All posts tagged Vocabulary

Building a strong Spanish vocabulary as a rookie learner is not easy. Memorizing alien-sounding words, one long list after another is not fun. But that’s only because rote rehearsals are inherently counterproductive. These articles help make vocabulary a cinch with mnemonics, etymology, and other cool memory hacks.

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Ver-Mirar-Catar: Seeing the World through the Spanish Looking Glass

Ver Isn’t the Same as Mirar Which Isn’t the Same as Catar, but How?

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Comparisons in Spanish: Tame the Beast with Mnemonics and Examples

One Read to Make Comparisons in Spanish Second Nature to You — Quicker and Less Painfully

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31 Interesting Spanish Words with No English Translation

Even a Lexicon as Large as That of English Falls Short for These Spanish Words!

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16 Ways to Die: Translating Death in Mexican Spanish

Learn All about the Mexican Attitude toward Death through Fun Words and Expressions

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Spanish Negative Words: Nothing, Nobody, and Everything in Between

Your Definitive Guide to Spanish Negative Words and Tricks to Mastering Them Effortlessly and Organically

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Colombian Spanish Slang in 31 Fun Expressions Heard All over the Country

Don't Even Think of Visiting the Country until These Expressions Have Become Second Nature to You

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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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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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Oreja and Its Idiomatic Uses to Make Your Spanish Shine

15 Instances Where Oreja Becomes Way More Than Just Spanish for Ear