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Saint Valentine’s Day vs Singles’ Day: Learn Spanish with love

Every 14th of February, couples all around the world, celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day. Parks are full of tortolitos (lovebirds), las floristerías (florists) hacen su agosto (make a killing) and miles de bombones (thousands of chocolates) will be devoured. However, not everybody knows what is celebrated today, one day before, on [...]

Madrid Fashion Week 2019: 5 expressions for “hablar a la moda”

Welcome to Madrid, welcome to la moda española. From tomorrow, 24th to next Tuesday, the 29th, the capital of Spain becomes the capital of world fashion because of Madrid Fashion Week 2019. Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Angel Schlesser, Custo Barcelona or Desigual will be some of the most popular Spanish firms that will be [...]

By |2019-01-22T13:08:56+01:00enero 23rd, 2019|Spanish World, Words made in Spain|Sin comentarios

Christmas 2018: huge winter sale!

Winter is not a synonym of cold at www.spanishviaskype.com. We want to keep your Spanish learning warm. We know that Christmas is here and you will probably have family meetings, trips and other activities during your holidays. However, we’d like to be part of your own Christmas presents. During the [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:34:53+01:00diciembre 19th, 2018|SpanishviaSkype|Sin comentarios

False friends: Portuguese and Spanish, brothers but not twins

Portugal and Spain share many centuries of culture and history. As real brothers, these countries have fought with each other (to expand their territories, both, in the Iberian Peninsula and America) and they felt envy of the other’s success. However, both nations feel a kind of love for the other. Linguistically, the Portuguese and Spanish [...]

By |2018-12-04T13:00:19+01:00diciembre 5th, 2018|False Friends|Sin comentarios