Puerto Rican Slang Terms

If you’re an American citizen, you don’t need a visa to travel to Puerto Rico. But in order to effectively communicate while you’re there, you do need a grasp on these Puerto Rican slang terms. Each of these slang phrases is used commonly and casually throughout Puerto Rico. Many Puerto Rican slang terms are essentially […]

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Posted on November 21, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Comparative and Superlative in Spanish: What They Mean and How to Use Them

Good, better, or best? Today we’re going to look at how to navigate Spanish comparatives and superlatives and learn how to use them appropriately. Comparisons in Spanish Comparisons are appraisals that show a relationship of contrast between two or more nouns, be it places, animals, objects, concepts or people. Grammatically speaking, they are commonly used […]

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Posted on November 18, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Spanish Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns

Spanish reflexive verbs and reflexive pronouns are two intrinsically related grammatical concepts. In this article, you will learn all about their relationship, uses, forms, and some examples. Reflexive Spanish Ready to start? Let’s dive into verbos and pronombres reflexivos! According to the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language (Real Academia de la Lengua Española), the […]

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Posted on November 14, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Chilean Slang Terms

They call them Chilenismos — terms that Chileans know that the rest of the world doesn’t. This article is part of our Spanish slang guides, a collection of basic slang for different Spanish-speaking countries. Chilean slang terms are catchy phrases, quick hits, and old stand-by sayings, or flirtatious expressions or other figures of speech are […]

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Posted on November 11, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Spanish Conditional Tense

Spanish Conditional Tense The Spanish Conditional tense expresses the action of the verb as “possible”. Thus, it is generally used to communicate a hypothetical situation or make requests in polite manner, amongst other things. The Spanish Conditional verb tense conjugation is pretty easy to learn because it only has two forms: Simple Conditional -> Condicional […]

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Posted on November 7, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Venezuelan Slang Terms

Venezuelan slang terms generally consist of light plays on phrases and specific words in Spanish that are specific to native Venezuelans or those living in Venezuela. This article is the latest in our run of Spanish slang guides, a collection of basic slang for different Spanish-speaking countries. These slang terms used by Venezuelans, catchy phrases, […]

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Posted on November 4, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Definite and Indefinite Articles in Spanish

Articles in English are a simple matter because there are only a few words and thus are easy to remember: ‘a’, ‘an’, and ‘the’. But in Spanish, this topic is a bit more complex because there are many articles and they should concord with the gender and the number of the nouns that they refer […]

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Posted on October 31, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

9 Tips to Stay Motivated When Learning A New Language

When you’re learning a language, it’s important to stay motivated and keep putting in the work in order to see results. Here are some tips to help avoid overwhelm and stay motivated. Study the basic grammar It’s important to understand the basic grammar to speak a language properly. You cannot avoid it, and if you […]

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Posted on October 28, 2019 by   Language Covered: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish | 

Spanish Slang Terms — What To Know For A Trip To Spain

Before traveling to Spain, knowing a handful of Spanish slang terms will make communication much easier — even you aren’t fluent in Spanish. These terms are used frequently by Spaniards in casual social situations. You can use Spanish slang terms in present tense or in future or past tense, depending on the situation. ¡Anda ya! […]

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Posted on October 24, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Body Parts in Spanish — The Definitive Guide

Human Body Parts in Spanish Spanish learners of the world, you are about to mug up an important language lesson: the Castilian names for our precious body parts. We don’t want to jinx it but knowing these words might be handy in case of an emergency. There is nothing worse in an urgent situation than […]

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Posted on October 21, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish |