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Archive for January, 2016

Spanish video: Los días de la semana Posted by on Jan 29, 2016

Hello! Today we are going to watch a Spanish video that covers the days of the week in Spanish. It’s been filmed by Spanish puppet company Marimba Marionetas (marionetas is another word for títeres). Pay attention to the accent the puppets have. It’s a good resource to practice your pronunciation in Spanish, plus the use of…

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Spanish Video: All 5 Bright Planets To Be Visible From Earth At The Same Time Posted by on Jan 21, 2016

Alienación de los cinco planetas es visible por las madrugadas Video de HCH.TV   Lo que podemos decir es que, en realidad, siempre a simple vista hemos logrado detectar cinco planetas a simple vista. El evento que se da en esta ocasión es que se van a poder ver todos ellos al mismo tiempo. Ahora, lo…

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English Spanish Vocabulary – Space – El espacio Posted by on Jan 18, 2016

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Space. Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con El espacio.   Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish: [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/spanish/files/2016/01/El-espacio-128.mp3] Space – El espacio asteroid — el asteroide black hole — el agujero negro…

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8 Video Tutorials to Perfect Your Spanish Pronunciation Posted by on Jan 18, 2016

As we mentioned in a recent blog post, pronouncing Spanish can be a lot harder than people think. Maybe you’ve been learning for years, even living abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, and are still struggling with the stigma of speaking too gringo, so you’re striving for spectacular Spanish speech sounds. Or maybe you’re just starting out learning…

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Homenaje a David Bowie: “Heroes” en español Posted by on Jan 14, 2016

We started this week with the sad news that David Bowie had passed away just a day after his 69th birthday. In 1988, Argentinian band Fricción made a cover in Spanish of the great Bowie hit, Heroes. These are the version and lyrics of that adaptation. I hope you enjoy it! Héroes Yo, yo seré el rey Y vos…

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5 Online Sources of Streaming News in Spanish Posted by on Jan 11, 2016

There’s a lot going on in the Spanish-speaking world right now. Venezuela is shifting toward democracy with the results of its last parliamentary election. Argentina has just undergone its first peaceful power shift from left to right. Spain’s grassroots podemos party winning unprecedented popular support. Colombia approaching a historic peace agreement. Apple moving into Mexico…

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Spanish video: La cabalgata de Reyes Posted by on Jan 8, 2016

¡Feliz 2016 para todos los lectores de Transparent Spanish Language Blog! La primera fiesta del año en España es la del día de Reyes, muy arraigada en la tradición y muy celebrada en todos los rincones del país. Cada año, cada ciudad del país (y en algunas ciudades, cada barrio) organiza una Cabalgata de Reyes…

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