If you’re beginning to learn Spanish or thinking about it, you have definitely wondered which of the different Spanish dialects is the easiest to master.
There are many to choose from. Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Peruvian, Colombian, Guatemalan, and Chilean Spanish.
In this article, we will dissect some of these dialects to help you discover which Spanish is the best...Read More
Are you looking for Earth Day crafts in Spanish? Feed two birds with one scone and encourage your kids to learn Spanish while understanding the meaning behind this special day.
The goal of doing Earth Day class projects is to celebrate our planet’s natural resources.
But it is more of a reminder of how important it is to save our home by recycling, having and conserving...Read More
Today, we invite you to travel with us and learn everything you can about the languages of Brazil. Are you ready?
You might be thinking, “Well, Brazilians speak Portuguese.”
Well, the answer is not that simple. For example, did you know that during the 19th century, lots of Germans emigrated to Brazil? Or that more than 200 indigenous languages are spoken in this amazing subcontinent?...Read More
Are you wondering how to become a translator?
Translating is a dream job. The best things about this job include its flexible work hours, the ability to work as a freelancer from anywhere in the world, and the abundance of job opportunities.
Let me share with you my experience on how to become a translator. Fluency in Spanish is just the beginning.
Keep reading for...Read More
One of the most characteristic sounds you hear when Spaniards speak their own language is known as the Spanish lisp.
In the English world, this distinctive sound is identified as a lisp, or a kind of speech disorder. So, is it possible that a whole nation suffers from a speech disorder? If so, how did it come to this?
Keep reading to know everything you need to know about...Read More
In a mountainous region of Guatemala, with foggy mornings that create a mystic atmosphere and cool yet sunny days, there is one of the most colorful and magical towns in the region: Chichicastenango, or—as the locals call it—Chichi.
Chichicastenango’s claim to fame is its market, which is one of the largest and most colorful in all Latin America, and the main theme of this blog post!...Read More
Las cabañuelas, meaning “little huts” in English, are ancient ways of predicting the weather. Interestingly, country people in Spain and Latin America continue to use these folkloric methods and swear by their effectiveness.
In the following pages, I cover:
History of Las Cabañuelas
Theories of how and where they started
Different methods of weather prediction ...Read More
Are you trying to decide where and when to go on your first (or next) trip to Latin America?
It’s a vast, diverse region with so many countries that it’s hard to choose just one.
What if you had information at your fingertips about the coolest Hispanic holidays, when and where they take place, and what they’re all about?
Well, exactly that is what you’re...Read More
Excelling at an interview in Spanish determines if you’ll get your dream job or not. Knowing in advance how an interview in Spanish flows, gives you confidence and empowers you to tackle any Spanish questions and answers intuitively.
If you’re set on acquiring professional experience abroad or simply want to spice up your resume with Spanish proficiency, preparing ahead of time is...Read More
Not many people know there were secret Nazi colonies all across South America. To some, this might not even make sense or be clear as to why it was the case.
The Nazi were the members of a mass movement that resulted from the National Socialist German Worker’s Party. The party members ruled Germany under the leadership of totalitarian Adolf Hitler, who promoted nationalism,...Read More