Copa América 2019: Brazil’s controverted victory Posted by Anais on Jul 15, 2019
The 46th edition of the Copa América, the oldest international football competition organized by the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (South American Football Confederation), took place in Brazil from 14 June to 7 July 2019. Brazil won its ninth title after defeating Peru 3-1 in the final match. It is Brazil’s first title since 2007. But…
Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – Different uses of Parecer and Parecerse Posted by Laura on Jul 14, 2019
Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice the different uses of Parecer and Parecerse.
Practicing “ch” with Mexican Slang Posted by Karoly Molina on Jul 11, 2019
The sound “ch” is not always easy. While there are some equivalents like the “sh” in English, the sound of “ch” is a bit stronger, less of a long shhhhhhhh and more of a short ch. If this sound is not your forte, this post will use a song by an iconic Mexican band to…
¿Cómo es la comida peruana? (What is Peruvian Food?) Posted by sasha on Jul 10, 2019
Me encanta probar comida nueva cuando viajo (I love to try new food when I travel). I think trying local dishes is one of the best parts about traveling. In all my travels, one of my absolute favorites has been Peruvian cuisine. I could eat a plate of ceviche with a Pisco Sour every day…
Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – Spanish adjectives with Ser and Estar Posted by Laura on Jul 8, 2019
Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice using Spanish adjectives that change their meanings depending on whether they are used with either Ser or Estar.
Intermediate Spanish Listening Practice – Spanish Passive Sentences Posted by Laura on Jun 30, 2019
Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice using Spanish Passive sentences.
Sargassum Heading for Mexican Coast Posted by Karoly Molina on Jun 27, 2019
The state of Quintana Roo, a major tourist destination in Mexico, has seen a dramatic increase of sargazo or sargassum washing up on its shores leaving the tourist industry busy cleaning up the beaches. To make matters worse, a big sargassum formation with a diámetro or diameter of 550 kilometers (approximately 340 miles) is heading towards…