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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

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

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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Cómo hablar español perfecto (Para extranjeros)

Lo entiendo… eres una persona apasionada y quieres tener el máximo nivel, los mejores resultados: hablar español perfecto. 

Nada que ver con Arnold Schwarzenegger cuando dijo “hasta la vista baby” en la saga de terminator.

Tú quieres sonar mejor que eso, hablar sin problemas e imitar a los nativos cuando hablan.

Pero, de verdad… ¿Es posible aprender a “hablar español perfecto”?

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20 Ways to say “dog” in Spanish like a native speaker

How do you say dog in Spanish?… Easy answer: “perro”.

That’s basic, isn’t it? 

In Spanish, however, people say more than “perro” to refer to dogs. 

We could even say that there are some universal nicknames for dogs among the Spanish-speaking world. 

In this blog post, I’ll teach you 20 different words that people use to say dog in Spanish. 

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4 Totally Different ways to say “For you” in Spanish

How do you say “For you” in Spanish? 

Perhaps you got a present for someone and you want to sound special giving this present as you speak Spanish. 

What if that’s your crush, and you want to sound interesting as you say “this is for you” in Spanish? 

And what if that person is a native speaker? 

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