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

Can you speak real Spanish? (B2)

Are you learning Spanish? Have you already reached a good level? Are you living in Spain or South America? If the answer is yes, you might have found a wall in your way: “the real or natural language”. The fact that you master the grammar and your vocabulary covers all [...]

By |2017-07-19T09:39:38+01:00julio 19th, 2017|B2, Turism|Sin comentarios

How to write a professional email in Spanish (B2)

Looking for a job is maybe the most common reason for writing a professional correo electrónico (email). We’re sure that you already know Linkedin, the social networking services, geared to business and employment. Groups of colleagues, employers and workers in charge of Recursos Humanos (Human Resources), gather in this site. [...]

By |2017-05-24T16:43:48+01:00mayo 24th, 2017|B2, How do you say in Spanish?|Sin comentarios

Inteligencia: una o múltiple (B2)

La inteligencia (Intelligence) is a very debatable topic. Maybe some of our students on www.spanishviaskype.com might think that learning Spanish or other language is very difficult for them because they consider themselves not to be inteligentes (intelligent). However, people who move to other country do it all the time. On the other hand, I’ve met [...]

By |2017-05-09T17:54:22+01:00mayo 10th, 2017|B2, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

Solo sé que no sé nada (B2)

“I know that I know nothing”; with this phrase, Socrates, the Greek philosopher, paraphrased by Plato (Socrates never said that, literally) did not mean that he actually knew nothing. In fact, he meant that he had certeza (certainty) of nothing. That legendary quote has its equivalent in our era: “you know nothing, Jon Snow”. This [...]

By |2017-04-24T18:44:26+01:00abril 26th, 2017|B2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios