Learning Spanish

Christmas Gift-Bringers of Europe
Christmas gift-bringers of Europe
Find out who brings Christmas gifts in France, Germany, Spain, and many other countries by looking at this neatly coloured map. (...)
December 14, 2017 – Jakub MarianEnglish, French, German, Italian, Maps, Spanish
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Comparison of difficulty of different languages
When people start thinking about learning a language like Russian or Chinese, one of the first thoughts that spring to mind is that it (...)
Duolingo number of users per language statistics
Duolingo is a platform where you can learn many different foreign languages for free. It’s a great way to start learning a language you (...)

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Special characters (diacritics) used in European languages
The “Basic Latin Alphabet”, as defined by the ISO, consists of the following 26 letters and their uppercase variants (and is identical to (...)
February 21, 2017 – Jakub MarianCzech, English, French, German, Italian, Maps, Spanish
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Spanish alphabet with pronunciation
Unlike English, Spanish has a very phonetic orthography (most letters have a fixed pronunciation). Spanish alphabet has 27 letters and 5 (...)
January 22, 2017 – Riccardo Cava  and  Jakub MarianSpanish
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Difference between a dialect and a language
Whenever I publish a language map, such as the one of the languages of Europe, I get comments claiming that “Xyz is not a language”. For (...)
August 16, 2016 – Jakub MarianEnglish, French, German, Italian, Spanish
‘Cemetery’ and ‘graveyard’ in European languages: The Map
A map shows etymological relations among the words “cemetery” and “graveyard” translated into French, Spanish, German, Italian and other languages. (...)
January 12, 2016 – Jakub MarianEnglish, French, German, Maps, Spanish
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Spanish Conjugation Cheat Sheet
Here you can subscribe to my Spanish mailing list and get free learning materials in exchange. (...)
June 29, 2015 – Jakub MarianSpanish
Languages Voted Most Useful in the EU by Country
The Eurobarometer 386 survey asked people about their language abilities and attitudes to language learning. One of the questions asked (...)
June 16, 2015 – Jakub MarianEnglish, German, Maps, Russian, Spanish
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Spanish verb conjugation cheat sheet (PDF + image)
I wanted to have a concise ready-to-print cheat sheet with all conjugated forms of regular Spanish verbs. Surprisingly, I wasn’t able to (...)
August 6, 2014 – Jakub MarianSpanish