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Spanish Listening Practice Resources That’ll Have You Understanding Every Word

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“Hearing tells you that music is playing, but listening tells you what the song is saying. There are times that we hear but we forget to listen…”—Unknown

Listening is the key to understanding any language—including Spanish.

The good news …

Learn Spanish with 5 Websites and Fast-forward to Fluency

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It’s never too late to learn.

This saying is wise, especially when we’re talking about languages.

Are you looking to learn Spanish? Sooner rather than later? Like, maybe yesterday?

We can’t reclaim yesterday but it’s not hard to get on …

Never Fear, Spanish Homework Help Is Here!

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Homework Blues are the worst.

When you’re dreading your Spanish homework because you don’t understand it or just dislike facing the language on your own, it’s hard to enjoy learning.

But it’s okay to admit it if homework’s …

19 Spanish Prepositions of Place to Take Your Language Skills Above and Beyond

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It sure feels like sometimes, “nada hay nuevo debajo del sol” (“there’s nothing new under the sun”).

Especially when you’re working on your language learning.

Every study session begins to feel the same.

Verbs and tenses start to blend together.…

How to Type Spanish Accents, no Matter What Device You Use

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All things considered, Spanish is fairly easy to learn.

It’s a pretty straightforward language.

It sounds just like it looks. Remember “sounding words out” when you were learning to read English? That works for Spanish, too.

If you think …

What Similarities Are There Between Spanish and Italian? More Than You Think!

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Do you speak Italian?

Are you considering learning a new language?

Then we have some exciting news: You can use your Italian skills to help you learn Spanish!

There are many similarities between Spanish and Italian, which means knowing one’ll …

Funnier Than the Original? Watch “The Simpsons” in Spanish to Learn the Language

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“How do you translate someone like Homer Simpson?” — Humberto Vélez

If I mention Humberto Vélez, chances are you won’t know who I’m talking about.

If I say Homero, you still might not know.

But if I mention Homer Simpson—especially …