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Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns in Spanish

Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns are a matter of concern among our studens on Spanishviaskype.com. You should know that there are different types of pronouns in Spanish, depending on their function: subject, direct object, indirect object, prepositional, reflexive and reciprocal. Most of them share the same form (‘me’ can be direct or indirect object, reflexive [...]

By |2019-08-20T19:18:54+01:00agosto 21st, 2019|Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios

Common Spanish Idioms: Here Comes the Sun

Common Spanish idioms help Spanish students sound more natural. Idioms are fixed phrases that have a figurative meaning. This sense is totally different from the literal meaning that the words in the idiom would have separately. Since this summer Europe has suffered several heat waves, we think that it might be a good idea to [...]

By |2019-07-29T18:19:23+01:00agosto 14th, 2019|Just Spanish, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

False Friends between Spanish and German

False friends or cognates are always a matter of laughter between teachers and students of languages. All of us try to assimilate words from the language we’re learning into our mother tongue’s vocabulary. A false friend is a word that has the same or similar spelling or pronunciation as another one in a different [...]

By |2019-08-08T09:50:11+01:00agosto 7th, 2019|False Friends|Sin comentarios

Spanish at the airport: conversations and vocabulary

Are you ready to speak Spanish at the airport? Tomorrow it starts the most demanded month to go on vacation: August. Around 10.2 million tourists came to Spain last year, according to TURSPAIN. This flood of people has confidence that they will be able to communicate in English at the [...]

By |2019-07-29T10:02:51+01:00julio 31st, 2019|Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Tips to Speak Spanish during Summer

Our students on Spanishviaskype.com ask us for tips to speak Spanish during summer. How can I improve my Spanish speaking skills if I travel to Spain on holidays? Well, the answer might seem simple: mix yourself with locals and just speak Spanish. Actually, this is not always so easy to accomplish. Either for our [...]

By |2019-07-22T15:02:11+01:00julio 24th, 2019|Spanish Language, Spanish World, This is Spain|2 Comments

Madrid Gay Pride: Inclusive language in Spanish

Madrid Gay pride (MADO) 2019 is here. Thousands of people and not only LGBTI+ (Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgénero, Intersexuales and much more) will attend the events in Madrid, from the 28th of June to the 7th of July. Every year, music festivals, mass demonstrations, colorful parades and other celebrations will give visibility to the [...]

By |2019-07-01T19:21:43+01:00julio 3rd, 2019|Actualidad|Sin comentarios

Advanced Spanish grammar rules you should know

Advanced Spanish grammar rules might be a nightmare for B2-C1 level students. However, our teachers on Spanishviaskype.com consider these contents a motivation and a challenge. There is nothing more rewarding for us than the evolution of our students from basic to advanced levels. Let’s see some advanced Spanish grammar rules you should know. […]

By |2019-06-17T11:07:43+01:00junio 19th, 2019|C1, C2, Pocket Grammar|Sin comentarios