George Lucas built a multibillion-dollar branding empire through his universe of charismatic characters and battling galactic forces. Today, we celebrate Star Wars in Spanish to pay tribute to this glorious cinematographic creation. As you may know, May 4th has become an official holiday for Star Wars fans since it’s a memorable pun on the wildly popular catchphrase “May the force be...Read More
Learning Spanish from scratch is a challenge for most people, and it’s especially intimidating if you consider yourself a total beginner. One major hurdle you may experience is the lack of natural exposure to the language as you’re trying to learn it. Luckily, an interesting (and free!) solution exists to help boost your listening comprehension in Spanish and lead you to speak...Read More
You’ve made the right choice to explore your options in learning Spanish, the second most-spoken language in the world. I bet you’re wondering: is it really possible to learn Spanish for free? It is! All you need to do is decide if you prefer to self-study or enroll in a free course. To help you understand which method works best for you, feast your eyes on our long list of free Spanish...Read More
Amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, more than 69,000 public schools have closed their doors in the United States during an unprecedented nationwide shutdown. 37 states have been affected and more than 35.9 million public school students are being forced to take classes virtually. While K-12 school boards across the country scramble to provide e-learning platforms for their students, more...Read More
Is it really possible to increase your vocabulary 100 times in such a simple way, you wonder? Today is your lucky day—thanks to these Spanish prefixes, the answer is yes!
Although studying grammar lacks luster and excitement at times, it’s hard to deny the charm and utility of the mighty little prefix. Tiny it is, while trivial it is not. By learning these compacted half-words, you will...Read More
Unreal. Exceptional. Must-See. Spectacular. These are the words that people use to describe Argentina. In fact, Argentina’s sensational qualities attract over 5.8 million tourists annually (according to the World Tourism Organization), making it the most-visited country in South America and the second most-visited of Latin America, after Mexico. This begs the question: what’s so amazing...Read More
Geisha Williams is a woman who defies all odds. Ascending through the ranks while shattering multiple glass ceilings, Mrs. Williams has become a source of inspiration for women—especially Latinas—who seek leadership positions in business.
The truth is, it’s not easy for women to reach top positions in “a man’s world” of business professionals. Nevertheless, Geisha Williams proves that...Read More
Do you dream of casually striking up a conversation in Spanish?
The thought of doing so is both thrilling and terrifying—will the person you’re talking to understand you? Will the Spanish conversation go smoothly or be completely awkward?
The best way to overcome any hesitancy in speaking Spanish with new people is to prepare yourself well.
With these 100+ casual and formal...Read More
Mariachi is a folkloric music tradition of Mexico that plays a profound and fundamental role in the culture of the Mexican people. A bright-eyed quinceañera revels in a trumpet-heavy serenade at her fancy birthday party, while somewhere else a family mourns the loss of a loved one by listening to heart-wrenching canciones de funeral (funeral songs). The fact is, where there’s emotion in...Read More
“The days are long but the years are short” is an all-too-accurate motto for us parents who have young children in the house. The clock slows to a screeching halt when you need to accomplish a task and the kids are filling up with the urge for activity. Doesn’t it feel like the sheer amount of energy they have in their little bodies could literally blow the roof off? They want to have fun and...Read More