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Amit is a Mumbai-based Spanish-language enthusiast, language-learning evangelist, and author. He has written for Bright Hub Education, Fluentin3Months, and Speaking Latino and specialized in learning innovations making language acquisition more accessible.

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5 Mexican Spanish Dialects and How to Tell Them Apart

And Why Spanish Spoken in Chihuahua Is Not the Same as That Spoken in Veracruz

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Mexican Spanish: 13 Ways It Sounds Different from Any Other

The Most Defining Features of the World's Largest Spanish-Speaking Demographic

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Puerto Rican Spanish: Is It Really the Ghetto Spanish One Must Avoid Learning?

17 Ways Puerto Rican Spanish Sounds Nothing Like the Spanish You Learned at School

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Ahora beyond Now: 10 Expressions to Help You Sound More Native

Learn to Decipher Ahora in Contexts Where “Now” Doesn't Make Any Sense

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Black Friday and All the Spanish Vocabulary to Make It Awesome

The Bare-Essential Shopping Vocabulary to Add Some Spanish Flavor to Your Black Friday Experience

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Dar: The Super Handy Spanish Verb That Doesn’t Stop Giving

Learn All the Fun and Wacky Ways Native Spanish Speakers Use This Unassuming Verb

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Day of the Dead, the Mexican Fiesta for the Departed

Party with the Dead on Mexico's Answer to Halloween and Master Their Vocabulary

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31 Bare Essential Spanish Verbal Phrases Using the Infinitive

Your Ultimate Guide to Some of the Most Ubiquitous Verbal Phrases in Spanish II

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15 Bare Essential Spanish Verbal Phrases Using the Participle

Your Essential Guide to Some of the Most Ubiquitous Verbal Phrases in Spanish I

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Spanish Word Order Simplified for the Rookie Learner

Learn Everything about the Spanish Sentence Structure Not Taught in the Classroom

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Spanish Verb Tenses and How to Recognize Them in a Sentence

Instantly Recognize Major Spanish Verb Conjugation Patterns in the Wild with Decent Accuracy

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21 Common Expressions in Latin American Spanish

Sound Local with These Signature Expressions from the New World