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Beginner’s Luck: Where to Find the Best Online Spanish Courses for Beginner Learners


Your search is over.

You can kick your feet up and relax.

No more swimming in a sea of Google results.

No more sifting through recommendations from well-meaning friends.

We’ve got all the best online Spanish beginner courses right here

6 Spanish-language Vloggers to Get You Hooked on Spanish


Time to confess.

YouTube—it’s addicting, no?

Especially if you tune into one of those incredible Spanish vloggers, right?

They turn YouTube into an immersive language experience—and it definitely doesn’t feel like coursework, does it?

If you’re a fan of …

Teaching Toddlers Spanish, as Easy as Uno, Dos, Tres!


Do you know a toddler?

One of those small-but-amazing people who seem to learn with superhuman, albeit sticky-faced, ability?

Maybe you’re a parent to one (or two), or you might even be lucky enough to have a niece or nephew …

6 Fun, Active Forums for Spanish Language Learners to Explore


Is anybody out there?!

Even the most extroverted, social language learners can sometimes feel a little isolated.

There are always those moments where you’re alone with some complicated Spanish exercises or a tricky textbook passage, wondering how you’ll ever dig …

¡Epa! Learn This Venezuelan Slang to Speak Like a Local


Even if Venezuela is on your list of must-visit destinations, you might be hesitant to travel now.

I’m sure you realize there’s a great deal of political unrest in Venezuela at the moment.

It’s a darn shame too, because the …

Stack Your Plate with Authentic Mexican Food: How to Order the Right Way in Spanish


Fried quesadillas.

Crisp beer.

Tacos topped with sliced cactus.

Is your mouth watering yet?

If you’re visiting Mexico, you’re in luck because it’s a gastronomic paradise. Much of the food is grown locally and spices rule, so the food …

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


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