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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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My Top Songs in Spanish Posted by on Dec 12, 2019

It is that time of the year when Spotify creates a playlist with our favorite songs of the year. Given my very varied taste, my list is filled with all sorts of genres and languages. In this post, I will explore a few of my favorite songs in Spanish by Mexican artists. Natalia Lafourcade One…

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Practicing “ch” with Mexican Slang Posted by on Jul 11, 2019

The sound “ch” is not always easy. While there are some equivalents like the “sh” in English, the sound of “ch” is a bit stronger, less of a long shhhhhhhh and more of a short ch. If this sound is not your forte, this post will use a song by an iconic Mexican band to…

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Most Popular Spanish Songs of 2017 Posted by on Dec 13, 2017

Most Popular Spanish Songs of 2017

Me gusta mucho la música. La música nos ayuda a aprender un idioma y aprender sobre la cultura. (I like music a lot. Music helps us learn a language and learn about the culture). Even if you can’t understand all the words, it’s great to listen to music in the language you’re studying. It’s also…

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Spanish video – Todo cambia Mercedes Sosa Posted by on Dec 10, 2015

¡Buenos días! Hoy vamos a disfrutar de una canción del folklore argentino muy famosa, “Todo cambia”, interpretada por Mercedes Sosa. Practicamos el verbo cambiar y su conjugación y todas las cosas que pueden cambiar en la vida. ¡A disfrutar!   Today we will enjoy a very famous Argentinian folklore song, “Todo cambia” [Everything changes], sung by…

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21 de mayo: Día de la Afrocolombianidad Posted by on May 21, 2015

¡Buenos días! Hoy 21 de mayo se celebra en Colombia el Día de la Afrocolombianidad, que celebra las raíces africanas de una parte de la población colombiana y también promueve la igualdad de oportunidades para los colombianos de origen africano. Además, recuerda los 150 años de esclavitud que tiene la historia de Colombia y valora todas las aportaciones…

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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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