Giving a science class in Spanish as part of your homeschooling curriculum is a fantastic idea. You’re not only teaching science, but also boosting your child’s Spanish language skills.
Interdisciplinary teaching is the way to go. Take advantage of any Spanish knowledge your student already has and introduce science vocabulary in Spanish.
Teaching science words works best in...Read More
Grab a cookie, take a seat, and have fun baking in Spanish!
Did you know that baking can also be a powerful teacher? Recipes are a great source of new, useful vocabulary—especially for ingredients, kitchenware, and kitchen verbs. With a few essential tools to bake and some basic ingredients, you can kick-start baking at home.
There is no comparison to fresh baked goods. The aroma...Read More
Are you ready to do some serious exercise—in Spanish?
Putting on headphones, lifting weights, pumping up your muscles, becoming stronger, sweating, and releasing dopamine into your brain—the whole gym experience is amazing.
Read this post to learn all the Spanish words and phrases you need to talk about your heart-pumping workout at the...Read More
Talking about the weather in Spanish and any other language is a fantastic conversation starter.
Conversing about weather conditions fills awkward silences or gaps when you don’t know what else to talk about. Besides, being prepared with the proper weather vocabulary and phrases goes a long way when you travel.
Keep reading for a lesson on how to talk about the weather in...Read More
Summer is here, and the blue skies, and hot weather means there’s no better moment to practice el esquí acuatico—water skiing in Spanish—plus a whole lot more water sports!
Water sports are not only fun to watch and practice but also beneficial for your physical and mental health. Whether you want to relax or have an adventure, there’s a watersport for you.
Read this blog post to...Read More
Start a conversation using this list of 100+ common Spanish phrases for beginners!
Simple Spanish communication involves using short phrases and basic Spanish words. If you’re new to the adventure of becoming a fluent Spanish speaker, having useful Spanish phrases to use on a daily basis puts you on the right track.
This list is guaranteed to equip you to know what to say if...Read More
Las herramientas — tools in Spanish — are objects you use to fix things or otherwise modify the environment. The official definition of a tool is a device or implement, especially one held in the hand and used to carry out a particular function.
The word herramientas comes from the latin ferramentum, which is a combination of the words ferrum (hierro or iron) and mentum (instrument). So,...Read More
Two of the first American cities to employ police officers (called “watchmen” originally) were Boston in 1631 and New York City in 1647.
Since the U.S. became an independent country in 1776, its population and cities have grown exponentially. Sadly crime has grown as well, but thankfully police forces have done so as well.
At this point in history, nearly 13% of the U.S....Read More
“Thank you for reading this article!”
If these words look familiar to you it’s because you’ve read some of my articles and, honestly, thank you for taking the time!
Showing gratitude and getting it can make anyone feel humbled. Personally, every time I meet a foreign colleague or peer, even if I don’t speak it, I ask them to teach me how to say thank you in their language.
Are you ready to savor this lesson about tastes in Spanish?
Knowing how to describe tastes in your new target language is not only helpful for your upcoming trip to a Spanish-speaking country, or for your Spanish final next week, but it will also come in handy in regular written and spoken conversations with your friends and peers.
Although flavor mixes are infinite, they...Read More