Learning how to think in Spanish is all about developing strong habits.
If you’re wondering why and how to think in Spanish, keep reading for an explanation of the benefits, plus 10 helpful strategies and tips!
Benefits of Thinking in Spanish
You might be wondering, why is learning Spanish such a good thing? It has a ton of benefits (which we will see in more detail later...Read More
Are Spanish and Italian similar? Are there many differences between Spanish and Italian?
Just how close is Italian to Spanish? Italian and Spanish have a lexical similarity of 82%, which means they’re highly similar.
While I personally think that Italian sounds more romantic than Spanish, Spanish is more practical than Italian since it’s spoken in 21 countries and it is the...Read More
Funny jokes for kids in Spanish are ideal for both entertaining and educating your Spanish students!
How do you say “joke” in Spanish? El chiste. Chistes are important in Hispanic culture since Latin American people (like most people) love to laugh.
These Spanish jokes for the classroom reflect the culture around the language you tell them in. There are easy Spanish jokes,...Read More
Are you asking yourself, “Can I learn multiple languages at once?”. It all depends on you and how your mind is set.
Human brains are hardwired in different ways. In Spanish, we say cada cabeza es un mundo (every head is a world). In other words, to learn is to own knowledge and make it yours.
If your brain is hardwired to learn languages, it’s a brilliant idea to learn...Read More
Bilingual tablets are amazing devices that put the world at your fingertips. While a wide variety of games exist to entertain your little one, they also offer opportunities to teach them Spanish. A bilingual tablet is an ideal toy to teach Spanish to kids who are at least two years old.
Ready to take advantage of your child’s learning ability and pave the road for them to become bilingual...Read More
Córdoba is both a provincia (province) and a ciudad (city) in Argentina.
This beautiful Argentinian city is the country’s second most populated one, following the capital, Buenos Aires. It is home to delicious recipes such as albóndigas a la cordobesa (Cordobese meatballs), and incredible alfajores—just to name a couple.
Córdba has spectacular places to see and activities to do....Read More
La Feria de las Alasitas (Alasitas’ Fair) is a regional fair that Bolivians, Peruvians, and even Argentines celebrate!
What is Alasitas? Alasitas is a word that comes from the Aymara language and it means “buy” or “buy me.” This is a traditional fair that celebrates abundance. More than that, however, it is a UNESCO immaterial world heritage and it has been since 2017.
Are there any Catholic churches in Costa Rica? Of course there are!
In fact, Roman Catholicism is the most popular religion in Costa Rica—with 47% of Costa Ricans declaring themselves Catholics, 27% non-religious, 19% Evangelical Christians, and 1% Protestants.
Costa Rica and Argentina are the only two countries in Latin America with Catholicism as their official religion....Read More
How do you say origami in Spanish? Simply, el origami. Although, if you want to use the technical term, you can refer to it as la papiroflexia (pronounce it: pa-pee-roh-fleh-xee-ah), or la cocotología (pronounce it: koh-koh-toh-loh-hee-a). However, not a lot of people outside of Spain use or even understand these terms.
We find no change in the word origami in Spanish because the...Read More
La jerga panameña (Panamanian slang) is quite extensive, and just as with many other Latin American countries’ slang, Panamanian is one highly influenced by the U.S.
Panamanians have a great amount of words that come from the English language—such as blod or blo from “blood” meaning “brother” or close friend, dain from the word “dime” meaning in fact ”10 cents,” fren from “friend,”...Read More