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The creepiest Venezuelan horror folktales Posted by on Feb 11, 2019

Horror stories abound in our world. And Venezuela seethes with peculiar tales that form part of its folklore for frightening all kind of listeners, no matter their age. In this post you’ll read Venezuela’s most popular folktales that will certainly give you chills. Although there are different versions of each legend, in this post I’ll…

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Telling tales in Spanish Posted by on Dec 2, 2010

Everybody likes telling stories so here are some useful expressions to use when telling a story in Spanish. ¿Ya te he contado lo que pasó …? – Have I told you what happened…? No me voy a olvidar de … – I’ll never forget … No vas a creer lo que pasó. – You won’t…

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Manolito Gafotas Posted by on Aug 7, 2008

Have you ever heard of Manolito Gafotas? Manolito is a series of kids’ books written by Spanish author Elvira Lindo. They tell the story of Manolito in the district of Carabanchel, in Madrid. Manolito is a common kid and his stories are written with lots of humor and tenderness. These stories started on the radio…

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