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What is the Longest Word in Spanish?

If you have been wondering what the longest word in the Spanish dictionary is, we are here to settle the debate once and for all. People have often cited superextraordinarĂ­simo (or superextraordinary) as the longest Spanish word at 22 letters, but it probably isn’t. After all, it’s not really seen in common usage. So, what Read More

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Learning Spanish for seniors – begin today!

If you’re over 50, you may have heard that’s it’s more difficult for you to begin learning a foreign language. But, learning Spanish can have numerous benefits for seniors. How learning a new language changes your brain Learning a new language can be viewed as a workout for the brain. As you learn, you are Read More

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50 most difficult Spanish words to pronounce

Like any language, Spanish has it’s fair share of extremely difficult words to pronounce. Some are long with many repeated syllables, others are short but contain sounds that your mouth has never had to produce to say any English word. Yet others are difficult simply because their spelling would be pronounced very differently in English! Read More

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4 ways to learn Spanish while you work (passive learning tips)

Passive learning techniques that can help you learn Spanish at work Learning Spanish takes up a lot of time that many of us simply don’t have to spare. But, there may be a way you can find some extra time to fit in practice – 40 hours more each week, in fact. Many people have Read More

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4 ways to learn Spanish while running

Can you learn Spanish while you run? These days, it’s hard to find time to do the dishes and vacuum the rugs, let alone teach yourself a new skill that potentially requires hours of work. You need to find a way to practice without taking additional hours out of your day. That’s why we’ve recommended Read More

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Ten steps to teach your toddler Spanish

What is the best way to teach your toddler Spanish? Why it’s critical for kids to begin learning a foreign language early Have you ever heard of brain plasticity? Probably not, but it’s a critical component of how young children learn. Plasticity (sometimes also referred to as “neuroplasticity of the brain”) is the concept that Read More

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4 ways to learn Spanish while driving

There is no better time than a commute to and from work or school to pick up a new language! Whether you are looking to brush up on your Spanish or learn completely from scratch, why not take advantage of the time during your commute to do so? Listening to Spanish in the car can Read More