3 Easy Hacks to Help You Nail Your Spanish Accent

So you are starting to get the hang of Spanish, but your accent leaves much to be desired? Don’t worry!  It is perfectly normal for native English speakers to struggle a bit with their accent, especially if you haven’t had much chance to practice your Spanish skills in the real world.  Don’t sweat it though. … Read more

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

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

5 of the Coolest Things to do When Visiting Peru

CONVERSA 5 OF THE COOLEST THINGS TO DO WHEN VISITING PERU

Peru is one of the most geographically and historically rich world destinations there is and it’s no surprise that millions visit every year. So what are some of the coolest things to check out on your Peruvian vacation? Read on to find out. Take the Road Less Travelled to Machu Picchu Okay, so this one … Read more

Getting a Grip on Para and Por

CONVERSA GETTING A GRIP ON 'PARA' AND 'POR'

There are some things in Spanish that can feel especially cumbersome for English speakers, and one of those is understanding the difference between para and por. The thing is that both of these words translate to the “for” in English, and a result, it can sometimes feel tricky to conceptualize the subtle differences in usage … Read more

Basic Guide to Spanish Demonstrative and Possessive Adjectives

CONVERSA INANIMATE OBJECTS HAVE GENDER?

Are you learning Spanish and find yourself struggling with grammar? We don’t blame you. Although Spanish doesn’t have a very complex grammar, it’s generally trickier than English grammar. That’s why we want you to forget all your Spanish-related troubles and keep a positive attitude while reading our blogs! Let’s learn Spanish demonstrative and possessive adjectives … Read more

Inanimate objects have gender?

CONVERSA inanimate objects have gender

Anyone who is learning Spanish will agree that it can be particularly confusing when it comes to gender. Why do inanimate things have gender? We all want to know the answer, but sadly, sometimes we are bound to be disappointed. However, if you want to know how grammatical gender works in Spanish, we strongly recommend … Read more