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FAQ: Double verbal forms and double marks

One of the most satisfactory moments of being a teacher at www.spanishviaskype.com is when you encourage your students to be curious. Sometimes, teachers play the role of an interviewer, but when the students make questions, then it’s when they actually learn. Today, we’re bringing you the second article of this series about frequently asked questions [...]

By |2018-12-11T15:14:29+00:00diciembre 12th, 2018|Just Spanish, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

MADO 2018, Madrid Gay Pride: Gay Slangs

El Día del Orgullo LGBT, 28th of June, commemorates Stonewall riots in 1969. The situation for lesbianas (lesbians), gays, bisexuales (bisexuals) and transgéneros (transgenders) has changed absolutely for good. However, this community still have many rights to fight for. Madrid has become one of the centers of this movement. More than 1.5 million of people [...]

Latest news: Cervantes was not Spanish-born! (A2)

The recient discovery of a very old document in an Italian village has shaken the foundations of Spanish language’s pride. According to a birth certificate found in the ruins of an ancient church, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born in Castelnuovo Berardenga, in the province of Siena. During the demolition of the temple, a worker [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:52+00:00diciembre 28th, 2016|A2, Actualidad, Sin categoría, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

San Fermín 2016 (A2)

  Pobre de mí  (poor me) is what you will listen in Pamplona if you are there the last night of their famous festival. San Fermín festival  is one of the most international Spanish festivals, it last one week from the 6th until the 14th of July. One of the reasons that made it so [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:58+00:00julio 13th, 2016|This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Remembering Cervantes 400 years after his death

2016 marks the fourth centenary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, known as the “father of the modern novel”. To commemorate this event, the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has presented an official program of activities that will take place throughout the year, both nationally and internationally. One of the most interesting [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:59+00:00abril 27th, 2016|Spanish language, This is Spain|Sin comentarios