Ventanas Mexico

Resources for full- or part-time life in Mexico

Ventanas Mexico provides resources to people considering moving or retiring to Mexico, including a blog, the section It's Cheaper in Mexico, and the books the "Interactive Guide to Learning Spanish Free Online," and "If Only I Had a Place' on renting in Mexico.


Cool Website of the Week Archive

July 14, 2017 - Though not a website, it's cool to look through your Skype messages for new words from your practice partners. If they use them, it's probably common usage you'd not think of. For example, a partner of mine recently used "concretar" instead of "confirmar" to confirm plans for her week-end. Being a cognate makes it a double-win for enriching my vocabulary.

 June, 14, - Rather than just looking for the translation of a word, type in the Spanish word that interests you. Sentences showing use are in Spanish and English so cover up the Spanish and try to figure out the translation. It's a great game

May 22, 2017 - - a Spain-based immersion site for English learners with a cool translation feature that you can also use to practice translating upper intermediate paragraphs from Spanish to English

May 16, 2017 - FundaciĆ³ - Out of Spain, an immersion radio show that gives Spanish lessons. 

April 25, 2017 -  This fine little site, much like Reddit, has short contemporary articles, usually in intermediate Spanish. Try practicing your diction by reading out-loud.