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Dinero, Chavos, Plata! Common Spanish Slang from 10 Countries (With Context and Comparisons)


Dying to fit in with the locals?

Can’t wait for that moment when someone thinks you’re a native Spanish speaker?

Learning common Spanish slang is the fastest way to get there.

And the fastest way to learn common Spanish slang

9 Exciting Ways to Learn Spanish as a Family


They say that the best way to learn a new language is to practice it with other people.

Sometimes, this is easier said than done. It’s especially true if you’re not in a class or a Spanish-speaking community or your …

Learn How to Conjugate Spanish Verbs in 5 Straightforward Steps


Don’t let Spanish verb conjugations ruin your day.

A little bit of practice is all it takes to master the conjugation process!

Anyone who’s ever taken a beginner Spanish course will probably groan at the mere mention of verb …

How to Memorize Spanish Words: 5 Study Hacks to Find Success


Who’s in charge, you or your memory?

It can feel like we don’t have control over our own memories at times.

Especially when new Spanish words just keep slipping away no matter how often we try to drill them in.…

Describing People in Spanish in 5 Easy Steps


Imagine you’re in a Spanish-speaking country.

You’ve lost your travel companion and you’re checking out local establishments to see if he’s there. You attempt to ask the shop owners and various locals if they’ve seen him.

You’re desperate to find …

Living in a Foodie’s Paradise! 4 Tips for Ordering the Best Food in Spanish


Your high school Spanish teacher did a great job of teaching you those oh-so-important survival phrases like “¿Dónde está el baño?” (Where’s the bathroom?).

She also made sure you had critical words like “por favor” (please) and “gracias” (thank you) …

How to Learn Spanish on Vacation: 8 Tips to Go from Tourist to Traveler


Whether you want to soak up the rays on a Mexican beach, run with the bulls in Spain, climb Machu Picchu in Peru or chill with penguins in southern Argentina, one thing is abundantly clear.

Many of …