How to practice Spanish, earning money (B1)

Are you tired of spending money and time buying Spanish grammar books? Is it impossible for you to find a person to speak Spanish with? Summer in Spain might be your answer. Everybody knows about Spanish hours of sunlight, nightlife or its spectacular beaches. Thousands and thousands of visitors come [...]

By | 2017-07-04T17:07:24+00:00 junio 28th, 2017|B1, Turism|Sin comentarios

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

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+00:00 agosto 17th, 2016|This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Celebrities who love Spanish

It’s nice to see you are not alone in learning another language.  There are 21 million people who learn Spanish all over the world and some celebrities are included in this group: Chris Hemsworth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie Portman, Eva Mendes, Channing Tatum, Matt Damon, Jennifer Lopez , Susan Sarandon, Jack Black… You may recognize some of them, although note that [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:04+00:00 julio 8th, 2015|Sin categoría, Spanish Language|Sin comentarios

“The subjunctive is the most difficult part of learning Spanish”

Around 40% of our Spanish students are Russians. They love Spain and its culture and they really want to learn our language. Russians like so much Don Quixote (I guess because he has many things in common with Russian culture, focused on trying to change the world in an idealistic way). Anna Vakhrusheva is one of them. She’s been studying [...]

Indiferencia (B1)

Political changes are coming to Spain. 2015 will be an electoral year. Most of Spaniards are going to elect their representatives for the autonomous communities. Furthermore, by the end of the year, we’re going to vote for the national Parliament. The economical crisis will affect our decisions; even el odio [...]

By | 2017-07-04T17:50:44+00:00 marzo 11th, 2015|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

“Spanishviaskype is the best way to learn the language if you don’t live in a Spanish speaking country”

Al Day (62) is an american airline pilot. He’s so funny and always looks on the bright side (Es muy gracioso y siempre ve el lado positivo de las cosas). He doesn’t need Spanish for his job but he really loves the Spanish language and culture. He has been studying with SpanishviaSkype for two years and a half. [...]

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