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Easter Spanish desserts: Torrijas Posted by on Mar 29, 2013

Como seguro que ya sabéis, una de mis cosas favoritas en relación con las fiestas en España es la cantidad de postres típicos que tenemos para cada una de ellas. La variedad para Semana Santa es enorme (he compartido algunas recetas en posts previos), y hoy quiero compartir con vosotros la forma más sencilla de…

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Easter vocabulary, a quick review Posted by on Mar 28, 2013

Easter is here once more! As I have talked about our traditions in some previous posts (Semana Santa in Spain and La Saeta, sentir flamenco) today I want to make a quick review of some words you’ll hear everywhere if you are spending these days in Spain. Saeta: Flamenco verse sung at processions in Holy…

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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 19 How to use Spanish comparatives Posted by on Mar 26, 2013

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estáis? Today we are going to practice making comparisons in Spanish using the transport vocabulary we saw in our last beginner Spanish practice lesson. Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post and you can also follow a link with this post to watch…

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Bebo Valdés, the father of Afro-Cuban jazz. Posted by on Mar 23, 2013

Ayer sufrimos una nueva pérdida relacionada con la escena musical: el músico cubano Bebo Valdés murió en Suecia a la edad de 94 años. El pianista, compositor, arreglista y director de orquesta  Ramón Emilio Valdés Amaro comenzó su carrera en los clubes nocturnos de La Habana, mano a mano con la vedette Rita Montaner. Fue…

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07 expressions with the word “madre” Posted by on Mar 22, 2013

Hello, everybody! Today we are going to learn some expressions with the word madre (mother) in Spanish. Some of the are not very polite, but I think it’s very important for everyone to be able to recognize them – whether you use them or not it’s up to you. Are you ready? Let’s do this!…

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Let´s celebrate the World Poetry Day with Mario Benedetti! Posted by on Mar 21, 2013

Hoy es el Día Internacional de la Poesía, de la misma forma que ayer fue el Día Internacional de la Felicidad, y mañana será el día internacional de quién sabe qué… La necesidad humana de etiquetar y clasificar, ya sabéis. Lo encuentro algo absurdo, sobre todo en el caso de la felicidad, pero como me…

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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 18 El verbo Ir and different kinds of transport in Spanish Posted by on Mar 19, 2013

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estáis? Today we are going to practice the Spanish verb To go El verbo Ir with some useful transport vocabulary in Spanish. Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post and you can also follow a link with this post to watch the original…

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