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Exploring the verb “tener”: idiomatic expressions (A2)

The Spanish verb “tener” means “to have”, but it’s also used in some idiomatic expressions because we use it not only to talk about possession, but also to express very different sensations: “tengo hambre” (I’m hungry), “mi hermano tiene 42  años” (my brother is 42 years old) or “mi hija tiene frío” (my daughter is cold). Let’s [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:57+00:00 July 27th, 2016|A2, Pocket Grammar, Spanish Language, SpanishviaSkype|0 Comments

Pokémon Go or how to sightsee in 21st Century (A2)

When Satoshi Taijiri was young, he was only keen on play video games. Ignoring his father’s advices, he refused to study engineering and tried to work in the video games design industry. That’s how Capsule Monster was born under Nintendo’s sponsorship. This game evolved into Pocket Monster and finally, what we know nowadays as Pokémon. [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:58+00:00 July 20th, 2016|A1, Spanish Language, Words made in Spain|0 Comments

San Fermín 2016 (A2)

  Pobre de mí  (poor me) is what you will listen in Pamplona if you are there the last night of their famous festival. San Fermín festival  is one of the most international Spanish festivals, it last one week from the 6th until the 14th of July. One of the reasons that made it so [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:58+00:00 July 13th, 2016|This is Spain|0 Comments

  Fiestas de San Fermín 2016 (A2)   Pobre de mí  (poor me) is what you will listen in Pamplona if you are there the last night of their famous festival. San Fermín festival  is one of the most international Spanish festivals, it last one week from the 6th until the 14th of July. One [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:58+00:00 July 13th, 2016|B1, This is Spain|0 Comments

10 multilingual celebrities

Celebrities make a living off their skills to perform, act, sing, dance and master stage presence, but they also have to master their speaking and communication skills, especially when pursuing international careers. Though you’ve probably only ever heard most of the celebrities on this list speak English, as their success is primarily in USA entertainment industry, [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:58+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Spanish Language, SpanishviaSkype|0 Comments