The Importance of Remembering to Follow Up in Spanish Acquisition: 3rd Time’s the Charm

A few weeks ago I wrote about looking up how to say lime and lemon in Spanish. While I didn’t find a straightforward answer, I did find a helpful post on a blog that explained that it has to do both with word usage and regional varieties of actual fruit. I also found a comment… Continue reading The Importance of Remembering to Follow Up in Spanish Acquisition: 3rd Time’s the Charm

Listening to Music in Spanish for Fun: Friday Night Language Learning

Last Friday, my husband and I went to a little beer garden right outside of town. It’s fairly new and we’ve driven past it many times but have never gone. It’s behind a gas station and we were at least a little skeptical of what it could have to offer. What finally convinced us to… Continue reading Listening to Music in Spanish for Fun: Friday Night Language Learning

Practice Speaking Spanish On Your Own and With Others: Combining Individual Practice With Real Life Application

I’ve seen this quote before (you probably have too), but came across it again recently, and it really stood out to me. This is an interesting quote to consider in relation to language learning. If you’ve learned another language as an adult, you’ve felt how different it is to hear something said in a foreign language… Continue reading Practice Speaking Spanish On Your Own and With Others: Combining Individual Practice With Real Life Application

Learning Spanish Food Vocabulary: Make Your Mouth and Your Mind Work Together

A couple months ago, some of our friends did something called Whole 30. It’s an eating program that helps you break bad habits and cravings, and identifies any food sensitivities that might be causing you digestive issues. It emphasizes eating foods with few ingredients and nothing processed, so that means a lot of meat, veggies, fruit,… Continue reading Learning Spanish Food Vocabulary: Make Your Mouth and Your Mind Work Together

Don’t Forget – Spanish is Fun! The Benefits of Entertainment in Learning

We moved into our new apartment about 2 months ago and have finally gotten everything unpacked and settled. In the process of all that, I was going through a couple bags of junk drawer-type stuff and found a set of refrigerator magnets that a friend gave me several years ago when we lived together. They… Continue reading Don’t Forget – Spanish is Fun! The Benefits of Entertainment in Learning