Español formal y divertido: Modismos y refranes

Francis Bacon (1596-1650) fue el primero que acuñó la tan repetida frase de “Knowledge is power”. Muchas personas tienen sus propias frases o repiten las que más le gustan, sean dichos, modismos o refranes. ¿Qué interpretan por “esa fue la gota que rebalsó el vaso”? ¿Quién de ustedes se ahoga en un vaso de agua? ¿Cuándo se está en la luna? Luego de pensar que significa para cada uno de ustedes las frases mencionadas, pueden visitar: http://www.modismosinterpretados


Ten More Reasons to Learn Spanish

It was so much fun writing ten reasons to learn Spanish! Here are ten more reasons to learn this beautiful language.  

  1. Maybe you’ve fallen in love with someone who speaks Spanish, or you have a new friend or family member who speaks that language. Speaking their language offers them a deeper understanding of what you’re saying and can bring you closer together.
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in


First Steps: Ten Reasons Why You Should Learn Spanish

¡Hola! (Hello!) So, you’re interested in learning Spanish. Good for you! You may be wondering where to begin. Why learn Spanish in the first place? 1. Well, Spanish is a major language. It is one of the most widely-spoken languages in the world, with speakers in North America, South America, Europe and even Asia and Africa! There are over 400 million speakers worldwide (Mansfield, 2014). 2. Spanish is one of five Romance languages: you can trace its roots back to Roman or the Latin lang