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Archive for September, 2019

Advanced Spanish Listening Practice – Ways to add emphasis in Spanish Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice ways to add emphasis in Spanish.

The Argentinean Asado Explained Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

Did you know that the land of mate, wine, tango, and soccer is also home to one of the best beefs in the world? Argentineans are very proud to have the highest quality meat and they really make the most out of it. You surely have heard of Argentinean barbeque before, but in this post…

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Latin America Celebrates its Independence Posted by on Sep 26, 2019

Last week, Mexico celebrated 209 years of independence from Spain, but it wasn’t the only country celebrating! Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Nicaragua also celebrate their independence this month. In this post, I will briefly share with you the independence stories of these Spanish-speaking countries! ¿Cómo empezó todo? Much of the independence movements…

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Viajando por Perú (Parte Tres) Posted by on Sep 25, 2019

Después de una semana en Cusco y el Valle Sagrado, viajamos a Arequipa (After one week in Cusco and the Sacred Valley, we traveled to Arequipa). If you missed the last post about our time in Cusco and trip to Machu Picchu, you can go back and check out Parte Dos. In the third and…

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Ecosia: Planting Trees While Surfing the Web Posted by on Sep 23, 2019

In my previous post I told you the consequences of the most recent Amazon fires, which are still ravaging countless hectares of the lushest place on planet Earth. I know how frustrating it is to watch all this devastation while feeling like you are unable to help. Luckily, however, there is something you can still…

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Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – Expressing annoyance and indignation Posted by on Sep 22, 2019

Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice expressing annoyance and indignation in Spanish.

El día de la Independencia de México Posted by on Sep 17, 2019

El día 16 de septiembre se celebra el Día de la Independencia de México (On September 16, Mexico’s Independence Day is celebrated). It’s a very festive time with lots going on. Hay desfiles, conciertos, fiestas y más (There are parades, concerts, parties, and more). I’ve been fortunate enough to celebrate Mexican Independence Day the past…

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