How to order food in Spanish like a pro

Learning in a classroom setting can at times be reminiscent of walking or running on a treadmill....


Spanish reflexive verbs: The only guide you'll ever need

Have you ever heard of reflexive verbs? Reflexive verbs are very common in Spanish and we use them...


An intro to Spanish stem-changing verbs

Have you ever wondered why some verbs in Spanish are spelled one way in the infinitive but then a...

The Spanish preterite: A comprehensive guide

IntroductionThere are many ways to express past actions in Spanish. Sometimes...


Spanish prepositions: The complete list

What are prepositions? As the name indicates, prepositions are words that precede or appear...


Thank you in Spanish: Etymology and alternative expressions

OriginDesgracia, suceso que produce dolor o pena. As you may glean from the...


Banana in Spanish: Two fruits, many different terms

It is estimated that the average person in the United States consumes ...


Body parts in Spanish: The only guide you'll need

Learning Spanish body parts is not only about knowing the terms themselves, but also about learning...

Best 10 podcasts to learn Spanish

Listening to podcasts is a fantastic way to improve your Spanish comprehension and pronunciation skills....

Is Spanish hard to learn?

Learning a second language takes time and effort, but it can also be highly rewarding. Spanish is...

Spanish possessive adjectives

An adjective is a word that describes a noun. In red house, red is the adjective,...

Days of the week in Spanish

The days of the week in Spanish are: Lunes - MondayMartes...

Colors in Spanish: A comprehensive guide

Here are the most important colors in Spanish. We've used colors from the ...

Spanish rhyming phrases

Here are some fun expressions in Spanish that feature ...

Texto en futuro

Here is a short text using the ...

Why do verbs ser and ir have identical conjugations in the preterite?

Verbs ser and ir are, as we know, different verbs in Spanish. Here are both verbs...

Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns, explained

The problemSpanish object pronouns are, in the third person, different for accusative (direct...

From tapas to paella: Exploring the gastronomic delights of the Spanish-speaking world

Get ready to embark on a mouthwatering adventure as we take you on a flavor-filled journey through...

Five Spanish and Latin American popular music genres

Here is a list of five Spanish and Latin American popular music genres you should...

Spanish vocabulary: Fitness-related terms

Here is a list of fitness-related terms. They might be useful if you decide to hit the gym while traveling...

Let's talk about Spanish dialectal variations

Here are three interesting Spanish dialectal variations: 1. Castilian voiceless dental...

Texto usando verbos reflexivos

Cada día me levanto a las siete de la mañana. Me ducho, me cepillo los dientes, me afeito, me pongo...

Volver a: Here's how it works

Volver means the same as regresar: to return or to come...

Acabar de: Here's how it works

Acabar means the same thing as terminar: to finish or to...

Summer vocabulary in Spanish

Here is a list of ...

Juernes: A Spanish neologism

‘Juernes’ is a ...

Spanish vocabulary: Tech and the internet

Here is a vocabulary list with some common tech/internet terms. 1. Concepts for which...

Is it "por la mañana", "en la mañana", or "de la mañana"?

Well, it depends. Here is how it works: - When we talk about a ...

The oath of Santa Gadea

Here is a 13th-century “cantar”, an oral poem that Castilian troubadours would recite in towns’...

How to sing happy birthday in Spanish

Today we wanted to talk about the different birthday songs and versions of the songs that are usually...

Somnambulist Ballad

Here is Federico García Lorca's Romance Sonámbulo, which was published in his collection ...

Four essential dictionaries for Spanish language students

Gone are the days of bulky pocket dictionaries. The following websites offer powerful, modern, online...

How to use technology in language learning

Technology has revolutionized the way we learn and teach languages. With the advent of online tools...

Learning a foreign language will not prevent Alzheimer's, but it can delay its onset dramatically

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, a general term used to describe severe cognitive...

What makes tacos so special, according to a Spanish language teacher from Mexico

Resting there, on a plate, humbly, it waits to be eaten in two or three bites and hear a voice to...

La noche: Spanish for night owls

Recent studies have shown that forcing people to follow an early morning schedule can have harmful...

Animals in Spanish: The only guide you'll need

We all love animals, don’t we? I am sure you have a furry pet at home, or if not you may know someone...

El agua está fría: Feminine nouns with masculine articles in Spanish

How would you translate “the water is cold”? It would be: El agua está fría. Do...