/Tag: Spain

Common Spanish mistakes made by our students (August)

Spain in August is like a bear hibernating. Waiting time, excuses and mistakes are forgiven mercifully. All of us understand that companies aren’t working full out during this month. However, www.spanishviaskype.com are not going to miss our appointment with our readers and students these weeks. We’re going back to one of your favourite sections today. [...]

By |2018-08-13T16:32:17+00:00agosto 15th, 2018|Pocket Grammar|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+00:00marzo 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+00:00agosto 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+00:00julio 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+00:00marzo 11th, 2015|B1, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios