Thanksgiving is a special time of year that is uniquely celebrated in the United States and Canada. Even so, celebrating Thanksgiving in Spanish is common for Latino families living in these countries as well as for families who prize language-learning in their homes.
El día de la acción de gracias is a significant day for families to get together, share abundant amounts of food, and give...Read More
Are you ready to feel the power of Spanish news podcasts? By listening to your favorite show on a daily basis, you’ll gradually train your brain to think in Spanish. More importantly, you’ll notice that it’s a breeze to speak Spanish after you’ve sharpened your listening skills with regular audio exposure.
The following Spanish news podcasts are best suited for high intermediate and...Read More
The unique beauty of Antigua, Guatemala is hard to match. This old Latin American city, seemingly frozen in time with its colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It acquired the heritage status by having been “the cultural, economic, religious, political and educational centre for the entire region until the capital was moved,” according to...Read More
The leaves are falling and the crisp air smells sweet like roasted wood chips. It’s an extraordinary time of year full of transition and change. Autumn is the perfect time to excite your little one with seasonal vocabulary about el otoño in Spanish!
While you surf the internet for fall-related Spanish resources, be sure to bookmark our preschool-oriented posts on the weather, as well...Read More
Can you imagine what life would be like without your family? No way! No matter how annoying your little brother can be or naggy your mom can get sometimes, the fact is—family is amazing. Whether we like it or not, our family defines who we are from the beginning.
Every time we start making a new friend, what’s the one thing we’re likely to talk about? That’s right, our family! In this...Read More
Our team at Homeschool Spanish Academy decided to interview one of our long-time Spanish students to give our readers like you an up close and personal look at what it’s like to take Spanish classes for kids!
Our student, who will go by KJ in her interview, is currently in high school and has been earning Spanish high school credit with our high school Spanish program. Let’s...Read More
Our fathers—especially the active and nurturing ones—have played an essential role in our social, emotional, and educational development. Through rough-housing, joking, and bonding with dad, we built a stronger sense of self-esteem and learned to properly handle stress as we got older.
The purpose of Father’s Day, of course, is to dedicate a single day of the year to doting on the...Read More
Cannonball! Splash! The hottest season of the year has arrived, bursting with bright sunshine, colorful floaties for the pool, and plentiful goodies for the grill. The kids are on vacation and family activity planning is in full force. El verano (summer) is here! Along with all the other fun and educational activities you may have planned, dedicate some special time to explore summer words in...Read More
Do you wish to improve your Spanish fluency? Considering that the language is spoken by more than a third of the world population, that’s a pretty handy wish to have! In order to expand your world and build friendships by speaking Spanish, you’ll need to learn practical ways to improve your ability to communicate and understand the language effectively. Let’s dive in and explore how to build...Read More
Smooth, effortless Spanish conversation is every Spanish learner’s dream. The magic of knowing exactly what to say to someone in Spanish or how to respond naturally motivates us to keep studying.
Luckily, you’ve decided to invest your precious time in practicing conversational Spanish, because you know the benefits are worth it. You may be wondering how a free conversational Spanish class...Read More