The Lingvist Blog

Get started

12 Podcasts for Learning Spanish

by Aubrie Amstutz | Dec 29, 2020 | Learn-spanish

Check out the 12 best Spanish podcasts available here! Listening to Spanish podcasts is an effortless way to incorporate the language into your daily routine.

9 Fun and Easy Ways To Learn Spanish at Home

by Aubrie Amstutz | Nov 20, 2020 | Learn-spanish

Check out these fun, creative, and cheap ways to incorporate Spanish into your daily routine! Learn Spanish from the comfort of your home, with only your phone or computer.

The History of the Spanish Language

by Aubrie Amstutz | Nov 2, 2020 | Learn-spanish

Did you know that Spanish is the world's second-most widely spoken native language? Discover the history of the Spanish language, which has navigated the rise and fall of empires.

How Many Words Are There in the Spanish Language?

by Aubrie Amstutz | Sep 2, 2019 | Learn-spanish

The Spanish language is always growing. Find out the best estimate and how many words you need to know to speak Spanish.

Five Reasons to Learn Spanish

by Aubrie Amstutz | Aug 8, 2019 | Learn-spanish

Need some motivation to start learning Spanish? Here are 5 reasons why Spanish should be your second language!

Spanish-Speaking Countries

by Aubrie Amstutz | Jun 11, 2019 | Learn-spanish

Spanish is the second most spoken language and is the official language of 20 countries. Learn more about all of these Spanish-speaking countries.

Spanish Idioms

by Aubrie Amstutz | Mar 10, 2019 | Learn-spanish

Spanish idioms are often figures of speech and won’t make sense if you translate them word-for-word. Learn several common Spanish idioms and how to use them!

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Learning Spanish

by Javier | Dec 20, 2018 | Learn-spanish

Learning Spanish? Check out these mistakes most learners make, so you can avoid them and sound more like a native Spanish speaker!

Spanish-English Short Stories

by Hilary | Nov 22, 2018 | Learn-spanish

Discover a list of short stories in Spanish which have the English translations next to them. These are a great way to help you learn Spanish!

Spanish Listening Exercises

by Hilary | Nov 20, 2018 | Learn-spanish

Looking to improve your Spanish listening comprehension? These websites will give you access to free listening exercises in Spanish.

How to Make the Most of Your Spanish Challenges

by Javier | Feb 2, 2018 | Learn-spanish

We have created the first batch of exercises, which will help you review the contents of the first 1000 cards of our English to Spanish course. Make the most of the Challenges section at Lingvist!

Direct/Indirect Object Pronouns in Spanish

by Javier | Nov 18, 2017 | Learn-spanish

Learn how to use direct and indirect object pronouns in Spanish with our linguist Spanish specialist, Javier!

What Is the Difference Between Próximo vs. Siguiente?

by Team Lingvist | Jun 21, 2017 | Learn-spanish

Both proximo and siguiente can be translated as "next". So how can you tell which one you can use? Our linguist explains.

Easy Spanish Grammar: The Past

by Javier | May 18, 2017 | Learn-spanish

This post is devoted to past tenses in Spanish and their (closest) equivalents in English. Are you ready to continue improving your Spanish with us

Ser Estar Specific Uses

by Javi | Mar 24, 2017 | Learn-spanish

Learn the most important specific uses for the Spanish verbs ser and estar so you sound more like a native!

Ser Estar Descriptions

by Javi | Mar 6, 2017 | Learn-spanish

Learn how to deal with ser vs estar when it comes to descriptions. A great explaination for Spanish grammar that is easy to understand!

Neutral Spanish at Lingvist

by Javier | Feb 21, 2017 | Learn-spanish

Find out more about Neutral Spanish, which is offered at Lingvist, what this is and why it will help you speak Spanish no matter where you are in the world.

Easy Spanish Grammar for English Speakers: The Present

by Javier | Feb 16, 2017 | Learn-spanish

Learn how to use the present tense properly in Spanish with this easy Spanish grammar for English speakers post!

Spanish Radio Stations

by Billetedeida | Nov 20, 2016 | Learn-spanish

If you are learning Spanish, this list of Spanish radio stations might be useful to you. Come check it out and sign up for the Spanish course with Lingvist!