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The 23 Most Common Spanish Prepositions You Should Know

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In front of, before, above, below, by, around, next to…

What do the words above have in common?

Perhaps some of you aren’t sure—and perhaps many of you knew the answer right away.

They are all, in fact, prepositions.…

Have It Your Way! 4 Big Types of Advanced Spanish Lessons to Choose From


What’s your style?

No, wait, I’m not referring to your favorite threads from the coolest thrift shop or your favorite style of music.

I’m not talking about your hairstyle, either.

Those are all well and good, but what I’m …

How to Learn Spanish Vocabulary at Warp Speed: The Specialization Secret


Spanish learner, you’re getting sleepy…

Verrry sleepy…

Now relax, close your eyes…

And let’s talk about your innermost language learning desires.

Do you want to boost your business skills in Spanish?

Do you yearn to sound like a native while …

Pura Vida! 22 Costa Rican Spanish Phrases for Living the Good Life

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When you first set foot in Costa Rica, you’re going to have to make the most difficult decisions of your life.

Like, would you rather spend the weekend basking in the sun on a Caribbean beach or catching waves in …

Animated Learning! 10 Spanish-language Animated Movies That Illustrate Different Dialects and Accents

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Are you more of a Pixar fan, or do you tend to prefer DreamWorks?

Maybe you dig Disney films, Tim Burton’s animated masterpieces or the work of lesser known, independent filmmakers.

It matters not where your animation preferences lie—if you …

Net Worth: 13 Priceless Online Resources to Cover All Your Spanish Practice Needs

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You can’t learn to slam dunk just by watching basketball.

You can’t master the guitar just by staring at it.

The same goes for Spanish.

“Practice makes perfect” is a cliché for a reason—it’s true!

Maybe, in an ideal fantasy …

The Intermediate Spanish Experience: Transform 4 Basic Learning Methods into Your New Faves

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You’re ready to level up.

No, not in your current video game, in your Spanish studies!

Yes, Secret Agent Spanish Student, your mission to master the basics is officially accomplished. Now it’s time to move on to your next …