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Month: November 2017

3 interesting facts about Las Posadas

3 interesting facts about Las Posadas

Thanksgiving is almost here and Christmas will be here before you know it! That begs the question, “How does the rest of the world celebrate this holiday?” If you’re in the US, Christmas is very commercialized with advertisements starting earlier each year. However, many countries, especially Spain and Mexico have large catholic populations whom honor the religious aspect of the holiday. For example, many common areas in Mexico have dioramas of the birth of Jesus in common areas. Mexico is…

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5 health benefits of yerba mate

5 health benefits of yerba mate

Do you need your caffeine fix but don’t like coffee or tea? Well, Yerba Mate could give you what you need. Yerba Mate comes from the mate tree, native to South eastern South America. This beverage has been enjoyed for centuries by natives of Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. Due to its popularity, Mate has become world famous for being a great source of caffeine without the bad side effects from coffee. In fact, Guayaki has introduced the world to…

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5 Difficulties for Spanish Speakers learning English

5 Difficulties for Spanish Speakers learning English

Ok, I know what you’re thinking, “but I thought this site was supposed to improve my Spanish?” Yes, that’s a main goal of this site, but its also important to learn about mistakes Spanish speakers make learning English. If you understand this perspective, it will give you empathy and help you learn Spanish. Some difficulties for Spanish speakers learning English include using the wrong words and grammar concepts like subject verb agreement. Can I present you? If you want to…

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