Perfect cognates in Spanish make language learning even more fascinating and amusing!
Cognates or cognados are words that exist in two languages. These words share similarities when it comes to roots and meaning.
There are different types of Spanish cognates and my intention behind this grammar guide is to provide you with support to identify them and use them accurately.
Goal setting in Spanish is guaranteed to put you on the right track for the start of 2022.
Thriving for improvement and achieving your objectives requires planning and organization. Having goals for a specific skill set is a fantastic strategy for happiness and sense of purpose. It’s also good for increasing concentration and productivity in general.
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Your body is so much more than just parts.
Did you know that you communicate 90% of your thoughts and feelings nonverbally, through your body language? That’s quite a lot to say without saying anything! If you plan on taking a trip to a Spanish-speaking country, you don’t want to get caught saying something silently that you really don’t mean.
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How do you say “summarize” in Spanish? The verb resumir means “to summarize.” A summary is el resumen.
More importantly, how do you summarize in Spanish? Keep reading to find out how it works, what it looks like, and how it can improve your Spanish fluency!
En resumen, ¡vamos a estudiar cómo resumir!In summary, we’re going to study how to summarize!
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Efficient language learning strategies help you speed up your learning process!
Motivation is key when it comes to an endeavor like learning a new language, instrument, or skill. That motivation comes both from within and from external stimuli. Choosing a good teacher and an inspiring course with excellent reviews is just half of the job. Self-motivation is also crucial. ...Read More
If you’re looking for Spanish lessons for kids and you don’t know where to start, this post is for you!
As parents, we all want the best education for our children and a second language is an important part of that. Having decided that you want your kids to learn Spanish, is a wonderful present for them as you’re giving them a headstart in life and opening a wide door to a world of new...Read More
The history and origin of Spanish is truly fascinating and a must-know for all Spanish learners.
Currently, Spanish is spoken by 400 million people around the world. This number continues to grow, even in countries where Spanish isn’t the official language (such as the United States).
Embracing the origin of the Spanish language allows you to understand the journey and...Read More
Are you shy in Spanish?
Have you been studying Spanish for a while and you still get nervous every time you need to start speaking in Spanish?
Don’t worry! This is a normal issue among many foreign language students around the world. Keep reading to learn what foreign language anxiety is, what causes it, and how you can overcome it.
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How can you sharpen our speaking skills, even if you only have five extra minutes a day? With Spanish tongue twisters, called trabalenguas.
Have you ever wished you could improve your Spanish accent so others could understand you better? Spoken Spanish has 39 elemental sounds, or individual speech sounds produced by vocal organs. You can easily master these through exposure and regular...Read More
When studying any new language, it’s important to understand the parts of grammar that you’ll be using.
Real quick—let’s talk about pronouns in English, before we get into Spanish pronouns!
Do you remember those from your school days? Try to identify the pronouns in the following sentences:
He went to the store to get her some medicine.I need to do it by myself.What do you...Read More