Episode 15: How to Stay Motivated and Make Consistent Progress with Spanish

Episode 15 How to Stay Motivated and Make Consistent Progress with Spanish Interview with Brittany Davis, Spanish Con Salsa Members Challenge Winner In this episode, we’re talking to a Spanish learner that’s probably a lot like you.  Brittany feels a connection with Latino culture, music, and her local community.  After downloading numerous apps and stocking […]

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Episode 11: 7 Cuban Spanish Words You Didn’t Know

Episode 11 7 Cuban Spanish Words and You Didn’t Know Like most dialects of Spanish from the Caribbean, Cuban Spanish is different than other forms of the Spanish language.  Cubans have a unique accent and also words and expressions that are unique to the island.  In this episode, you’ll learn 7 Cuban Spanish words and […]

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Episode 09: 7 Dominican Spanish Words and Expressions You Didn’t Know

Episode 09 7 Dominican Spanish Words and Expressions You Didn’t Know It’s not only the accent that makes Dominican Spanish unique.  There are hundreds of words and expressions that you’ll only hear in the DR.  In this episode, we’re joined again by Kesia from the Spanish Con Salsa team to review 7 Dominican words and […]

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Episode 08: Learn Spanish with Bachata Music: Talking about Future Plans (Voy Pa’lla by Antony Santos)

Episode 08 Learn Spanish with Bachata Music: Talking about Future Plans (Voy Pa’lla by Antony Santos) Did you know you can learn Spanish grammar with music?  In this episode, we’ll explore how to use the Spanish future tense with the Dominican music genre bachata.  We’ll review 2 ways to talk about future plans, give you […]

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Episode 07: How to Improve Your Spanish Listening Skills (Interview with Shahidah Foster from Black Girls Learn Languages)

Episode 07 How to Improve Your Spanish Listening Skills: Interview with Shahidah Foster from Black Girls Learn Languages Do you have a hard time understanding native Spanish speakers?  Does it sound like they just speak way too fast for you to catch every word?  Well, we’re here to help.  In this conversation with Shahidah Foster, […]

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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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Can You Text LOL in Spanish? 5 Simple Ways to Decode Spanish Texting Slang

Have you ever wondered how to text LOL in Spanish? Are you confused by slang in Spanish texting? { Take this quiz to test your Spanish texting IQ } Increasingly, most communication in our digital world is in a mash up of acronyms and shorthand. When you are learning Spanish, you may receive SMS texts, […]

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5 Ways to Say “You’re Welcome” in Spanish

Saying you’re welcome in Spanish can become a pretty routine part of any conversation.  But you may get tired of using the same phrase over and over again. If you are tired of saying “de nada,” try some new responses to make your conversations have more variety.  Also, native speakers will express “you’re welcome” in […]

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How to Survive Your First Spanish Social Gathering

Do you have friends that speak Spanish? Or are you in a new relationship with a Spanish-speaking boyfriend or girlfriend? During the holidays, you may find yourself invited to your first Spanish family dinner, holiday party, or social event. When two or more people relate to one another, you have to battle differing opinions, habits, […]

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