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Spanish Language Hacking – Recap

The last 30 days I attempted to speak only in Spanish. I failed after five days, but I still had a long conversation in Spanish with someone each day. I’m nowhere close to being fluent, but I still made a lot of progress from being only able to say “¡Hola!” “¡Adios!” and “Sí” three months […]

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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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