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Spanish Language Hacking V – Guatemala City

There are only two days left of my experiment where I speak only in Spanish. It’s been easier to communicate in the language in Guatemala City. Few tourists come here, and while a few locals speak English, there aren’t many. That’s made it fun to go out here at night and practice conversations beyond the […]

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Spanish Language Hacking IV – Monterrico

For eight days, I hung out on the beach at Monterrico, Guatemala. Aside from the mosquitoes, my time was extremely pleasant. I swam in the ocean every day, played volleyball and frisbee, or hung out at the hostel and practiced ping-pong and darts. However, I am finding that because I’m staying in touristy places like […]

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Spanish Language Hacking – Part III

Hola from Antigua! I am going to be honest. I haven’t spoken only in Spanish for about four days. It’s been difficult for me because I’ve been staying in hostels where the majority of guests speak nothing but English. I’m going to try and go back to speaking only Spanish tomorrow. Until then, enjoy the […]

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Spanish Language Hacking II – My House

Hello from Xela. In an earlier video, I said I would take a break on Sunday and write in English. However, I continue to only speak in Spanish. In this video, I introduce my house. I didn’t write a script, but I did rehearse what I was going to say a few times before recording. […]

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Spanish Language Hacking Experiment

Tonight is the last night in a month that I’ll be speaking in English. After this, all conversation will be in Spanish. It’s part of a language hacking experiment that I’m trying. The goal is to become conversational in a month. This video is the first of weekly videos that will show my progress. Enjoy! […]

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