Author Archive | Anna Maria

10 Key Panamanian Slang Words to Impress Everyone on the Isthmus!

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You’re headed to Panama?

¡Qué emoción! (How exciting!)

Are you going to see that engineering marvel, the Panama Canal?

Or maybe you’re an ornithologist? Avid birdwatchers flock (pun intended!) from all over to catch a glimpse of Panama’s amazing

14 Colorful Puerto Rican Spanish Phrases You’ll Use All the Time!

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Are the warm winds and sandy beaches of Puerto Rico calling you?

Interested in exploring El Morro and eating your fill of tostones (fried plantains that are incredibly delicious)?

If so, be prepared to hear some Spanish that’s unique to …

How to Learn Spanish Fast and Easy with 5 Helpful Hints

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“If I had started studying Spanish years ago, I’d be fluent by now!”

We all might’ve been guilty of saying this at one time or another, but we know it isn’t true.

It’s the amount of effort we put into …

Up with People! Spanish Adjectives for Describing Everyone Around You

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See that guy over there?

The tall, handsome one with that friendly look on his face?

Yes, that’s the one! Him!

Did I make you turn? Did you glance over your shoulder for someone who isn’t—or if you’re lucky, …

Dig into 7 Diverse Famous Singers to Learn a Variety of Spanish

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Music. We love it.

We play it in our cars, homes, at the gym and even on airplanes.

Some of us sing along. Off-key or in-tune, we sing.

And we love belting out every lyric.

Spanish language learners, …

Launch Your Spanish Learning into the Stratosphere! Here’s How to Get Started

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T-minus 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

We have liftoff!

Congratulations—just by making the decision to learn Spanish, you’ve launched an exciting, ambitious new project!

By choosing to learn Spanish, you’ve opened up a whole new

Never Say Never! How to Relearn Spanish in 5 Simple Steps

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Memories of speaking Spanish are not forgotten, but the words are.

And now you’re facing a sad truth.

Your Spanish is gone.

Lost to the gray matter that seems to have devoured all the vocabulary, grammar and idioms you once …