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Spanish – Here’s Looking at You, Kid

Choosing words to express politeness is an interesting aspect of the Costa Rican persona. (more…)

Spanish – Yearning for Learning

Spanish – Yearning for Learning

Nothing is more gratifying than learning something new, the stages of learning create an exciting process that helps us maintain a young and healthy mind. One of the most exci

Spanish – Seven Motivating Reasons to Start Learning Today!

Spanish – Seven Motivating Reasons to Start Learning Today!

Everyone needs a bit of motivation now and then, but no one more than a second language learner. The learning curve is steep and the road to fluency is long. Learning a second

Spanish: Verbs to Live By

Spanish: Verbs to Live By

So you are going along learning this word and that, catching phrases, repeating a couple and beginning to understand basic concepts. You have officially leveled up. If you hav

Spanish – Beware of False Friends

Spanish – Beware of False Friends

Breaking the barriers of learning Spanish

Breaking the barriers of learning Spanish

Learning is the one part of life that makes us truly understand the strength of always taking that next step. Learning a second language is a challenge for the majority of the

Verbalicious

Verbalicious

The one part of learning any Latin-based language that can make you cry Uncle! is the verbs. In English this is not an issue; we don’t conjugate much. In Spanish the verb ch

A pitch of Pura Vida

A pitch of Pura Vida

As the dry season and the high season kick into gear we locals look forward to the arrival of tourists and visitors. As a recovering New Yorker, I love to see the range of lan

The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

This hurdle can be a true challenge to overcome. I have students who can do all the leg work of the language but freeze when they have to face a native speaker. These feelings

Just Relax….and Learn

Just Relax….and Learn

Leaving out the few whose brains are made for language, the rest need to take a good hard look in the mirror and chill out!!! Whatever you are doing is a million times better

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