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About Angel

I was born in Badajoz (Extremadura) and I currently live in Bilbao (Basque Country). I studied a Bachelor degree in Spanish Language and Literature and an International House degree as a qualified teacher of Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. I think languages are the key that opens the doors to new cultures and I love teaching mine.

Time is relative (C1)

Albert Einstein was a man ahead of his time… or maybe “behind of his time”. Not for nothing, he said: “El tiempo es relativo (time is relative)”. Actually, he was not a brilliant boy at school, according to his teachers. However, he became the most recognized scientist in the 20th century. As a result of [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:51+01:00二月 15th, 2017|C1, Words made in Spain, 未分类|0 条评论

After the storm… (C1)

Después de la tormenta, llega la calma (after storm, comes calm). After Christmas’ festivities, a new year, full of new resolutions and expectations, has come: will the president Trump destabilize the world’s balance? Will the terrorism vanish or will it recrudesce? Who will be the new footbal world or European champion? Wait, there’s no international [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:52+01:00一月 18th, 2017|C1, Spanish World, 未分类|0 条评论

Latest news: Cervantes was not Spanish-born! (A2)

The recient discovery of a very old document in an Italian village has shaken the foundations of Spanish language’s pride. According to a birth certificate found in the ruins of an ancient church, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born in Castelnuovo Berardenga, in the province of Siena. During the demolition of the temple, a worker [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:52+01:00十二月 28th, 2016|A2, Actualidad, This is Spain, 未分类|0 条评论

La política: el arte del debate (B2)

Many things are at stake at this moment; not only in the USA but worldwide. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are living their last minutes as USA presidential candidates, and just one of them will live in the White House for the next four years. However, they had to fight each other, felony accusations and [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:53+01:00十一月 9th, 2016|B2, Pocket grammar|0 条评论

La vuelta al cole (A1)

Here it is, beloved by parents, hated by children, la vuelta al cole (back to school) has come. After three months of summer holidays, nine never-ending months are on the horizon, but the worst problem for their progenitors is not the future but the present. Family economics might be a nightmare these days if there [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:57+01:00九月 7th, 2016|A1, Words made in Spain|0 条评论

Reflexive verbs (IV): Poner or Ponerse (B1)

Image by Andreas Krappweis (es.freeimages.com) Here we are again, ready to reflect on reflexive verbs reflectively; let’s leave puns aside and remember we’ve talked about this topic widely before. We started with ingestion verbs, followed by movement verbs and finally quedarse, one of the most difficult one for our students [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:57+01:00八月 10th, 2016|B1, Pocket grammar|0 条评论

Pokémon Go or how to sightsee in 21st Century (A2)

When Satoshi Taijiri was young, he was only keen on play video games. Ignoring his father’s advices, he refused to study engineering and tried to work in the video games design industry. That’s how Capsule Monster was born under Nintendo’s sponsorship. This game evolved into Pocket Monster and finally, what we know nowadays as Pokémon. [...]

By |2017-02-15T22:31:58+01:00七月 20th, 2016|A1, Spanish Language, Words made in Spain|0 条评论