Learn Spanish with the Narcos Theme Song

Episode 64: Aprende español con la música: pronombres posesivos con el tema musical de Narcos

Episode 64 Aprende español con la música: pronombres posesivos con el tema musical de Narcos If you’re stuck in the house, now is the perfect time to improve your Spanish.  After you binge watch some Spanish-language shows on Netflix, check out this week’s episode of the podcast where I break down the lyrics to one […]

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Episode 63: 3 Spanish Immersion Mini-Missions You Can Try at Home

Episode 63 3 Spanish Immersion Mini-Missions You Can Try at Home Do you want to immerse your Spanish but you’re afraid to travel because of the COVID-19 corona virus? Or maybe your budget and schedule just don’t allow for a 3-month full immersion trip to Latin America right now. In this episode, I’ll give you […]

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What to do when you feel stuck with your Spanish progress

Episode 62: What Should I Do When I Feel Stuck with My Spanish Progress? [Q&A]

Episode 62 What Should I Do When I Feel Stuck with My Spanish Progress? [Q&A] Are you stuck in a rut with your language learning?  Not sure what to do next?  In this episode, I give 4 steps to get unstuck and start making real progress towards Spanish fluency.   Related Links: Bachata Paradise Episode 52: […]

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Narcos Mexico Theme Song Lyrics

Spanish Listening Practice: Narcos Theme Song

I have to admit, I’ve been obsessed with the Narcos series on Netflix.  It chronicles the stories of several high-profile drug traffickers from Pablo Escobar in Colombia to the rise of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. Lately I’ve been binge watching Narcos Mexico season 2, and wanted to share the songs lyrics with everyone.  Here’s a quick listening […]

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Learn Spanish Con Salsa Podcast Episode 61

Episode 61: Learn Spanish through Immersion (Interview with Jessica Taylor, For the Love of Bachata)

Episode 61 Learn Spanish through Immersion Interview with Jessica Taylor, For the Love of Bachata Do you have to move to a Spanish-speaking country to achieve Spanish fluency? In this episode,  I sit down with Jessica Taylor, widely known as DJ Tay, who shares how immersion helped her improve her conversational Spanish fluency beyond formal […]

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Learn Spanish Con Salsa Episode 60

Episode 60: Learn Spanish with Reggaeton Music [Corazón]

Episode 60 Learn Spanish with Reggaeton Music: Corazón Song Breakdown with Desta Haile, Languages through Music In this episode, we’re translating the lyrics to a bilingual reggaeton hit with Desta Haile from Languages through Music.  We give you a breakdown of the meaning of the song Corazón by Maluma featuring Brazilian artist Nego do Borel.  […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Conversational Spanish: The Best Way to Learn Spanish Free Online

The Ultimate Guide to Conversational Spanish Introduction One of the problems reported most often by language learners is the lack of opportunities to practice speaking their target language on a regular basis. Recently, I ran a survey in my Facebook Group.  I asked the members what is the most effective activity for learning Spanish. The […]

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Episode 59: Effective Language Learning Habits and Venezuelan Spanish

Episode 59 Effective Language Learning Habits and Venezuelan Spanish Interview with Mari Polyglot In this episode, I interview polyglot Mari Salvestrini.  Mari is originally from Venezuela and speaks Spanish, English, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, and German.  In our conversation, Mari shares her advice for creating effective habits for language learning and enjoy the learning process. She […]

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Episode 58: Learn Spanish with Bachata Music [Vocales de Amor]

Episode 58 Learn Spanish with Bachata Music Vocales de amor In this episode, we’ll be reviewing the lyrics of one of my favorite bachata songs by Joan Soriano: Vocales de amor (Vowels of Love). Learn how reflexive verbs are used in Spanish and the differences between the present continuous in both languages. Full song with […]

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costa rica spanish phrases

Pura Vida: 19 Costa Rican Spanish Phrases You Must Know Before You Visit

Costa Rica, like many other countries, is rich in expressions or idioms.  Costa Ricans are colloquially called “ticos” because of their frequent use of the diminutive ending -ico. Colloquial expressions characteristic of Costa Rica, or tiquismos, are used frequently in the country. Pachuquismos, on the other hand, are street Spanish expressions that can be considered […]

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