Episodes
What stresses you out the most about speaking Spanish? Is being stressed out keeping you from achieving fluency? In this episode, I give you 3 tips to combat stress so it doesn't hinder your progress. If you implement at least one of these suggestions you'll find learning is more enjoyable and effective. > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts!  Just click here to leave a review or go to...
Published 11/30/21
Do you struggle to stay consistent with learning Spanish each and every day and every week? Do you have times where you start studying, you make a little bit of progress and then you stop again and again? Or have you ever got a streak going on one of those apps and then you abandon it because one day came around, you completely forgot and then you saw that you broke your streak and you got completely demotivated to even start again? In this episode of the podcast​, I'm going to give you...
Published 11/08/21
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Published 10/12/21
 How many times have you learned something in Spanish, and when you need to use that word or phrase in a conversation you realize that you have completely forgotten it?  In this episode of the podcast if you have trouble forgetting things we are going to touch on some strategies and techniques you can use to remember and retain the things you learn in Spanish so you can use them when you need them.  > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple...
Published 10/05/21
In this episode of the podcast, you'll get to hear an excerpt of my interview with Elle Charisse from the Speaking Tongues podcast. She asked me about my earliest experiences learning language and the cultural influences that shape the Spanish spoken in the Caribbean. We also talk about some of my favorite artists and songs. Send a DM to @learnspanishconsalsa with episode topic suggestion to win free Spanish lesson. > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating &...
Published 09/28/21
Learn the top 5 things holding you back from being fluent in Spanish. Watch the full replay of the langauge coaching session at https://www.spanishconsalsa.com/fluency > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts!  Just click here to leave a review or go to https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/review > Never miss a new episode! Join our e-mail list and you'll be the first to know when new episodes are released, PLUS get access to...
Published 08/18/21
Andrea traveled to Central and South America for over a decade and never got beyond speaking 'survival Spanish' -- even after living abroad and studying Spanish in university. She went from being overwhelmed learning Spanish on her own to consistently speaking Spanish every week and making measurable progress. We talk about… the game-changing strategy that helped her gain confidence speaking Spanishher tips and tricks for learning vocabulary and not forgetting itthe best way to implement an...
Published 08/17/21
Being part of a community can help support us in many aspects of life, and this also applies to reaching your goal of Spanish fluency.  In this episode, you'll learn the five key benefits of being a member of a language learning community and how joining of a group of committed language learners can skyrocket your progress to Spanish fluency Listen to the Episode: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/136 Sign up for Live Group Language Coaching (Click here to save your spot) FREE...
Published 08/10/21
Right now, we're all watching the best athletes in the world compete at the Olympic games in Tokyo.  And while we all know that Olympic athletes rely on coaches to perform at their highest level, you may not know that language coaching can be the best way to accelerate your path to Spanish fluency. In this episode I talk about 7 key differences between language teachers and language coaches. I also share the 5 types of language learners that would benefit from a language coaching...
Published 08/04/21
What type of language learner are you?  The type of language learner you are will influence how quickly you reach Spanish fluency.  I will help you improve your Spanish and accelerate your path to fluency by helping you identify your language learning type. Take the Quiz >  https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/typequiz Listen to the Episode: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/134 > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts! ...
Published 07/27/21
We're breaking down the lyrics to the song Tu amor me hace bien by singer Marc Anthony. I'm going to share some expressions with the verb hacer. Learn different ways to use the verb hacer, and how to use it in conversations. Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/133 > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts!  Just click here to leave a review or go to...
Published 07/20/21
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/132 > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts!  Just click here to leave a review or go to https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/review > Never miss a new episode! Join our e-mail list and you'll be the first to know when new episodes are released, PLUS get access to exclusive listener discounts + giveaways Connect with us... Follow us on...
Published 07/13/21
Do you struggle to think of the *right* verb conjugation during a conversation? Unlike English, Spanish has different verb forms when you're speaking in the past tense.  In this episode, we're going to talk about the smart way to master the past tense in Spanish. You'll learn when to use which past tense form AND the fastest way to learn them. I'll explain how you can go from stumbling over your words and pausing in the middle of a conversation to being able to easily talk about things you...
Published 07/06/21
This week you get to hear part 2 of my conversation with Melissa Neacato from Traveling Wallet. In our conversation we talk about slow travel, her #1 travel hack to offset costs and get deals on airline tickets, and how to pack for a family of 4 in only 4 backpacks. Melissa also shares the top places to visit in Ecuador, the best food in Quito and beyond, and shares a story about what they had to do when her husband wasn't feeling well on a family hike to the highest point in the country....
Published 06/29/21
Imagine if you could spend 4 months traveling to ALL the countries on your bucket list.  Our guest this week, Melissa Neacato, did just that with her family of four.  Melissa, her husband, and 2 children took a four month 'mini-retirement' that included a road trip, spending one month in Ecuador, and another month in El Salvador.  She decided to take a non-traditional route for her family by embracing minimalism, focusing on paying down debt, and the concept of slow travel.  In our...
Published 06/22/21
Learning new words is undoubtedly the foundation of learning any new language. Expanding your vocabulary enhances your ability to express yourself and understand others. Most language learners tend to rely on reading alone to grow their vocabulary, but this is a mistake that can hinder progress developing other language skills. Listen to this episode and learn the exact steps you should follow if you want to 10X your Spanish vocabulary the right way. Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes:...
Published 06/15/21
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/127 Are you spending most of your time watching telenovelas or racking up points on a language app?  If so, and you're no longer at the beginner level -- then you might be wasting your time.  Listen to this episode to find out the 3 things you should stop doing right now at the intermediate level.  And I'll also tell you why the fact that you scored B2 on an online language quiz might not matter at...
Published 06/08/21
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/126 > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts!  Just click here to leave a review or go to https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/review > Never miss a new episode! Join our e-mail list and you'll be the first to know when new episodes are released, PLUS get access to exclusive listener discounts + giveaways Connect with us... Follow us on...
Published 06/01/21
Nuestros invitados de este episodio son Alex y Desiree, bailarines profesionales especializados en baile de estilo latino. Se asociaron en 2015 para compartir su pasión con el mundo.  Alex y Desiree se han convertido en la pareja líder que representa a la Bachata Clásica también conocida como Bachata Tradicional o Estilo Dominicano. Además de entrenar y formar a bailarines e instructores de baile de todo el mundo, Alex y Desiree también forman parte del jurado oficial de dos de los...
Published 05/25/21
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Published 05/18/21
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: > Did you like this episode?  We'd love it if you gave us a rating & review on Apple Podcasts!  Just click here to leave a review or go to https://learnspanishconsalsa.com/review > Never miss a new episode! Join our e-mail list and you'll be the first to know when new episodes are released, PLUS get access to exclusive listener discounts + giveaways Connect with us... Follow us on Instagram: @learnspanishconsalsaJoin our Facebook...
Published 05/18/21
Listen to the Episode + Get Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/123 In this episode, our guest is bachata singer Henry Santos. He shares with us the meaning of his new song Una Mentirita and his experience meeting his cousin Romeo Santos and becoming part of the group Aventura. In our conversation, we talk about his career as a solo artist and entrepreneur, the advantages of being bilingual, and his collaboration with Luis Vargas.  Henry shares his favorite song -- and...
Published 05/11/21
En este episodio nuestra invitada es Nayeli Mulatto, ella es mexicana y COO en Zaloa languages.  Ella nos cuenta cómo fue que decidió aprender otros idiomas y a enseñarlos a las personas.Hablamos sobre las principales culturas indígenas de México, las diferentes lenguas y dialectos que se hablan en México e influencia de las culturas indígenas en la lengua que se habla actualmente en el país.  Nos enseña algunas palabras del español mexicano y hablamos sobre el Día de los Muertos y el origen...
Published 05/04/21
Leila Cobo is the author of the book Decoding 'Despacito' and vice president and Latin industry lead at Billboard. She shares a behind-the-scenes look at some of the biggest Latin hits of the past fifty years, including her favorite stories from artists...
Published 04/27/21