14 Expressions with Tener That Use the Spanish Word in Unexpected Ways


You probably know the word “tener” means “to have.”

But why does “tengo hambre” mean “I’m hungry”?

If you’ve ever struggled to understand this, then you already know that tener is a little more complicated than it looks.

It’s a …

7 Spanish Dictionaries for Kids That Adults Will Love Too


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Or, if not completely off your feet, at least right out of your socks?

Don’t you just love when that happens?

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The Top 7 Online Spanish Language Tutorials for Flexible but Focused Learning



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6 Practical Steps to Speak Perfect Paraguayan Spanish


It’s hard to be in the middle!

Sitting right in the middle of South America is a landlocked republic that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves from Spanish learners.

When planning a trip or choosing a regional Spanish to

Double Win: 6 Online Spanish Courses for Scoring College Credit at Home


Imagine being able to earn college credits on a flexible schedule from your own home while studying something that interests you.

No, it is not impossible.

You can really have it all!

Online college Spanish classes combine the flexibility of …

The Complete User's Guide to Volver A: How to Master the Phrase


One of the first Spanish-language musicians I started listening to was Juanes.

This was largely due to the fact that my high school Spanish teacher was a passionate Juanes fan. She frequently had us listen to and translate Juanes …

Where to Find the Best Conversation Dialogues with English Translations: 6 Chatty Resources


Most Spanish learners share a common goal.

No matter why you started learning or what type of Spanish you’re studying, you probably share it, too.

We all just want to keep up in a real Spanish conversation, with …