What to eat to Celebrate Mexican Independence Posted by Karoly Molina on Sep 17, 2020
September is a very colorful month in Mexico! Everywhere you go, the Mexican flag is displayed proudly to commemorate our independence from Spain. This year, we celebrate 212 years of independencia; if you want to know more about the fight for independence and the celebrations, you can read this post I wrote. In this post, I…
¡Viva México! (Long Live Mexico) Posted by sasha on Sep 16, 2020
Hoy es el Día de la Independencia de México. Es una de las fiestas más importantes del país (Today is Mexico’s Independence Day. It’s one of the most important holidays in the country). The celebrations will be a bit more tame this year due to the ongoing pandemic, as large public gatherings are not allowed. In…
Colloquial Spanish Course – Romantic Encounters in Spanish Posted by Laura on Sep 14, 2020
Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to discussing romantic encounters in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.
Colloquial Spanish Course – Romance in Spanish Posted by Laura on Sep 8, 2020
Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to discussing romance in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.
Colloquial Spanish Course – Different ways to say I love you in Spanish Posted by Laura on Sep 1, 2020
Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to the different ways to say I love you in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.
Spanish Words of Foreign Origin: Germanismos (Part 2) Posted by Anais on Aug 31, 2020
Let’s continue with the Spanish words of Germanic origin: Falda: From Old Hogh German faldan, which meant “to fold”, it became the noun for “skirt” in today’s Spanish. Fresco: From Germanic frisk, meaning “fresh”. One may notice the Germanic adjective ended up appearing in many languages, like French (frais), Portuguese (fresco) or Italian (fresco). Guarecer…
Partying in Latin America: Las Fiestas Posted by sasha on Aug 27, 2020
We’re keeping things fun here on the Spanish blog this month. Be sure to check out the posts about partying in Spanish and Carnaval if you missed them. Hoy voy a escribir sobre las fiestas en América Latina (Today I’m going to write about the parties in Latin America). In my travels across the region…