To B or not to V: How to know which one to use in Spanish

To B or not to V: How to know which one to use in Spanish

If you speak Spanish or you’re learning the language, you’ll know that the B and the V are pronounced exactly the same, making it really hard to know which one to use when writing. Here are some tips.

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What’s the worst possible insult you can say to someone in Spain?

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May 40th: Why an old Spanish weather saying rings true this week

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Sweating like a chicken: 18 Spanish phrases to complain about the heat like a true Spaniard

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Why do Spanish people say these English words when slamming Spain?

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The essential Spanish vocab for getting the vaccine and testing for Covid

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Nine Spanish foody expressions that don’t mean what you think

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Buying a second-hand car in Spain: 9 key questions you have to ask in Spanish

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The many ways Spaniards refer to your face if you’re being cheeky

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Why it’s true that Spaniards talk faster than English speakers (but there is a catch)

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Ten unique Basque words you need to learn right now

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Five fascinating facts you didn’t know about the letter Ñ in Spanish

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Readers reveal: Nine sure-fire ways to improve your Spanish

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Five ways that ‘leche’ means more than just ‘milk’ in Spain

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Spanish vs Catalan: Which language should you learn if you live in Barcelona?

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Eleven common and comical Spanish-English false friends to watch out for

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Wet the doughnut: Ten hilarious Spanish expressions to refer to sex 

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Speak like a local: Ten very useful Spanish expressions with the word ‘water’ 

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The essential Catalan phrases you need in Catalonia

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How to speak the Spanish language of love

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Seven of the best cheesy chat up lines in Spanish

Seven of the best cheesy chat up lines in Spanish

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Do I need to learn Valencian if I live in Spain’s Valencia region?

Ten phrases to talk about cold and wet weather like a true Spaniard

Ten phrases to talk about cold and wet weather like a true Spaniard

Ten essential phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard

Ten essential phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Puente’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Puente’

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Spanish now ranked worst in EU at speaking English

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Why are the Spanish ‘so bad’ at speaking English?

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Green dogs and sweaty chickens: Ten animal idioms to help you sound more Spanish

Spanish word of the day: Chapuza

Spanish word of the day: Chapuza

Spanish phrase of the day: ¡Llueve a cántaros!

Spanish phrase of the day: ¡Llueve a cántaros!

Spanish word of the day: ‘Guiri’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Guiri’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Enchufe’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Enchufe’

Spanish Expression of the Day: ‘¡Dale caña!’

Spanish Expression of the Day: ‘¡Dale caña!’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Merienda’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Merienda’

Spanish Word of The Day: ‘Pata’

Spanish Word of The Day: ‘Pata’

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Spanish phrase of the day: Año bisiesto
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Spanish phrase of the day: Año bisiesto

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Spanish word of the day: Abrazo

Spanish word of the day: Abrazo

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Revealed: Spanish ranked second-worst in EU for ability to speak English

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cobra’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cobra’

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Ten Spanish slang phrases you never learn at school

Five old Spanish sayings you’ll learn from abuelos

Five old Spanish sayings you’ll learn from abuelos

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Boina’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Boina’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Trabalenguas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Trabalenguas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Maravillado’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Maravillado’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Contaminar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Contaminar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cartón’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cartón’

Spanish word of the day: Desecho

Spanish word of the day: Desecho

Spanish word of the day: ‘Vidrio’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Vidrio’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Medio ambiente’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Medio ambiente’

Six ways to use the Spanish verb ‘tocar’

Six ways to use the Spanish verb ‘tocar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Enfurecido’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Enfurecido’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Niebla’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Niebla’

Six ways to use the Spanish verb ‘tirar’

Six ways to use the Spanish verb ‘tirar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Castaña’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Castaña’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Bellota’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Bellota’

Spanish Word of the Day: Aturdido

Spanish Word of the Day: Aturdido

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Desganado’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Desganado’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Infinito’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Infinito’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Complicidad’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Complicidad’

Six ways to use the Spanish verb ‘pedir’

Six ways to use the Spanish verb ‘pedir’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Flechazo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Flechazo’

Eight ways to use the Spanish verb ‘poner’

Eight ways to use the Spanish verb ‘poner’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Coraje’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Coraje’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Solana’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Solana’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Manguera’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Manguera’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Chapuzón’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Chapuzón’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Bochorno’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Bochorno’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Aguadilla’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Aguadilla’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Tostar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Tostar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Trapo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Trapo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Comecocos’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Comecocos’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Picar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Picar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Asar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Asar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Chiringuito’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Chiringuito’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Entendederas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Entendederas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Alpargata’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Alpargata’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Cortar’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Cortar’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Echar’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Echar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Jornada’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Jornada’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Marcha’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Marcha’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Hoja’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Hoja’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Corto’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Corto’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Verbena’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Verbena’

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How well do you know your Spanish prefixes?

Spanish word of the day: ‘Mango’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Mango’

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How moving to Spain as a child and learning Spanish opened up the world to me

Spanish word of the day: ‘Vendehúmos’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Vendehúmos’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Aire’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Aire’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Basura’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Basura’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Boca’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Boca’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Trasto’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Trasto’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cantamañanas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cantamañanas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Achuchar’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Achuchar’

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Spanish Word of the Day: Previo

Spanish Word of the Day: Previo

Spanish word of the day: ‘Alianza’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Alianza’

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Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pulular’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pulular’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pendiente’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pendiente’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Orgullo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Orgullo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pasta’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pasta’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Hierro’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Hierro’

Spanish Word of the Day: Fuego

Spanish Word of the Day: Fuego

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Rompedor’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Rompedor’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Postizo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Postizo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Marco’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Marco’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Ganado’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Ganado’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Monda’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Monda’

Spanish bar bill goes viral after waitress turns tables on ‘annoying’ customer

Spanish bar bill goes viral after waitress turns tables on ‘annoying’ customer

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pausa’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Pausa’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Seta’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Seta’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tumbona’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tumbona’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Hombre’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Hombre’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Hielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Hielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Callejero’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Callejero’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Mirada’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Mirada’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Viaje’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Viaje’

Words and phrases you need to know to be a true Madrileño

Words and phrases you need to know to be a true Madrileño

Spanish word of the day: ‘Señal’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Señal’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Brote’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Brote’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Clima’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Clima’

Spanish Word of the day: Mazo

Spanish Word of the day: Mazo

Spanish Word of the Day: Hostia

Spanish Word of the Day: Hostia

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Pesca’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Pesca’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Dieta’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Dieta’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Vigor’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Vigor’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Fiesta’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Fiesta’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cría’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Cría’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Calor’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Calor’

Spanish word of day: ‘Alegría’

Spanish word of day: ‘Alegría’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Resplandor’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Resplandor’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Desbordar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Desbordar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Crecer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Crecer’

Traitor! Fascist! How to hurl insults like a politician in Spain

Traitor! Fascist! How to hurl insults like a politician in Spain

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Piedra’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Piedra’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Banco’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Banco’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Arena’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Arena’

Spanish Word of The Day: Época

Spanish Word of The Day: Época

Spanish Word of The Day: Sede

Spanish Word of The Day: Sede

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Loco’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Loco’

Spanish word of the Day: ‘Ligar’

Spanish word of the Day: ‘Ligar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Remedio’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Remedio’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Concurrido’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Concurrido’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comprender’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comprender’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Adormecer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Adormecer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Siesta’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Siesta’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Hortera’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Hortera’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Compañero’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Compañero’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aduanas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aduanas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Negocio’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Negocio’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Abrigo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Abrigo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Azotea’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Azotea’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Acuerdo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Acuerdo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Paisaje’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Paisaje’

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Eight tips for learning Spanish successfully

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Muchedumbre’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Muchedumbre’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Enervar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Enervar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Altibajo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Altibajo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Primavera’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Primavera’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Obra’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Obra’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Igualdad’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Igualdad’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Rezagado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Rezagado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Flipar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Flipar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Apuntar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Apuntar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tiquismiquis’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tiquismiquis’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cúmulo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cúmulo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lamentar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lamentar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Espabilar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Espabilar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comensal’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comensal’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Dadivoso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Dadivoso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lección’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lección’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Batir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Batir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Anochecer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Anochecer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Conquistar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Conquistar’

Spanish word(s) of the day: ‘Toque de queda’

Spanish word(s) of the day: ‘Toque de queda’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tajante’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tajante’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Nefasto’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Nefasto’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Enamorado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Enamorado’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Escabroso’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Escabroso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Entramado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Entramado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aliciente’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aliciente’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Festejar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Festejar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chiste’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chiste’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Dulce’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Dulce’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Carcajada’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Carcajada’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Desagradable’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Desagradable’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comodín’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comodín’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Resfriado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Resfriado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Deshacer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Deshacer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘A rajatabla’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘A rajatabla’

Spanish Word of the Day: Aburrido

Spanish Word of the Day: Aburrido

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cabizbajo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cabizbajo’

Elections loom but there’s trouble at the top in Podemos

Elections loom but there’s trouble at the top in Podemos

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tiritar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tiritar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Llovizna’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Llovizna’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Rebajas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Rebajas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aguacero’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aguacero’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Pajarito’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Pajarito’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tiquismiquis’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tiquismiquis’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Picotear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Picotear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘ Zurcir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘ Zurcir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Zambullirse’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Zambullirse’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Monada’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Monada’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Atracón’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Atracón’

#Navidad: The essential Spanish expressions you’ll need at Christmas time
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#Navidad: The essential Spanish expressions you’ll need at Christmas time

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘El Gordo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘El Gordo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Susurrar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Susurrar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chaval’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chaval’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Majo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Majo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Guaperas’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Guaperas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Jaleo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Jaleo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Rácano’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Rácano’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Villancicos’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Villancicos’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lucir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lucir’

Spanish Word of the Day: Abrumador

Spanish Word of the Day: Abrumador

Spanish Word of the Day: Belén

Spanish Word of the Day: Belén

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Madrugar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Madrugar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Suegros’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Suegros’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Callejear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Callejear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cielo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Sentar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Sentar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Regatear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Regatear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Piropo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Piropo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Energúmeno’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Energúmeno’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Reliquia’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Reliquia’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Traspié’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Traspié’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Despampanante’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Despampanante’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Anticuado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Anticuado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cansino’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Cansino’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Agridulce’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Agridulce’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Pacha’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Pacha’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Encantador’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Encantador’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Alucinante’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Alucinante’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Pesado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Pesado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Ganga’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Ganga’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tentempié’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tentempié’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Listillo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Listillo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Quejica’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Quejica’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Soso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Soso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comilona’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Comilona’

QUIZ: How well do you know your Spanish idioms?

QUIZ: How well do you know your Spanish idioms?

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Caliente’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Caliente’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Azar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Azar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Alboroto’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Alboroto’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Viento’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Viento’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Resol’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Resol’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Mimoso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Mimoso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Bullicio’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Bullicio’

Five tricks to help you sound like a native in Spanish

Five tricks to help you sound like a native in Spanish

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tutear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tutear’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Ganas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Ganas’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Soler’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Soler’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tocayo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Tocayo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aturdir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Aturdir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Botellón’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Botellón’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chapuza’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chapuza’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Anteayer’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Anteayer’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Fugaz’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Fugaz’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Empalagoso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Empalagoso’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chachi’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chachi’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Desvelado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Desvelado’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chulo ‘

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Chulo ‘

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Ajeno/a’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Ajeno/a’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Sobremesa’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Sobremesa’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Otoño’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Otoño’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Guay’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Guay’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Duende’

Spanish Word of the day: ‘Duende’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Estrenar’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Estrenar’

How to complain about the heat like a true Spaniard
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How to complain about the heat like a true Spaniard

Spanish bid for gender neutral constitution sparks row

Spanish bid for gender neutral constitution sparks row

What in Spain are ‘domingueros’?

What in Spain are ‘domingueros’?

Spanish word of the day: ‘Patria’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Patria’

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Spanish word of the day: Chorizo

Spanish word of the day: Chorizo

Ten ‘English’ words adopted and adapted into Spanish

Ten ‘English’ words adopted and adapted into Spanish

Catalonia triples fines against businesses not using Catalan

Catalonia triples fines against businesses not using Catalan

Five brilliant apps to help improve your Spanish

Five brilliant apps to help improve your Spanish

Nine sure-fire ways for Spaniards to improve their English skills

Nine sure-fire ways for Spaniards to improve their English skills

How to hurl insults like a Spaniard
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How to hurl insults like a Spaniard

Spain wins landmark legal battle over ‘discriminatory’ EU job advert

Spain wins landmark legal battle over ‘discriminatory’ EU job advert

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English

Reporter shocks Spain by referring to King Felipe with informal ‘you’

Reporter shocks Spain by referring to King Felipe with informal ‘you’

PM unintentionally reveals struggle to learn English with list of clangers

PM unintentionally reveals struggle to learn English with list of clangers

Ten colourful Catalan phrases you should learn right now

Ten colourful Catalan phrases you should learn right now

Eleven Spanish words that English should adopt right now
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Eleven Spanish words that English should adopt right now

King Felipe VI launches Spanish proficiency test

King Felipe VI launches Spanish proficiency test

10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard

10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard

Spanish crowned world’s happiest language

Spanish crowned world’s happiest language

Vinnie Jones teaches Spanish in hilarious ad

Vinnie Jones teaches Spanish in hilarious ad

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2014

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2014

How good is your Spanish? Take the test

How good is your Spanish? Take the test

Office slang: Top ten Spanish expressions

Office slang: Top ten Spanish expressions

Top ten ‘English’ words made in Spain: Part 2

Top ten ‘English’ words made in Spain: Part 2

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Spanish

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Spanish

How to get angry in Spanish: The Local guide

How to get angry in Spanish: The Local guide

School days: The Spanish vocab parents need to face ‘la vuelta al cole’

School days: The Spanish vocab parents need to face ‘la vuelta al cole’

Spanish Word of the Day: Picaresca

Spanish Word of the Day: Picaresca

Spanish Expression of the Day: ¡Que te vaya bien!

Spanish Expression of the Day: ¡Que te vaya bien!

Spanish PM turns down free English course

Spanish PM turns down free English course

Ten brilliantly useful words English ‘stole’ from Spanish

Ten brilliantly useful words English ‘stole’ from Spanish

Ten Catalan expressions you need to know

Ten Catalan expressions you need to know

Language lovers amazed by interactive map

Language lovers amazed by interactive map

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2013

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2013

Catalans must pass English to get a degree

Catalans must pass English to get a degree

Ten Spanish mistakes even Spaniards make

Ten Spanish mistakes even Spaniards make

Chinese classes take off as Spaniards eye future

Chinese classes take off as Spaniards eye future

Catalans’ Spanish better than national average

Catalans’ Spanish better than national average

Returning teachers vow trilingual war ‘not over’

Returning teachers vow trilingual war ‘not over’

Spain flunks EU second language test

Spain flunks EU second language test

Ten things Spaniards hate about English

Ten things Spaniards hate about English

Spaniards queue nine hours for German course

Spaniards queue nine hours for German course

‘It’s fashionable to speak badly in Spain’

‘It’s fashionable to speak badly in Spain’

‘Valencian and Catalan are the same language’

‘Valencian and Catalan are the same language’

New York cop punished for speaking Spanish

New York cop punished for speaking Spanish

Spaniard unveils 8 month online Chinese challenge

Spaniard unveils 8 month online Chinese challenge

TV show slams ‘Nazi’ Catalan language policies

TV show slams ‘Nazi’ Catalan language policies

Ten terrible Spanish menu translations

Ten terrible Spanish menu translations

Top ten beastly Spanish expressions

Top ten beastly Spanish expressions

Top ten ‘English’ words invented by the Spanish

Top ten ‘English’ words invented by the Spanish

A beginners guide to wine tasting in Spain (plus all the lingo you’ll need)

A beginners guide to wine tasting in Spain (plus all the lingo you’ll need)