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12 Free Online Resources for Beginning Spanish Learners Posted by on Aug 25, 2016

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Earlier this month we released our new Beginner’s Guide to Spanish, a free resource we’ve put together to help beginning Spanish learners take their first steps along the path to Spanish fluency. For beginners who can’t get enough of free stuff, here are a few more free websites and online resources for getting started or brushing up…

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5 Current Events Spanish Speakers Need to Follow, from Argentina to Zika Posted by on Jun 29, 2016

With uprisings, people’s movements, peace processes, and game-changing political shifts, there’s no better way to practice your Spanish this summer than by turning on the news or reading the paper. Real life in the Spanish-speaking world is more dramatic than a telenovela right now. If you thought the US was the only country in political turmoil right now…

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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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Peace in Colombia: Los #DialogosDePaz Posted by on Dec 23, 2015

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Modern history has seen almost constant turmoil in el Mundo Hispanohablante, but very soon Latin America will almost certainly be credited with ending its longest ongoing military conflict. Colombia, the country that’s been in civil war for half a century, is on the verge of brokering an unprecedented peace deal with the rebel Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias…

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DELE – Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera Posted by on Aug 20, 2015

The DELE exam is the official certification procedure available for students of Spanish as a Foreign Language. It is issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture. The certificate does not have an expiration date, it is internationally recognized and is part of formal education in different countries…

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Reading Spanish news: unemployment. Posted by on Apr 25, 2013

Hoy estaba intentando elegir algún tema interesante para escribir mi post y compartir con vosotros. Estaba pensando en nuestro último Día del libro (una celebración que me encanta), o sobre oficios curiosos, como el de farero (hace poco conocí a uno, y fue muy interesante), pero tras leer las noticias, me encuentro con un ánimo…

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We are having a cacerolada! Posted by on May 19, 2011

Hi folks! I don’t usually talk about politics, and I think I’m not talking about politics in this post. But I want to share with you something we are undergoing now in my country. Since I got up this morning, I have been reading newspapers, watching news and checking some of my facebook contacts’ profiles…

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