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Easy Ways to Talk about the Past in Spanish

“At one point, I thought I was not going to be able to learn Spanish. There just seemed to be so many words and so many things to learn. I didn’t know how to get started” said Sonia one day while we were having lunch.

Then I asked: “Remember when we reviewed the past tenses in Spanish?”

She replied: “Yes, the way you explained it helped me get unstuck. Before, I used to think the past tense was completely random and illogical and difficult to memorize. But after understanding the patterns I could use; it was much easier. It made sense.”

Then, we continued to have lunch and had a few laughs as she told me a few fun stories about her unusual coworkers. Good times! =)

What’s this about?

In this article, we will cover some of the main tools that helped Sonia (as well as other students) so she could talk about the past in Spanish quickly, without having to memorize dozens of difficult conjugations.

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Welcome to 15 Minute Spanish for your Job Podcast!

¡Hola my name is Miguel Lira!

Welcome to 15 Minute Spanish for your Job, a podcast designed to help you understand conversational Spanish and improve your language skills so you can interact with confidence.

This is session one, an introduction to explain a little about this podcast so you know what it is about and how it can help you improve your Spanish. You can listen to it here or scroll down to read a little more:


So, what is this podcast about?

First let me tell you that this is not a podcast about basic grammar, or fundamentals for beginners who want to get started with Spanish from scratch.

On the other hand, if you are able to understand 100% of what a native Spanish speaker tells you, then, please hit stop, this is not for you.

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