Author Archive | Anna Maria

Don’t Change That Channel: 9 Spanish TV Commercials That Sell the Language!

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Did you know we watch nearly four years’ worth of commercials in our lifetimes?

No, that’s not a typo.

Four years.

Most of us don’t pay much attention to those commercials, do we? We watch mindlessly, mute them or just …

What’s in a Name? 10 Spanish Names and Meanings

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I’m throwing down a challenge.

Right here, right now.

The challenge is a simple one.

Take a minute and think of as many things as you can that have layers.

That’s right: layers.

Go on. Consider all the things …

6 Immersion Options for Learning Spanish That Are… Different

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You seem like someone decidedly unordinary.

As in unique.

A little “extra.”

You don’t ever settle for ho-hum or hum-drum, do you?

I knew it!

And I bet that goes for every aspect of your life—including your Spanish language journey.…

What Is the Best App to Learn Spanish? We Couldn’t Just Pick One, Here Are 10!

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So, spill it.

What’s your reason for learning Spanish?

Go on, you can tell us. We’re all friends here.

Me? I was born into the Spanish language but I’ve studied others, so I understand many different reasons.

I learned …

Do a Happy Dance: Learn the Spanish Flamenco and Language with 6 Immersion Programs

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“We are a very typical Spanish family—a bullfighter, an actress, a flamenco dancer and singer!” — Paz Vega

Do you dream of waking up somewhere gorgeous?

Taking in the sights and sounds of Spain?

Feeling like you’re part of …

Level Up Your Spanish Skills: The 6 Best Video Games for Learning Spanish

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Do your hands feel empty unless they’re holding a game controller?

Or maybe you’re just dying to try out the whole gaming scene but not sure where to start.

Either way, there’s an epic adventurer in you.

And we’ve …

How to Learn Spanish: Tried-and-true Courses and Study Hacks

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They say “starting is the hardest part,” but I’m not so sure that’s true.

Take learning a new language.

Starting is often the most fun part.

Everything is new, you’re building your vocabulary left and right and the world …