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The Spanish Speaking World Celebrates Lent

Enough Lent for the Season

We are reaching that time of the year where the Sun is fighting to stay out and you start to feel the change in the air; that smell of nature, the smell of trees, grass and blooming flowers. We are reaching the time where the day is longer and the great City of New York finds more excuses to stay out with him, the sun. Luckily, we are also grasping the end of Lent, that period before Easter that, in the Christian Church, is the commemoration of Christ’s fasting in the wilderness during forty days. Read more

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The Wall / La Muralla (Listening Exercise)

It is the name of one of Pink Floyd´s most popular albums. In Spanish, we usually say “Pared” or “Muro” to translate“Wall”, but we also use “Muralla” for certain cases; like The Great Wall of China, which is translated “La Gran Muralla China”. This word (muralla) is mostly related to forts, castles and any wall […]

Spanish in the US. Learn Spanish and know the market

Tips For Marketers Tapping Into U.S. Hispanic Market

The Latin market in the United States has become an essential component for a brand’s growth. In the last few years, the purchasing power of the Latin community has substantially increased, making the community appealing for any brand that is looking to tap into a great resource. Read more

Set your target for learning a new language

How many words do you need to learn a language?

    1. 250 words constitute the essential core of a language, those without which you cannot construct any sentence.
    2. 750 words constitute those that are used every single day by every person who speaks the language.

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