How to use Saludos in Spanish

How to Use Saludos in Spanish Like a Native Speaker

You’ve probably heard it by now: Spanish speakers use “saludos” all the time.  But its usage can be tricky. So in this article, you’re going to learn the meaning, clear examples for how to use it, and pronunciation mistakes to avoid. (Prefer video? Check out my short explanation below). ¡Vamos! What does saludos mean in … Read More

How to use vos in Spanish

Vos in Spanish: Understand and Use the ‘Voseo’ Easily

As speakers of modern English, we’re blessed with a simple one-word solution to addressing someone:  You.  But languages aren’t like that — including Spanish.  In Spanish, we have multiple ways to address a person. This changes based on situation, geography, and the respect or formality you want to show. Vos is one such pronoun in Spanish. … Read More

Como eres vs como estas: what's the difference?

Cómo Eres vs Cómo Estás: How & When to Use Them

In Spanish, the verbs ser and estar give us two ways to ask the question, “How are you”: But these two phrases are asking very different questions. This quick guide will help you learn (and never forget!) the difference between them.  What’s the difference between ¿Cómo eres? and ¿Cómo estás? ¿Cómo eres? means “what are … Read More

Spanish phrases for the gas station

Spanish at the Gas Station: Everything You Need to Know

In many parts of Latin America, you don’t pump your own gas — there are attendants who work the pumps (las bombas). So if you’re driving in a Spanish speaking country, it pays to know some Spanish phrases for the gas station.  Gas Station Vocabulary with Regional Variations Spanish vocabulary can vary a lot from country to … Read More

Man listening to audio with headphones

How to Improve Spanish Listening | 3 FREE Tools

Understanding Spanish is hard. It takes a lot of practice. So if you’re struggling to understand Spanish, you are not alone.  In my experience, comprehension is the hardest part of a new language because there are so many different ways people can speak. It’s unpredictable! A million different factors (including origin, personality, mood) can influence … Read More