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The Personal A in Spanish: Unlock the Door to Understanding


In Spanish, a simple little word like a can mean many different things.

You might see it used in diverse phrases like:

yo voy a la escuela (I go to school)

estoy a pie (I’m standing)

a mí me encanta

Literary Learning: 12 Top Tools for Spanish Reading Practice


One of my favorite ways to learn Spanish is to sit down and relax with a great Spanish novel or magazine.

The Spanish language has some incredible and enjoyable texts for learners to sink their teeth into.

Plus, reading …

37 Spanish Beach Vocabulary Words You Need to Bring on Your Next Vacation


The date is marked on your calendar and you’re already working on your tan.

The long hours you’ve put in at work have been totally worth it.

Okay, so maybe you can’t get Madonna’s “La isla bonita” (The Beautiful Island) …

Your Kids Can Learn Spanish with These 7 Fun Websites


Ever feel like the kids in your life exist in a different dimension than you?

In the time it takes you to walk to the kitchen and start a pot of coffee, they might’ve already said hi to all their …

5 Simple Tricks for Learning Spanish During Your Daily Commute


Traffic. Crowded trains. Uncomfortable work clothes. Not enough coffee.

Sound like your daily commute?

Then it’s time to add some Spanish learning to your ride.

For many people, commuting is the least exciting part of the day. It’s boring, frustrating …

Things to Consider When Planning to Learn Spanish in Spain


Are you thinking about learning Spanish in Spain?

First of all, great decision. Learning Spanish by immersion is a surefire way to quickly pick up a language and have fun doing it.

And Spain is a fantastic place to study

These 15 Spanish Words Are Fun to Pronounce (and They’ll Improve Your Accent!)


Spanish pronunciation got your tongue?

Many Spanish learners looking to improve their accent have turned to tongue twisters as a tried-and-true practice method.

But what about words that function as tongue twisters in and of themselves?

It’s no secret that …