Archive for July, 2017
English Spanish Vocabulary – Birds Aves Posted by Laura & Adam on Jul 31, 2017
English Spanish vocabulary lesson with Spanish audio to help practice pronunciation. This post looks at vocabulary related to birds aves.
Video Tour of Chapultapec Castle Posted by sasha on Jul 27, 2017
The beautiful Castillo de Chapultapec should be high on your list when visiting Mexico City. It has been a military college, observatory, and an imperial/presidential residence over the years. These days, it’s home to the Museo Nacional de Historia. It’s a fascinating place to visit, full of artifacts that spotlight Mexico’s culture and history. See what…
Castillo de Chapultepec Posted by sasha on Jul 25, 2017
In all of North America, there’s only one structure that can truly claim to be a castle – Castillo de Chapultepec (Chapultapec Castle). It’s located inside of Mexico City’s Chapultapec Park, and it’s the only castle on the continent to have actually housed royalty. Let’s explore this beautiful castle, starting with a bit of history. History…
Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – Lesson 20 Personality & feelings (Part 1) Posted by Laura & Adam on Jul 24, 2017
Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice using el verbo estar (the verb to be) to describe personality and feelings in Spanish.
English Spanish Vocabulary – Photography Fotografìa Posted by Laura & Adam on Jul 17, 2017
English Spanish vocabulary lesson with Spanish audio to help practice pronunciation. This post looks at vocabulary related to Photography Fotografìa.
Me Encantan Los Tacos (I Love Tacos) Posted by sasha on Jul 12, 2017
A popular thing to do these days it to have Taco Tuesdays. Why limit tacos to just once a week, though? Here in Mexico, it’s Taco Every Day. If your idea of a taco is a crunchy shell, ground beef, cheese, lettuce, and tomato, you may be in for a surprise when you order your…
Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – Lesson 19 Physical descriptions (Part 2) Posted by Laura & Adam on Jul 10, 2017
In this Spanish lesson we will practice more about how to describe physical appearances in Spanish using el verbo ser (to be) and el verbo tener (to have). As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening. This lesson continues on from the…