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Movie Monday!

So our internet was down for a bit—someone cut the cable outside to steal the copper (seriously)—and I didn’t get to scour for music videos, so instead I am branching out to movies! (for today anyway)  Amores Perros (sometimes translated … Continue reading

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Diminutives: You little…

Diminutives are one of those silly things I like about Spanish. Kind of like how “store” is also an ending; like book store -> librería, paper store -> papelería. Also how you can add them to almost everything. The usual … Continue reading

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Music Monday and Tense with Tenses

Today I learned the present subjunctive! As you may or may not know, the subjunctive has many of the same uses as other tenses, but has a different tone, is softer, or is more unsure. So incase it’s not confusing … Continue reading

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What’s that sound?

I don’t think we’re going to find a fruit for you today, so I thought I’d talk about something else: animals sounds! I don’t know about you, but whenever animals sounds come up Americans are always made fun of for … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood…

…except when it’s raining, but that’s a good time to sit inside and work on Spanish! So yes, where we’ve moved is wonderful and I don’t know if I will ever get over it. It would be exciting enough that … Continue reading

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What Did You Call Me? or, Noun that Verb

I’ve been listening to SpanishPod recently in an effort to improve my listening comprehension and it’s surprisingly enjoyable (definitely check out the free trial). They speak mainly Latin American/Mexican Spanish and the dialogues are interesting enough that many of the … Continue reading

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Almost Autodidactic, or, Spanish Music Monday!

Once upon a time, actually my senior year of high school, I figured I could totally teach myself Spanish. Why this idea seized me I am not sure; I had been taking Japanese for 4 years and that was quite … Continue reading

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