/Tag: Portuguese

False friends: Portuguese and Spanish, brothers but not twins

Portugal and Spain share many centuries of culture and history. As real brothers, these countries have fought with each other (to expand their territories, both, in the Iberian Peninsula and America) and they felt envy of the other’s success. However, both nations feel a kind of love for the other. Linguistically, the Portuguese and Spanish [...]

By | 2018-12-04T13:00:19+00:00 diciembre 5th, 2018|False Friends|Sin comentarios

10 things you might not know about Spain (B1)

Most of our Spanish students ask us different questions related to Spain. Most of them like our culture and our way of living, although they don’t understand several things such as why we keep dropping litter at the bars (aunque no entienden por qué seguimos tirando basura en los bares): napkins, cigarette butts, pits, shells… The [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:12+00:00 abril 2nd, 2014|B1, This is Spain|Sin comentarios