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Spanish Lesson Advanced 17 Vocabulario de informática e Internet Posted by on Jun 8, 2011

¡Hola a todos! Hoy vamos a ver vocabulario relacionado con informática e Internet. La computadora/El ordenador: computer El equipo portátil/El ordenador portátil: laptop computer El ratón: mouse La alfombrilla del ráton: mouse pad Las teclas: keys La pantalla: screen Imprimir: to print Escanear: to scan Internet/La red: Internet El correo electrónico/El email: email La dirección…

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Canción: Brindis, de Thalía Posted by on Jun 7, 2011

Songs are a great way to improve our Spanish and if the lyrics carry a positive meaning or tell a very good story, so much better, isn’t it? This is what happens with Thalia’s Brindis (Toast) song. It says that whatever our experiences are we need to give thanks to our intuition. Check out the…

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Adjectives with Pablo Neruda Posted by on Jun 6, 2011

Pablo Neruda (07/12/1904 – 09/23/1973) was born in Parral, Chile and died in Santiago de Chile. His real name was Ricardo Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. Besides being a poet, he was also a translator and a diplomat. He won the Literature Nobel Prize in 1971 and his writings greatly influenced Latin American literature. Today we’re going…

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¡Mira que tienes mala sombra! Posted by on Jun 2, 2011

Llegó el calor, y me acordé de una expresión que se refiere al mismo, aunque su significado no tenga nada que ver: “Tener mala sombra” “Tener mala sombra” quiere decir ser desagradable o antipático. En mi tierra, Granada, usamos también otra expresión, que quizá algunos conozcais: la “malafollá granaína”. Otro día hablaremos de ella. En…

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Spanish Lesson Intermediate 17 Pretérito Perfecto de Subjuntivo Posted by on Jun 1, 2011

¡Hola a todos! Hoy vamos a practicar un subjuntivo nuevo: El Pretérito Perfecto de Subjuntivo. First we will see how to construct this grammar tense and later how to use it. This tense has two parts: Presente de subjuntivo de “haber” + Participio pasado Let´s see first the Presente de subjuntivo of the verb “Haber”…

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