Conditional clauses in Spanish: what if…?

Conditional clauses in Spanish mark a difference between intermediate and advanced students. Conditions can show a realistic requirement that must be met. On the other hand, a condition might have a nuance of subjectivity that shows improbability, incredulity or hypothesis. Here we have the eternal fight between indicative and subjunctive in the Spanish language. [...]

By |2019-06-25T09:41:17+01:00junio 26th, 2019|B2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

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+01:00marzo 7th, 2018|B2|Sin comentarios

You need these words in your life (B2)

A good life is directly related to a good health. SpanishviaSkype introduced its new Medical Spanish Course to you last January. It’s been a year in which we have met young professionals who needed to increase their Spanish vocabulary in the field of Medicine for different reasons. Our students have been working on medical reports, [...]

By |2018-01-22T22:37:13+01:00enero 24th, 2018|B2, Medical Spanish|Sin comentarios

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

The pleasure of speaking and eating (B2)

Spanish language and gastronomy will be mixed as two of the most important ingredients in Spanish culture. Juan Manuel Bonet, director of the Cervantes Institute (IC), and Rafael Ansón, president of the Royal Spanish Academy of Gastronomy (RAEG), signed an agreement to work together for promoting Spanish culture. Among the activities they might organize would [...]

By |2017-11-06T16:45:00+01:00octubre 18th, 2017|B2, Spanish Language, SpanishviaSkype|Sin comentarios

Impuestos: a good for all? (B2)

All cititizens have their rights and their duties, and among these last ones, pagar los impuestos (paying taxes) is probably the most hated. The last trimester of this year is about to start and it’s time to cuadrar (balance) la contabilidad (the accounting) of companies and freelancers. Either you are a resident is Spain or [...]

By |2017-09-26T13:01:34+01:00septiembre 27th, 2017|B2, Business|Sin comentarios