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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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Strommen Student Spotlight – Adrienne Kisson

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Adrienne Kisson is a comedy writer, development manager at the LA Conservancy, and a fantastic 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 Adrienne Kisson! Where are you from and where have you lived? […]

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Why This Won’t Work – A Waverly Labs Pilot Meme

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If you haven’t seen the viral video by Waverly Labs introducing the Pilot (Soon to be on Indiegogo) FOLLOW THIS LINK Then read on. The Pilot from Waverly labs wont replace learning languages. I will go one step further and say that the Pilot may even be vaporwear. What’s that? It is a product, typically computer hardware or software, that is announced to the general public but is never actually manufactured nor officially cancelled. Pilot by Waverly Labs won’t work because of: 1) Latency: […]

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100 most frequently used Spanish words – Challenge!

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100 most frequently used Spanish words Challenge! Over the next 100 days we will be tweeting 100 of the most commonly used Spanish words. We challenge you to learn them! You can follow our Twitter account: https://twitter.com/2daySpanishword (just for Spanish) or our Facebook here for the challenge! Learn the top 100 Spanish words below. By learning the 100 most frequently used Spanish words you will open the keys to getting to Strommen level 2 or 3. The 100 most frequently used Spanish words below […]

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