Helpful tips for Spanish phonetics and pronunciation

Learning how to master Spanish pronunciation can definitely be tricky with specific accents and vowels, but understanding the phonetics behind the pronunciation makes it much easier for students to pronounce words/phrases correctly. These tips go over the sounds of spanish vowels, consonants, stressed syllables and many  more! The audio on our website is also a […]

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El Día de la Constitución en México: Feb. 5, 1917

Today marks the ninety-eighth anniversary of México’s current constitution and the cultral movements that pushed toward change. Celebrations for El día de la Constitución took place on Monday, Feb.2, 2015 beacue it has traditionally been celebrated on the first Monday of February to accomodate the closure of banks, school and multiple businesses. This is commonly […]

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The Artwork of Cristina Del Hoyo at the Spanish Institute

Our Boulder office is proud to display the artwork of Spanish Artist and Denver resident Cristina Del Hoyo! Cristina was born in Malaga, Spain, and has explored many artistic disciplines while completing her degree in Fine Arts from the University of Granada before coming to Colorado She has exhibited through Spain in Granada and Barcelona. […]

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Study Abroad with the Spanish Institute!!

Interested in traveling to another country and learning more about spanish culture? Then our study abroad opportunities are perfect for you!! The Spanish Institute has global partnerships with satellite schools in Argentina, Costa Rica and Ecuador.Those interested in traveling now have the amazing opportunity to practice their Spanish through either intensive or longterm courses while […]

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Popular Novels to read in Spanish

For everyone leaning spanish and looking to dive into new and exciting novels, many of the most famous pieces of literature are in fact written by Spanish writers and are stories that caputre the interests of different audiences. Reading novels in Spanish will not only improve your oral language skills, but your written skills as […]

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Learn Latin American Culture, Art and History in Denver!

Learning Spanish? Interested in travel? Looking to expand your horizons, and immerse yourself in history and culture? Denver has two really great places to go to see art and movements from Latin America from the pre-colonial period to the present. 1. Museo de La Americas  The only museum in Colorado that focuses solely on art […]

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5 Reasons I Will Never Regret Studying Spanish

Revisiting one of our most popular posts: “5 Reasons I Will Never Regret Studying Spanish,” written by Chelsea Jewell, former Spanish Institute staff member, for us last year! As the daughter of a self-taught electrical engineer and a medical laboratory supervisor, there were a couple of questions raised when I chose to study Spanish in […]

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Use Music to Learn Spanish

It’s never bad to get a great song stuck in your head, and there’s no disputing the fact that there are thousands of incredible Spanish-language songs out there. When you slow down a hit song or take a minute to look up the lyrics, you can learn a lot of new vocabulary and even some […]

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Spanish!

Here we outline 10 easy ways to improve your Spanish on a daily basis. So fast and easy, there’s no excuse not to! A Spanish Word or Idiom of the Day is one of the easiest ways to learn vocabulary. While often it is important to learn a vocabulary set of a particular topic, whether it be […]

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Brief History of Our Lady of Guadalupe

In honor of many upcoming holidays this December, there is one orignally from México coming up this friday that holds special meaning in Catholicism and is also very symbolic in the town of Guadalupe, México. Our Lady of Guadalupe ( also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe) represents the title of the  Vigin Mary whose […]

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