Laugh Out Loud Spanish Expressions. Learn them to show off your fluency!

25 hilarious spanish expressions

How can you not know a potato about these expressions? Well, I don’t suggest you go and throw the house through the window now to learn all about Spanish.  And put in your batteries so you don’t end up eating flies! No, I’m not going crazy here at Over The Andes, I promise! I’m just […]

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Spanish Lesson 26: (Travel) Clearing Customs

Hola mis alumnos, bienvenidos a la clase de español. Today you’re going to learn key words and phrases to use when clearing customs in the airport.  This vocabulary will be useful for your next trip to a Spanish-speaking country!  If you need a refresher, click over and review our previous lesson on At the Airport […]

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Spanish Lesson 25: More Trabalenguas

!Hola mis amigos! Welcome to another Spanish lesson.  Today’s lesson will have us wagging our tongues, twisting them into all sorts of shapes and getting our Spanish vowels loose and fluent. We’re doing more tongue twisters (trabalenguas)! Trabalenguas are a great way to train your tongue, lips, teeth and other relevant muscles into the correct […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Manos al Aire by Nelly Furtado

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is a more upbeat one, even if it’s about a love gone wrong.  Let’s dive into Manos al Aire by Nelly Furtado.   Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter who is the daughter of Portuguese parents.  Her success in the music […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Olvido by Amaral

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is another beautiful and haunting melody.  Olvido is sung by the Spanish group Amaral.  The band consists of Eva Amaral and Juan Aguirre, who write their songs together. The band’s musical style is mostly identified as pop rock, but it is often fused with […]

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Spanish Lesson 21: Personality Descriptions

Bienvenidos a la clase de español. We explored adjectives in a previous lesson and today we are going to apply adjectives to people.  You can revisit our lesson on adjectives here.  You will learn how to describe your own characteristics and the characteristics of other people. Remember that the adjective must agree in gender (masculine / […]

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SPANISH LESSON 20: University Life

Bienvenidos a la clase de español.   Today we are moving away from some of the more general topics we’ve covered over the last few months and looking at a situation specific topic.  As some of you know, I teach basic Spanish as well as Latin American History and Politics at a small college.  One […]

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SPANISH LESSON 19: ¿QUÉ HORA ES? (2)

¡Hola! In our last Spanish class we looked at how to tell time.  We focussed on asking for and giving the time on the hour, quarter past the hour and half past the hour.  Today we’ll look at: minutes after the hour minutes to the hour scheduling To express other minutes after the hour (besides […]

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