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How Seniors Can Learn Spanish

How seniors can learn Spanish is a riddle with a simple answer. This is a question we hear quite a bit, actually. What is the best way for older language learners to succeed in learning Spanish? The process starts by being willing to start. Many people are intimidated by the thought of beginning to learn […]

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Posted on May 18, 2018 by

Check Out This Great Spanish Video Course

Today Live Lingua is happy to introduce you to Lingo Mastery, a great program for those looking to learn Spanish. Via their website, Spanish learners can access their free Spanish video course, along with a number of helpful articles covering everything from vocab to pronunciation and more. Oscar Johansson, the founder of Lingo Mastery, took the […]

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Posted on March 30, 2018 by


Warning: contains coarse language I knew it! You read “coarse” and you are curious about this article. So, pardon my French and keep reading it. From the back cover: After centuries of war we Europeans are trying to get along together, but we keep treading on each other’s toes. Tread on an English toe and […]

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Posted on October 15, 2017 by

How To Curse In Spanish

How to curse in Spanish Spanish is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable languages to curse in. Particularly for native English speakers. There is just something so immensely satisfying about shouting curse words, knowing that most of the people around you have no idea what you’re saying. I picked up a decent amount of Spanish […]

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Posted on August 22, 2017 by

Visiting Corinto, Nicaragua

A long time ago, in a different life, I worked aboard an ocean-going tug boat, the Falcon. Our crew personified “Southern American.” I was the youngest member of the crew by almost 10 years and had more formal education than anyone else on board. When we were tasked to haul a barge loaded with grain […]

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Posted on July 19, 2017 by

Spanish Cognates: Learn Spanish Fast With Words You Already Know

Think learning vocab is hard? If you’re learning one of the Romance languages like Spanish or French, lucky you, because odds are you already know hundreds of words in your target language. English words have been adopted into many languages over time, and it’s been happening more and more lately. This is called anglicism, which […]

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Posted on May 15, 2017 by

Is Latin useless?

The Latin language is one of the mothers of modern languages. Romance languages (French, Spanish, Romanian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanish) were born from its vocabulary and structure and even English is full of latin words. Unfortunately, a lot of people do not bother to learn this charming language, underestimate its importance. Latin literature is wide. Our Western […]

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Posted on August 30, 2016 by

75 Useful Cognates in Spanish

Guess what, Spanish learners? Even if you’re a total beginner, we’re betting you could instantly recognize 75 (or maybe more) Spanish vocabulary words, instantly. How could that be? It’s time to learn about false cognates – that is, words that sound the same (or almost the same), AND have the same meaning. So even if […]

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Posted on June 27, 2016 by

Portuguese vs. Spanish

Some students, who are learning two languages at the same time, can really struggle. It is even worse when either they are either learning 2 two “similar” languages or their native language is very close to the studied one they are studying. For example, a lot of doubts can rise between Spanish and Portuguese. Here […]

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Posted on May 30, 2016 by

The most useful languages for job

Speaking more than one language is important for the job market. Nowadays, even if English is becoming the international lingua franca, still not everyone in the world speaks it, even in trade and tourism sectors. So, which other languages are worth studying, besides English? Every language can be interesting and fun to learn but if […]

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Posted on May 9, 2016 by