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How do some people learn a second language so quickly?

How do some people learn a second language so quickly?

The answer is easy!  They know what is important about communicating!   First of all, learning a second language is not like learning any other subject. Naturally, most attempt to learn in ... read more

5 Spanish Language Skills for Travel

5 Spanish Language Skills for Travel

So you’re going on a trip!  Vacations can be quite an adventure, but they can be even MORE fun if you take a little time to gain some language skills before you go!  1. Familiarize ... read more

5 Steps to Superior Fluency

5 Steps to Superior Fluency

What can you expect to be able to say in your language classes? How much should you be able to understand and communicate? What do you need to do in order to reach the next fluency ... read more

Become Bilingual WITH Your Child

Become Bilingual WITH Your Child

Have you ever thought about enriching YOUR life while you enrich your child's? Have you ever thought you could learn a new language right along WITH your child? You might already know some of ... read more

Preparing for your citizenship interview

Preparing for your citizenship interview

Most Hispanics today feel at least a little stress about their upcoming citizenship interview.  Citizenship, for many Hispanics, is a very important dream, so it is natural that some stress ... read more

Should I train my staff to speak a little Spanish or just get a translator?

Should I train my staff to speak a little Spanish or just get a translator?

Many businesses ask this question or assume that getting a translator will solve all of their communication problems.  This is a common mistake that in many cases ultimately leads to lost ... read more

¿Por qué es importante saber usar la computadora?

¿Por qué es importante saber usar la computadora?

En esta sociedad, algunos podrían decir que es necesario saber usar la computadora para hacer las tareas de la vida diaria. Mucha gente dice que no puede vivir sin la computadora o el Smartphone. read more

Foreign language benefits to children

Foreign language benefits to children

There have been many studies conducted that have found that people who had learned a foreign language when they were young had denser gray matter in the brain than those who had learned the ... read more

Are online or traditional classes better for language learning?

Are online or traditional classes better for language learning?

We have had many discussions with customers asking this exact question.  Learning a second language is a little different than other courses that you could take online such as history and ... read more

Cómo prepararse para la entrevista de ciudadanía

Cómo prepararse para la entrevista de ciudadanía

La mayoría de los hispanos se sienten hoy en día por lo menos un poco de estrés de su entrevista de ciudadanía. Ciudadanía, para muchos hispanos, es un sueño muy importante, y por eso es natural ... read more

3 steps to build trust with Spanish-speakers

3 steps to build trust with Spanish-speakers

Everyone wants to put their best foot forward for customers, employees, new family members and acquaintances.  There are 3 key elements that you will want to remember in order to build trust read more

How Zinta Distance Classes will work for you!

How Zinta Distance Classes will work for you!

Zinta Online Classes are different than any other online courses out there, and this is why… Communicate in the language from the start! Have you ever seen or heard those advertisements for top ... read more

10 HUGE Benefits to Learning a Foreign Language

10 HUGE Benefits to Learning a Foreign Language

Many studies have shown that people benefit from learning a foreign language at any age. Whether you are interested in the language for travel, connecting with family, boosting your ... read more

Common Mistakes that Beginning Language Students Make while Speaking: part 2

Common Mistakes that Beginning Language Students Make while Speaking: part 2

Common Mistake #2 “I’m embarrassed to speak because I don’t want to make mistakes” That’s right, one of the most common spoken mistakes that beginners make is actually fearing making mistakes to ... read more

Common Mistakes Businesses Make with Hispanic Clientele: part 3

Common Mistakes Businesses Make with Hispanic Clientele: part 3

The consequences of misinterpreting or misleading a Hispanic customer can lead to difficulty maintaining sales or even loss of customers. Some businesses think that an easy “fix” to a language ... read more

A Guide to Finding a GREAT Foreign Language Class

A Guide to Finding a GREAT Foreign Language Class

Looking for the right foreign language class can be a challenge, especially when your main desire is to skip the boring lessons and excel to communicating effectively. Sometimes software programs read more

3 Tips for Realtors Working with Spanish-speakers

3 Tips for Realtors Working with Spanish-speakers

Making an effort to find the perfect house for a growing family is important in the Realty world, and it is especially significant with Hispanic families. Hiring an interpreter is one solution to read more

Common Mistakes that Beginning Language Students make while Speaking

Common Mistakes that Beginning Language Students make while Speaking

Common Spoken Mistake #1 “I can communicate perfectly if I just have a list of words to change!” If learning a language were this simple, we could all be bilingual after just a few classes.  read more

How to Learn a language FAST

How to Learn a language FAST

It is pleasantly surprising how much information the brain can obtain and retain within a short amount of time. What makes all the difference is HOW you are taught the information. Adapting ... read more

Am I Too Old To Learn a Foreign Language?

Am I Too Old To Learn a Foreign Language?

At Zinta Inspired Language, we work with language learners of all ages. It’s not rare for some adults to think that they are “too old” to learn a language, but this is far from the truth. ... read more

Common Mistakes Healthcare Providers make with Hispanic clientele: part 2

Common Mistakes Healthcare Providers make with Hispanic clientele: part 2

The consequences of misinterpreting or misleading a Hispanic patient or their family can lead to incorrect health care or even possible lawsuits. Some hospitals and clinics think that an easy ... read more

Common Mistakes Businesses Make With Hispanic Clientele: part 2

Common Mistakes Businesses Make With Hispanic Clientele: part 2

The consequences of misinterpreting or misleading a Hispanic customer can lead to difficulty maintaining sales or even loss of customers. Some businesses think that an easy “fix” to a language ... read more

Common Mistakes Healthcare Providers make with Hispanic clientele

Common Mistakes Healthcare Providers make with Hispanic clientele

The consequences of misinterpreting or misleading a Hispanic patient or their family can lead to incorrect health care or even possible lawsuits. Some hospitals and clinics think that an easy ... read more

Why don’t Hispanics just speak English?

Why don’t Hispanics just speak English?

"Why don't Hispanics just speak English?" This is a question that we frequently hear in our society with the ongoing immigration from Mexico and other countries, and despite its controversy, is a read more

Common Mistakes Businesses Make With Hispanic Clientele

Common Mistakes Businesses Make With Hispanic Clientele

The consequences of misinterpreting or misleading a Hispanic client can lead to difficulty maintaining sales or even a loss of customers. Some businesses think that an easy “fix” to a language ... read more

Why Not Just Use Google Translate?

Why Not Just Use Google Translate?

Google Translate is free of charge, so it may seem a great way to save money on translation services.  The truth is, Google Translate has many flaws that could put your business at risk ... read more