Author Archive | Rebecca Thering

5 Famous Short Stories in Spanish Whose Language and Culture Pack a Powerful Punch


Do you know what happened to the soon-to-be-wed mouse?

Or why the crying woman is trapped between the living and the dead?

If not, it sounds like we have the pleasure of introducing you to famous short stories in Spanish

Your One-stop Shop for Everything You Need to Learn Castilian Spanish


Imagine walking along picturesque cobblestone streets seemingly untouched by time.

A visit to Toledo, Spain, can easily turn this fantasy to reality.

In Spain, you can also walk in the footsteps of Cervantes’s Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, nibble tapas

12 Unconventional Ways to Practice Spanish

12 unconventional ways to practice spanish

Is Spanish immersion starting to become old news to you?

Has your phone language been switched to Spanish since the day you got it?

(And your Facebook account. And Twitter.)

Can you hardly remember your life before your weekly

The Ultimate Guide to Spanish Immersion with TV Shows from Spain

ultimate guide to spanish immersion with TV shows from spain

Are you looking to immerse yourself in Spanish?

Want to be thoroughly entertained while doing so?

Look no further, because we’re going to step right into a warm hot tub of Spanish TV and soak up as much of …

7 Effective Tips to Gain Spanish Superpowers with Skype


Want to speak better Spanish?

Too shy to go to a big Spanish conversation table? Or is the timing and/or location inconvenient for you?

Or maybe there aren’t even any Spanish language events near you!

Not to worry!

What …

The Complete Guide to Instant Spanish Immersion

the complete guide to instant spanish immersion

Learning Spanish is an exciting endeavor that can change your life by exposing you to new cultures, people and places. Furthermore, speaking Spanish undeniably opens an array of new doors for you in terms of employment.

But in order to …

7 Common Spanish Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

7 common spanish mistakes

It’s four in the afternoon as I sit in the Gómez’s living room, up on the seventh floor of their apartment building in the eastern outskirts of Madrid.

The year is 2011, and young Rodrigo is dancing around in his …