Movin’ on up

Greetings y ¡Saludos! It’s been a wild ride this spring and summer because we moved out of San Francisco and up to the beautiful Sonoma coast, which is about two hours north. Moving up here has been a great decision so far. A new local discovery is KBBF Radio, a bilingual English-Spanish community radio station outContinue reading “Movin’ on up”

5 Questions to ask before choosing a language class

I can’t wait to get back into Italian lessons. I love my Italian school here in San Francisco and give them molto credit for all the conversations I was able to have while in Rome and the Amalfi Coast. One day soon I’ll be back in class. As a language teacher I see specific qualitiesContinue reading “5 Questions to ask before choosing a language class”

For the Love of Podcasts

I am a huge fan of podcasts. I have a few favorites these days and tune in while driving, riding the bus, or taking the dog out around the neighborhood. They can be so affirming and inspirational, and for that I’m grateful. Here are three Spanish-language podcasts I recommend… Coffee Break Spanish is ideal for beginningContinue reading “For the Love of Podcasts”

Mi camino al español: Mallory Powers

I’m very happy to share this second feature of Mi Camino al español/My Spanish Journey! Mi Camino al español is a series in which I profile individuals who have learned Spanish as a second (or third…or fourth…) language. Read about why these inspiring people decided to learn Spanish, how they became fluent, and the ways they maintain a connection with the SpanishContinue reading “Mi camino al español: Mallory Powers”

Keep learning

A lot of people tell me that they’ve hit a wall in learning a new language. Some chalk it up to less exciting content in a class, or others say they don’t have anyone to practice with. I’ve rounded up a few previous posts that will help you or someone you know stick with learningContinue reading “Keep learning”

“Bienvenidos” a 2016

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! The new year will bring some fresh content to Life, Translated….plus keep reading for a special announcement about Summer 2016! In the new year I’ll continue to provide you with inspirational Spanish videos such as this one. You will also read new Spanish Journey profiles of people who have become fluent in Spanish.Continue reading ““Bienvenidos” a 2016″