Poco a poco-A story to learn Spanish idioms

At Home in Spain-Favorite Phrases “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” Albert Einstein 1 – Time is money After I finished law school in Argentina, I moved to the U.S. to attend graduate school. On my first day on campus at UC Berkeley, I heard the phrase “Time is money”. If…

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Ya que estamos- A story to learn Home Improvement Spanish

At home in Spain-Un hogar Wabi-sabi (Japanese noun): A concept, an aesthetic, and a worldview. Simply, an intuitive way of living that emphasizes finding beauty in imperfection. 1- “Esta casa tiene metros…” There are two types of people when it comes to buying: the ones who like to buy everything brand new and the ones…

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Crúzame – A Story to Review Spanish Commands

At Home in Spain-New Beginnings “You have BRAINS in your HEAD. You have FEET in your SHOES. You can STEER yourself in any DIRECTION you CHOOSE”. Dr. Seuss 1 – “Uno, dos, tres…” It was Sunday morning. The city was barely waking up. I grabbed my coffee and sat on the balcony. As I sipped on my coffee, an image of…

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Spanish Video Story: 4th of July

Los festejos del 4 de Julio Today we would like to invite you to celebrate the 4th of July with us and at the same time learn some new words! ¿Qué palabras necesitas saber para hablar sobre los festejos del 4 de julio en Estados Unidos? We put together a simple video story so that you…

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Spanish Proficiency Assessment

If you are a serious language learner, sooner or later you are going to run into the difficult task of trying to encapsulate your many hours of studying Spanish into one single Spanish proficiency label: “Low Intermediate”, “Spanish C1”, or “5 on Spanish AP Exam”. It can be very frustrating to have years of language training reduced to just…

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