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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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The Moor’s Parting Gift: 14 Spanish Words of Arabic Origin

Learn What the Eight-Century Arab Rule over Spain Did to This Language

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Este, Ese, and Aquel: No More Mix-Up from Now On

Quick Tricks to Tell Them Apart on the Fly and without Any Efforts

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Kill the Ya-Todavía Confusion Once and for All

Both Mean “Yet” and yet Aren’t Synonymous: Confused?

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22 Expressions to Rock Your Spanish While in Argentina

Feel at Home in Buenos Aires with These Wacky Urban Idioms

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The Cryptology of Spanish SMS

Enter the Inner-Circle of SMS Codebreakers in Less Than 15 Minutes

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The Story and Spanish of Cinco de Mayo

All the Trivia and the Vocabulary for the Day in Less Than 15 Minutes

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Entender vs. Comprender

Understand the Two Ways to Say “Understand” in Spanish

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Tricks to Memorize 31 Spanish Verbs for Your Kitchen

Mnemonics and Other Tricks to Fortify Your Kitchen Vocabulary

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18 Parts of Your Body in Spanish with Memory Tricks

Memorize Them All and Start Using Them in under 10 Minutes!

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How to Learn New Spanish Words Painlessly and in Seconds

Does Swallowing Dictionaries Like a Potion Really Work?

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1,000 Words Is All You Need to Kick-Start Your Spanish

Pep up Your Morale with a Super-Practical Vocabulary Goal of a Mere 1,000 Words!

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Conquer the Spanish Semana Santa Vocabulary in under 10 Minutes

Because Who Does This Week of Fiesta Better than the Latinos?