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Colombian Spanish student in classroom

Mastering your Spanish: Don’t overuse personal pronouns

Do you want to sound more natural when speaking Spanish? This is what you need to know when using personal pronouns.
The 20 most common Spanish filler words or "muletillas"

The 20 most common Spanish filler words or “muletillas”

Want to sound like a native Spanish speaker? Learn to use these filler words or "muletillas" in a conversation.
People walking in one of the streets in Bogota

Bogota: How is the lifestyle?

There is plenty to do and learn in Bogota, a city that is a world-class destination. What is it like to live or study Spanish in Bogota?
What makes the Spanish language special?

What makes the Spanish language special?

From the letter "ñ" to its easy pronunciation, let's explore the reasons why the Spanish language is so unique.
Writing emails in Spanish - How to do it

Writing emails in Spanish – How to do it

Email is the most common form of business communication for most of us, so it’s important to get it right. Here are some tips to help you write the perfect professional email in Spanish.
Spanish for Business: Vocabulary and effective ways to learn

Spanish for Business: Vocabulary and effective ways to learn

Here's our handy list of Spanish words and phrases frequently used in business or work.
10 Spanish words you can't translate into English

10 Spanish words you can’t translate into English

The beauty of the language is that they are all unique! Each language -or family of languages- has its structure, dialects, and unique words. Some words simply don't have an exact translation in other languages; in this case, we are talking…
Fact or myth: can you learn Spanish by dating a native speaker?

Fact or myth: can you learn Spanish by dating a native speaker?

They say the best way to learn a language is to immerse yourself in it. Does falling in love help you become fluent in Spanish, or is this just a myth?
What you need to know to survive your first date in Spanish

What you need to know to survive your first date in Spanish

How to start dating a Colombian when you don't know the language? Here are several tips for navigating the dating world in Spanish and understanding the Colombian culture as a new learner.
How to use the verb “gustar”

How to use the verb “gustar” to express likes and dislikes

Here's a quick lesson to help you learn how to use the verb "gustar" to express likes and dislikes.