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Let´s practice with songs: “No voy a cambiar”, by Malú. Posted by on Aug 29, 2013

We are still in summer, but autumn time seems to be coming closer. Today is not a warm day in Granada, it´s almost raining. But if it is cold or grey outside, we can always make it brighter with some music.  And if the video is funny, as the one I´m sharing with you, even…

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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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Answers to Monday’s dictation exercise! Posted by on Mar 6, 2013

Hi, everybody! Here are the sentences for Monday’s dictation exercise. 1. Préstame el líquido borrador, que me he equivocado en esta frase. 2. Me gusta usar el rotulador para destacar los trechos más importantes del texto. 3. Cógeme la tijera, por favor, que tengo que recortar estos papeles. 4. Las carpetas rojas son para guardar…

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Vocabulario: En la oficina (in the office) Posted by on Mar 4, 2013

Hello, there! Let’s kick off March with words and expressions that are used in offices, ¡en español! Remember to practice saying the words many times and also remember to use the correct articles (el, la), all right? ¿Están listos? Download audio la estantería – bookshelf el armario – closet, wardrobe la carpeta – folder el…

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Miguel Hernandez and his social poetry. Posted by on Sep 28, 2012

We talked about Miguel Hernandez in our last post, and now I want you to read and listen to some of his poetry. Nanas de la cebolla La cebolla es escarcha cerrada y pobre: escarcha de tus días y de mis noches. Hambre y cebolla: hielo negro y escarcha grande y redonda. En la cuna…

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“Sobre el idioma español”, the parody of a poem Posted by on Nov 29, 2011

Today´s post will probably be a bit hard for beginners, but it is a good summary about some of the problems we can find when studying my language. This poem was written in 1921 by Pablo Parellada, a satiric writer , novelist, playwright, and humorous draftsman who used such funny nicknames as “Melitón González”or “Pancho…

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Un día difícil (with audio) Posted by on Jun 28, 2011

Know those days when we get up on the wrong side of the bed, that is, nos levantamos con el pie izquierdo? Well, this is what happened to our Mexican friend Javier. Read this little paragraph and check some difficult words and expressions in the vocabulary list. Download audio Estoy enojadísimo. Tuve un día muy…

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