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Flag babbel f60c43b4fa062a6468c9ed3daf06d40fe592caa8f90fd53518041d2b190a5409 more… 8 Spanish Words We Should Be Using in English

The following eight Spanish words have been carefully selected from two years on the Iberian peninsula spent studying the language and befriending its people.

BY ED M. WOOD

When I left university I felt like I was bursting through a set of saloon swing doors, arms loaded with qualifications about to hold up the professional world until they handed over the job of my dreams. I think many graduates feel like this, and this misplaced confidence compounds the disappointment when the professional world shrugs its collective shoulders.

My reaction to this disappointment was to turn my back on the opportunity vacuum and stock up on soft skills. I googled for TEFL courses in Spain, found a charming townlet called Zamora in Castilla y Leon and booked myself a one-way ticket. My Spanish education, albeit informal, started almost as soon as we touched down. I was tasked with navigating my way across Madrid weighed down by my backpack and an oppressive, immovable mid-summer mugginess.

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