Monthly Archives: May 2017

Learn Spanish with music!

Despacito – Justin Bieber, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee

An easy and fun way to improve your language skills is by listening to songs. Here is the huge summer hit by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee which Justin Bieber has released a new version of, meaning that it is heard in not just Spanish-speaking countries but English-speaking ones too. It is very catchy and proves that it seems like everyone is learning Spanish these days! Watch the video below and follow the Spanish section’s lyrics that have been translated into English: Continue reading

15 Spanish expressions using animals

The Spanish language is full of idiomatic expressions that are used in everyday conversation. When you chat with native-speaking people it can really help you keep up with what they are saying if you can learn some of the most common ones. Here we are going to focus on popular idioms using animals. Some are similar to ones we use in English but others do not exist in English at all:

1) Estar como una cabra – To be completely mad Continue reading

11 Spanish expressions to learn before your business trip to Spain

If you want your business trip to Spain to be as successful as it can be, it would be wise to learn a few phrases in Spanish to make a good impression with people you are trying to set up good relations with. Spanish employers, colleagues and clients will really appreciate your efforts to learn their native language. Here are a few to begin with:

1. Encantado/a * de conocerle.Pleased to meet you. * If you are female, use “Encantada”

2. Le presento a mi compañero/a (name)I’ll introduce you to …

3. Quisiéramos hablar del asunto de …We would like to talk/discuss the matter of … Continue reading