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Spanish Homophones: 5 Common Mix-ups and How to Tackle Them

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Most world languages have some pesky homophones — words that sound the same but mean different things.

Some languages do this more than others, of course.

Spanish is a pretty big offender, even mixing up its native speakers with trickier

The Essential Guide to Speaking Spanish Like a True Argentine

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For whatever reason, maybe after watching Evita or tasting your first empanada (meat-filled pastry), you’ve decided to take on Argentine Spanish.

Congratulations: You’re about to adopt one of the most peculiar Spanish accents and vocabulary in the book.

So …

The Beginner’s Guide to Chilean Slang

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So, you’ve been through many years of academic drudgery.

You’ve parroted your teachers’ vocabulary.

You’ve dressed up as Don Quijote (or Sancho, depending on your luck) to “practice” (or reach new heights of cringe-worthy embarrassment).

And you’ve put your …

20 Surprising Spanish-English False Friends Everyone Falls For

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If you keep your friends close and enemies closer – what do you do about false friends?

If not identified, false friends will lead you to believe they are your allies.

In reality, they are lying. They are two-faced.

They …

Spanish Food Vocabulary: 83 Delicious Cooking Terms for the Kitchen

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Food is the heart of culture.

Rituals, events, and family dynamics are centered around food.

We grow closer to family and friends by choosing ingredients, cooking meals, and sitting down to meals together.

As Spanish language learners, we grow closer

9 Juicy Spanish Conversation Phrases for Language Learners

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Ah, the beauty, fluidity, and romance of the Spanish language.

Well, there ain’t nothing romantic about textbook Spanish.

You’ve learned greetings, restaurant vocabulary, and survival phrases.

Now it’s time to do more than just survive abroad. It’s …

47 Romantic Spanish Words and Phrases for Your Next Date

47 useful Spanish words and phrases for dating

They say there’s no better way to learn a language than sleeping with a dictionary.

Dating will give you a real insider’s view of your travel destination!

Hitting the streets of a new city, meeting locals, and striking up a …