Starting a new school year can be daunting for students, especially if they are taking a new language class and especially if they are in high school.
It might surprise you, but it takes longer for teenagers than smaller kids to feel comfortable in a new environment and get to know each other.
Icebreakers for high school students are a great way to engage them and create a...Read More
Level up your Spanish texts and become a Spanish essay writer!
When we learn a new language, we love to continue exploring new possibilities to practice it. We like to watch movies in the original language, meet and speak with native Spanish speakers, read books, etc.
One important skill to keep practicing is writing.
Through written words, we can communicate more easily on...Read More
Llegar vs llevar. Do they sound similar to you? That might be the case, but today you’ll see that these two verbs have very little in common.
They only seem similar because of how they sound.
Let’s have a look now at all the shades of meanings of llegar vs llevar with many example sentences. I’ll also show you how to conjugate these -AR verbs in some basic tenses.
The history of the Spanish is longer than you think. How much do you already know about its history?
Consider these questions…
How long has Spanish been around?
Where did Spanish come from?
Did Spanish originate in Spain?
If not, which country did Spanish originate from?
How old is Spanish? Is it older than English?
If some people say that...Read More
If your goal is to speak Spanish like a native, then at some point you will have to learn to use a variety of Spanish idioms.
Why not start today?
In this post, I’m discussing what Spanish idioms are and why you should learn them. I will also give you a list of some of the most common Spanish idioms that you can use in your everyday conversations.
What’s an Idiom?...Read More
Are you looking to teach yourself college level Spanish?
Now more than ever it’s easy to find exactly what you’re looking for online.
In this list along with resourceful links, we have a bit of everything for you:
Elementary SpanishIntermediate SpanishSpanish for adultsFree coursesOnline trainingBooksPDFs Apps
Whether you’re just starting out or you’re already...Read More
Have you ever tried to start a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but didn’t know how to do it?
That’s normal and just part of the struggles every new learner of the language has to go through.
Luckily, I’m here to help by introducing you to the most common and useful Spanish greetings and farewells.
Keep reading to learn why greetings are so important in Spanish,...Read More
Have you ever met someone who seems to learn foreign languages effortlessly and speaks three, maybe four? How about seven? While it appears that these multilingual people, called polyglots, have super powers, the truth is far less intimidating.
In fact, I’m here to say that YOU can easily learn Spanish in less than a year—and without leaving the comfort of your home.
It sounds insane,...Read More
Have you ever thought about how being bilingual could improve your brain? Are you looking for a definitive answer to help you make up your mind?
Perhaps you’ve heard the myths about how a bilingual education confuses children and it’s giving you second thoughts about becoming bilingual yourself.
I’m here to help you dispel those myths and tell you the truth about the benefits of...Read More
How often do your children watch Peppa Pig?
Perhaps they spend hours watching the show on YouTube. But did you know that they can also watch Peppa Pig in Spanish?
Yes! Its basic vocabulary and slow, accentuated dialogue make it perfect to help your kids learn Spanish.
Do you remember the time Peppa learned about dinosaurs? Or the time Daddy Pig taught Peppa about...Read More