Learn the 10 most common meanings of the verb poner

You learned that poner means to put, but what about all the other meanings? In this podcast you’ll learn nine additional meanings of the verb poner that will make you sound like a native speaker. You can listen to the All About Spanish Verbs Season 1 podcasts for free. Season 1 includes the verbs dar, tener, hacer, ver, faltar, poner, …

How to say I can’t wait in Spanish

Sooner or later you’re going to be really anxious about something you really want to do or someone you really want to see and you’re going to want to express that excitement to your Spanish friends.   In this post you’re going to learn how to do just that. There a number of ways we can skin this cat, so let’s …

How to say I’m excited to see you

Sooner or later you’ll need this one.    Maybe you’re catching up with an old friend you haven’t seen in a long time or maybe you’re going on a date.    It doesn’t matter what your reason is, this phrase is something you’ll want to have in your Spanish toolbox. The first thing you need to know is the verb excitar …

7 Ways to say traffic in Spanish

For many years I thought I knew the only word there was for traffic in Spanish.  Well, turns out I was wrong.  Spanish has a funny way of surprising you with these things. Here are 7 ways to say traffic in Spanish that will have you sounding like a native speaker. 1. Tráfico This is the literal translation for the …

Demystifying the verb Faltar

The Spanish verb faltar is rarely mentioned in the classroom but is extremely common in spoken Spanish. It has a number of uses and can sometimes be confusing, but this podcast will teach you everything you need to know so you can make the verb faltar a part of your everyday Spanish vocabulary and start sounding like a native speaker. …

Getting familiar with Conocer

If you think the Spanish verb conocer is just for making introductions then you need to listen to this podcast. The verb conocer is typically one of the first verbs you learn in Spanish, maybe you first heard it in a sentence like this one: Es un placer de conocerte It’s a pleasure to meet you But the Spanish verb …

The meanings of pasar your Spanish teacher never taught you

Pasar has at least 13 uses that you need to know if you want to achieve Spanish fluency. Your first encounter with the verb pasar was probably “qué pasa” (what’s happening) but it means so much than that. Learning these 13 uses of the Spanish verb pasar will put you on the fast track to speaking like a native and …

4 Ways to say maybe in Spanish

Just when you think something should be pretty straight-forward in Spanish you find it out it’s not. Like when I learned how to say “maybe” in Spanish. And then I learned a second way to say maybe in Spanish.  Which was eventually followed by a third and a fourth way to say “maybe” in Spanish. The good news is despite …

11 uses of the Spanish verb Llevar no one bothered to teach you

In this podcast you’ll learn 11 uses of llevar that will make you sound like a native speaker. Your Spanish teacher probably taught you that the verb llevar means to carry and if you’re luck you also learned it means to wear. But that’s barely scratching the surface of the many meanings of the Spanish verb llevar. You can listen …