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New Year’s Resolution – Learn Spanish Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

New Year's Resolution - Learn Spanish

¿Cuál es su propósito de Año Nuevo? (What is your New Year’s resolution?) I’m sure your answer is, “Mi resolución de Año Nuevo es aprender español” (My New Year’s resolution is to learn Spanish.” The beginning of the year is a time that many people resolve to learn a new language. Unfortunately, many give up…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Spanish Learners in 2017 Posted by on Jan 4, 2017

Feliz año nuevo! Why not finally resolve to learn Spanish in 2017? New Year’s Day comes with a fresh burst of motivation for many of us as we resolve to get back to the gym, drop a bad habit or two, or find other ways to improve our minds, bodies, and lives. Instead of repeating the…

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New Year’s Eve and traditions in Spain Posted by on Dec 31, 2015

New Year is here and this is on of the most important celebrations in Spain. Do you feel like brushing up your New Year vocabulary? Check out our previous posts on this subject. You can also check posts on Christmas vocabulary, Christmas food and the Spanish Christmas lottery. Let’s go through some of the traditions…

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Happy New Year! Singing “Un año más” with Mecano Posted by on Dec 31, 2013

Today we say goodbye to 2013, and welcome a new year. As you know, we Spanish people have the tradition of eating twelve grapes at midnight: a grape is eaten for each stroke of the clock at 12pm on December 31st, and each grape is supposed to represent one month of the New Year. Most…

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New Year’s Resolutions in Spanish Posted by on Dec 28, 2012

¡Hola! ¿Cómo están? It’s that time of the year when you look back at what happened in 2012, take stock and also plan on doing some things in 2013 (we all do that, right?). New Year’s resolutions are a part of almost everybody so I asked some friends on Facebook what their resolutions will be…

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Mexico’s Call for Independence 209 Years Ago Posted by on Sep 12, 2019

In the early hours of September 16, 1810, in the town of Dolores in the state of Guanajuato, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla together with other revolutionary fighters, asked his people to take up arms and fight against the forces Nueva España or the Spanish colony in Mexico. Miguel Hidalgo gave the famous grito and rang the…

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Say hello to your little new friend! A self-introduction post Posted by on Nov 5, 2018

Hello, Spanish learners! My name is Anais and I’m so happy to join the Spanish bloggers team and help you learn more about Latin American culture and the language we speak in this culturally rich part of the world. I was born and raised in Caracas, the noisy and vibrant capital city of Venezuela, a…

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