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How to pronounce the h in Spanish

How to pronounce the h in Spanish?... Read the following story: I’m enjoying a private Spanish lesson with one of my American students, and as I tell him a story in Spanish, words come and go helping the student increase and practice vocabulary… ...
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What no one tells you about how different Spanish is on another continent

When you hit the intermediate Spanish level, there’s a point where you realize that this language is more than just words. There’s this big world full of different accents, cultures, and expressions waiting for you to discover them. Some people say that Spanish from Spain should be the first one ...
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8 Great movies to watch in Spanish

Movies are one of the funniest ways to learn a new language. Surprisingly, it is one of the best ways to learn real Spanish too. During one of my previous blog posts, I talked about how you could watch a movie to learn Spanish. I described some steps that could ...
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8 Super steps to learn Spanish from movies

Movies are a powerful tool to increase your abilities to understand native speakers. You can also improve your speaking skills and the way you express yourself in Spanish ...
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4 successful Spanish learners share their #1 advice for intermediate level

A couple of days ago, I reached out to different successful Spanish learners, asking them one very brief question. Their answer could become a very powerful piece of advice for you. In this post, I will be featuring their advice ...
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¿Cómo es  Medellín? Mira los peligros que corres en esta ciudad

Algunas personas a las que he tenido la oportunidad de ayudar a mejorar su español, me han preguntado: “Diego… ¿Y qué tal Medellín? ¿Cómo es?”, es por eso que me animé a escribir este artículo, para darles una respuesta concreta y que vean lo que pienso de la ciudad que ...
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3 Reasons to use spanish short stories

Could someone go through life without listening to stories?... That's impossible! This is because stories are part of our human nature. Now let me ask you a question: If stories are so important for humans, how are you going to learn Spanish without listening to 'Spanish short stories'?  ...
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One epic Spanish podcast to improve tons in a short time

Today, I want to share an epic Spanish podcast that I’m sure will help you improve tons. This is one of the best free resources to learn Spanish that I’ve found on the internet so far, let me tell you why ...
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¿Cómo sonar más natural en español?

¿Haz escuchado a un extranjero hablar tu idioma nativo? Es muy probable que si los has visto, notes que muchas veces su manera de hablar no es natural, e incluso aveces pueden sonar como robots. Sin embargo, tú puedes hacer pequeñas y sencillas cosas para que esto no te ocurra ...
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¿Qué son los modismos en español?

Una de las razones por las que los estudiantes no pueden entender a los nativos es, muchas veces, el uso de los modismos en español, pero... ¿Por qué digo esto? Y... ¿Qué son los modismos? ¡Veamos...! ...
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How to speak Spanish fluently? [Interview with Español Real]

Do you struggle to speak Spanish fluently? Don't worry, you're not alone! In this interview with Martín from Español Real, you'll learn strategies to achieve fluency in Spanish ...
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