6 Different Spanish Accents: Which one is the best? – You decide!

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The Spanish language began to spread throughout the American continent —except the United States and Brazil— more than 500 years ago and, same as in English, Spanish is spoken in many countries alrededor del mundo (around the world), which means many different Spanish accents exist. Find out more about these 6 different Spanish accents! 1….
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Direct Object Pronouns in Spanish

Easy tricks to remember Direct Object Pronouns in Spanish (and always get them right)

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In this article you will learn all you need to know about pronombres de objeto directo – direct object pronouns – in Spanish. If you have no idea about how to use them or even what on Earth they are, you have come to the right place! 1. Grammar warning about direct object pronouns in Spanish…
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How to Flirt in Spanish

Flirting in Spanish: 5 Amazing Ways to Flirt in Spanish (Examples)

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Thinking about approaching a Mexican girl by saying “¡Hola, guapa!“? Well, think twice! If you don’t want a language barrier to ruin your chances of finding true love, you are in the right place! I will teach you five phrases you should use to up your flirt in Spanish. I’ve kept it classy, simple, fun, and…
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Indirect Object Pronouns

Ultimate Guide to Indirect Object Pronouns in Spanish – Identify Them!

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One of my favorite subjects is grammar… ¡No es cierto! (It’s not true!) But what is true is that sometimes we need to talk about it. In another video I taught you los pronombres de objeto directo (direct object pronouns) and on this occasion you will learn los pronombres de objeto indirecto (indirect object pronouns) —en…
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Food in Spanish

Essential Spanish food vocabulary: Spanish food words you’ll need every day (bonus audio)

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What did you have for breakfast/lunch/dinner today? Can you tell me in Spanish? If not, then you are in the right place! In this article, you will learn the vocabulary and expressions that you can use to feel at ease reading Spanish menus, buying food in a supermarket, or just talking about my favorite subject…
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At the Hotel in Spanish

Spanish hotel phrases: ALL Phrases You’ll Ever Need from Check-in to Leaving 🔔

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A very common situation if coming to Latin America is finding yourself checking in at a hotel or AirBnB. I want to make sure you don’t end up en la suite presidencial (in the presidential suite) —unless you want to, of course. In this article, you will learn the Spanish hotel phrases that will make…
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Noun Gender in Spanish

3 Tips to Easily Memorize gender of nouns in Spanish (& Many Examples) 🌈

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In this article, you will learn el género de los sustantivos – gender of nouns in Spanish, a language that uses two definite articles (el and la) depending on whether the word is masculine or feminine. ¡¡¡Espera!!! ¿¿QUÉ?? (Wait!!! Whaaat?) Yes, in Spanish, words have a gender, such as la mesa (the table — feminine)…
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Right Pronunciation in Spanish

Spanish PRONUNCIATION BASICS 📢 How to Speak Spanish Like a Native Speaker

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I know that words like otorrinolaringología seem to be a very challenging tongue twister (between you and me, that particular word is also challenging for native Spanish speakers), but ¡no te preocupes! (don’t be frightened). Keep calm and pay attention to the following details, which will help you master the Spanish pronunciation. 1. Good news:…
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Spanish Travel Basics

Master Essential Spanish Travel Phrases for Your Next Adventure Before Going to Latin America

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If you are planning on travelling to a Spanish-speaking country any time soon and want to learn words and Spanish travel phrases that will help you survive during your stay, this is a must-read article!! I’ll give you a language survival kit that will certainly make your life easier, así que ¡vamos a darle!   1….
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Ser vs. Estar (to be) in Spanish

SER vs ESTAR: the only Spanish grammar lesson you’ll need to use them correctly

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¡Hola! ¡Te doy la bienvenida a Spring Spanish! (Welcome to Spring Spanish!) Yo soy Mariana (I am Mariana), I’m one of the teachers at Spring Spanish y estoy muy emocionada por ello (and I am very excited about it). Did you notice that I just said “I am” in two different ways in Spanish? Soy…
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Asking Questions in Spanish

8 Essential Spanish Question Words to Ask Questions in Spanish – Everything you Need to Know

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¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? (How are you?) Yo me llamo Mariana. (My name is Mariana) ¿Tú cómo te llamas? (What’s your name?)  ¿Dónde vives? (Where do you live?) These are all common Spanish question words and they are very important.  Piénsalo (Think about it): if a conversation revolves around one person only, sería extraño (it would…
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Essential Spanish Phrases

Basic Spanish Conversations: 32 most common Spanish phrases to have your first conversation with a native

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In this article, aprenderás treinta y dos frases que debes saber en español (you will learn 32 must-know phrases in Spanish). You may instantly use all those phrases in your basic Spanish conversations! So, if you’re planning a trip to a Spanish-speaking country, have a Skype meeting with Spanish-speaking clients, or if you happen to…
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How to use Gustar (to like) in Spanish

The Verb Gustar in Spanish: How to ALWAYS Use It Correctly (No More Confusion!)

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If you’re reading this article, it’s probably because te gusta aprender español (you enjoy learning Spanish). So, maybe you can guess which word we will focus on today: the verb gustar in Spanish (to like or to enjoy) —a very useful and important word to express likes and dislikes. Knowing how to use it will…
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Hobbies in Spanish

How to Talk About Your HOBBIES in Spanish EFFORTLESSLY 🎼

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In this article, aprenderás cómo hablar de tus pasatiempos en español (you’ll learn how to talk about your hobbies in Spanish). Whether you are an aficionado/a de fútbol (a soccer fan) or whether you’re more into leer (reading) or tocar la guitarra (playing the guitar), after reading this article you’ll be able to tell everyone…
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Thank you (Gracias) in Spanish

13 different ways to say Thank You in Spanish (Formal and Informal Ways to say ‘Gracias’ + audio) 🙏

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In this article, you will learn how to say thank you in Spanish and how to respond to thanks in Spanish! As the saying goes, “Fashions will come and go”, but los buenos modales nunca pasan de moda (good manners never go out of style). So, if you want to be polite and seem thankful…
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Essential Phrases for Beginners in Spanish

Useful Basic Spanish Phrases for Beginners – Start learning with chunks!

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Great news! In this article you will find frases útiles (useful phrases in Spanish) that you need as a beginner! Since you’re a beginner, you might not understand the whole structure of these basic Spanish phrases yet. That’s totally fine! You don’t have to understand all the grammar rules behind these phrases; instead, I’m teaching…
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Numbers in Spanish

Numbers in Spanish (1 to 100 to 1000): Easy guide on how to use cardinal numbers

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Regardless of whether you want to talk about dates, age, money, phone numbers, or number in any other context or for any purpose, this information will prove useful for you to know cómo usar los números (how to use the numbers in Spanish!). 1. Basic questions about Spanish numbers When I travel, I like to…
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Introduce Yourself in Spanish

How to introduce yourself in Spanish? Learn Spanish introductions with chunks!

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To introduce yourself in Spanish, and to give your name is a very important first step to approach anyone new. When meeting a group of people, you might think a wave and a quick ¡hola! (hello!) will cover the whole group, but usually that’s not the case with us, latinos. If you really want to…
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The months in Spanish

Complete Guide to the Months of the Year in Spanish:12 words you need to master (with audio)😉📆

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The months in Spanish are: I. Related articles to Spanish months: always masculine & not capitalized Important notes: Por ejemplo (for example): II. Using the months in Spanish to say the date Spanish-speakers say dates backwards – in relation to English: Hoy es 20 de julio de 2020 (Today is July 20th, 2020). Did you…
Read More Complete Guide to the Months of the Year in Spanish:12 words you need to master (with audio)😉📆
The Alphabet (Abecedario) in Spanish

Complete Guide to the Spanish Alphabet: 27 letters you have to know

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Hello! The Spanish alphabet, known as “el alfabeto” or “el abecedario” in Spanish.  It is largely similar to the English alphabet but includes one additional letter – more on that later! Introduction to the letters of the Spanish alphabet The Spanish alphabet consists of 27 letras (27 letters), that is, one more letter in relation…
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How to Apologize in Spanish

How to apologize in Spanish 😔

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There are several ways to apologize in Spanish and show sorrow or regret. Being polite es muy importante (is very important) in Spanish-speaking cultures and, of course, they have different ways to express how sorry we are, including Disculpa (Excuse me) —if you are trying to get the restaurant’s menu from your mesero (waiter)— and…
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Personal Pronouns in Spanish

Mastering Personal Pronouns in Spanish: Comprehensive Guide with examples

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Personal pronouns in Spanish are words that stand in for people or things participating in the action of the sentence. Personal pronouns in Spanish are particularly important because they express grammatical number (singular or plural), gender (masculine or feminine), and person (first, second, or third). 1. Which are the personal pronouns in Spanish? Spanish Pronoun…
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8 amazing famous Spanish phrases from Mexican TV in conversation examples

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Actor 1¡Oh, no! ¡No tengo sacacorchos!(Oh, no! I don’t have a corkscrew!) Actor 2No te preocupes, vine preparada para este caso.(Don’t worry, I came prepared for this situation.) Actor 1¡Me sorprendes, Susan!(You surprise me, Susan!) Actor 2¿Por qué? ¿A caso… no contabas con mi astucia?(Why? Did you… not count on my cunning?) Actor 1¡Guau! No…
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Don’t have any results learning Spanish? Try this to track Spanish progress!

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ALEXYo en serio a veces creo que me quedé estancada. (I seriously sometimes think I got stuck.) MAURA¿Con el español?(With Spanish?) ALEX¡Sí! Siento que llevo años en el mismo sitio. (Yes! I feel like I’ve been in the same place for years.) Does this happen to you? Worry not! It is very common and very…
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Trouble with entender conjugation? Learn it with chunks, never forget it again!

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Hello, beautifuls! Welcome to Spring Spanish. Today, we are going to understand everything related to the verb entender and learn entender conjugation effectively. The Spanish verb entender translates to “to understand” in English. Entender is used when someone comprehends or grasps the meaning of something, whether it’s a concept, language, instruction, or situation. Additionally, entender is used in various other…
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Trouble with llegar conjugation? Learn it with chunks, never forget it again!

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Hello, dears! Welcome to Spring Spanish! Today you’re going to learn how to use the verb llegar conjugation in Spanish. You’re going to learn through the use of chunks. This will make it much easier to etch it into your mind forever. In Spanish, the verb llegar means “to arrive” or “to reach a destination.” It’s a regular -ar…
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The colors in Spanish

10 Basic Colors in Spanish: Color names and the most important grammar rules (free audio) 🌈

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The Latin world is very colorful, both literally and culturally, so knowing the colors es muy importante (is very important). 1. Basic Questions about colors in Spanish If you want to know what color something is, these are the go-to questions: 2. Learn Spanish colors: list of colors 3. Use colors with perfect grammar rules:…
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Days of the Week in Spanish

A guide to days of the week in Spanish: basic vocabulary + rules &audio! 🗓️

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A hypothetical situation that’s all too familiar for everyone: there’s an important derby match coming up soon but you can’t remember the exact date of the match! What do you do? Of course, you ask your friend: ¿Qué día es el partido? (What day is the match?) But then you freeze! You completely forgot how…
Read More A guide to days of the week in Spanish: basic vocabulary + rules &audio! 🗓️
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How to order drinks in Spanish at a bar or restaurant like a native speaker

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Hi, I’m Paulisíma from Spring Spanish. In this lesson, we will focus on how to order drinks in Spanish in a Spanish-speaking bar or restaurant, along with tips on impressing people, especially waiters and other Spanish speakers of your group. 1. Greet (Saluda) and order drinks in Spanish In many Latin American countries, it’s common…
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You can meet new people in Spanish: 6 dialogue examples

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¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? (Hello! How are you?) Did you answer “muy bien” (very good)? ¿Cómo te llamas? (What’s your name?) Did you answer with your name? You’re ready to learn a lot about those first interactions we have when you meet new people in Spanish. I’m Paulísima, your Spanish teacher here at Spring Spanish. Let’s…
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Trouble with dejar conjugation in Spanish? Learn this Spanish verb with chunks!

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Hello! Today we’re going to talk about the verb “dejar” and all the crazy things it’s capable of doing. And of course, we won’t miss dejar conjugation either! I’m Maura, from Spring Spanish, and here we have three main categories of what this verb means. Plus, a ton of idiomatic expressions that include it. “Dejar”…
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Esta vs hay: learn the difference between these Spanish verbs

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ALEXMaura, ¿cuál es la diferencia entre “la cartera está en la silla” y “hay una cartera en la silla”?(Maura, what is the difference between “the wallet is on the chair” and “there is a wallet on the chair”?) MAURALa diferencia es muy sutil. “Hay” y “Está” pueden ser confusos. Mejor lo revisamos con calma.(The difference…
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Big or small? Speak like a Spanish native speakers with Spanish suffixes

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MAURAAmanda, ¿por qué tú nunca estás feliz?(Amanda, why are you never happy?) AMANDAYo soy feliz, soy felizmente seria.(I am happy, I am happily serious.) These Spanish suffixes or endings like “-mente“, “felizmente“, can sound tedious. Actually, they are an excellent way to learn how to use pieces that transform one word into another because they…
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5 ways to use que in Spanish correctly

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CARLA¡Qué fastidio! Me quedé sin planes para el sábado.(What a bummer! I lost my plans for Saturday.) MAURA¿Qué ibas a hacer?(What were you going to do?) CARLANada que importe ahora.(Nothing that matters now.) In that little dialogue you already have three different “que”. Que in Spanish could easily be one or the most used words….
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Spanish connectors: speak like a Spanish Native with these connector words

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What are conjunctions or Spanish connectors? They are powerful words like: entonces, depende de (then, depends on) and similar. They are also the reason why you might be able to create sentences correctly, but you still feel like you can’t use them to talk to people naturally. In this lesson we’ll go over 4 of…
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Political correctness in Spanish vs not politically correct language

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Don’t say invidente (blind), say ciego (blind). Don’t say viejito (Little old man), say persona adulta mayor (adult older person). Now what about “minusvalido” (crippled) o “señora presidente” (president- ·female)   That’s right, guys. Today we’re talking about politically correct Spanish! Regardless of your opinion about using politically correct Spanish language, a language is always…
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Get corrected in Spanish to reach perfect Spanish

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Actor 1Hoy quiero comer tamalis.(Today, I want to have _______.) Actor 2TamalES.(TamalES.) Actor 1Eso, salsa verde tamales.(That, green salsa tamales.) Actor 2De hecho, no se dice “salsa verde tamales”, sino “tamales de salsa verde”.(Actually, it’s not _____________, but “tamales de salsa verde.”) Actor 1Digo todo mal. ¡Ya no quiero hablar español!(I say everything wrong. I…
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Top 20 compliments in Spanish Latinos/as love to hear (bonus audio included)

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I’m Mariana, from Spring Spanish, and I think I speak for all Latina women (and men) when I say that we loooooove getting compliments in Spanish! We might not always know how to react to them well… But yes, a nice cumplido (compliment) can really be the key to unlocking a Latino/a heart… and not only…
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Can you read between the lines in Spanish? 5 tips to understand the nuances of Spanish

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Have you ever been in a conversation with a Spanish speaker, and you didn’t quite understand what they meant, even though you understood each one of the words? This video is for you! I’m Paulísima from Spring Spanish, and in this lesson you’re learning how to read between the lines in Spanish! ¡Empecemos! (Let’s get…
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Trouble with faltar conjugation? Learn it with CHUNKS, and never forget it !

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CARLA¿Quién falta por tomarse la foto?(Who is left to take the picture?) MAURA¡Falto yo! ¡Voy!(I’m left! I’m coming!) So, what’s up with faltar conjugation? I see this verb creating havoc in students all the time. It’s a weird verb indeed. Also, it’s irregular and it can be reflexive! Not to worry, though, because you can…
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Learn Spanish with AI: With Free Text-To-Speech Apps

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OFF CAMERA(Something said by a text to speech app) ALEXMaura, ¿con quién estás hablando?(Maura, who are you talking to?) MAURAJajaja, con una app de text to speech.(Hahaha, with a text to speech app.) ALEX¿Eso se puede?(Can that be done?) MAURA¡Eso y más!(That and more!) ¡Holis! Today’s video is very interesting and kind of techy-techy. You’ll…
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Ahorita in English: The single most confusing word in the Spanish language (audio examples)

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¡Hola, mi gente! Yo soy Paulísima de Spring Spanish, and in today’s lesson I’m going to teach you the single most important Spanish word you’ll hear all the time if you are in Mexico (like, seriously, in every other sentence): ahorita in English. It’s the diminutive of an easy Spanish word: ahora (now)… but don’t…
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Stop Being Confused by B and V in Spanish (+ Pronounce Them Correctly) 🤯

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When talking to someone who is originally from Mexico, España, Venezuela, or any other Spanish-speaking country, you might have noticed that we rarely pronounce letters B and V as they should be pronounced in English.  The reason is that, in Spanish, the difference between those two letters is very subtle, indiscernible even. Therefore, you might…
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At the Airport in Spanish

How not to get lost on the airport in Spanish: essential Spanish phrases you’ll need (+ audio)

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In this article you will learn the words and phrases in Spanish that you will need to to take a flight. Read on to learn how not to get lost on the airport in Spanish! 1. Airport-related questions (El aeropuerto) On your way to el aeropuerto (the airport), the taxi driver will certainly ask you: …
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No sé Spanish: 6 alternatives to know in Spanish to speak like a native speaker

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Te ayudo a estudiar para tu exámen de geografía. A ver…(I’ll help you study for your geography test. Let’s see…) ¿Cuál es la capital de Portugal?(What’s the capital of Portugal?) No sé.(I don’t know.) ¿La de Bélgica?(Belgium’s?) No sé.(I don’t know.) ¿La de Canadá?(Canada’s?) No sé.(I don’t know.) No sé is the most common way…
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Don’t say buena suerte (good luck in English), say these 5 alternatives instead!

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ALEJANDRABueno, es un examen horrible, pero estoy lista. Te cuento al volver.(Well, it’s a horrible test, but I’m ready. I’ll tell you when I get back.) MAURA¡Buena suerte!(Good luck!) ALEJANDRAGracias, pero con todo lo que he estudiado, no es cuestión de suerte.(Thanks, but with everything I’ve studied, it’s not a matter of luck.) MAURAMucho éxito,…
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Incredible in Spanish: don’t say increíble, use these 9 alternatives!

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CARLA¡Hola, hola! No te imaginas lo increíble que estuvo el viaje a Galicia.(Hello, hello! You can’t imagine how amazing the trip to Galicia was.) MAURA¿Sí? ¿La pasaron increíble?(Yeah? Did you have a wonderful time?) CARLAIncreíble es poco. Todo estuvo perfecto. Ahora te muestro fotos.(Wonderful is an understatement. Everything was perfect. I will show you some…
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Poner vs ponerse? How to use the verb ‘to put’ in Spanish correctly

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Just like in English, the verb poner (to put) has many meanings: OFF CAMERA¡Pon atención!(Pay attention!) MAURA¡Vale!(Ok!) OFF CAMERA¡Pon este al lado!(Put this aside!) MAURAOk.(Ok.) OFF CAMERA¿Por qué te pones tan nerviosA?(Why do you get so nervous?) MAURA¡No lo sé!(I don’t know!) The worst part about “poner” is knowing when to use poner (to put),…
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Conseguir vs alcanzar vs lograr: What’s the Difference?

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MAURA¡Alex! ¿Me ayudas? Que no alcanzo.(Alex! Can you help me? I can’t reach.) ALEX¿Que no qué?(You can’t what?) MAURAQue no alcanzo.(I can’t reach.) Let’s take a break for a second. The truth is that the verbs “alcanzar,” “conseguir,” and “lograr” overlap for a moment, but they don’t mean the same thing. I am Maura, from…
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Be SARCASTIC in Spanish like a Pro (and tell when others are)

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Recreation of a meeting of the Spring Spanish team: Actor 2Paulísima, son las nueve en punto. ¡Qué sorpresa!(It’s 9 o’clock sharp. What a surprise!) Actor 1¿Pero cuál sorpresa? Si yo siempre soy puntual.(But what surprise? I’m always on time.) Actor 2¿Puntual? Puntualísima.(On time? Extremely punctual.) Actor 1¡Qué original!(How original!) In Mexico and the Spanish-speaking world,…
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Learn these super important 50 essential Spanish phrases you’ll need every day

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There are essential Spanish phrases that native speakers use all the time. In this video we’re going to explore fifty of them. I’m Paulísima, your Spring Spanish teacher and with what you’re learning today you’ll be able to have a basic conversations en español. 1. Saludos y conocer a gente nueva (Greetings and meeting new…
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All the Spanish you need at the gym (ft. AndyGM): vocabulary of gym in Spanish

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Actor 1¡Hola! ¿Está bien si alternamos?(Hello! Is it ok if we take turns?) Actor 2What? No, it’s my phone .(¿Qué? No, es mi teléfono.) Actor 1¿Que si alternamos?(Can we take turns?) Actor 2What?(¿Qué?) Hello dears! Welcome to Spring Spanish! I’m Paulísima and today we’re going to the gym to learn every vocabulary about gym in…
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Spanish reading practice: 5 tips for great Spanish reading with example texts

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ALEXMaura, ¿de verdad tengo que leer para mejorar mi español? Yo no soy de leer. ¡Me aburro!(Maura, do I really have to read to improve my Spanish? I’m not one to read. I get bored!) MAURAPrimero, yo creo que sí. Deberías leer en español para mejorar tu español. Segundo, “yo no soy de leer” no…
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How to pronounce the X in Spanish (Hint: Most people do it wrong)

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When Xóchitl and Xavier came to Mexico, they went to Taxco and Xcaret. They ate “mixiotes” with “xoconostle sauce”. This is how you pronounce the X in Spanish. Confused yet?  In this lesson, I, Spring Spanish teacher Paulisima, will teach you what makes the X so challenging to pronounce and useful tricks to make sure…
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Top 10 funny Spanglish words and phrases (Have you heard these before?) 🤣

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Today you’re getting a crash course in the wonderful mix of English and Spanish that’s mainly spoken by the millions and millions of Latinos living in the United States… and that you might also know from popular reguetón songs.  In short, if you don’t know any Spanglish words, you’re running behind, bróder. Time to fix…
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Prepositions of Place (Location) in Spanish

The Definitive Guide to Prepositions of Location in Spanish + example sentences 📍

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Have you ever noticed that when you explain where something is, if something is close to something else, or far away from something else, or where you are heading to, you’re using a lot of different prepositions?  They’re called prepositions of location in Spanish!  These prepositions might seem very confusing for you as a student…
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Mexican vs American culture: How Mexican and American culture compare?

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You probably know that Mexico and the United States are neighbors. And although we have many things in common, there are a few things that stand out when contrasting both cultures. In this lesson you will learn the top 5 cultural differences that you for sure will notice if you spend some time observing Mexico…
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Don’t say lo siento in Spanish: 6 alternatives to say sorry in Spanish

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If you want to sound like a native Spanish speaker, please don’t just say lo siento in Spanish! Yeah, it does the job, but if you really want to blend in and speak Spanish at a high level, better use the following 6 alternatives instead!  “Lo siento” in Spanish directly translates to “I am sorry”…
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The Articles (el & la) in Spanish

How to Use Spanish Articles Correctly – Definite and indefinite articles in Spanish 📚

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In this video, I’m going to teach you the Spanish articles. In English, the articles that exist are “the” and “a”… and that’s it. In Spanish we have these Spanish articles:• el• la• lo• los• la• un• una• unos• unas.But fear not! After reading this text, you will know exactly when to use each article! 1….
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Spanish Sentence Structure: build your first sentences in Spanish

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Just started learning Spanish? In today’s beginner lesson, I, Mariana from Spring Spanish, am going to show you how to build your first Spanish sentences, plus sample sentences you can steal from us, so you can start using them in conversations right away! Ready? Here’s your first, easy, sentence…  1. The basics of Spanish sentence…
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5 curious Christmas traditions in Mexico – Did you know these Mexican Christmas traditions?

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¡Feliz Navidad! (Merry Christmas!) The majority of people love this time of year, either because of the food, the presents (como yo / like me) or just because it’s an opportunity to be with our loved ones.  But did you know that the tradition of having a Turkey for Christmas dinner comes from Mexico? Well,…
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Spanish accent marks: how to type Spanish accents and how to pronounce them (audio included)

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If you have been watching our videos, you have probably noticed that, sometimes, there are little thingies on top of vowels. They’re called accent marks or tildes and they don’t just randomly appear. There are specific rules behind them and knowing those rules will make your life easier when writing in Spanish. So, in today’s…
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Ordinal Numbers in Spanish

The Definitive Guide to Ordinal Numbers in Spanish – Primero (1st), Segundo (2nd)…

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You probably know by now how to count in Spanish (if not check out my video about the Spanish numbers), but the question is now how do you say first, second third, and so on in Spanish? This is where los números ordinales (ordinal numbers in Spanish) come into play! In this article, you will…
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Buenos días in Spanish: 11 alternatives for good morning in Spanish (+ free audio)

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The use of buenos días in Spanish is as common as it is to say good morning! But there are other alternatives to greet people in the morning. In this video, you will learn 11 of them. Here comes option number 1: #1 Buenos días in Spanish (Good morning) Buenos días in Spanish is a…
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Tu vs. Usted vs. Vos in Spanish

Tu vs Usted: What’s the equivalent of YOU in Spanish Grammar? + Formality Guide

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In Spanish, you can’t address everyone the same way. Whereas in English you may address everyone using “YOU”, in Spanish, there are TWO options for doing that: tu vs usted. Each of them conveys a different level of familiarity with the person you are talking to. If your mother tongue doesn’t have formal and informal forms of you, you…
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Don’t Say HOLA in Mexico City! Say these 8 alternatives for hello in Spanish!

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Mis amigos, if you want to sound like a native from Mexico City, please don’t greet people with a simple ¡Hola! I mean, yeah, it does the job but if you really want to blend in and speak Spanish at a high level, better use the following 8 alternatives for hola in Spanish!  People use…
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Spanish party phrases you need for a crazy party: use Spanish slangs like a native speaker!

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Have you ever had “just water” because you couldn’t order a drink in Spanish? In this article, I’ll share with you some of my wisdom about the best Spanish party phrases and habits Latins use to enjoy the fiesta, as it should be! 1. The most common Spanish party phrases in Mexico It’s very common…
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Verb Conjugations in Spanish

Master Spanish Conjugation: Ultimate Guide to Conjugate Spanish verbs (-ar, -er, -ir)

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There is a very important aspect of Spanish you must learn: the Spanish conjugation of verbs. Unfortunately, there’s quite a bit more to verb conjugations in Spanish than there is in English. You may have seen crazy Spanish verb tables already, but don’t worry: there’s really no need in memorizing conjugation tables!  Instead, in this…
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6 ways to impress your inlaws in Spanish in front of other family members

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So.. you heard my advice from our other articles and you’re finally dating that Spanish speaker of your dreams… but now you’ve been invited to their place and you’re freaking out because you’re going to meet his/her parents!!!! Don’t worry! In this article you will learn what you will need to not only survive, but…
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5 Smart Tricks to Finally Understand Spanish Native Speakers (Try Them TODAY!)

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One of the tricks I’ll share with you shows you how reading can help you become a better speaker. Another trick lets you mimic the way babies start to understand Spanish or any language… all so that frustrating situation I just described will NEVER happen to you again! If you’ve ever started a conversation with…
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10 ways to say no problem in Spanish + peculiar ones from Latin America

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I’m pretty sure that you’ve said or heard “No problemo” more than once and well… that’s wrong! In this article, I will not only teach you the correct way to say it, but you will also discover 10 other ways to say no problem in Spanish that’ll make you sound super natural, including some “peculiar”…
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