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Tips to Speak Spanish during Summer

Our students on Spanishviaskype.com ask us for tips to speak Spanish during summer. How can I improve my Spanish speaking skills if I travel to Spain on holidays? Well, the answer might seem simple: mix yourself with locals and just speak Spanish. Actually, this is not always so easy to accomplish. Either for our [...]

By |2019-07-22T15:02:11+01:00julio 24th, 2019|Spanish Language, Spanish World, This is Spain|2 Comments

How are Spanish Holy Week processions? (B1)

Since the 14th century, the festival of Semana Santa (Holy Week) is celebrated across Spain. In Christianity, Holy Week is the one-week period preceding Easter, the day believers celebrate Jesus rising from the dead. The streets of Seville, and other Spanish cities including Malaga, will be filled with thousands of medieval robed and [...]

By |2017-04-18T13:25:00+01:00abril 12th, 2017|A1, SpanishviaSkype, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Las Fallas: arde Valencia (B1)

Today Richter is preparing his scale in Valencia. Las Fallas are here and explosiones, fuegos artificiales y pólvora, sobre todo olor a pólvora (explosions, Fireworks and gunpowder, especially, gunpowder smell) will invade Valencia’s air and land. Our studens on www.spanishviaskype.com can learn all they need here in order to survive in Valencia. From today to [...]

By |2017-03-14T13:38:30+01:00marzo 15th, 2017|B1, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Do Spaniards have a chaotic schedule?

A growing chorus of voices is asking to correct Spain’s time zone so we can stop being an anomaly in Europe. Since the sun sets an hour later than in neighboring countries (países vecinos), Spaniards go to sleep later. But they wake up at the same time. Therefore, their work days are so long and disjointed. There [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:57+01:00agosto 17th, 2016|This is Spain|Sin comentarios