Ways to Overcome the Anxiety of Speaking to a Native Speaker

When it comes to learning a second language, a lot of people really enjoy the solitary learning component, but when it comes to testing out those skills on a real person, they suddenly get cold feet.   So, if you feel nervous about engaging real people in real conversations in Spanish, you are not alone. Foreign … 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

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

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

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

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

Here Are 8 Breathtaking Spanish-Speaking Travel Destinations to Put on Your Bucket List

CONVERSA 8 BREATHTAKING SPANISH-SPEAKING TRAVEL DESTINATIONS TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

Whether you’ve just started to learn to speak Spanish or have been speaking Spanish your whole life, traveling to a Spanish-speaking country is one of the greatest ways to practice your language skills. You’ll learn about Spanish culture, get to eat different types of Spanish food, and have conversations with other Spanish speakers (which is … Read more

How to Practice Your Spanish Skills Without Having to Leave the Country

CONVERSA HOW TO PRACTICE SPANISH WITHOUT HAVING TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY

Did you know that you don’t have to live or spend time in a Spanish-speaking country to be fluent in Spanish? With a little dedication and creativity, there are lots of ways that anybody can practice Spanish without having to invest extra time, money, and resources into travel. Here are five smart ways to practice … Read more