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Month: May 2017

Reflexive Tense, Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns.

Reflexive Tense, Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns.

Why do Spanish speakers say me voy instead of voy? In addition to this example, many common phrases such as se habla español aqui (Spanish spoken here) uses a special tense called the reflexive. The reflexive tense is used when a subject performs an action on itself. So, I dressed my self this morning would be me vestí esta manaña. Lets take a look below regarding the basics of the reflexive tense and when to use it! The Basics of…

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How to conquer the fear of learning a language

How to conquer the fear of learning a language

Do you want to be a polyglot, but are scared of learning a language because you might sound foolish? Don’t worry as this is a very common fear that everybody including myself has had. Most people are introduced to languages via classrooms and are taught that sentences have to be grammatically perfect. You need to learn high-level grammar rules, but don’t worry, even native speakers make mistakes. The best ways to get over fear of learning a language include going to language…

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The True Meaning of Cinco de Mayo

The True Meaning of Cinco de Mayo

What is the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo and what does it mean to you? Cinco de Mayo is celebrated by many people throughout the world, especially in the southwestern US. People like to use this holiday as a homage to Mexican culture by eating tacos, wearing sombreros and drinking Mexican cervezas (think Pacifico). But what does this holiday really mean? Most erroneously believe that this holiday is Mexico’s independence which occurs on September 16th. Cinco de Mayo really…

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123 Spanish Tutor: Affordable and Convenient Online Spanish Tutors

123 Spanish Tutor: Affordable and Convenient Online Spanish Tutors

Why use Online Spanish Tutors? Do you want to learn a language, but don’t want to go to a classroom? Technology has made it easier and more affordable to learn a language through Apps (think Duolingo) and listening programs such as Learning Spanish like Crazy. But what if you want something more personalized? Look no further as online tutoring blends technology and a personalized approach to help you learn a language while having fun. Let’s take a look at some benefits…

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