Still trying to figure out what’s left and right in Spanish?
When you begin to learn another language, knowing essential vocabulary like basic directional words is key to surviving abroad.
Imagine you’re visiting Mexico City for the first time, and you ask someone where your hotel is. You understand when they say you need to turn ahead, but wait—did they say “left” or “right” in...Read More
Religion is a powerful theme that unites many people across the globe. 8 in 10 people (84% of the world population) identify with a religion. There are many religions around the globe, and it’s interesting to discover each one of them. If you’re here, it means you’re curious about world religions in Spanish vocabulary. By learning this information, you enhance the effectiveness of your...Read More
Think about all the English dialects you’ve heard. Within each country that speaks English, there are tons of different accents and dialects. Each region and city has adapted a unique vocabulary and its own way of expressing things. This might not be a huge barrier if you’re a native English speaker, but when you’re learning a second language and hear various dialects, it can completely throw...Read More
One of the main reasons people learn a language is to travel. When I had the pleasure of visiting Belgium some years ago, I took a year of French classes before I got there. And knowing basic French saved me from getting on the wrong train and ending up far away and lost! As you can see, knowing at least some of the language of the country you’re visiting is crucial for travel survival....Read More
Checking your physical health is an important aspect of our general well-being, especially if you’re living abroad. Whether you’re a traveler who needs to check your health status or a doctor volunteering in a Spanish-speaking country, language barriers make the whole experience scarier than it needs to be. With these Spanish medical phrases, you won’t have to worry about this!
As a...Read More
The reality of the world can be devastating—earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, tsunamis, and hurricanes ravish countries around the world. Because of Latin America’s location between two oceans and along major fault lines, it is a prime location for natural disasters. How can you help? Well, the first step is to equip yourself with useful Spanish vocabulary to go and distribute aid in a...Read More
Next to the front door sits your packed suitcase with your passport and flight confirmation sitting on top. You’ve been to all the team meetings and eagerly reviewed the week’s itinerary multiple times. The excitement builds as you await the mission trip to Latin America that is bound to change your life. Yet one thing threatens to smother your sense of adventure: you lack sufficient Spanish...Read More
Spanish classes are great. They teach you general vocabulary, pronunciation, and conversational skills. The more you advance in your classes, the more in-depth conversations you’ll be able to have. However, there are some situations that most Spanish classes just don’t prepare you for at all. One of those situations is going to the hair salon!
During my first year in Guatemala, I needed to...Read More
You just landed a job that will send you around the world to hold important business meetings in Spanish-speaking countries—this is a dream come true! Doing business abroad is exhilarating and enhances your global awareness, while adding valuable experience to your resume. Business Spanish skills is no longer a perk for professionals; it’s a necessity.
Being bilingual in the...Read More