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How are Spanish Holy Week processions? (B1)

Since the 14th century, the festival of Semana Santa (Holy Week) is celebrated across Spain. In Christianity, Holy Week is the one-week period preceding Easter, the day believers celebrate Jesus rising from the dead. The streets of Seville, and other Spanish cities including Malaga, will be filled with thousands of medieval robed and [...]

By | 2017-04-18T13:25:00+00:00 abril 12th, 2017|A1, SpanishviaSkype, This is 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

“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 [...]