Spanish festive word search

Spanish festive word search

As the end of the year approaches, we've got a fun way to practice your language skills during the holidays with this Spanish festive word search.
Colombian Slang, Colombian Spanish

Safe word

As we continue learning vocabulary related to all areas of life in Bogota, we can’t avoid the topic of crime and safety, Katie Jacoby makes sure you have your wits and your words about you...

Writing with class: A guide on how to write Spanish letters

Spanish letters and emails remain quite formal compared to English, so we’ve put together a guide so you’re writing not just in class, but with class.

All happening at the language zoo

While there are tons of animal-related Spanish words and phrases that are universal, Katie Jacoby focuses on ones that are either exclusively Colombian, ones that you’re especially likely to hear here, or ones that are just too ubiquitous to not include.
Spanish proverbs

Spanish proverbs: Dicho y hecho

Los dichos y refranes, Spanish proverb and sayings, are an integral part of a regional culture and identity. Mastering them can be particularly helpful, as a single line can convey thousands of years of oral history, and with it, an incredible amount of information.
Reading in spanish

Spanish book talk

With the city’s annual book fair just around the corner, Katie Jacoby shows her bookworm side with some useful Spanish reading vocab.
Spanish chatting

Spanish chatting: Esk no c txtr :(

Chat away to your heart’s content with our guide to smartphone Spanish chatting.
Trabalenguas, Spanish tongue twisters

Spanish tongue twisters: Tres tristes tigres

'Trabalenguas', as the name implies, will get your tongue stuck trying to figure out their pronunciation. Tangle and torment your tongue with Diana Mejía’s tongue twisters.
Spanish football language

Playing away: Spanish football language

If the World Cup puts you in the mood for a game or two, we have all the Spanish football language that will help you make your point on the pitch.
Afán, demora, afán and demora

Afán and demora: Hurry up and slow down

Take some time to let Katie Jacoby give you a quick run-down on how to express the two extremes of time, afán and demora, in Colombian Spanish.