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Why Spanish people use blinds (persianas) all day long?
Would you like to practise your reading skills in Spanish? I have worked on an interesting text about a cultural aspect in Spain, "las persianas" (blinders); have you heard about it before? This text is an adaptation from original news of the Spanish newspaper El...read more
Present tense or Preterite perfect?
We sometimes make mistakes to translate sentences literally from our native language to another one. This happens because we don't use the same grammatical rules in Spanish and English. A common mistake English speakers usually make is that they use pretérito perfecto...read more
Spanish TV series to improve your listening skills
Sometimes, we are unable to commit time to take Spanish lessons, and we try to study Spanish grammar textbooks and follow some websites to learn by ourselves, but we give up and feel demotivated because we don’t find a good way to learn Spanish. There are other...read more
Present tense or Progressive tense?
Present and present progressive tense are very easy and they are the first tenses we learn. However, in specific situations, both Spanish and English speaker make a typical mistake because we try to translate from one language to the other. Let's take a look at the...read more
Podcasts to improve your listening skills in Spanish
Sometimes, we are unable to commit time to take Spanish lessons and we try to study Spanish grammar textbooks and follow some websites to learn by ourselves but we give up and feel demotivated because we don't find a good way to learn Spanish. There are other methods...read more
Your Spanish journey starts here
A blog to help English speakers with their common problems when learning Spanish Learning a new language is a difficult process which requires dedication and perseverance. The first contact with the new language is going to be crucial to either gain motivation with it...read more