Like. Umm. Ah. Filler words aren’t just there to make you sound clumsy. They’re also an important part of natural speech, and they can help you sound more fluent in another language.
If you could only learn a handful of descriptive words in a new language, what would they be? Here are the most common adjectives in Spanish, French, German and Italian — and some tips on how to use them.
If you’ve learned Spanish in traditional settings, you most likely have a good handle on Spain’s or Mexico’s dialect. But do you know how to speak like a true Porteño?
South America is home to so many amazing places that you’ll run out of ways to say “amazing” pretty fast. Use these local phrases so you can be gobsmacked like a pro.
The following eight Spanish words have been carefully selected from two years on the Iberian peninsula spent studying the language and befriending its people.