As we prepare yourself to say adiós to 2020, its a great time to reflect on this dumpster fire of a year and look for something positive about it. For us here at the Spanish blog, that means going through the data to discover which posts were the most popular with our readers. I already started my Top 20 Spanish Blog Posts of 2020, so go read part one if you missed it. Here are 10 more to complete the list!
Advanced Spanish Listening Practice– Typical Spanish Expressions
If so, youll certainly want to bookmark this post as well as all of the other listening practices by Laura. This was one of the most popular posts of the year as it includes a lot of common Spanish expressions that youll hear on an everyday basis, such as “qué raro” (how strange) and “pues sí” (youre right).
Its Barbecue Weather– Tips from Mexico
Un Viaje Virtual a Guatemala.
Food posts constantly review well on the blog site, and this one about Tex-Mex style barbecue from Karoly was one of the top posts of the year. Fire up la parrilla (the grill), toss on some arrachera (skirt steak), and spruce up some guarniciones (side meals) like guacamole for a scrumptious meal. She even gives some opciones vegetarianas (vegetarian choices) for those who dont eat meat..
2020 has been a rough year for travelers due to border closures and quarantines. In this post I take you to one of my outright preferred countries– Guatemala.
Reading Lauras post motivated me to write a few of my own about partying in Latin America. El carnaval es la feast más grande del mundo (Carnaval is the greatest celebration in the world). Check out all about this enormous event and view a couple of videos in this post.
Me gusta salir de carnival. ¿ Qué hay de tí? This post from Laura is fantastic for those of us who delight in partaking in la vida nocturna (the night life) when we take a trip to Spanish-speaking nations.
Numerous Spanish words stem from other languages. Thats why Anais began an outstanding series on the blog site this year to teach you a few of them! In this post, she presents some Italianismos, or Spanish words with Italian origin. From a capela to rotonda, there are numerous words that come from Italian. Make sure to take a look at her other posts as well to find out words that come from other languages.
The parade in Barranquilla.
One enjoyable method to practice your Spanish is with los trabalenguas (tongue twisters). Karoly created this terrific post mentor several timeless Spanish tongue tornados. Your lengua (tongue) is in for rather the workout with these! Theres likewise a fun video difficulty at the end where you can try 10 of them in 10 seconds each.
Partying in Latin America: el Carnaval.
Spanish Power Verbs– Ir.
When I initially began studying Spanish in Puerto Vallarta, I took a 3-week course focused on discovering power verbs. We concentrated on verbs that are utilized on an everyday basis in order to acquire the confidence to speak Spanish. I took what I learned and put together a series of posts to help you discover these power verbs. In this post I speak about the verb “ir,” which implies “to go.”.
Tongue Twisters to Practice Spanish.
The amazing Lake Atitlan.
Spanish Words of Foreign Origins: Italianismos.
Colloquial Spanish Course– Partying in Spanish.
12 de Octubre: Día de la Resistencia Indígena.
Have you heard that song that goes “Vamos pa la playa” (Lets go to the beach)? I feel like Ive heard it hundreds of times this year. Well, youll be better prepared for a day at the beach after you read this post by Laura! Find out some beneficial beach-related vocabulary, such as la quemadura de sol (sunburn) and la palmera (palm tree). You can practice your listening skills with a discussion.
What is a better name to celebrate this day? Anais offers you a few examples in this insightful post, such as “el Día de la Raza” (Day of the Race), which is the official name in Colombia, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, and El Salvador.
Colloquial Spanish Course– Talking Spanish at the Beach.
Me gusta ir a la playa!
That does it for our Top 20 Spanish posts of 2020. This blog wouldnt be much without you!
For us here at the Spanish blog site, that implies going through the data to find which posts were the most popular with our readers. I already started my Top 20 Spanish Blog Posts of 2020, so go check out part one if you missed it. Karoly put together this terrific post mentor numerous traditional Spanish tongue tornados. In this post, she introduces some Italianismos, or Spanish words with Italian origin. That does it for our Top 20 Spanish posts of 2020.