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Signing up for Lengua de Signos Española

Some English-language assistants find themselves at Spanish schools where Euskara or Catalan is the norm. At my high school, however, the most common second language isn’t English or…

Spanish Customs That Make a Guiri Cringe

My fourth Spain-iversary quietly came and went in September. Since then, I’ve been reflecting on the incredible Spanish adventures of the past few years, as well as less savory…

The Summer of Colombian Slang

Why is this the summer of Colombian slang? As I mentioned in my last post on cringe-worthy Spanish mistakes, to study a language is to keep learning. And then,…

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7 of My Cringe-Worthy Spanish Mistakes

Language learning is a long, arduous process of aligning concepts, words, and registers. Slip up with one of these three categories, and you’ll find your foot in your…

Falling in Love with the Spanish Diminutive

Let’s take a moment to contemplate the Spanish diminutive. In school they teach you that there is a nifty little suffix, -ito/-ita, and that it attaches to the…

22 (More) Reasons You Should Be in Spain Right Now

Earlier this week Buzzfeed came out with an article entitled “25 Reasons You Should Be In Spain Right Now,” which is full of the kind of basic info…