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Spanish surviving sentences in a restaurant or a hotel Posted by on Jan 31, 2013

Good day everybody! Today´s post is intended to be a quick review and practical excercise on some typical expressions you will need when going into a bar, a restaurant or a hotel.  I´m giving you the Spanish one, and the idea is that you try to translate them into English, and provide some answer to…

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Colloquial Spanish – Part 01 Posted by on Jan 30, 2013

¡Hola! Today I am going to start a series of posts with colloquial Spanish sentences. These are the sentences you will find in real life and remember, colloquial is not slang, so it’s safe to use the sentences below in your everyday conversations, ok? Let’s start! Download audio ¿Listo? – Are you ready? ¡Apúrate! –…

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Irregular verbs in the present (III) Posted by on Jan 29, 2013

¡Hola, mi gente! Let’s continue with our series of posta about verb irregularities in Spanish, in the present. Today we have two cases, check them out! 1. The e becomes an i. Pedir Presente de Indicativo – pido, pides, pide, pedimos, pedís, piden Presente de Subjuntivo – pida, pidas, pida, pidamos, pidáis, pidan Imperativo –…

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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 11 Parts of the body and physical descriptions in Spanish Posted by on Jan 29, 2013

¡Hola a todos! Today in our Spanish review lesson we will practice describing physical appearance in Spanish, with lots of useful Spanish vocabulary related to parts of the body and adjectives such as tall, short, big and small. Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post…

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10 things to do when you visit Spain (II) Posted by on Jan 24, 2013

Si recordáis, la semana pasada estuvimos hablamos sobre las cosas más populares que hacer si visitáis España, y hoy voy a completar la lista.   5. Culturizarse Si os gustan el arte y la pintura, tenéis una gran variedad de opciones, dependiendo de la ciudad que visitéis. En Madrid es obligatorio ir al Prado y…

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Interview with Gloria Estefan, en español Posted by on Jan 23, 2013

¡Ay, Dios mío! I love Gloria Estefan! Not only because of her music, but also because she has done so much humanitation work and that is admirable. Well, I found this little interview in Spanish from Al Rojo Vivo and I transcribed it here for you with the most difficult words and expressions translated into…

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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 10 To have in Spanish El verbo Tener with Spanish family vocabulary Posted by on Jan 22, 2013

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estáis? Today we are going to practice El verbo Tener – the verb to have in Spanish – and how we use it in relation to the family, with lots of useful Spanish family vocabulary. Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post and…

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