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El Verbo Gustar

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 (emphasize) +  who + Gustar + What 

Gustar
Learning the verb “Gustar” in Spanish

Ejemplo:

Me gusta caminar or no me gusta caminar.
If I want to make sure people understand who is the person who likes to walk, you can clarify by saying “a mí.”

A mí me gusta caminar.
The “Who” in this case is “ME” and it’s always going to be part of the statement. The “A mí” is optional, but used for clarification.

To make a negative statement, place “NO” before “ME.”

NO me gusta caminar.
(A mí) no me gusta caminar. Continue reading El Verbo Gustar

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How to Lose the Fear of Speaking “Spanglish.”

How to Lose the Fear of Speaking “Spanglish.”

We are often shy when it comes to making mistakes, especially when we don’t have “YET” all the tools or experience necessary because “We are just learning.” In this video I will mention how to recognized the problem and to build confidence to overcome it. Also, I’ll  make them available for you to practice and to learn Spanish while enjoying it.

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How to Lose the Fear of Speaking “Spanglish.”

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2. Spanish Popular Slang

Cada loco con su tema:  (every crazy person has a subject) “It’s his / her hobbyhorse.

Ejemplo: déjalo que hable.  (Let him talk.)

 

Me cae gordo: (To fall fat on me)He/she is a pain.

Ejemplo: Ese político me cae gordo. (That politician is a pain.) Continue reading 2. Spanish Popular Slang

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Why Learning Spanish?

Diversity:

Hispanics are the largest minority in the United States. In the business world understanding others in their own language is a plus.

To Work:

One thing is to learn some words and expressions and another is to learn Spanish enough to use it for work and to advance professionally.  Speaking Spanish also enhances your resume and increases your employment possibilities.

For FUN and to Travel:

Want to learn just for FUN?  Great! it makes the learning process easier. When we set up our mind to learn a second language just because one wants to get along with others, you have 50% of the success already!

Keep Your Brain Working:

Researches show that learning a second language sharpness the memory and may delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.

To Blog in Spanish:

As bloggers, you will also be able to expand your market to the Hispanic populations.

Whatever the reason is, here your dream will come to pass!