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2018 FIFA World Cup: Un Duelo de Duelos (a duel of mournings)

Three Wednesdays ago, we introduced 2018 FIFA World Cup, talking about names of countries and nationalities in Spanish. The tittle was: ‘Football from Russia with love’. That optimist perspective has turned into a nigthmare. Many of the top national teams have been eliminated during the first half of the tournament: [...]

Haciendo la pelota (C1)

La pelota (the ball) is one of the most important inventions of human beings, along with the wheel, the airplanes or the internet. Is this statement an exaggeration? Spanish-speaking countries are a good proof of it. Wherever you go, you will see kids, teenagers or even adults playing with una bola, un balón, un cuero, [...]

By | 2017-11-27T23:48:28+00:00 noviembre 29th, 2017|C1, Just Spanish, Spanish World|2 Comments

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+00:00 noviembre 22nd, 2017|B2, Pocket Grammar, Spanish World|2 Comments

World Book Day 2017 is coming (B2)

Next Sunday, April 23rd worldwide readers have a highlighted appointment on their calendar: El Día del Libro (The World Book Day). Since 1995, the UNESCO organizes this event to promote reading and publishing industry. How can you celebrate this day? Well, you can buy a rose and give it as a [...]

By | 2017-04-18T13:23:50+00:00 abril 19th, 2017|B2, Spanish World|Sin comentarios