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Foodie Favorites! 22 Delectable Spanish Food Words for Describing Cuisine


Did you know the Aztecs invented chocolate over 3,000 years ago?

The Spanish-speaking world is home to some truly incredible culinary cuisines, some of which date back millennia.

So, if you’re a foodie who’s also learning Spanish, then you’re in …

Fill in the Gaps: 13 Common Spanish Filler Words You’ve Gotta Learn

Spanish Filler Words

We all use filler words to some extent in our everyday speech.

Um, uh, like, I guess, I mean—whether we like it or not, these words are a part of our natural speech patterns, and they can be extremely …

8 Super Common Spanish Spelling Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

spanish spelling

In Spanish, generally speaking, what you hear is what you get.

What a concept!

If you grew up speaking English, participating in spelling bees, memorizing word lists for spelling tests and slowly developing a dependence on your phone’s autocorrect …

Your Ultimate Guide to Conjugating the Vosotros Form


Hey you guys!

I’m about to share an important secret, y’all, so listen up:

If you want to blend in with Spaniards, there is one easy step you can take today.

You’ve got to learn (and use!) …

9 Spanish Sayings Using Comparative and Superlative Adjectives


You’re hanging out with a group of Spanish-speaking friends, and you’re feeling pretty confident in your language abilities.

You think: “Look at me, conjugating verbs correctly and using cool Spanish slang!”

Maybe you even throw in a joke or

18 Commonly Used Spanish Stem-changing Verbs

stem changing verbs

All of the following sentences have two things in common.

See if you can spot ’em.

“Can you help me, please?”

“How much does this cost?”

“Repeat that, please.”

“I want to go home!”

First, they are all very useful …

Wicked Weird: Do You Know These 10 Odd Spanish Words?

weird spanish words

Although I have been learning Spanish for years, I still frequently rely on hand gestures and charades when I just can’t find that perfect vocabulary word.

For example, one day I came home from my job as an …