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Similar words in English and Spanish Posted by on Jan 15, 2014

¿Es aprender español uno de tus propósitos de año nuevo? No te asustes, porque hay un montón de palabras que ya conoces. Por ejemplo, puedes ver un film y dar tu opinión sobre el actor principal. También puedes comprar un álbum de música y decir a tus amigos cómo de admirable (u horrible, dependiendo del…

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Spanish tricky words. Should I write “haya” or “halla”? Posted by on Dec 5, 2013

There are different letters in Spanish with a similar pronunciation, and it makes difficult to decide whether we should write a word with “V” or  “B”, for example. The problem is that sometimes the misspelling can also imply a new word with a different meaning. Today, I want to give you some hints to distinguish…

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How to study Spanish effectively Posted by on May 22, 2013

Even though we have the Spanish language in the title of this post it is mostly for any language or any activity you would like to do. We all know how distracting it may be when we study with our computer by our side, especially when we are using a software or doing exercises on…

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Study tip: talk about your routine Posted by on Apr 1, 2013

Hey, there! How was Easter? I hope you guys had a good time! today’s tip doesn’t require a lot of knowledge of the Spanish language and it works wonders, hace maravillas and it is to talk about your routine. Some of us would like to say we live an adventurous life, but most of us…

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Learning tip: the power of repetition Posted by on Jan 21, 2013

Hey, everybody, how’s it going? Repetition can help you learn a foreign language and it doesn’t have to be boring. Here’s my story! After meeting my friend Frank, from Germany, in the US last year I decided to start studying German again. I’d been studying it off and on since my teens (early 90s) and…

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Top 12 blog posts in Spanish Posted by on Jan 16, 2013

Hey, everybody, how’s it going? I have been a blog writer at Transparent Language since 2007 and I have to tell you, it’s been a great journey. I have learned a lot, met great and creative people and I can say that I get the chance to do something different every single day of work…

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How to improve your reading skills Posted by on Dec 10, 2012

Hello, everybody! Today’s post was written by our very own Sean Young, from Texas, and it is about improving your reading skills. Check it out! When learning a language, reading skills are best sharpened through actual reading practice. Also, you need to be a willing and active reader for it to do any good. And…

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