Archive | Spanish Vocab and Grammar

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, …

Learn How to Conjugate Spanish Verbs in 5 Straightforward Steps

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Don’t let Spanish verb conjugations ruin your day.

A little bit of practice is all it takes to master the conjugation process!

Anyone who’s ever taken a beginner Spanish course will probably groan at the mere mention of verb …

The Personal A in Spanish: Unlock the Door to Understanding

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In Spanish, a simple little word like a can mean many different things.

You might see it used in diverse phrases like:

yo voy a la escuela (I go to school)

estoy a pie (I’m standing)

a mí me encanta

How to Lay Down El Salvador’s Slang Like a Local

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Are you the kind of traveler who likes hidden gems?

Then put El Salvador on your travel wish list.

This tiny Central American country has more to offer than most people realize.

First off, we’re talking volcanoes—and lots of them. …

Describing People in Spanish in 5 Easy Steps

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Imagine you’re in a Spanish-speaking country.

You’ve lost your travel companion and you’re checking out local establishments to see if he’s there. You attempt to ask the shop owners and various locals if they’ve seen him.

You’re desperate to find …

Words to the Wise: 9 Famous Spanish Proverbs and Idioms

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What should you not throw to pigs?

If you answered “pearls,” then there’s a good chance you’re an English speaker who’s familiar with the saying “don’t cast pearls before swine.”

And you probably also know that the phrase is a …

Spanish Phone Conversation Shortcuts: 21 Versatile Phone Phrases

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You don’t want to phone in learning Spanish.

But you do probably need a little phone (vocab) in your Spanish learning.

After all, you never know when you’ll need to make or receive a phone call in Spanish.

While phone …