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60 Spanish Transportation Vocabulary Terms to Send You Full Throttle Towards Fluency

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A few decades ago it would take you around five days to travel from Spain to Russia.

From London to South America? A month and a half!

Fast-forward to the present and you are able to cross Europe in …

Know Another “You:” How to Use the Voseo in Spanish

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How many ways to say “you” can there be?!

You probably already know that Spanish has an informal and a formal “you.” For English speakers, it can take some time to get comfortable saying “you” in these two different ways.…

10 Key Ingredients in the Salvadoran Spanish Mix

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What do salvis and guanacos have in common?

I’ll give you a hint.

They all come from one small, explosive country known as the “land of volcanoes.”

That’s right. They are words that Salvadorans use to refer to themselves.

Tucked …

Vamos! 20 Spanish Dog Commands to Teach Your Pupper

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I adopted my dog in Ecuador.

He’s a weirdly large and muscular chihuahua named Frodo.

Fifteen pounds of fury, baby.

He’s also a smart, bilingual pup who knows his commands in Spanish and English.

Through the process of training …

All Aboard! Important Vocabulary for Spanish Train Travel

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I’ve always found train travel to be a delight.

Whether I’m rolling along the Costa Brava on a small cercanías (local suburban train) and gazing at the waves, or hurtling between the cosmopolitan heartthrobs Barcelona and Madrid on an AVE

Spanish Conversation Topics: 7 Ways to Break the Ice

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“What’s your name?”

“How are you?”

“Where are you from?”

Conversation exchanges are a great way to practice speaking Spanish.

But sometimes, especially in a group setting, you might find yourself repeating the same basic information over and over: …

Spanish Sports Vocabulary: 66 Words and Phrases Every Athlete Needs to Know

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When it comes to sports, the Spanish-speaking world is truly in a league of its own.

Spain and Latin America are famous worldwide for their legendary soccer teams.

Spanish speakers also dominate in a variety of other sports, ranging …