In every Spanish journey, learners reach a point of asking when to use reflexive verbs.
You’ve already conquered the use of regular verbs and now you’re ready to learn the definition and usage of reflexive verbs.
More than likely, you’ve used already used reflexive verbs before, especially each time you’ve answered the question:
¿Cómo te llamas?
In the response “me llamo ,”...Read More
Have you ever heard the term “Standard Spanish” or “Neutral Spanish”? If you’re learning Spanish as a second language and you look through resources online, it is likely that you’ve come across this term.
Spanish is the fourth most spoken language in the world. Approximately 572 million people speak Spanish today! Not only that, but it is also the third most used language on the internet....Read More
Imagine you’re spending an evening in Buenos Aires, enjoying a delicious asado while listening to the music of tango and watching people dance around you. Sounds amazing right?
Tango is a vibrant and playful dance between two people. There is much to learn about this popular partner dance, so I’ve broken it down into parts in this blog post.
A short history What it...Read More
Haber de and haber que are common ways to express obligation or the need to do something. They have clear similarities since they’re based on the same verb, but they also have important, nuanced differences. While they both require an infinitive to follow the verb phrase, you’ll see within this lesson that haber de is a bit more formal than haber que.
Knowing how to use these verb...Read More
Flamenco, as a central part of Spain’s cultural identity, has given rise to famous flamenco singers whose voices and stage presence embody the passion and profound emotional state that characterize this folkloric music style.
When you think about flamenco, it’s likely that many traditional images come to mind, such as men playing the guitar, people clapping to a hypnotic beat, women...Read More
Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between aquellos vs esos? You’ve probably already come across these words in your Spanish studies. Do you know how to use them?
If not, this guide is designed to help you understand the difference between these two demonstrative adjectives and pronouns in Spanish!
Imagine you have two cakes in front of you, and you have to choose which...Read More
“By the way” is a common phrase in English, and knowing how to say “by the way” in Spanish is also useful.
Of course, when you’re learning Spanish as a second language, you want to know how to say this common phrases! Let’s learn how to say “by the way” in Spanish!
How Do You Say “By the Way” in Spanish?
There are three ways to say “by the way” in Spanish:
Learning Spanish as a second language is a lifelong process. Speaking confidently in Spanish is an achievable goal! To help you achieve it, I’ve prepared a list of 8 power tips that empower you to feel more confident in Spanish.
Before we dive into the tips, however, I want to take a moment to teach you some vocabulary.
Before being more confident, you should be able to say...Read More
These days, kids of all ages love memes, which means that Spanish class memes are a perfect fit for educational purposes.
Best of all, Spanish memes let students have some fun while learning Spanish. They also have a way of inspiring your students to understand what they’re reading so they can enjoy a laugh.
In the list below, I’ve compiled a list of 20 Spanish class memes I...Read More
We live in the age of technology where knowing how to talk about your website in Spanish is essential, especially in multilingual work environments.
Maybe you’re a web designer or developer and you want to explain your work to someone who speaks Spanish, or you’re learning Spanish online and want to know what everything online is called—whatever the case, I’ve got you covered with...Read More