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10 most common mistakes that Spanish learners make
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10 most common mistakes that Spanish learners make

It is not easy to be self-taught student for many reasons, one of which is ignorance of effective techniques and the inevitable commission of many mistakes concerning the process of studying the material itself. Today Spanish&Valencia describes in detail common misconceptions that can lead to a weakening of the student’s motivation and stop trying to...

2 March, 202021 October, 2021by
Some binomials in Spanish you’ll want to use sooner or later
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Some binomials in Spanish you’ll want to use sooner or later

Binomials or word pairs are idioms in Spanish with the peculiar characteristic of having two words from the same grammatical class like nouns, adjectives, pronouns, etc. There are different types of binomials, some of which are based on sound, synonyms and antonyms, repetition, etc. and though they aren’t always binomials in both languages, it is still...

21 March, 20198 November, 2021by
Spanish curiosities: false anglicisms
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Spanish curiosities: false anglicisms

As you may know, many languages have adopted anglicisms: English words that become part of another language. Usually these words have equivalents in Spanish and keep their original meaning, but not these ones. Not only don’t they have the same meaning… some of them don’t even exist in English! 1. Alto standing (luxury, luxurious). This...

28 February, 201928 February, 2019by