I am in class telling a story about a man who gets rich by selling socks on the internet, and then I start making questions in Spanish to my students about the story. I say to Johnny: “¿Quén se hizo rico?”, and he answers: “Sí”. I try with a different question and say: “ok Johnny, ¿Cómo se hizo rico el hombre?”, then he replies: “Sí”. I realize that I should change the question and I say: “Johnny, ¿Qué vende el hombre en internet?”. Johnny thinks for a second about the answer of the question and he finally answers a little insecure of himself saying: “uhh, ¿el hombre?”.
You may agree with me. That there are plenty of things to learn when you are learning a language. Especially when you are learning Spanish. So it is good to know some simple conversation that you can have when you travel to a Spanish country. So in these series of post, we would be helping you with that.
Are you planning your next vacation to south America? Do you have a business meeting soon with a Hispanic company? Do you need to speak Spanish to get a promotion at your job? You have come just to the right place at the right time because today, we want to share a secret with you that will get you speaking Spanish right away and you will get fluency in no time.
We all desire to travel. It’s really rare to find someone who wants to stay in the same place without even visiting other places. I’m the kind of person that thinks we were not made to stay in one place. And I know that if you’re learning Spanish, it will be a very good idea for you to travel. Maybe traveling is one of the reasons why you started studying Spanish. Well, I’ll tell you why it would be beneficial for your Spanish-learning process to visit a Spanish-speaking country.
We have already talked about reasons why it is important to visit Spanish countries. So this time, we are going to focus on one specifically: Colombia. As we are Colombians, we get to enjoy the beautiful things that this amazing country has and we also want you to enjoy them. But, what about the language? …
Since our last post was about going to Colombiato practice your Spanish, today, we want to give you some tools to understand Colombians, because as you know, a language can have different expressions and they can mean one thing in a country but also a very different thing in another country. These kinds of differences …
Welcome to another boring post about conjugating verbs in Spanish, today we’re going to make a list of pronouns and then we will make a long and boring list of verbs, and by the way, you will have to learn and memorize which verbs are regular and which ones are irregular, so get ready to …
Let’s picture the next scene in your mind: Mike was born and raised in the US, he has lived there his whole life and ever since Mike was a child he has never been out of the country.
Spanish is a very popular language; several studies show that Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world. Actually there are approximately 45 million Spanish speaking people in the US, this quantity reveals that there is a big need for people to speak Spanish, and this is because we need to communicate.
If you’ve been following this blog, you probably know that I was born and raised in a Spanish speaking country, and I remember when I was back in middle school and we had English as a subject and some of the tests that we had during the year were about memory; First the teacher gave us a long list of verbs on their base form and in front of the verbs there was the past tense of the verb and in front of the past tense there was the past participle tense, it looked just like this: