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Let’s talk elections in Spanish! Posted by on Oct 30, 2020

As the 2020 United States elections draw near, this is the perfect occasion to learn how Spanish speakers talk about elections and democracy in la lengua de Cervantes. Based on the principles of la democracia “democracy”, the electoral process is an essential component of any modern country’s political system. In the case of the election…

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Latin America Travel Bucket List (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 28, 2020

¿Qué lugares de América Latina están en tu lista de deseos? (Which places in Latin America are on your bucket list?). With so many to choose from, it’s tough making a Latin America travel bucket list. I’ve already given you some ideas in Part One, including Machu Picchu, the Salt Flats of Bolivia, and the…

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Colloquial Spanish Course – Talking about parenthood in Spanish Posted by on Oct 27, 2020

parenthood in spanish

Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to talking about parenthood in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.

Colloquial Spanish Course – Talking about soccer in Spanish Posted by on Oct 20, 2020

Talking about soccer in Spanish

Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to talking about soccer in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.

Latin America Travel Bucket List (Part One) Posted by on Oct 15, 2020

¿Tienes una lista de deseos? (Do you have a bucket list?). If you’re not familiar with a “bucket list,” it’s a list of things you want to do before you “kick the bucket.” That’s an English idiom and euphemism meaning “to die.” The Spanish phrase for “bucket list” is a bit more literal, as lista…

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Colloquial Spanish Course – Colloquial Spanish food expressions Posted by on Oct 13, 2020

Colloquial food expressions

Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to Spanish food expressions and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.

12 de Octubre: Día de la Resistencia Indígena Posted by on Oct 12, 2020

It may not be so contentious an issue from a North American standpoint, but for Latin-Americans everywhere this question has always been significant: What is the most appropriate name for October 12th? Throughout the 20th century, how Columbus Day should be called became an important subject when one remembers what it was supposed to be…

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