5 Easy Ways to Enforce Your Spanish Practice on the Go

Let’s face it. Sometimes it can be difficult to take time out of a busy schedule to practice a language.  The good news is that there are lots of fun and creative ways to sneak a little Spanish learning into your daily commute, lunch break or even drive to work.  Here are some easy suggestions … Read more

Reasons Why You Should Start Learning Spanish

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: … Read more

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

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

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

Giving and Receiving: Personal Info in Spanish

CONVERSA Giving and Receiving- Personal Info in Spanish

When in a new environment, it’s of ultimate importance that you know how to answer questions about personal data. We hope you never find yourself in an emergency, but even under normal circumstances, you’ll need to understand what you’re being asked. Are you maybe moving to a Spanish-speaking country? Or maybe just doing a bit … 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

Key Differences Between Spanish in Latin America and in Spain

CONVERSA KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SPANISH IN LATIN AMERICA AND IN SPAIN

The type of Spanish spoken in Spain is referred to as “Castilian Spanish.” It is a language that evolved over the years out of Vulgar Latin and gradually took hold over the parts of the globe that we know today as Spain and Portugal. However, Spanish is also the official language in 21 countries across … 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