Cristina Gusano - Babbel Magazine

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Cristina Gusano

Cristina Gusano started to speak before she could walk, and some would testify that she’s never stopped since. She’s lived in Berlin since 2011 and joined Babbel as a writer in 2015. Rather than emailing, she sends “old-school” letters to her family and friends and likes to sing while riding her bicycle.

Articles by Cristina

An Introduction To Etymology: Eight Great Word Origins

What is etymology, and why is it important? Join us on an excursion into the world of eight common words’ delightfully convoluted backstories.

15 Latin Phrases We Still Use Today

Learning a bit of Latin is a cool way to delve into your own language.

The 10 Best Slang Expressions In Spanish

Knowing a language well is often more about mastering the various linguistic turns and twists you can take than merely knowing a lot of words. Improve your command of Spanish with these 10 useful expressions!

5 Very Specific, Very Useful Tips To Learn Spanish

Is it too ambitious to say that after reading this article you’ll understand Spanish way better? Well, I’m willing to take that risk.

10 Spanish Phrases From Spain You Need To Know

Talking like a local is easy… if you know the slang.

Valentine’s Day Cards For Your Language-Loving Nerd

Still don’t know what to get to that special someone? Say it with words and wish someone a Happy Valentine’s with one of the amazing cards below!

How To Say Hello In Spanish (And Other Useful Phrases For Introductions)

“Hola” is easy, so what are some other ways to say hello in Spanish? Learn how to introduce yourself and start a conversation in Spanish right away.

Optimistic Expressions For Your Post-Vacation Depression

Do you need more positive vibes in your life? Do you feel like reading something optimistic instead of the usual depressing news? You need some idioms about happiness to cheer you up!