Ecuadorian Slang Terms

Ecuadorian slang is heavy on the party and light on the insults. It’s playful, fun, and makes engaging with locals super easy — they’ll respect you right away if you can converse with the below phrases. This is because these common Ecuadorian slang terms show you have put effort into communicating with them, even if […]

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Posted on December 2, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Slang Terms From El Salvador and Honduras

This guide to slang terms from El Salvador and Honduras is part of our Spanish slang guides, a collection of basic slang for different Spanish-speaking countries. Before traveling to either country, having a basic understanding of common phrases, quick hits, and old stand-by sayings will make communication much easier on the ground. Even though it […]

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Posted on November 28, 2019 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Which Language Should I Learn? For Career Growth, Probably Spanish

When considering how best to best develop your career for the modern global marketplace, it is vital in this day and age to consider the ever more demanding needs of international business. We’ve discussed specific language learning for sales reps as well as teachers here on the blog before, but this article takes a look […]

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Posted on November 25, 2019 by   Language Covered: Arabic, English, German, Japanese, Spanish | 

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 |