Author Archive | Stevie D.

Thumbs Up for Body Parts in Spanish: 20 Useful Terms to Know

“I have my eye on you.” “You really have a green thumb.” “Put your back into it.” Notice something? That’s right: All the common sayings above mention body parts. English isn’t the only language that does this! Spanish also …

The Savvy Traveler’s Guide to Learning Spanish While Abroad

Ibn Battuta once said, “Traveling—it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Hopefully with the help of this article, you’ll become a fluent Spanish storyteller! In this post we’ll show you 20 practical little tricks you …

Brush Up! 8 Ways to Reignite Your Dormant Spanish

Let me ask you something. ¿Dónde está el baño? Oh wait, you forgot what that means? Swear you’ve run into that sentence before? Then maybe you need to brush up on your Spanish—before you have some kind of bathroom-related …

15 Common Spanish Sayings to Warm Your Heart and Mind

Want to know the secret to really appreciating the Spanish language? Are you ready to bare witness to its power to reach both hearts and minds at exactly the same time? Want to finally feel what it’s like to be …

7 Spanish Short Stories Positively Brimming with Language Lessons

Read any good Spanish children’s books or short stories lately? Any particularly colorful picture books with rhyming sentences written in giant font? Yes, you read that right. That’s a serious question. Every language learner should spend solid time with these …

11 Advanced Classes to Kick Your Spanish into the Stratosphere

Hey, you’re no space cadet. You’ve been lased-focused on learning Spanish like a boss. Advanced Spanish certainly sounds daunting, though, doesn’t it? It practically goes hand-in-hand with other dreaded class titles like Advanced Calculus, Advanced Fluid Dynamics and Advanced Nuclear …

The 5 Huge Economic Benefits of Learning Spanish

Economically-minded language learners are always considering cost versus benefit. Actually, pretty much all language learners wonder about this. Especially when we get frustrated with the more challenging aspects of language learning. In the middle of conjugating some pesky Spanish verbs…

6 Best Sources for Learning Spanish Through News Videos

When it comes to learning Spanish, you’re holding the remote control. You control which channel to watch. Ever find yourself flipping along faster when you get to Spanish newscasts? You’re thinking, “Ugh, this all sounds Greek to me.” I mean, …

6 Powerful Ways to Supersize Your Online Spanish Lessons

Want to get a supersized order of Spanish language learning? Are you already taking online Spanish lessons, or are you planning to? Then you’re already well on your way. The internet is awash with resources ready to teach the Spanish …

The 12 Best E-books to Teach You Spanish on the Go

When it’s time to hit the road, don’t pack a heavy suitcase full of books. For portable and affordable Spanish language learning, download an e-book! There’s just one catch. Nowadays, everybody and their mother is publishing e-books. It’s almost too …

The 13 Best Telenovelas for Learning Spanish on Your Own

Oh, you’re just head-over-heels in love with Spanish, aren’t you? Hearing the lyrics of a Spanish song sends chills down your spine. Even just walking past those Spanish brands at the supermarket gives you the tingles. So, you promised yourself …