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2017 Spanish Constitution Day (A1)

A day like today, 39 years ago, Spain started its transition from a dictatorship towards a democracy with a new constitution. After hard negotiations and efforts, Spaniards left their differences aside and decided to build a common place to live together. Nowadays, those differences have surfaced again stronger and stronger. The Catalan independence movement and [...]

By |2017-12-05T13:50:22+01:00diciembre 6th, 2017|A1, Actualidad|2 Comments

Haciendo la pelota (C1)

La pelota (the ball) is one of the most important inventions of human beings, along with the wheel, the airplanes or the internet. Is this statement an exaggeration? Spanish-speaking countries are a good proof of it. Wherever you go, you will see kids, teenagers or even adults playing with una bola, un balón, un cuero, [...]

By |2017-11-27T23:48:28+01:00noviembre 29th, 2017|C1, Just Spanish, Spanish World|2 Comments

Sergio Ramírez: 2017 Cervantes Prize awarded (B2)

Sergio Ramírez, Sandinista revolutionary, politician, journalist, novelist and Nicaraguan. This is the new Cervantes Prize winner’s profile, the most important Spanish literature award. The first Nicaraguan awarded ever, has opted for social commitment, questioning our reality and searching the historical models of literature and art in his works. “Cuando uno no es Quijote, se convierte [...]

By |2017-11-21T13:27:08+01:00noviembre 22nd, 2017|B2, Pocket Grammar, Spanish World|2 Comments

Errare humanum est (II) (B1)

Errar, fallar, equivocarse… (to make mistakes) it doesn’t matter the synonym you may chose. We never want to use them. Making mistakes is the main reason for not daring to speak in a foreign language. However, as we explained formerly here, even native speakers make multiples of them. El dardo [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:11:24+01:00noviembre 8th, 2017|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios