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Main uses for the Spanish Language in Canada

Learning how to speak a second language like Spanish in Canada can be extremely beneficial for the job market. Whether you are a native French speaker or English-speaking Canadian, picking up a language like Spanish could help to increase your value on the job market. Less than 10% of jobs within Canada require bilingualism in their job listing but candidates who can speak both French and English as well as additional language like Spanish are often valued above some of their competition. Lea


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Is the Spanish language the same in every country?

Learning Spanish can be a wonderful way that you can connect with people all around the world. By learning this language you can be prepared to communicate with people not only in Spain but in a number of other countries as well. A number of words and expressions however can be slightly different in other areas of the world. Just as English speakers in London England have some very different phrases than English speakers in Dallas Texas, there are some variants in the way that Spanish language s


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How to use Spanish to practice conversation?

If you are committed to learning Spanish in the GTA, you should consider the idea of using Spanish in conversation. Immersion remains one of the best ways that you can learn this language. If you are committed to the idea of using Spanish in conversation, you'll really need to practice your verbal skills. Here are some of the top methods that you can use to practice Spanish in conversation: Make a friend online: finding a friend that is fluent in Spanish can be one of the best ways that you c


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How long until I am fluent in Spanish?

Gaining Spanish fluency can involve a few factors such as your experience with language previously and your dedication to actually learning the language today. In most cases language learning for a language like Spanish often takes at least 1000 hours of study. Becoming fluent in Spanish however will take some time. To put this in perspective, a person that wants to be fluent in Spanish may have to: Take one hour per day on three years of study to gain an intermediate fluency in Spanish. This


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How long does it take to learn Spanish?

If you are interested in learning how to speak Spanish, you might first want to realistically set out how long it may take you to speak Spanish fluently. The process of learning any language can take time but if you are interested in fluency, it is important to have the right expectations set out in advance. There are a number of factors that can dictate how quickly you can learn Spanish: If you have experience learning other languages: if you were raised bilingual or you have experience lear


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Aprendiendo inglés

En esta oportunidad les escribo desde nuestra escuela en Argentina donde me esperan para que les cuente curiosidades de la lengua inglesa, por lo que hago referencia a un libro muy interesante ”Big book of answers 2” escrito por Doug Lennox del cual tomo algunos párrafos, los interpreto y complemento. En la lengua inglesa hay solo dos palabras que terminan con “gry”: angry y hungry”. Hay solo tres que finalizan con “ceed”: “exceed, proceed and su


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5 Reasons It's Better to Learn Spanish in Person

Despite there being hundreds of online tools aiming to help you learn a language on your own, they're not always the best way to learn. Learning a language online leaves you at the mercy of your own interpretation of the content. Here are 5 reasons why it's wiser to learn a language such as Spanish in person. If you happen to be in Mississauga, Toronto, Brampton, Oakville or anywhere nearby, please give us a call. We are the lead


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“Gracias a la vida”

Vamos a utilizar esta famosa canción escrita por Violeta Parra que fuera interpretada por artistas de distintos países, para identificar los verbos, o sea, los encargados de nombrar las acciones. Los verbos pueden ser regulares como amar y abrir e irregulares como dar. También hay verbos copulativos como ser, estar y parecer e impersonales como llover. Los 4 modos verbales son el indicativo, el subjuntivo,


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¿Palabras en inglés o en español?

Los invito a leer las siguientes palabras para que me digan que tienen de particular.

  1. abdomen, actor, admirable, adobe, alfalfa, aorta, artificial, adaptable, auto, atlas, aerosol, agenda, alcohol, anorexia, antisocial, altar.
  2. balance, banana, brutal, bilateral, bingo.
  3. cable, cactus, calibre, canal, criminal, continental, considerable, control, chocolate, cheque, crisis, cartel, crucial, culpable, cultural, casino, colonial, central, cultural.
  4. det


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Español neutro

El español no solo se diferencia por sus características léxicas, o sea de vocabulario, sino también por las referidas a la pronunciación. Como contrapartida del español neutro tenemos que en algunas regiones se omite la d por lo que se escucha “amao” en lugar de “amado”, “partío” en lugar de “partido”. Muchos cubanos pronuncian l en lugar de r por lo que un “miércoles” es un “miélcole” ya que también, omiten


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