanish way back when and you’re confident you’ll be able to muddle your way through a basic Spanish conversation…
Make a wish!
Now do it in Spanish. Not sure how? I was once like you.
Let me tell you a little story.
When I was in high school, I felt pretty confident about my Spanish verb conjugating ability.
Ever tried to catch a bus in Spanish?
Depending on where you are, you might need to ask for a combi, a micro, a colectivo, a guagua, a bondi, a camión, an autobús… or just a bus!
These regional …
Learning Spanish can have many surprises and challenges.
You might find yourself asking some questions at your bewildered textbook:
Why are there so many verb conjugations?
How am I ever supposed to learn them all?
And why are some of …
¡Prestad atención! (Pay attention!)
Do I have your attention now?
Look closely at the commands above. Do they seem unfamiliar or strange to you?
If you learned Spanish in the Americas, it’s likely that they do, since those …