Ready for a blast from the past?
As you may know, Spanish has two past tenses: preterite and imperfect. It’s often tricky to know which to use when, since they both refer to actions in the past. Fortunately, several general guidelines exist to help you realize when to use preterite vs imperfect.
It’s also helpful to know which Spanish phrases trigger the use of either the...Read More
Nearly 400 million people speak Spanish in Latin America, with 40 million more Spanish-speakers in the United States. But, what about the “other” languages in Latin America?
Everyone knows about the other “big one”: Portuguese. With over 200 million Brazilians speaking the language, it’s safe to say that Portuguese is in very good health.
But still, what about the others? Because...Read More
Dinosaurs in Spanish speaking countries are as popular as they are in most parts of the world. Playing while learning about dinosaurs is an experience a lot of kids remember from their childhood! Plastic dinosaurs, chalk fossils and rubber eggs that grow into a scary T-rex when left on a water cup are just some of the toys that kids are still enjoying after all these years. These toys were...Read More
What is Beauty?
Beauty is something that has evolved alongside humans throughout history. It’s amazing how the definition of beauty is different for every culture in the world, for example: in Thailand the longer a woman’s neck is, the prettier she is; in Africa, stretched earlobes mean pure beauty; in France people like when women don’t use cosmetics at all; and in New Zealand a lot of...Read More