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Forbes Most Powerful Women in Mexico Posted by on Jun 18, 2020

Forbes magazine recently released its list of Las 100 Mujeres Poderosas de México 2020 or the 100 most powerful women of Mexico. The women on thee list come from a variety of industrias or industries and their contributions are varied. In this post, I want to explore some of the women on the list. Yalitza Aparicio Yalitza…

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Romantic Movies to Practice Spanish Posted by on Feb 6, 2020

February is here and we are constantly bombarded with all-things romance: películas, dulces, tarjetas, regalos y mas! In an effort to make use of the ambiente romantico or romantic mood of this month, I want to suggest 3 movies you can watch to practice your Spanish! Prometo No Enamorarme Prometo No Enamorarme or I promise not to Fall…

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Ready for Halloween: Scary Movies in Spanish Posted by on Oct 17, 2019

October isn’t complete without a scary movie marathon or a maratón de películas de terror! A pesar or despite Hollywood being known for the scariest of movies, there are plenty of películas de terror in Spanish that are worth watching. Get ready to practice and scream in Spanish with the following suggestions. Los Tigres No…

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Roma and Mexico’s Very Own Alfonso Cuarón Posted by on Jan 17, 2019

Who has not heard about Netflix’s latest movie Roma? There has been so much talk of the movie and of its director Alfonso Cuarón, of the awards received and of the great movie it is. I recently saw the movie and was taken back by the story as much as by the amazing photography involved. Every shot…

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Commercializing the Day of the Dead Posted by on Oct 25, 2018

Next week, Mexicans all over the world will celebrate el día de los muertos or day of the dead with ofrendas (offerings), pan de muerto (day of the dead bread), and photographs of their loved ones. While the celebration has always been strong in Mexico, it has recently become much more commercial. But how did this happen? Halloween Because of its…

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Netflixing Your Way to Fluency with Spanish Movies Posted by on Jan 26, 2017

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Watching movies is a fantastic way to supplement your language learning and improve your listening. Lucky for Spanish learners, Netflix keeps churning out films en español. One of our most popular posts on the Spanish blog last year was about all the binge-worthy Spanish-language shows on Netflix and how they can fit into your language learning routine…

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Talking about movies in Spanish Posted by on Feb 24, 2011

¡Hola! ¿Cómo les va? A todos nos gusta ver películas y hoy les traigo algunas expresiones bien útiles cuando vamos a hablar de cine y películas. ¿Qué tipo de película te gusta? – What kind of movie do you like? No soy aficionado a las películas de horror. – I’m not into horror movies. ¿Ya…

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