/Tag: Politics

Presidents of Spain: Phrases for Eternity

A new president of the Goverment has just arrived to La Moncloa (the official residence for the Prime Minister of Spain). Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, leader of PSOE party, was named President of Spain last 1st of June after a no-confidence motion. He’s the seventh president of our democracy and the second one without winning an [...]

By | 2018-06-05T16:44:53+00:00 junio 6th, 2018|Actualidad, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

La política: el arte del debate (B2)

Many things are at stake at this moment; not only in the USA but worldwide. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are living their last minutes as USA presidential candidates, and just one of them will live in the White House for the next four years. However, they had to fight each other, felony accusations and [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:53+00:00 noviembre 9th, 2016|B2, Pocket grammar|Sin comentarios

Sorpasso: the word of the year (B1)

As we informed our students and readers on www.spanishviaskype.com, last Sunday we had the second national election in just six months. The campaign has been less hard than the previous one, but the most used word during these days was the italian sorpasso. Sorpasso is an overtaking, literally, when a car passes another one unexpectedly. [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:58+00:00 junio 29th, 2016|B1, Just Spanish|Sin comentarios

Elecciones generales (B1)

Time is over. Next Sunday the 20th, Spaniards will put an end to an exciting political year. The Spanish general election to the Congress and the Senate will be held and a huge change in the history of Spain may happen. For about 33 years, only two parties have been able to form a goverment: [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:03+00:00 diciembre 16th, 2015|B1, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios