//noviembre

When do we use “al + infinitive”? (B1)

Some of our Spanish students have doubts about when they have to use “al + infinitive” in Spanish, so today we’ll go over this issue. First of all, you need to know that in this case “al” is not the contraction of “a + el” but rather an indicator of action in progress (normally in [...]

Sharing the world and words (I) (B1)

Spain is within a period of upheaval. Historical arguments about autonomy and Independence mark the current political discussions you can hear in the Congress, in a bar or at home. Cataluña (Catalunya in catalan language, Catalonia in English) has tried to get more competencies from the State, such as health services, economy, security corps… Nevertheless, [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:03+00:00 noviembre 18th, 2015|B1, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Tacos (I): Sex Mex

Taco. What do our students on www.spanishviaskype.com think when they hear this word? Rica comida mexicana (delicious Mexican food). And they’re right. Mexico has put its own word in the “world wide dictionary”, that vocabulary list that everybody recognizes even though they don’t know about its origin. Taco is a Mexican dish made of a [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:03+00:00 noviembre 4th, 2015|C1, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios