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7 Engaging Spanish TED Talks for Intermediate Learners

TED Talks are short, engaging presentations that cover a range of  topics from neuroscience to social justice. If you’ve never heard of TED Talks before, it’s where former US Vice President Al Gore delivered his passionate presentation about climate change, and delivering a TED Talk is on the bucket list of almost every influencer these […]

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7 Binge-Worthy TV Series and Telenovelas for Intermediate Spanish Learners

There is a ton of Spanish content on TV––you just have to know where to look.  In the US, you can find plenty of telenovelas, news shows, sports, and kids programming on both the Univision and Telemundo networks. Expert Tip: Call your cable provider and ask for the Latino package to get more Spanish language […]

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4 Reasons Spanish Fluency Should NEVER Be Your Goal

4 Reasons Spanish Fluency Should Never Be Your Goal

The case against goal-setting and how to learn Spanish on autopilot with atomic habits Wouldn’t it be nice if, instead of trying to get yourself to study, you were naturally motivated to learn Spanish? What if instead of telling people “I don’t have time to learn Spanish,” you had systems in place that made Spanish […]

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Too Busy to Learn Spanish? Try These 5 Time-Saving Tips

This article is a guest post by Shannon Kennedy of Eurolinguiste: a website dedicated to sharing language and travel tips. “I’m too busy.” It’s a complaint I hear often. Usually from people who have always wanted to learn a language but haven’t found the time. And admittedly, I even hear it from those who are […]

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13 YouTube Channels Every Spanish Learner Should Know About

I am often asked about recommendations for Spanish learning resources. There are so many free Spanish resources on the Internet, and YouTube videos are a good way to increase your exposure to authentic Spanish. But it’s easy to get lost in the sea of options.  Which videos are a waste of your time, too challenging, or too basic? […]

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4 Embarrassing Spanish Mistakes English Speakers Make

Any English speaker that starts to learn Spanish notices something pretty quickly – many words are very similar between the 2 languages.  The fancy linguistic term for this is cognate. For example, most words in English that end in –tion can easily be translated to Spanish by changing the ending to –ción. Nation becomes nación, […]

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How to 10X Your Spanish Vocabulary with Audiobooks

Learning new words is undoubtedly the foundation of learning any new language.  Expanding your vocabulary enhances your ability to express yourself and understand others. Language learners tend to rely on developing reading ability because it often comes easier than developing speaking and aural comprehension skills. This is why many people are able to read and […]

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