Gerald Erichsen

Spanish Language Expert


B.A., Seattle Pacific University


  • Spanish expert and author of Spanish lessons and articles for ThoughtCo since 1998
  • Studied Spanish in Guatemala and Ecuador


Gerald Erichsen has created Spanish lessons for ThoughtCo since 1998. In his work, he explains complex grammatical concepts in a clear and practical style. He has produced hundreds of resources for students and learners at all levels.


Gerald has a B.A. from Seattle Pacific University. He studied Spanish in Guatemala and Ecuador.

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