Angel

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About Angel

I was born in Badajoz (Extremadura) and I currently live in Bilbao (Basque Country). I studied a Bachelor degree in Spanish Language and Literature and an International House degree as a qualified teacher of Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. I think languages are the key that opens the doors to new cultures and I love teaching mine.

Maestros de la Costura: 7 High Fashion Idioms in Spanish

Maestros de la costura (masters of sewing) is a Spanish TV reality show, based on the British ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’, where amateur sewers compete to be the best Spanish modista aficionado (amateur sewer). Three of the top Spanish fashion designers are the judges: Lorenzo Caprile, María Escoté and [...]

Semana Santa: the 7 Deadly Sins of the Spanish Language

It’s time of arrepentimiento (repentance) and penitencia (penance): La Semana Santa (Holy Week) it’s here. Many Spanish Christians will celebrate this festivity along the country. It’s not easy to understand these traditions (procesiones, nazarenos, cofradías…) for a foreign tourist. Here, you will find a guide to do it. At www.spanishviaskype.com, [...]

By | 2018-03-31T19:23:28+00:00 marzo 28th, 2018|Actualidad, Pocket Grammar|2 Comments

How to deal with aggressive customers (B2)

Los clientes siempre tienen la razón (customers or clients are always right). This sentence has become a mantra in business world. Nevertheless, on www.spanishviaskype.com we know it’s not true. Our teachers must correct our clients in every single lesson; actually, our job is to contradict that mantra. However, if you [...]

By | 2018-03-05T13:39:35+00:00 marzo 7th, 2018|B2|Sin comentarios

Is Spanish a sexist language? (A2)

Grammatical gender is one of the easiest linguistic categories in English language. Nevertheless, it’s more complicated in Spanish. On Spanish for Different Levels Course at SpanishviaSkype.com our students can learn how to form masculine and feminine nouns, adjectives and pronouns. For many years, feminism has been fighting against inequality between [...]

By | 2018-02-21T12:15:43+00:00 febrero 21st, 2018|A2, Actualidad, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios