¡Feliz año nuevo 2015!

Nochevieja (New Year’s Eve), the last night of the year is here and it’s time to celebrate it. Many events have happened during this year. Some of them will pass to Spanish history, like the proclamation of Felipe VI as the new king of Spain. Tonight most of Spaniards are having dinner with their families, [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:05+01:00diciembre 31st, 2014|This is Spain|Sin comentarios

¿Por qué? (B1)

Unfortunately, human beings don’t do anything for free or no reason. These days the Christmas spirit is overrunning us; we supposed to be better people and we should share our possessions with those who live precariously. However, we do nothing without a cause, a reason or a motivation. All human actions follow this chains of [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:11+01:00diciembre 17th, 2014|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Let there be light! (B2)

December is here and Christmas is coming. We’re already wearing our scarfs and gloves and ski lovers are preparing their equipment to start climbing Spanish mountains. A lot of people are in the streets, with shopping bags hanging from their hands; shop windows show Christmas trees, colourful garlands and nativity scenes. All of these is [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:11+01:00diciembre 3rd, 2014|B2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Español: el idioma que más aumentó sus estudiantes en la UE (B1)

El español es la lengua que más incrementó el número de estudiantes de primer ciclo de secundaria entre los 28 países de la Unión Europea (UE) entre 2005 y 2012, según los datos difundidos por Eurostat (Oficina Europea de Estadística = Statistical Office of the European Union). En 2012 el número de estos alumnos que [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:11+01:00noviembre 26th, 2014|B1, Spanish Language|Sin comentarios

Los cinco sentidos I: Tocar (B2)

When we try to explain how animals relate to the enviroment, we have to resort to the well-known five senses: la vista (sight), el oído (hearing), el gusto (taste), el olfato (smell) and el tacto (touch). These five pillars in our lives are only appreciated when they are lacking. They are so important that languages [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:11+01:00noviembre 19th, 2014|B2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

¡Está prohibido! (B1)

Prohibitions lead our lives since we were born. It doesn’t matter wherever we are, we know that we are allowed to do things, but others are forbidden. These rules make our lives easier and they make possible our cohabitation. However, some philosophical or political ideologies, such as anarchism, have tried to get rid of them [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:11+01:00noviembre 5th, 2014|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios