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¡Bienvenido a la ciudad de México! Posted by on May 29, 2019

La ciudad de México es la capital de México. También es la segunda ciudad más grande del hemisferio occidental, después de São Paulo. Es una ciudad vibrante y bulliciosa. Hay muchas cosas interesantes que puedes hacer aquí. ¡Bienvenido a la ciudad de México! (Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. It’s also the second largest…

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Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – Spanish reported speech (Part 1) Posted by on May 26, 2019

Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice using Spanish reported speech.

¡Adivina adivinanza! 10 amusing Spanish Riddles Posted by on May 20, 2019

Apart from exercising your brain and foster your critical thinking, riddles can help you learn new vocabulary and retain it longer in your mind. They also make you think in Spanish, which is key in the language acquisition process. In my previous post, you learned very common sayings to impart wisdom everywhere. Now, I bring…

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Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – When to use Spanish Indicative or Subjunctive when expressing opinion Posted by on May 19, 2019

Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice choosing between Spanish Indicative or Subjunctive when expressing opinion.

Pollution in Mexico City Posted by on May 16, 2019

If you have ever flown into Mexico City, you have unfortunately seen the ugly thick layer of smog that covers it. Air pollution is something that has been plaguing Mexico City for many years now, and while there have been some efforts to diminish it, the air is just filthy. This week, the pollution levels…

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Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – How to order in a Spanish bar or restaurant Posted by on May 12, 2019

Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice ordering in a Spanish bar or restaurant.

Semana Santa en Guatemala (Holy Week in Guatemala) Posted by on May 8, 2019

Semana Santa en Guatemala

When I started doing research before our move to Latin America a few years ago, I had a list of things I really wanted to experience. Visiting Machu Picchu, hiking in Patagonia, seeing lucha libre in Mexico, and experiencing Holy Week in Guatemala were all high up on my list. A few weeks ago, I…

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