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The 27 Letters of the Spanish Alphabet and How to Learn Them


I guarantee you won’t break a sweat while learning the Spanish alphabet.

If you’re reading this, that means you have at least a passing mastery of one of the most foul writing systems ever wrought (wraht? rot?) on the world—that …

“I Want to Learn Spanish!” The Starter Guide for Personally Motivated Learning


Absolutely anyone can learn Spanish.

I’m totally serious.

It doesn’t matter what your excuse is. Maybe you think you stink at languages. Maybe you think you’re too lazy. Maybe you flunked out of high school Spanish, or maybe you can’t

See You Monday! The Essential Guide to the Spanish Days of the Week


Know what seven of the most useful Spanish words you can learn are?

The days of the week!

Without knowing these seven simple words, how are you going to make plans to chat with your new Spanish-speaking friendstalk

How to Learn Spanish in a Month in 7 Steps

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A lot can happen in 30 days.

But to learn Spanish in a month? You’re an ambitious one! That’s quite a task.

You’ll have 43,200 minutes and you’ll have to make every one of them count.

Did you know …

8 Super Common Spanish Spelling Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

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In Spanish, generally speaking, what you hear is what you get.

What a concept!

If you grew up speaking English, participating in spelling bees, memorizing word lists for spelling tests and slowly developing a dependence on your phone’s autocorrect …

9 Easy Shortcuts for Speaking More Spanish with Less Vocabulary


When you first start learning Spanish, the gap between putting a few broken sentences together and mastery of the language seems huge.

And it is true—there is a lot to learn.

But, there is a point somewhere between just …

How to Write Every Kind of Spanish Scribble, Squiggle and Scratch

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Since you’ve probably blushed, sweated, scratched your head or shed tears in the past when learning the basics of speaking Spanish, you may be a little wary of learning how to write in the language.

Don’t be!

Writing in …