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Paraguay Slang Words You Must Know if You're Planning a Visit

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Are you planning a trip to Paraguay?

Paraguay has been called the world’s happiest country, which is no surprise given the beauty of the place. One of the reasons cited is the country’s cultural tendency to focus on positive

Want to Live Stream Spanish TV from Your Laptop? You Can!


Remember being glued to the TV when you were a kid?

Like, watching for hours and just living the stress-free, I’m-a-kid life?

Getting lost in whatever sitcom or drama was on the screen until a loud voice (usually from the …

14 Meaningful Mexican Proverbs for Life and Language Learning


“A proverb is to speech what salt is to food.” — Arabic proverb

Our whole lives are filled with proverbs.

One here, one there. A grandmother’s favorite that’s cited at every holiday meal. The nugget of wisdom given just before …

5 Online Spanish Courses for High School Credit You Can Take on Your Own Time


“To have another language is to possess a second soul.”Charlemagne

I’m not sure about the second soul bit but I do know that in most places, having another language can open doors for you.

In fact, a foreign …

8 Super Handy Spanish Translation Apps for Android You’re Gonna Love


“It is astonishing how much enjoyment one can get out of a language that one understands imperfectly.”Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve

As a language learner, there will be moments along your journey when you won’t understand something.

When these moments …

10 Uruguayan Spanish Expressions for Visitors to This Latin American Paradise

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Just the name brings a Latin American paradise to mind, doesn’t it?

And it should! Uruguay is a situated below the Tropical Zone so while it has four seasons, snow and anything even remotely freezing is unheard of there.…

8 Free Spanish Lessons Online for Language Learners on a Budget


 “Barato es bueno. Gratis es mejor.” (“Cheap is good. Free is better.”)

Before you try Googling that quote in the hopes that it was uttered by some philosophical genius, let me come clean.

The quote can’t be attributed to anyone …