It can be difficult to learn Spanish. Staying engaged in the material is not easy, especially if you’re learning in a conventional way. Traditionally, languages are learned through translation. A teacher might ask you to translate a sentence from English to Spanish or match a list of vocabulary words.
Where Do Gendered Nouns Come From? In Spanish, almost everything is gendered. Nouns in Spanish are all masculine or feminine. This is common not only in Spanish, but in all Romance Languages and dates back to Latin. In Latin, there are three genders; masculine, feminine, and neuter which evolved over
Why is the subjunctive tense in Spanish thought to be so difficult? Why is it usually only taught in advanced Spanish classes? The truth is, it's no more difficult than other tough grammar topics, like distinguishing between the different past tenses in Spanish, or memorizing masculine words that sound feminine,
You are in bad milk? She got onto the chicken? Sometimes when listening to Spanish people speak you may be confused by idioms and expressions that sound funny when literally translated. It's actually an important (and entertaining) part of language learning that will help you speak fluently. So let's have
Teaching yourself Spanish has never been easier. But isn't it ironic? Getting distracted, feeling overwhelmed, losing track and choosing inefficient methods for learning Spanish has become easier as well, especially if you do not start with the right strategy for becoming fluent! Teaching yourself anything requires focus, discipline and a
There is one thing all language learners eventually realize: language is a window to human behavior, and Spanish is no different! Perhaps it is one of the greatest pleasures when exploring the deepest corners of the Spanish language and its variations. There are simply too many words and expressions that