Get up close to Mexican culture by learning this Day of the Dead vocabulary.
Day of the Dead is a Mexican celebration where the living welcome their beloved departed once a year. The dead crosses the threshold of their world to ours to eat, drink, dance, and sing with us.
To learn more details about the specific rituals, decorations, dishes, and even how to make your own ofrenda...Read More
Halloween vocabulary brings fun and games to any Spanish classroom this time of the year.
Whether you’re celebrating Halloween this year or not, teaching your students useful vocabulary for the festivities is guaranteed to elevate their Spanish skills no matter their age.
Enhance your student’s confidence and make the most of the season with this engaging list of 13...Read More
Escucha is “listen” in Spanish, and as you can expect, there are many ways to call for someone’s attention in this extensive language.
Join me as I explore 15 different and productive ways to say “listen” in Spanish. I will also include 7 more phrases you can use to demonstrate active listening in your Spanish speech.
Listen in Spanish
As in every other language, there...Read More
There are nearly 400 fully recognized Spanish abbreviations — and thousands of accepted ones. You can even invent your own if you follow the rules.
Read this article to learn all about Spanish abbreviations. Access multiple Spanish abbreviation lists that are useful even for beginners.
Why Use Abbreviations?
Abbreviations are shortened forms of words that help us to communicate...Read More
Mastering some of the basic cumplidos or compliments in the Spanish language offers one an opportunity to express sincere appreciation and respect to the people around them. It is a life hack on its own since it does not only uplift the spirits of those who are blue or cranky but it also helps in building trust and confidence within themselves. In fact, one study showed that those who receive...Read More
What does the phrase “architecture in Spanish” bring to mind? you might think of a quaint colonial town with cobblestone streets.
Architecture is both beautiful and fascinating! It makes for an ideal topic if you’re interested in buildings, design, and la arquitectura.
Keep reading to expand your Spanish vocabulary with this layperson’s guide to...Read More
Spanish phrasal verbs are an essential component you need to excel on your journey to becoming a fluent Spanish speaker.
Intuitively mastering Spanish grammar requires you to know how to build sentences and choose the correct verbs for expressing yourself.
Tackle this challenge with this list of 31 Spanish phrasal verbs that will take your fluency to the next level.
What Are...Read More
Autumn is right around the corner and if you are as excited as I am, this guide to autumn vocabulary in Spanish is just what you need!
In this blog post, I include autumn vocabulary lists and phrases to talk about this magical season in Spanish.
Download FREE Autumn Vocabulary in Spanish...Read More
Learn about filler words in Spanish and improve your conversation skills!
Filler words, palabras de relleno or muletillas, are words we use as a pause to imply we are not done speaking. They come in handy when we are hesitant or are trying to remember what to say.
Feel free to use these filler words in Spanish as an opportunity to recover your train of thought in a foreign...Read More
If you love surfing, at some point you’ll want to surf in Latin American famous beaches for surfers, and that means you need to learn some surfing vocabulary in Spanish.
Surfing is much more than a beautiful sport, and for those who practice it, it becomes more of a lifestyle.
In this lesson, I’ll introduce you to the surfing lifestyle, how to speak like a surfer in Spanish,...Read More