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New year, new Spanish podcasts?

January 2, 2014


If your Spanish learning needs a new lease of life, a podcast might be just the thing. Podcasts are easy to fit into your existing routine – whether you listen to them while cleaning the house or walking to the bus stop – and are the perfect example of a SMART goal: specific, measurable, achievable, […]

Five apps for learning and practising Spanish

January 11, 2012


1. Living Language Spanish Level: beginner to post-beginner Price: free to $19.99 This is a good place to start learning the basics of Spanish. You can try a couple of units of Living Language for free before deciding if it works for you, but it seems very well put together. Each unit walks you through […]

Expats: 7 ways to make the most of the language all around you

October 3, 2011


It’s easy, these days, to live with your feet in one country but your mind in another – to stay connected to your home country almost 24/7. I lived in Spain in 1999; email was in a special computer place over the road, via telnet (anyone remember telnet?), and ridiculously expensive. Half an hour a […]