Author Archive | Anna Maria

Spanish Grammar Worksheets with Answers to Help You Conquer the Language


“Cuando era niño soñaba con conquistar el mundo, ahora me doy cuenta que tú eres mí mundo y me has conquistado.” (“When I was a kid I dreamed of conquering the world, now I realize that you’re my world and …

Shoot the Breeze: Spanish Small Talk Expressions for Casual Conversations


There’s a wise saying, often attributed to Ernest Hemingway: “It takes two years to learn to talk and sixty to learn to keep quiet.”

We say, you can learn the art of chitchat much faster than that! (Learning how to …

7 Places to Find Bilingual Books in Spanish and English for Free Online


“La pluma es la lengua del alma.” (“The quill is the tongue of the soul.”) — Miguel Cervantes

It’s no surprise that the widely acclaimed Spanish author Miguel Cervantes would leave us this amazing literary quote! After all, he’s the …

12 Ways to Say “I Love You” in Spanish for Love of All Sizes


“El amor no tiene edad.” (“Love has no age.”)

Love is ageless, timeless and priceless.

Luckily, there are many terms of endearment that can be used to express affection—especially in Spanish.

But Spanish has a tiny surprise where love is …

Taking the DELE Exam? You’ll Need These 8 Resouces!


Let’s cut to the chase and ask the big question: Why does anyone learn to speak Spanish?

There are so many reasons! Some learn for travel, interpersonal relationships or romance opportunities. (Cozy weekend in Madrid, anyone?)

Those are great …

Meet Your New BFF: 8 Spanish Frequency Dictionaries for Better Understanding


“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

That’s true, isn’t it? The dark really doesn’t seem so scary when you’re accompanied by a friend.

Sometimes, learning a new language can be like

What Should I Study?! 11 Spanish Guides to Answer This Question


Indiana Jones had one—and it worked.

And while we’re not searching for the Lost City or the Holy Grail—we need one, too.

You do know what I’m talking about, don’t you?

C’mon, think about it. Indy was searching. We, the …