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Andrea in Bogotá

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2016 Colombia Trip Photo Journal Teacher Andrea Saenz and Strommen Student Adrian Hopkins Share Memories of the Trip Bogotá Andrea: I had not visited my homeland, Colombia, in quite some time and this past June 2016 I led Strommen’s very first Immersion Excursion to Colombia. We landed in the city where I was born, the vibrant Bogotá! I arrived a few days earlier to get everything organized and ready for our multi-city voyage through Colombia.  We spent the first few days […]

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Strommen Student Spotlight – Linda Bruce

Linda Bruce is a Dog-Rescuer, World Traveller, Proud Grandmother 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 Linda! Please tell us a little bit about who you are Linda: I […]

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Strommen Teacher Spotlight – Danny

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Danny is a comedian, a musician, 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? Danny: I was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. I´ve also lived in Barcelona and Northern California. You are one of Strommen’s most popular Language teachers. Students tell us […]

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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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