22 Colombian Spanish Words You Should Know
A lot of people say Colombian Spanish is the “best Spanish in the world”. Well, I don’t know about all of that, but I will say based on my experiences in Colombia and talking to Colombianos in general, the people from Medellín and Bogotá speak pretty clearly and are relatively easy to understand. However, if… (0 comment)

Today we’re going take a look the verb tener and some of it’s many uses.  As a beginner, this is a verb you need to get really familiar with, and some of it’s uses just might surprise you. For those of you who aren’t very familiar with the verb tener, here’s a great video that… (0 comment)

Up close and personal with Gritty  Spanish
I just recently came across Gritty Spanish and it grabbed my attention as soon as I saw it.  There are a lot of products to help you learn Spanish, but not many like this one.   I’m going to give you a tour of Gritty Spanish and tell you why it’s so different from everything else… (0 comment)

¿Falta mucho?
The verb falter is one of the many verbs you’ll need to have in your Spanish toolbox,  so today we’ll take a look some examples to give you the basics of how to use the verb faltar. Faltar can be used a few different ways, let’s take a look. It can mean to lack or… (0 comment)

Your Spanish book will most likely tell you the verb Llevar means to take, and it does.  But the verb Llevar has several uses that your Spanish book might have left out.  Let’s take a look at a few of them. 1.  To talk about what you’re wearing No llevo gorras I don’t wear ballcaps… (3 comments)

¡Tardaste mucho!
The verb tardar is is really useful and will make a great addition to your Spanish tool box.   If you want to talk about how long it takes to do something, then this is the verb you need.  Let’s look at some examples. You can use it to talk about how long it will take… (0 comment)

How I learned to conjugate verbs
I run a Spanish conversation group and one of the questions I routinely get from beginners is “What’s the best way to learn to conjugate verbs?”.  Good question right? Verb conjugation is one of the most brutal parts of learning Spanish because there are no shortcuts, you have to put in a lot of hard… (0 comment)

15 Spanish phrases every beginner should know
Here is a short list of phrases that every beginning Spanish learner should know.  Let’s get to it. One of the biggest challenges you’ll face as a beginner is understanding what’s being said to you, because everything sounds like one huge run-on sentence.  You might actually understand what’s being said to you if they just… (0 comment)