Remember, remember… (A2)

La memoria (memory) is one of the most important human being’s abilities. It reminds us who we are, where we are and how many mistakes we’ve made along our lives. Unfortunately, we’ll have missing years: the first of them and probably the last ones. La memoria is both, prodigious and enigmatic. Medical advances have not [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:04+01:00junio 3rd, 2015|A2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Spanish recipe: Gazpacho (A2)

Summer is coming (we’re not the Starks in Game of Thrones), and every single Spaniard is thinking about their holidays. Most of them will choose La Costa del Sol (the Sun Coast), in the south of Andalucía, la Costa Blanca (the White Coast) in the east, or Las Islas Canarias [...]

By |2017-07-04T17:07:39+01:00mayo 6th, 2015|A2, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Más fútbol (A2)

Here we are again, with the trendiest topic in the world nowadays: fútbol, football or soccer, as you please. From the 12th of June to the 13th of July, football fans will enjoy the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Last week we proposed you a very interesting offer in www.spanishviaskype.com […]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:12+01:00junio 18th, 2014|A2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

What does the fox say? (A2)

We’re sure that our students on www.spanishviaskype.com will have listened to this song over and over for the last months: What does the fox say? by Ylvis. These Norwegian comedy brothers released a musical video that went viral on YouTube last September with over 350 million views. During 3:33 length, they [...]

By |2017-07-04T10:49:51+01:00marzo 12th, 2014|A2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Perfectioning the Imperfection: Uses of the Pretérito Imperfecto de Indicativo (II) (A2)

Last week, we started a number of articles about the Imperfect verbal tense in Spanish. Here, we learnt one of its uses: habits or routines. Today, we’ll carry on learning more uses which will help you if you want to learn Spanish via Skype. Do you remember how can we describe people or things in [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:13+01:00diciembre 4th, 2013|A2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Perfectly imperfect: uses of the Pretérito Imperfecto de Indicativo(I) (A2)

What are you afraid of the most? Spiders, darkness, vampires…? Human being always fears the unknown. And our students on www.spanishviaskype.com are not an exception. One of the scariest verb tenses in Spanish is the Pretérito Imperfecto de indicativo (Imperfect past). Why is this unknown? This tense doesn’t exist in many languages, including English. [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:32:13+01:00noviembre 27th, 2013|A2, Pocket Grammar|3 Comments