How to Learn Spanish (using free online resources!)

How to Quickly Learn to Pronounce Anything No Matter How Difficult

pronounce anythingThis is a simple technique I developed on my own as part of the Telenovela Method years ago and I’ve just never gotten around to writing about it because it never occurred to me how much trouble most people have learning to pronounce certain parts of foreign languages.  This is a simple, obvious (once you understand it) techniq

Learn Spanish for Real #8: “That rings a bell / sounds familiar!” and “sonar”/”resultar”

that rings a bell in spanishAwkward title, but accurately descriptive.  We’re going to talk about the ways you can say essentially the same thing in Spanish: “That rings a bell” or “That sounds/looks familiar”.
This is going to revolve around two verbs: “sonar” and “resultar”, primarily “sonar”.

Glossika Review: A Supplement, But a Damn Good One

glossika reviewGlossika is a course that’s gotten very popular recently and as such curiosity got the better of me and I decided to give it a try.  That, plus I’m learning German (still as a beginner, I’ve had some lulls in my learning of it so I’m not as far along as I’d have liked) and I’m

Learn Spanish for Real #7: “Pain in the neck/ass”

pain in the neck in spanishI remember talking with a language exchange partner years ago and I wanted to say that something was, as we colloquially say in English, a “pain in the neck”, so I made the mistake most inexperienced language learners make in such situations and just translated the English literally by saying “do

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