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Canción de Osías, el osito: Juegos y juguetes diferentes Posted by on Jun 18, 2015

¡Buenos días! Hablábamos el otro día de los juegos y juguetes. Hoy traemos una canción que nos servirá para repasar el vocabulario de los juegos, juguetes y todo lo que puede encontrarse en un bazar. Habla de juguetes sorprendentes y de formas de jugar diferentes. La canción es de María Elena Walsh, cantante y compositora…

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“No es serio este cementerio”, a funny song for All Hallow´s Eve. Posted by on Oct 30, 2014

All Hallows’ Eve is coming, and year after year I try to share with you some of our traditions for this night and the days after it: All Saint’s day (1st November) and the Day of the Dead (2nd November). Ghosts stories and legends are told at night (read “The Spirits´Mountain”, by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer…

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Spanish singers: Pablo Alboran´s new hit “Por fin” Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

¿Cuál es vuestro cantante favorito en español? Estoy segura de que si seguís el blog de Transparent Spanish, o soléis sintonizar alguna emisora española por internet, conoceréis a un chico malagueño que estos últimos años se ha hecho muy famoso: Pablo Alborán. Su nuevo disco, Terrain, se lanzará el próximo noviembre, pero el single actual…

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Happy New Year! Singing “Un año más” with Mecano Posted by on Dec 31, 2013

Today we say goodbye to 2013, and welcome a new year. As you know, we Spanish people have the tradition of eating twelve grapes at midnight: a grape is eaten for each stroke of the clock at 12pm on December 31st, and each grape is supposed to represent one month of the New Year. Most…

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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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Did you know that the madwoman “En el muelle de San Blas”, (Mana´s song) really existed? Posted by on Jul 11, 2013

Songs are usually a product of imagination and circumstances, but sometimes they are inspired by real life events. Some days ago I was talking with a friend about the Mexican group Mana, and he mentioned the story behind the lyrics of one of their songs, “En el muelle de San Blas”. The song talks about…

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One of our favorite places during summer… ¡Mediterraneo! Posted by on Jun 20, 2013

We are having sun, sun, sun… and where do most of us Spanish people go on sunny days? To the Mediterranean Sea! Not only for holidays, but also to spend the weekend or just the day, as in my case. It is so big the influence of this sea in our culture, that there are…

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