Reasons Why You Should Start Learning Spanish

CONVERSA Reasons Why You Should Start Learning Spanish

More and more people are starting to recognize the personal and professional benefits of learning a second language. If you’re looking to learn and master a new language, Spanish should be on your radar.  Keep reading to discover why it’s one of the best languages to learn today: 1. It’s One of the Most Widely … Read more

Tongue Twister Day!

CONVERSA tongue twister day!

Did you know that November 10 is #TongueTwisterDay? No? Can’t blame you. But, since you are here, let me explain why tongue twisters are interesting for language learners. Tongue twisters, as the very words may imply, are sentences designed to be recited at a fast pace causing one to get tongue-tied. This happens because all … Read more

Día De Los Muertos: What It Is Beyond Sugar Skulls

CONVERSA DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS- WHAT IT IS BEYOND SUGAR SKULLS

Yes, I’m gonna go ahead and say it. If you’ve recently watched Disney’s Coco, you probably already consider yourself an expert on Día de los Muertos. But let me tell you, there are still a lot of misconceptions about this day, and we’re here to clear them out. Believe it or not, Day of the … Read more

Top 4 Reasons for Being Bilingual in the Workplace

CONVERSA being bilingual in the worplace

Hispanic influence in the US is growing bigger by the day, and catering for the Latino consumer is a must for any growing business. Workplace diversity is thriving and we’re here for it. But what does this mean for you? Plainly put, you need to amp up your Spanish game if you haven’t already, because … Read more

Back to School: What Is Mindful Learning and How Can It Help You?

CONVERSA WHAT IS MINDFUL LEARNING AND HOW CAN IT HELP YOU?

This is not a drill, people. Summer is ending and fall is fast approaching. Yay for pumpkin spice and everything nice… and boo to back to school! Seriously though, back to school season is here and it means business. Literally. But before we all go ballistic and take the school supplies aisles in Walmart by … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Studying Spanish Abroad

CONVERSA A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO STUDYING SPANISH ABROAD

No point in explaining why studying abroad is one of the quickest, surest ways to mastering a language. But many find it hard to convince themselves to go for it, even though traveling becomes more and more accessible to us by the day. Have you thought about taking your Spanish to the next level by … Read more

5 Tips for Using Your Spanish Skills in a Bar

5 TIPS FOR USING YOUR SPANISH SKILLS IN A BAR

If you’ve gained some confidence in your Spanish-speaking skills, you’re probably eager to start speaking the language out in public. A great way to do this is by going to a bar and striking up some conversation. Particularly at a bar with native Spanish speakers, you’ll find people who’re eager to help you progress with … Read more

How to Stress the Right Way: Spanish Word Stress

CONVERSA how to stress the right way - spanish word stress

Do you ever struggle with Spanish pronunciation? Have you often heard teachers go on and on about the importance of pronunciation? As if it’s our one mission in life? Pronunciation is important, of course, but it’s not our top priority. Communication is. If you’re on a journey to learn Spanish, we hope you’re not feeling … Read more

Quick Guide To Speaking Spanish On Your Beach Vacation

CONVERSA QUICK GUIDE TO SPEAKING SPANISH ON YOUR BEACH VACATION

Headed to the sunny south before summer ends? Planning to bury your toes in the sand on a beach in a Spanish-speaking country? Although it’s likely that some of the staff at the resort will know at least some English, you’ll find it beneficial to familiarize yourself with some key phrases you can use while … Read more

Sounds Familiar? Speaking About Family Members in Spanish

CONVERSA Sounds Familiar? Speaking About Family Members in Spanish

When we first start learning Spanish, most people prefer to aim for easy conversational skills instead of heavy grammar. This way we get a sense of achievable fluency from the very beginning. In other words, it’s good to have some vocabulary ready to go. That’s why in this entry we will tackle an all-time favourite: family … Read more