/Tag: slang

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-26T10:08:32+00:00 junio 27th, 2018|Actualidad, This is Spain, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Haciendo la pelota (C1)

La pelota (the ball) is one of the most important inventions of human beings, along with the wheel, the airplanes or the internet. Is this statement an exaggeration? Spanish-speaking countries are a good proof of it. Wherever you go, you will see kids, teenagers or even adults playing with una bola, un balón, un cuero, [...]

By | 2017-11-27T23:48:28+00:00 noviembre 29th, 2017|C1, Just Spanish, Spanish World|2 Comments

Lengua y Guerra (B2)

Speaking properly, has been considered a value of education, status and even wealth. So, why do we have many examples of fights, arguments and even guerras (wars) along history? Certainly, a wrong polite set expression, an incorrect adaptation of our language register or an inappropriate use of a double meaning [...]

By | 2017-03-28T21:56:47+00:00 marzo 29th, 2017|B2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Let there be light! (B2)

December is here and Christmas is coming. We’re already wearing our scarfs and gloves and ski lovers are preparing their equipment to start climbing Spanish mountains. A lot of people are in the streets, with shopping bags hanging from their hands; shop windows show Christmas trees, colourful garlands and nativity scenes. All of these is [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:11+00:00 diciembre 3rd, 2014|B2, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios