Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

Winter holidays (A2)

In a couple of weeks Christmas holidays will be here, and many of us will have the opportunity to enjoy a few days with our families, friends or just travelling. The thing is that during this time of the year, only in Spain there will be around 13,6 million people travelling. If this is your [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:52+01:00December 7th, 2016|How do you say in Spanish?|0 Comments

Siempre a la moda (B1)

Son múltiples las razones por las que nuestros estudiantes y muchas personas en todo el mundo se sienten atraídas (feel attracted) por España y por el español. Una de ellas sin duda es la moda, muchas marcas (brands), diseñadores (designers) y modelos (models) reconocidos internacionalmente son españoles. Marcas como Inditex con Zara a la cabeza, [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:52+01:00November 16th, 2016|Pocket Grammar|0 Comments

La política: el arte del debate (B2)

Many things are at stake at this moment; not only in the USA but worldwide. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are living their last minutes as USA presidential candidates, and just one of them will live in the White House for the next four years. However, they had to fight each other, felony accusations and [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:53+01:00November 9th, 2016|B2, Pocket grammar|0 Comments

¿Qué hora es? (A1)

In Spanishviaskype we share many things with our students, specially the interest about our beautiful language, but one thing that most of the times don’t have in common is the time zone (huso horario). Winter is coming and next weekend in Spain and all countries from the European Union we are going to leave the [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:53+01:00October 26th, 2016|Pocket Grammar|0 Comments

Narcos: Spanish in the prime-time (B1)

TV Series have become one the most important products in the entertainment industry. We “get hooked” by them for years and, eventually, we consider their characters to be part of our lives. In the past we brought some articles related to series to our blog on www.spanishviaskype.com: Game of Thrones, X-Files or Breaking Bad are [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:53+01:00October 19th, 2016|B1, Spanish language, Spanish World|0 Comments

ME QUIERE, NO ME QUIERE (A2)

Me quiere, no me quiere Esto es lo que decimos en español cuando estamos “deshojando la margarita” (to pull the petals off or to play “she loves me, she loves me not”). Pero con esta expresión en español podemos mostrar también indecisión. Una de las razones por las que muchos [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:54+01:00September 14th, 2016|Pocket Grammar|0 Comments