Hello everybody! Here is this week's list of Spanish resources. With each resources, I give you multiple ways of using it so you can plan to work with each resource for 1-2 days to really get the most out of it. Make sure you pair this with last week's 3 Spanish readings and you've got all of the resources you'll need for the week! Maybe even for two! Again, the goal is to get your Daily Spanish Lesson in for 15-20 minutes. You want to keep it short and fun without any stress
Whoops! A new post on a Sunday?? Well, you see... I dropped the ball. But I'm going to blame it on the fact that last Thursday was Valentine's Day and we were just out celebrating it up! (Even though really we stayed at home and ordered a pizza) Though a few days late, here's another great Spanish resource for you! I've given you 3 short readings PLUS a vocab & grammar list for each reading PLUS discussion questions that you can either answer out loud, do a timed writing, or
Hello everybody! Here is this week's weekly Spanish resources. Remember, the idea is to work with the same resource for 2-3 days changing up how you use it. That way you can hit all types of communication (listening, writing, reading, speaking) and really soak in the new vocab and grammar you're working with. I've give you a couple of ideas below but feel free to get creative. Let me know in the comments below how you used each resource! Just plan for 15-20 minutes daily and
This episode is pretty awesome if you're interested at all in traveling... I mean let's be honest... who isn't?? Especially once you get those language skills down, there'll be literally nothing stopping you from hopping on a flight to the land of your dreams. My dream land.... Puerto Rico, always and forever. Why I am so in love with that island?? Hmmm..... another podcast episode for sure! But for now, take some time to relax and listen to my stories from my time in Guatema
Bonjour! And that's it. That's all I remember from French class. Ay yi yi. Here's this week's Spanish resource for your daily practice! Ideas of how to use each resource included below.
6 short readings including vocab & grammar explanation PLUS discussion questions
How to use the readings:
Step 1 - Read 1 reading.
Step 1.5 - If necessary, translate the readings!
Step 2 - Look through the grammar & vocab explanation
Step 2.5 - It'd be a GREAT idea to write sentences u
Hello everybody! Hope week 2 of the new year has treated everybody well! It looks like we may get our first snow day in GA in a couple of days so I'm stocking up on Nutella, hot chocolate, and Spanish-Language Netflix shows. Speaking of.... anybody have any good recommendations? The last one I watched was Elite and I LOVED it! So anything like that and I'll watch it.... let me know!! As always, I have your weekly list of Spanish resources. Remember, the idea is to work with t
Let the New Year begiiinnn!! Have you started any of your new goals? My husband's goals are to be more active and to eat more soup (he's a weirdo.) So yesterday we started the New Year by hiking 6 miles and then going over to my parents' to eat some of my mom's homemade soup. And then today, I made a delicious white chicken chili from Ambitious Kitchen. I'd say he started off the new year on the right foot. As for my goals, I don't really have any. I want to have some but I j
It's my last email of 2018! And I wanted to ring in the new year with a few Spanish resources for you to finish this year strong!
I love this time of the year because it means I get to see a lot of family members I don't usually see. Like my 2 year old nephew! He's very active right now and extremely curious. He loves to just grab everything he sees. But he's also very vocal! He can almost say the whole alphabet perfectly! I thought about him when I saw this short little S
4 years ago today, I was getting ready to walk down the aisle to greet my new husband with a big old smooch in the face! My wedding day was pretty exciting but it turns out that post-wedding life as in actual marriage is even more exciting. Not everything is glitter and butterflies and hearts and balloons. But there are so many great lessons I've learned about communication, sharing, patience, and acceptance. It's taken me four years and up to the moment that I'm writing this
Today's resource is all about getting personal and working on the present indicative. I found this infograph with a great list of questions that you can answer either out loud to practice your speaking or through writing. I actually suggest doing both! Maybe writing first and then next week try again just speaking and time yourself for 5-10 minutes and say as much as you can. Orrrr... if you have a friend that you're learning with, these would be great questions to ask each o
Episode 5 is here!! This week is dedicated to all the things, people, and places that have really made a big impact on me this year. I've changed in so many ways and it's important to take the time to say thank you to everything that made that happen. How to level up on your Spanish?? Follow these steps! 1. You listen to the podcast - see how it is, see what you can understand, is it easy? Wow! you're an expert then! Is it hard? Well, go on to Step 2! 2. Print out the transcr
Novemeber is here and with it comes my favorite weather and one of my favorite holidays!
I'm sure if you have been learning Spanish for a long time then you have heard of Dia de los Muertos before! A wonderful celebration that takes place in many Latin American countries.
I actually never heard about it until I moved to the States. In Venezuela, we don't tend to celebrate it. At least not in the capital which is where I was raised. So, when I became a Spa
If you haven't listened to Episode 4 of Lenguaje de la Vida Podcast yet, what are you waiting for?? It's full of thrills!! Perfect for this spooky season we're in. And if you do give it a listen to, here are a list of important vocab that you'll need to know. If you choose not to, totally acceptable. You can still use this list and the instructions below to get a good language practice in. 15 - 20 minutes a day is all you need to keep honing those skills. Keep scrolling to fi
Episode 4 is here!! Now, since we're heading into Halloween season, I'd thought I'd share with you one of the scariest/most embarrassing moments in my life. Watch out... you might need to grab a friend for this one. I do not recommend listening to this after 9:46 pm in a dark basement. You will freak out. Just a warning. Now, in order to get the most out of this episode, I do recommend subscribing so that you get all of the free goodies that go with this episode: a transcript
And we're baaack! It's been a while since we came out with a podcast episode but finally there's a new one! I do plan on truly truly making these biweekly so thank you so much for all those that have bared with me during this process. It's not easy learning how to record audio, edit it, and finding a way to make it easily accessible for everyone. At least not for me! I'm not really tech savvy but I do think I can figure out things pretty quickly so hopefully the bumps on the
What you'll need: - Paper - Pencil or Pen - Spanish Dictionary Summarize the following reading in English. Tell me the main ideas that you understand from the reading. Write in bullet points but try to be as detailed as possible. Try to get at 12 - 15 points. Remember you do NOT have to understand everything! Mi cumpleaños fue esta semana. Fue el 9 de septiembre. Celebramos mi cumpleaños en las montañas. Normalmente, los domingos vamos al cine a ver una película. Nos gusta ve
The second episode of TheLanguageMovement podcast, Lenguaje de la Vida! A Spanish Podcast for Spanish Learners! This is what you do: 1. You listen to the podcast - see how it is, see what you can understand, is it easy? Wow! you're an expert then! Is it hard? Well, go on to Step 2! 2. Print out the transcription of the video and follow along one more time! 3. Then move on to the exercises! With every episode, you will find a list of vocab included in the podcast and a list of
If you look at Spanish textbooks, there's a certain sequence to them. They all start out with the same topics.... Family, Classes, Sports, Hobbies, so on and so forth. They also all start out with the same grammatical concepts.... Me gusta, AR verbs, numbers, adjectvies, so on and so forth. This sequencing can be very helpful and its success is backed by research. However, it can also be very limiting. The funny thing about language is that it is so unexpected. You can't time
Hello!! Here is a new reading for you all! I talk about my wedding, my family, work titles, etc. Some excellent vocab for you all! Read through it and see what you can understand. Keep reading til the bottom so you get the easy to print PDF version of it! BUENA SUERTE! Les quiero hablar sobre mi familia. Y uno de los días más memorables para mi familia fue el dia de mi boda. Yo me casé el 20 de diciembre. Mi boda fue una muy simple, pequeña, e íntima. Solo invitamos a 64 pers
Here it is guys! The first episode of TheLanguageMovement podcast, Lenguaje de la Vida! A Spanish Podcast for Spanish Learners! This is SOOO exciting mostly because I think.... no I know that this will REALLY help people with their language goals! So this is what you do: 1. You listen to the podcast - see how it is, see what you can understand, is it easy? Wow! you're an expert then! Is it hard? Well, go on to Step 2! 2. Print out the transcription of the video and follow alo