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‘Arriba’ and ‘Abajo’: the Origin of the Spanish Language

What was the first Spanish word? When was it pronounced for the very first time? It’s impossible to know. The transition from Latin to Castilian, via vulgar Latin, was slow and smooth. However, the first manifestations of written Castilian are perfectly documented. Las Glosas Emilianenses (10th-century) are one of them. These glosses were annotations in [...]

By |2018-05-01T14:49:50+00:00mayo 2nd, 2018|Just Spanish, Spanish Language, Turism|Sin comentarios

On the road again (A2)

“See here I am on the road again…” With these verses, the metal band Metallica “turn the page” after riding for sixteen hours “on a long and lonesome highway”. The summer is coming to an end and 40 million of travels by car are expected during August. La Guardia Civil [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:56:25+00:00agosto 23rd, 2017|A2, Survival, Turism|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+00:00julio 19th, 2017|B2, Turism|Sin comentarios