THIS MONTH’S ACTIVITIES

Have you ever thought:

I wish I could find ways to practice my Spanish!

We heard you! Check out the activities that are taking place this month in our Spanish community:

Actividades de Julio
New episodes, Spanish YouTube lessons and livestreams are public events! Discord and Patreon events are exclusive for some tiers in the Patreon membership.

PODCAST EPISODES

Every Monday we have a new podcast episode available in most podcast platforms! You can also watch the video version of the podcast in our YouTube channel How to Spanish Podcast.

If you are a member of our Patreon membership, you will also receive our ad-free video version of the podcast + studying materials (vocabulary guide and transcript) in your email!

Stay tuned for the bonus episode of the month! We have will an ADVANCED EPISODE and learn new words on July the 23rd. Learn more here.

There is a new way to support us in case Patreon is not the option for you! YouTube memberships are like a tip jar where you can donate less than the cost of a coffee every month (all study materials, access to community, etc. are exclusive Patreon benefits).

THIS MONTH IN HOW TO LEARN SPANISH

We have another YouTube channel where we do livestreams and Spanish lessons: How to Learn Spanish!
On Thursday the 29th we will wrap up pretérito vs imperfecto, so make sure you watch these videos first!
Also make sure you check out our first VLOG in which we share 4 tips to go from intermediate to advanced:

SPACES TO PRACTICE YOUR SPANISH WITH OTHERS!

Join us every Tuesday* 7:30 pm CT to interact live with us and other members of the community! We watch Spanish videos, chat, play games and discuss Spanish together. No pressure of being perfect, just a group of friends hanging out!

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Twitch & YouTube

David’s birthday is on Tuesday the 13th, so the livestream will be on Wednesday the 14th instead. We do not have a livestream the second week of July because we will be on holiday with our families after many months!

This month we are watching La Carga!

As part of the benefits starting at tier Quesadilla (7 usd/mo) we get together every month on Discord to watch a movie in Spanish or relevant to the Latin/Mexican culture. We discuss our opinion as well as difficult phrases, words or cultural context of the movie. 

The community votes for the best day/time in Discord.

As part of the benefits starting from Tier Quesadilla (7usd/mo), you get access to exclusive Discord channels, including one in which the community has organized a weekly Book Club!

We are currently voting on the best day to have our meeting!

This month we have two groups reading different books! You may join one or both:

Como agua para chocolate by Laura Esquivel is a Mexican novel that revolves around a family and food.

La línea que divide al mar is a compilation of short stories written by several authors who won a contest organized by a famous Mexican university.

  • July the 4th – We discuss chapter 10
  • July the 11th – chapter 11
  • July the 18th – no meeting, we are voting!
  • Starting dates for each group will be announced once the voting is closed.

Please join Discord for updates

Meet new friends and chat in Spanish!
We will get together on Zoom to practice having a live conversation. (Saturday 31st 6 pm CST).

One of our community’s core values is RESPECT. This is a very casual, no-pressure meeting.
Everyone gets a chance to speak. David and Ana are there to provide assistance with any words or structures.
We will vote on the general topic of the meeting on Patreon, so stay tuned!

To access this benefit, join our Patreon membership starting at tier Quesadilla – 7 usd/mo.

Starting in Tier Guacamole (10 usd/mo) you get 15 mins., 30 mins. or 1 hour* private conversation session with the hosts every month.

We can use this time to chat, to teach you something you want to learn in Spanish or to give you feedback and tips to get better. You name it!

Schedule it here with the password we provided in the user’s guide when you became a member.

*Check our tiers and benefits for more information

THIS MONTH’S RECOMMENDATION

Mon Lafaerte es una cantante chilena que canta usando varios ritmos latinos. 
Fue nominada en el 2016 en los Premios Grammy Latino en las categorías Mejor Nuevo Artista y Mejor Álbum de Música Alternativa.

En este video que te compartimos de Tiny Desk, canta con otro artista llamado Juanes. Su música es divertida y muy latina.