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+00:00 noviembre 8th, 2017|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Don’t say this in a job interview (B1)

It’s never easy to deal with a job interview. On www.spanishviaskype.com, we help our students from a linguistic point of view: the common questions they’ll find or how to write a professional email, etc. However, we shouldn’t limit ourselves to learning the best answers, but also how to avoid the [...]

By | 2017-08-28T19:33:10+00:00 agosto 30th, 2017|B1, Business|Sin comentarios

CEO, What’s that? (B1)

Un cargo es una carga, as the Spanish saying goes: something like “a responsibility is a burden”. Nevertheless, millennials dream of becoming the ultimate CEO and having a legion of followers on Twitter, Facebook or whaterver social network. CEO, CIO, CFO… All these initials, incomprehensible for many people, longed-for by [...]

By | 2017-07-13T11:45:32+00:00 julio 12th, 2017|B1, Business|Sin comentarios

How to practice Spanish, earning money (B1)

Are you tired of spending money and time buying Spanish grammar books? Is it impossible for you to find a person to speak Spanish with? Summer in Spain might be your answer. Everybody knows about Spanish hours of sunlight, nightlife or its spectacular beaches. Thousands and thousands of visitors come [...]

By | 2017-07-04T17:07:24+00:00 junio 28th, 2017|B1, Turism|Sin comentarios

8 tips for negotiating in Spain (B1)

Negociar (negotiating) is one of the most common reasons to travel to a foreign country for a businessperson. In such a globalized world, international relationships are the key to evolve and develop as a modern and influential company. In spite of this, it’s never easy to understand a different culture, [...]

By | 2017-06-13T10:50:58+00:00 junio 14th, 2017|B1, Business|Sin comentarios

Las Fallas: arde Valencia (B1)

Today Richter is preparing his scale in Valencia. Las Fallas are here and explosiones, fuegos artificiales y pólvora, sobre todo olor a pólvora (explosions, Fireworks and gunpowder, especially, gunpowder smell) will invade Valencia’s air and land. Our studens on www.spanishviaskype.com can learn all they need here in order to survive in Valencia. From today to [...]

By | 2017-03-14T13:38:30+00:00 marzo 15th, 2017|B1, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

How do we use “hace” and “desde” in time expressions? (B1)

The verb “hacer”, which literally means “to do” or “to make,” is found in a number of idiomatic expressions. One of this verb’s most important uses has to do with expressing time: ¿Cuánto tiempo hace que vives en  Madrid? (How long have you been living in Madrid?).  These kind of expressions are very common in [...]

By | 2017-02-22T12:55:17+00:00 febrero 22nd, 2017|B1, Pocket Grammar, Spanish Language|Sin comentarios