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Listen to native Spanish speakers

By Laura D'Amico | 7 years ago

Listen to native Spanish speakers and learners from different countries (with transcriptions) – Free material Have you ever wondered if you would be able to understand other Spanish accents? Spanish is an official language in 21 sovereign states and one dependent entity, totalling around 423 million people. The Catálogo de voces hispánicas offers videos of…

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Is it easy to learn Spanish for a native English speaker?

By Laura D'Amico | 8 years ago

Thanks Voxy to share this interesting Infonografic. Via: Voxy Blog

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Why it pays to be bilingual

By Laura D'Amico | 8 years ago

Gracias for sharing this interesting infographic. Via: Voxy Blog

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Speaking two languages – Benefits of bilingualism

By Laura D'Amico | 9 years ago

Being bilingual makes you smarter and can have a profound effect on your brain. I found a very interesting article in the The New York Times by BHATTACHARJEE (Published: March 17, 2012) that I thought it was worth sharing here. “SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized…

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Children learning Spanish. What is the advantage?

By Laura D'Amico | 9 years ago

“Learning multiple languages at a young age can enhance your child’s overall intellectual and emotional development” from the book Raising a Bilingual Child – Ph. D. Barbara Zurer Pearson. According to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages among other benefits learning languages can benefit the development of problem solving abilities, memory skills…

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Spanish Levels

By Laura D'Amico | 9 years ago

Speak Spanish follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages that aims to provide an international standard for the level of comprehension, oral and written levels in a language. The Common European Framework divides learners into three broad divisions which can be divided into six levels: A Basic Speaker A1 Breakthrough or beginner A2…

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Spanish is the third most used language on the web

By Laura D'Amico | 9 years ago

Spanish is the third most used language on the web according to an article from El diario Montanes from Spain Spanish recorded a growth of 600% in just eight years  on the Internet according to the Spanish newspaper.  The use of Spanish on the Internet has taken a giant step forward. There are almost 131…

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Why learn Spanish?

By Laura D'Amico | 9 years ago

*Spanish is one of the three most widely spoken languages in the world (after Mandarin and English). It originated in Spain and it is now spoken by more than 425 million people in more than 20 different countries in four continents. *Spanish is the official language in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican…

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