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English Spanish Vocabulary – Human physiology Fisiología humana Posted by on Apr 27, 2016

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Human physiology. Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Fisiología humana.   Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish: Human physiology Fisiología humana Abdomen: abdomen Anatomy: anatomía Appendix: apéndice Artery: arteria Biceps: bíceps…

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The Spanish Voseo: When, Where, and How to Use It Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

If you studied Spanish in a high school classroom, you probably learned on day one about the two different forms of addressing someone in the second person: tú and usted. Not so hard–one for familiar folks like friends and family, the other for the people you’d give a “Mr.” or “Mrs.” to in English, and ya…

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Poesía en español – Poetry in Spanish Posted by on Apr 21, 2016

Poetry in Spanish has a tradition of more than 500 years. Today we will rejoice with some poems in Spanish from well known poets of the 20th century, so that you can practice the future tense in Spanish and also expand your vocabulary on love and feelings. Ya no será… by Idea Vilariño Ya no…

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Art in Spanish: Joaquín Torres García, Uruguayan painter Posted by on Apr 15, 2016

La semana pasada repasamos vocabulario sobre arte en español y hablamos de la artista mexicana Frida Kahlo. Esta semana presentaremos a Joaquín Torres García (1874-1949), pintor uruguayo-español nacido en Montevideo. Vivió cerca de Barcelona durante su vida adulta y fue contemporáneo de Pablo Picasso. Last week we reviewed vocabulary on Spanish art and we talked about Mexican artist Frida…

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English Spanish Vocabulary – Instrumentos musicales Musical instruments Posted by on Apr 13, 2016

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Musical instruments. Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Instrumentos musicales.   Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish: Instrumentos musicales: Musical instruments La guitarra: guitar La guitarra eléctrica: electric guitar La cuerda…

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Art in Spanish: Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter Posted by on Apr 11, 2016

La semana pasada repasamos vocabulario sobre arte en español. Hoy queremos hablar de la artista mexicana Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). Kahlo es famosa por sus autorretratos imaginativos e incatalogables, así como por su activismo feminista y su defensa del comunismo y la revolución mexicana de 1910. Estuvo casada con el muralista mexicano Diego Rivera. Last week we reviewed…

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