Por qué aprender español con cuentos cortos es mejor que ir a clase - cover photo

Por Qué Aprender Español Con Cuentos Cortos Es Mejor Que Ir A Clase

Recuerdo cuando solía trabajar en una empresa que se dedicaba a vender ropa. La compañía tenía tiendas en cinco (5) diferentes puntos de la ciudad; sin embargo, mi trabajo no era vender ropa.

Yo trabajaba en el departamento de tecnología y mi trabajo era visitar cada tienda para reparar los computadores y las redes (networks) de la empresa.

La verdad es que tenía que conducir mucho para llegar a cada tienda. Muchas personas podrían pensar que conducir tanto puede ser una perdida de tiempo, pero yo lo aprovechaba para aprender inglés.

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7 Ways to say have a good day in Spanish just like Latinos do it

7 Ways to say have a good day in Spanish just like Latinos do it

Perhaps you want to start a conversation with your neighbor by wishing him a good day, or maybe you just want to be kind to Spanish speakers, and you want to say “have a good” day in Spanish, how can you say that as they do it?

It’s not the same if you translate “have a good day” on Google Translator than if you use the same phrases that Spanish native speakers use in their everyday life.

If you talk like them and use the language and they use, it’s more likely to start nice and friendly conversations.

In this article, I’m going to share with you 8 different ways to say “have a good day” in Spanish, so you can be kind to people on your next trip to Latin America, or when you visit your Spanish-speaking family.

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14 Ways to say grandpa in Spanish like a native speaker - cover photo

14 Ways to say grandpa in Spanish like a native speaker

How do you say grandpa in Spanish? “Abuelo”, that’s it. 

However, if you want to know how real native speakers call their grandpas in Spanish, you have to keep reading this article because today, I’ll share 14 different ways with you. 

Yes, you may get away with the basic translation that I just gave you, but in real life, people use more than that. 

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Por Qué Tienes Que Visitar Guatapé Y El Peñol

El sol brilla mientras conduzco por las carreteras de Antioquia, Colombia. Esta vez voy a visitar Guatapé y el peñol, dos bellos lugares del país que atraen a miles de personas del mundo entero, todos los días del año.

Aunque he estado en estos dos pueblos ya varias veces de mi vida, nunca me canso de la impresionante vista de la piedra que aparece mientras uno se acerca al municipio de Guatapé. 

Cada vez que la veo, me da una sensación de estar en la prehistoria, como que en cualquier momento va a rugir un dinosaurio a lo lejos, es excelente. 

En este artículo voy a contarte un poquito de la historia de estos famosos lugares de Colombia, para que entiendas por qué tienes que visitarlos cuando vengas a este país. 

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Are You Hispanic If You Don’t Speak Spanish?

One of my students called Luis is a Mexican-American who often wonders: “are you Hispanic if you don’t speak Spanish?…

True, it might seem like an identity problem that for some people the answer lies in the place you’re born, but if you were born in a different country to the one all your family is from, then we all know that it’s not just about where you took your first breath for the first time in life.

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How To Start A Spanish Conversation Without Sounding Stupid

How many conversations in Spanish have you had in the last 10 days?… If you love learning this language, but you’re not so good at socializing, then you may be wondering how to start a Spanish conversation. 

When I learned English, I faced this same problem, especially because I’m a shy person, and I was worried about being awkward. 

To be honest, talking to strangers is just not my thing, plus, doing it in a foreign language will cause me lots of anxieties.

However, today, I have a few suggestions for you to start conversations without sounding stupid, weird, or awkward. 

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13 Ways to Say “Thank You” in Spanish Like a Native Speaker

Latin Americans are extremely polite people. If you have plans to travel to any Spanish-speaking countries in the near future, or simply have Spanish-speaking friends, you must learn the many ways there are to say “thank you” in Spanish.

Some are quite simple, and some will need that you clean the dust off your old High School Spanish class notebook to understand them; they’re all useful!

These are 13 ways to say “thank you” in Spanish:

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how to say mom in spanish like a native speaker

How to Say Mom in Spanish Like a Native Speaker

Mothers, the women to whom we owe not only our lives, but also our admiration. Throughout the course of our lives, they’ve raised and protected us. In Latin America, we have many ways to refer to our Mom in Spanish, and there’s a good reason for that.

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Cómo conseguí trabajo como profesor de inglés sin título profesional cover photo

Cómo Conseguí Trabajo Como Profesor De Inglés Sin Título Profesional

Estaba nervioso, las manos me sudaban y mis estudiantes me miraban fijamente esperando que empezara la clase. Yo no tenía experiencia y me sentía como un impostor tratando de ser profesor de inglés sin título profesional. —¿Por qué me metí en esto?— Me preguntaba una y otra vez. Si quieres saber cómo llegué hasta este …

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10 Ways to say “cat” in Spanish like a native speaker

If you’ve ever taken a basic Spanish lesson or traveled to one of the dreamy destinations Latin America has to offer, you probably know enough of the language to order food, get directions, or even know the word for cat in Spanish.

Sure, you know those little furry felines are called “gato” by the locals, but what if I told you there’s actually many more ways in which to refer to a cat in Spanish?

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