//noviembre

12 different ways to say “no” in Spanish (B1)

I’m pretty sure all our students know how to say “no” in Spanish: no. It’s quite straight forward. But, what about saying “no” in different ways? “No” is fine, but sometimes is just too plain, so let’s learn another ways to say “no”. If we want to emphasise we can say it several times, “no, no, no…”, as many [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:52+00:00 noviembre 23rd, 2016|A1, How do you say in Spanish?, Spanish Language|Sin comentarios

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 | 2017-02-15T22:31:53+00:00 noviembre 16th, 2016|Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

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+00:00 noviembre 9th, 2016|B2, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

Is Spanish a sexist language? (A1)

This is a long-debated discussion in Spain. In the last few decades, assorted universities, unions and autonomous communities in Spain have created style guides with new rules prescribing non-sexist language. It’s true that the masculine gender predominates in the Spanish language when speaking in the plural form: the parents of three girls and one boy would refer to [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:53+00:00 noviembre 2nd, 2016|A1, Spanish Language|Sin comentarios