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Archive for December, 2016

8 Spanish YouTube Channels for Learners of All Levels Posted by on Dec 28, 2016

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: watching TV and videos is one of the most natural, enjoyable, and powerful approaches to learning a language. Whether we’re talking telenovelas, streaming news in Spanish, or a good old fashioned Netflix binge, video has the power to open your eyes and ears to all the…

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Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – Lesson 5 Professions (Part 2) Posted by on Dec 27, 2016

In this Spanish lesson we will practice more about asking and stating your profession in Spanish. As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening. This lesson continues on from the previous lesson in this course which also looked at discussing professions in…

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English Spanish Vocabulary – Navidad Christmas Posted by on Dec 20, 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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Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – Lesson 4 Professions (Part 1) Posted by on Dec 13, 2016

In this Spanish lesson we will practice asking and stating your profession in Spanish. As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening.     This lesson is part of a Spanish course that practices the grammar and vocabulary first introduced in my…

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English Spanish Vocabulary – Transport Transporte Posted by on Dec 6, 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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La Muerte de Fidel: Castro’s Death Across Languages and Cultures Posted by on Dec 5, 2016

Last week world headlines lit up with the death of one of the most contentious figures of the twentieth century: Fidel Castro. The Cuban revolutionary’s obituaries ranged from heartfelt sympathy to open celebration, and sentiments regarding the death of el Máximo Líder have varied widely in tone and content according to both country and language. The death…

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