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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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8 Spanish YouTube Channels for Learners of All Levels Posted by on Dec 28, 2016

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: watching TV and videos is one of the most natural, enjoyable, and powerful approaches to learning a language. Whether we’re talking telenovelas, streaming news in Spanish, or a good old fashioned Netflix binge, video has the power to open your eyes and ears to all the…

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How to rent an apartment in Latin America and Spain (2) Posted by on Nov 21, 2016

This Monday we discussed how to rent an apartment in Spanish. We learnt Spanish vocabulary related to the process of renting an apartment in America. Now we will see the differences with European Spanish. To begin with, we talk about ” un piso” and not “un apartamento”, very much like the UK-US difference between “flat”…

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How to rent an apartment in Latin America and Spain (1) Posted by on Nov 14, 2016

A huge part of growing up is related to being able to move out of your parents’ house. One of the options is renting out an apartment (or flat). You surely know how to do this in English, but what happens if you plan on moving to a Spanish-speaking country? Is alquilar the same as rentar?…

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Spanish elections: There will be no third round Posted by on Oct 26, 2016

If you have been following the news on politics, you’ll know that in addition to the US Elections scheduled for November 8th, and to the referendum in Colombia, in Spain we have had to repeat elections in July 2016 due to the impossibility to agree on a coalition government [gobierno de coalición] by all the minority forces…

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Premio Nobel de Literatura 2016: Bob Dylan Posted by on Oct 19, 2016

Last week Bob Dylan gave us all a big surprise. Or rather, the members of the Swedish Academy did. Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2016 “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Hurricane is a protest song by Bob Dylan co-written with Jacques Levy, about the imprisonment of…

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12 Free Online Resources for Beginning Spanish Learners Posted by on Aug 25, 2016

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Earlier this month we released our new Beginner’s Guide to Spanish, a free resource we’ve put together to help beginning Spanish learners take their first steps along the path to Spanish fluency. For beginners who can’t get enough of free stuff, here are a few more free websites and online resources for getting started or brushing up…

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