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8 Video Tutorials to Perfect Your Spanish Pronunciation Posted by on Jan 18, 2016

As we mentioned in a recent blog post, pronouncing Spanish can be a lot harder than people think. Maybe you’ve been learning for years, even living abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, and are still struggling with the stigma of speaking too gringo, so you’re striving for spectacular Spanish speech sounds. Or maybe you’re just starting out learning…

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Spanish video: Prevención de las enfermedades Posted by on Dec 17, 2015

¡Buenas tardes! Hoy vamos a trabajar con este video sobre prevención de enfermedades. Good evening! Today we will work with this video on the prevention of diseases. Video by SAWBO™ Scientific Animations Without Borders Prevención de las enfermedades Hay grandes cosas que no te puedes perder. Y cosas pequeñas también. También hay cosas que, si no se…

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Spanish video – Todo cambia Mercedes Sosa Posted by on Dec 10, 2015

¡Buenos días! Hoy vamos a disfrutar de una canción del folklore argentino muy famosa, “Todo cambia”, interpretada por Mercedes Sosa. Practicamos el verbo cambiar y su conjugación y todas las cosas que pueden cambiar en la vida. ¡A disfrutar!   Today we will enjoy a very famous Argentinian folklore song, “Todo cambia” [Everything changes], sung by…

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And the Oscar goes to the Spanish… “Living is easy with eyes closed”! Posted by on Dec 17, 2014

“Let me take you down ‘cos I’m going to Strawberry Fields Nothing is real And nothing to get hung about Strawberry Fields forever Living is easy with eyes closed Misunderstanding all you see” ¿Reconocéis esas líneas? Pertenecen a una canción de los Beatles, “Strawberry Fields Forever”. John Lennon la escribió durante el rodaje de “Cómo…

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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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Listening exercise: El Otro Barrio Posted by on Jan 24, 2014

Hello, there! Today we have a listening exercise using some two snippets of “El Otro Barrio”, by Salvador García. El Otro Barrio tells the story of Ramón, a fifteen-year-old who lives with his mother and his sister gloria. One day, by accident, he severely hurts one of his friends, by accident, and is sent to…

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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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