Happy World Book Day!

¡Feliz Día del Libro!  Today libraries and bookshops close at an unusual hour and there are lots of things to do during the day. In Catalonia, in the north east of Spain, men gave women roses, and women gave men a book to celebrate the occasion: “a rose for love and a book forever.” [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:17+01:00abril 23rd, 2013|A1, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Football slang

There is no doubt that Spaniards love football, at least most of us do. The rising success of Spanish sport has put our sportsmen and sportswomen into the spotlight all around the world. However, the importance of sports and football in our society is not just a fad. During more than a century, football has [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:17+01:00abril 11th, 2013|B2, This is Spain|1 comentario

También and tampoco… (B1)

Some of our students have problems with the adverbs “también” and “tampoco”, so today we’re going to review affirmative and negative adverbs. Siempre means “always”. In Spanish we use this adverb to talk about a permanent action (“siempre fui una buena alumna”) or a usual action (“los miércoles siempre vamos al cine”). […]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:17+01:00abril 4th, 2013|B1, Pocket Grammar|2 Comments