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Madrid Fashion Week 2019: 5 expressions for “hablar a la moda”

Welcome to Madrid, welcome to la moda española. From tomorrow, 24th to next Tuesday, the 29th, the capital of Spain becomes the capital of world fashion because of Madrid Fashion Week 2019. Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Angel Schlesser, Custo Barcelona or Desigual will be some of the most popular Spanish firms that will be [...]

By |2019-01-22T13:08:56+01:00enero 23rd, 2019|Spanish World, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

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+01:00noviembre 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+01:00noviembre 22nd, 2017|B2, Pocket Grammar, Spanish World|2 Comments