Las Fallas: arde Valencia (B1)

Today Richter is preparing his scale in Valencia. Las Fallas are here and explosiones, fuegos artificiales y pólvora, sobre todo olor a pólvora (explosions, Fireworks and gunpowder, especially, gunpowder smell) will invade Valencia’s air and land. Our studens on can learn all they need here in order to survive in Valencia. From today to [...]

By | 2017-03-14T13:38:30+00:00 marzo 15th, 2017|B1, 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

Spotahome: the best way to get a house before moving to Spain

As true Spaniards, we at Spanishviaskype know that finding an apartment in Spain isn’t easy; in fact, it can often be a nightmare. We’ve definitely had our own fair share of apartment search horror stories. As you rummage through all of the traditional websites that you would normally use to find the room, studio, or [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:04+00:00 abril 29th, 2015|SpanishviaSkype, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Las Fallas de Valencia dicen adiós (B2)

Hoy se celebra en España el día de San José (“padre” de Jesús y carpintero de profesión). Precisamente esta festividad marcó el origen de las Fallas de Valencia (Fallas Festival of Valencia), una de las fiestas pirotécnicas más importantes del mundo (one of the most outstanding fire and pyrotechnic festivity in the whole World) sobre la [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:13+00:00 marzo 19th, 2014|B2, This is Spain|Sin comentarios