/Tag: Spanish Civil War

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

Where does Catalan come from?

Last Sunday Catalonia held parliamentary elections (the two pro-secessionist parties won 47.8% of the vote, which means 72 of Catalonia’s 135 seats, and  52% of Catalans are content with the status quo) and over the last weeks some students have been asking us about their language: Catalan (“catalán” in Spanish and “català” in Catalan), so today we are [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:03+00:00 septiembre 30th, 2015|Spanish Language, This is Spain|Sin comentarios