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Making a Phone Call: 12 Words And Expressions Posted by on Mar 13, 2015

¡Hola! ¿Cómo están ustedes? Today our post is about words and expressions we use to talk about phone calls in Spanish. ¿Están listos? ¡Adelante con los faroles! 1. discar / marcar – to dial. En caso de emergencia, marque /disque 190 para pedir ayuda. [In case of emergency, dial 190 for help.] 2. atender…

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Culture: Carnavales en Perú Posted by on Mar 5, 2015

Las fiestas carnavalescas más tradicionales se celebran en varias partes del Perú. De norte a sur conoceremos como esta gran tradición ha creado un recorrido turístico lleno de color y alegría. El carnaval, que antecede a la cuaresma, es una fiesta pagana religiosa que se celebra en diversas ciudades del Perú. A diferencia de los…

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13 Chilean Expressions With “A” Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

Hello there! I first started to learn Spanish in high school. I have a couple of friends from Chile who got me started. One of them passed away many years ago and whenever I run into some Chilean expressions it reminds me of how great that guy was. So this post if for you…

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05 Funny Spanish Idioms Posted by on Feb 22, 2015

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? Spanish has several funny idioms and today we’re going to learn some of them. You’re going to love this!   1. Ask the elm tree for pears? Yes, this is what we express when we ask someone for the impossible. The expressions is pedir peras al olmo. Pedir a Juan, que…

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Song: Amore Mío, by Thalia Posted by on Feb 7, 2015

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? Mexican singer Thalía just released a lyrics video for her new song “Amore Mío” and if you want to learn Spanish with songs, you have to check out her songs, they’re perfect for learning! Here’s the video and below you’ll find the lyrics to the song. ¡Aprovéchalo! Hay algo que me…

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Where do vacations come from? (en español) Posted by on Jan 30, 2015

Do you know where the concept of vacations come from? Well, let’s learn this en español now! Las Vacaciones ¿Sabías que los romanos fueron uno de los primeros pueblos que llevaron a cabo la idea de “salir de la ciudad para descansar” después de un año de trabajo? Eso fue corroborado al descubrirse, mediante…

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Telling Stories In Spanish Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? I 2010 I wrote a small article with some expressions we use to tell stories. Let’s suppose you already know some Spanish, you master the grammar and now you want to go deeper and master Spanish conversation. Here are some very, very useful sentences you can learn (because they’re ready-made). Learning…

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