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Archive for June, 2016

Spanish proverbs: Refranes sobre el agua Posted by on Jun 30, 2016

To continue with the topic of Spanish proverbs, today we focus on those that talk about or are related to water. Water is a fluid element that is essential to life, and as such can take on many different symbolic meanings. Add that to the natural creativity of a language and you will have a myriad…

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5 Current Events Spanish Speakers Need to Follow, from Argentina to Zika Posted by on Jun 29, 2016

With uprisings, people’s movements, peace processes, and game-changing political shifts, there’s no better way to practice your Spanish this summer than by turning on the news or reading the paper. Real life in the Spanish-speaking world is more dramatic than a telenovela right now. If you thought the US was the only country in political turmoil right now…

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English Spanish Vocabulary – Las Profesiones Professions Posted by on Jun 21, 2016

Build your repertoire of Spanish words little by little by tuning in to these biweekly posts on English-Spanish vocabulary. You will find lots of really useful words on essential everyday topics, complete with audio mp3 recordings to help you with the Spanish pronunciation. Enjoy! Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to…

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7 Spectacular Spanish-Speaking Cities for On-the-Job Immersion Posted by on Jun 13, 2016

If you’re learning Spanish in the age of the global economy and the shrinking world, it’s time to think about immersing both your personal and professional lives by looking for work abroad. Immersion is of course one of the best ways to learn a language, but who wants to shovel out thousands of dollars for an “immersion…

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English Spanish Vocabulary – Los bebés babies Posted by on Jun 6, 2016

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Babies. Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Los bebés.   Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish: Los bebés babies El bebé: baby, baby boy La bebé: baby girl El chupete: dummy…

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