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

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

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

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

Despacito… Did I hear that right?

CONVERSA Despacito. Did I hear that right?

It’s often said when learning a new language, that singing along to popular songs can help with knowledge retention, increase vocabulary, and even make the language easier and more fun to learn. And what better way than to do that with Luis Fonsi’s record-breaking 2017 smash hit “Despacito”? But if you’re singing along to  “Despacito”, … 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

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

5 Surprising Places Where You Can Use Spanish

CONVERSA 5 SURPRISING PLACES WHERE YOU CAN USE SPANISH

Did you know there are 21 countries in the world where Spanish is spoken? While Spanish may not be the official language in these countries, some of the places where you would be able to use your Spanish speaking skills may surprise you. While you may not be traveling to Equatorial Guinea in Africa anytime … Read more