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Strommen Student Spotlight – Ani

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  Ani is a World-Traveler, Volleyball Player and a great French Student with Strommen. Our language students are the best and they deserve to be highlighted. In our new section, Strommen Student Spotlights, we will ask our best students a few fun questions and  let them take it away from there. Thanks for letting us help you achieve your language goals and for sharing your story Ani! PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHO YOU ARE? ANI – MY NAME IS ANI AND […]

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Strommen Teacher Spotlight – Fernando

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Fernando is a Soccer Fan, Bibliophile, and an Amazing Spanish Teacher with Strommen. Our teachers are the best and they deserve to be highlighted. In our new section, Strommen Teacher Spotlights, we will ask our best teachers a few fun questions and  let them take it away from there. Where are you from and where have you lived? What do you miss most about your home-town? Fernando: I’m from Buenos Aires, but I lived in Patagonia and Amsterdam before coming to Los Angeles You are one of Strommen’s […]

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Strommen’s Dialect Coaching and Translation Work on Arrival – A Film About Language

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No Spoilers  If you like science fiction, and are interested in language, then we highly recommend the film Arrival. As it is a film that focuses on languages, it is no surprise that they chose the language experts at Strommen to help. If you have seen the film, keep in mind that we translated, dialect coached and performed quality control in all of the scenes with foreign languages. We have worked on many films, TV shows and commercials, but we have never worked […]

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Strommen Student Spotlight – Adam Overton

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Adam is an artist, union organizer and a great Spanish student with Strommen. Our language students are the best and they deserve to be highlighted. In our new section, Strommen Student Spotlights, we will ask our best students a few fun questions and  let them take it away from there. Thanks for letting us help you achieve your language goals and for sharing your story Adam! PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHO YOU ARE? ADAM OVERTON – ME LLAMO ADAM OVERTON, […]

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Strommen Teacher Spotlight – Andrea

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Andrea is a polyglot Singer, Artist and a wonderful Spanish Teacher with Strommen. Our teachers are the best and they deserve to be highlighted. In our new section, Strommen Teacher Spotlights, we will ask our best teachers a few fun questions and  let them take it away from there. You are one of Strommen’s most popular Language teachers. Students tell us how awesome you are all the time. Why do you think that is? Andrea: I am genuinely fascinated with the learning process of each individual.  I am able […]

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The 500 most common German words. How many do you know?

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Hallo students – below find the 500 most common German words. How many of them do you know? We will be tweeting these as well on our German account . If you are Strommen level 4 or 5 you should hopefully know most of these. If not, study away! With these top 500 German words at your fingertips you will be speaking fluently in no time. For even more common German words check out the text below. 1. der / die / das (def. art.) the […]

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Strommen Teacher Spotlight – Fabrice – French teacher, Rock Musician, Composer, and World Traveller

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Fabrice is a Rock Musician, Composer, World Traveller, and Incredible French Teacher with Strommen. Our teachers are the best and they deserve to be highlighted. In our new section, Strommen Teacher Spotlights, we will ask our best teachers a few fun questions and let them take it away from there. You are one of Strommen’s most popular Language teachers. Students tell us how awesome you are all the time. Why do you think that is? FABRICE: I think they appreciate the friendly environment […]

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100 most common Spanish Verbs

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Hola! Check out our list of the 100 most common Spanish verbs: Learn this list of the 100 most common Spanish verbs and you will be well on your way to fluency! aceptar = to accept permitir/dejar = to allow preguntar = to ask creer = to believe prestar = to borrow romper = to break traer = to bring comprar = to buy poder = to can/be able cancelar = to cancel cambiar = to change limpiar = to […]

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100 Useful French Words (part 2)

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100 more useful French words part 2. After the sucess of our last post – here are 100 more useful French words. bateau boat, ship noun million million noun sac bag, sack noun impossible impossible adjective seconde second, moment noun bête stupid, silly noun, adjective découvrir to discover, find verb erreur error, mistake noun soleil sun, sunlight noun voyage trip, journey noun sauter to jump verb rêver to dream verb détester to hate, detest verb clair clear, apparent adjective faux […]

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