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Bailando by Enrique Iglesias: Activities to Practice Cognates, Gerunds, Infinitive and Present Verbs

Song: Bailando Singer: Enrique Iglesias featuring Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona Country: Spain and Cuba Topics: Cognates, Infinitive, Present verbs and Gerunds Activity booklet includes: • Full song lyrics: “Bailando” • Cloze activity: Cognates • English-Spanish Cognates Worksheet: Using the vocabulary from the song, write the Spanish cognate for each word • Cognates Group…

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Mexican Spanish Slang

The Day of the Dead Altar: INFOGRAPHIC

An essential component of the celebrations of the Day of the Dead is the altar to welcome the souls of the departed. Learn the main elements and their meanings in this infographic NotiMex. I wanted to share this infographic because I noticed that every year the interest in the celebration of Día de los Muertos…

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Mexican Spanish Swear Words and Phrases Not Taught in School

A list of Mexican Spanish swear words and phrases with English translations. Learn how Mexicans curse and share the infographic.

Everyday Mexican Spanish Phrases: Video Featuring ZMG4U Channel

A video that features an extended version of the popular Mexican Spanish phrases list “El Mexicano No…” by the ZMG4U channel with no vulgar words.

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Puerto Rican Spanish Slang

MÁS LENTO QUE UNA CARAVANA DE COJOS: Puerto Rican Spanish Saying

Here you have an illustration of the Puerto Rican Spanish saying más lento que una caravana de cojos. This illustration is included in the book Speaking Phrases Boricua. MÁS LENTO QUE UNA CARAVANA DE COJOS: Puerto Rican Spanish Saying • Literal translation: Slower than a caravan of cripples • Meaning: Extremely slow • Example: “Las…

MÁS PELADO QUE CULO DE MONO: Puerto Rican Spanish Expression

Here is an illustration of the Puerto Rican Spanish expression estar más pelado que culo de mono. This illustration is featured in the book Speaking Phrases Boricua. Puerto Rican Spanish Expression: Más pelado que culo de mono • Literal translation: To be balder than a monkey’s ass • Meaning: broke, penniless, with no money. The…

UN BOMBITO AL PITCHER: Puerto Rican Spanish Expression

Here is an illustration of the Puerto Rican Spanish expression un bombo al pitcher or un bombito al pitcher. It is featured in the book Speaking Boricua. Puerto Rican Spanish Expression: Un bombito al pitcher • Literal translation: An easy-to-catch ball for the pitcher • Meaning: something really easy to do, a “freebee.” The word…

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