This is the second part of our series Slang in the News where we share Spanish slang examples from newspapers around Latin America. In this post of headlines from September, I identify 29 Spanish slang words from 27 newspaper front covers. Using slang in headlines makes them catchy and appealing to the masses. Writing a […]
Spanish Words for Bathroom and Bathroom Components: INFOGRAPHIC
One of the first things you learn in a foreign language is how to ask where the bathroom is. I’m sure many people who speak only minimal Spanish can spit out the word baño while they frantically dance about, showing their urgency. While baño will generally get you what you want, it’s certainly not the […]
Did You Know These 7 Spanish Language Words for SUITCASE?
Suitcase is definitely a word you’re going to need when traveling. Whether it be to purchase a new one, ask where to pick up your bags, or answer questions at the airport, you need to know how to say “suitcase.” Of course, there are Spanish differences and more than just one word for it. Here […]
Real World Spanish: Basic Language Differences From What You Learn And Use
A Spanish textbook will certainly get you to a good level of communication, but there are a lot of shortcomings. In the real world Spanish vocabulary often changes from what is taught in class. Sometimes, the words you learn in class have a synonym that is used much more often and varies depending on the […]
3 Ways Latinos Are Better Than Americans: The Spanish Language Culture
3 Ways Latinos Are Better Than Americans I have interacted with Latinos from a lot of different countries, both in their home countries and outside of them. Working as an interpreter and living in a city with a large Mexican population has allowed me to make some interesting observations about Latinos in America (living in […]
Learn Spanish Quiz: Dish Soap Label Spanish Language Translation
In this issue of “Learn Spanish Quiz” we will put your Spanish translation capabilities to the test. Look at the picture of this dish soap I found in the kitchenette at a hotel in Oregon and try to figure out the basic Spanish mistake. It is clear that the person in charge of the product […]
Learning Spanish Language: Words in Spanish for EARRINGS
Women simply love jewelry and my mom is one of them. Genuine or costume, the bling-bling always amazes her. If you want to flatter a Spanish-speaking lady with a pair of earrings, you will need to take some notes on how to many words there are in Spanish for this word. The Dictionary of the […]
13 Cool and Interesting Facts About Spanish: Infographic
13 facts about the Spanish language with their sources. Historic and current facts about Spanish language plus a shareable info-graphic. Download and share this infographic with 13 facts about Spanish created by Speaking Latino to celebrate El Día E.
13 Cool and Interesting Facts About the Spanish Language
Download and share this infographic with 13 facts about Spanish created by Speaking Latino to celebrate El Día E. 13 facts about the Spanish language with their sources. Historic and current facts about Spanish language plus a shareable info-graphic.
Spanish Language: Learn Spanish Grammar With 4 Ways to Use the Preposition CON in Spanish
This post is part of the series Warming up for El Día E: Posts to Improve Your Spanish. El Día E is a world-wide celebration of the Spanish Language that will take place on June 23th, 2012. Posts in this series to celebrate El Día E: 1. Join the Celebration of El Día E 2. […]