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Podcast episode #2: Practice Spanish Listening

Podcast episode #2: Practice Spanish Listening

El producto más contaminante del planeta by I Taught Myself Spanish Academy http://c2languages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Greenpeace.mp3 What do I do? This is how we recommend you do this listening exercise: Listen to the audio once without looking at the...
Spanish Listening Exercise 1

Spanish Listening Exercise 1

Los edulcorantes no son tan dulces by I Taught Myself Spanish Academy http://c2languages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/edulcorantes.mp3 What do I do? This is how we recommend you do this listening exercise: Listen to the audio once without looking at the transcript....
Lift-the-Fog Technique for Learning Spanish

Lift-the-Fog Technique for Learning Spanish

I love this quote by Steven Kaufman. It perfectly encapsulates what I try to do with my students as we navigated the stormy waters of Spanish grammar.   We don’t just learn the subjunctive. First, I mention it to you once. You don’t understand. That’s completely...
5 mistakes to avoid when speaking Spanish

5 mistakes to avoid when speaking Spanish

Here is a list of 5 common mistakes that English speakers make when speaking Spanish. These are focused on the beginner level. 1. Overusing the personal pronouns Most of the time, native Spanish speakers don’t use personal pronouns “yo, tú, nosotros”, etc. So, instead...