Articles about Language and
The following articles address various issues in Spanish language and
hispanophone cultures. Enjoy!
Does it mean "now" or doesn't it?
Argentinian Spanish - Yo and Vos
Guest author Gabriela Madera explains some differences in Argentinian
Spanish: the pronunciation of yo and the use of vos in place of tú.
Embarrassed or pregnant?
Be careful with the Spanish term embarazada.
Spanish word endings
How to instantly learn hundreds of Spanish words.
Spanish Gesture: Tacaño
Learn about the Spanish gesture tacaño, meaning cheapskate.
Spanish is Easier than French... Not!
There is a common myth among English speakers that Spanish is easier than
French. In fact, there are "more difficult than" elements in both. Here is a
detailed comparison of the two languages, so you decide if one is easier than
Spanish Work Study
If you're ready to use your Spanish in the real world, or you want to keep
studying but can't afford traditional classes, consider don Quijote's work study
program. By working in a Spanish hotel or country house, you can earn room and
board, take intensive group Spanish classes, and get to use your Spanish in
Twelve Days of Spanish
Hopefully both useful and fun, "12 Days of Spanish" is (rather loosely) based on
the song "12 Days of Christmas" and includes practical gift suggestions for
Spanish lovers on any gift-giving occasion: Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays....