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Oda a la manzana (Listening and Reading Practice) Posted by on Apr 29, 2022

Welcome to a new blog! Today you will practice your listening and reading skills with Oda a la manzana, a poem written by the acclaimed Chilean poet at writer Pablo Neruda. This poem is part of a collection of odes Neruda wrote between 1954 and 1957. It is a reflection of the poet’s dream for…

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An Ode to Valparaíso Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

An Ode to Valparaíso

These days, Valparaíso is famous for its laid-back bohemian vibe and vibrant street art scene. The city has long inspired artists, including one of Chile’s most famous poets. We’ll learn a bit more and study a great Spanish poem in an ode to Valparaíso. Neruda’s Escape Pablo Neruda was a poet, diplomat, and politician and is…

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