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Hello! I come from Spain and I am a Writer and worked as a Journalist for a variety of Media back in Spain. I also had over 10 years of Teaching experience now and then, because I love it. The most important think to start speaking a language is just trying conversation! What better way to speak it to a Spanish native? I am very good in conversation.  It is much more fun than the traditional... read more

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Mis clases de conversación son entretenidas porque abarcan muchos sectores culturales de mi país, España, con temas como la geografía, las costumbres, las canciones, la literatura, la cocina tradicional mediterránea, la gente, el arte, la educación, etc.   Tengo experiencia dando clases, tanto a adultos como a niños. En Madrid formé un taller de escritura creativa que duró dos... read more

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I was a Spanish teacher for 3 years in Mexico, I graduated from the university of Puebla in 1998 with an Architecture degree and then in 2005 a second degree in Education at the university of Monterrey. I have a broad experience as a private tutor and for 3 years I taught elementary and High school level Spanish/English and some mathematics to numerous students in Mexico. I excel... read more

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Today one of my Spanish students was learning vocabulary related to personal appearance (hair and eye color, height, etc) and had previously learned professions, so to practice all of this vocabulary, we played a couple rounds of 20 questions. We alternated who was thinking of the person and who was guessing so that she could practice both speaking and listening as well as practice her question... read more

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One of the best language learning secrets I learned from my college Spanish professor was to keep a "Little Black Book" or a LBB.  It sounds like fun, right?  The LBB was a pocket sized note pad that I took everywhere to record new Spanish vocabulary when I was an international student in Salamanca, Spain. Learning new words and phrases made all of the difference when understanding... read more

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Listening to the radio, I noticed that the expression "dale" (pronounced dah-lay) has become much more common. Not only do I hear it used in songs, but the DJ's are also fond of saying it! I love saying it because it is very enthusiastic and fun. Apparently, Pitbull loves to say it, too. Now, you are probably curious what "dale" means. "Darle a alguien" means... read more