Soak in the Sun (or Snow): 71 Spanish Vacation Words for ‘Round-the-year Fun


So you have decided to travel to a Spanish-speaking country.

Your luggage is ready, your passport is up-to-date, your trip has been booked…

It is time to go!

But what about your Spanish vocabulary? Are you ready to have …

7 Industry-specific Books to Learn Spanish for Work


You can only cram so much vocabulary into your cranium.

Language savants might be able to sit down and memorize the entire Spanish dictionary, but us mere mortals learn better when lessons are structured around a common theme.

One …

The Ultimate Guide to Spanish Demonstrative Pronouns


What if I told you there is a word in Spanish that can mean everything and anything?

Would you believe me if I also told you it is one of the most used Spanish words?

And better yet… what would …

Thi Theñor: The Spanish Lisp and Its Use


In my Spanish classes in the U.S., we never dealt much with European Spanish.

I have distinct memories of students asking what vosotros meant, and teachers responding: “Oh, you don’t have to worry about that!”

So when I …

How and When to Use the Past Progressive in Spanish


The plaintiff approached the defendant and asked: “What where you doing on the night of the murder?”

The defendant, nervous, answered: “I was having dinner with my girlfriend. When the phone rang, I was telling her how much

5 Spanish Language Training Programs for Clearer Communication



We hear it all the time.

It’s the word we use to point out that there’s a distinction between youthfully carefree and, well, not-so-unencumbered.

The buzzword refers to establishing a career, making money, paying bills—in other words, …

14 Expressions with Tener That Go Beyond “to Have”


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 …