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New Year’s Resolution – Learn Spanish Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

New Year's Resolution - Learn Spanish

¿Cuál es su propósito de Año Nuevo? (What is your New Year’s resolution?) I’m sure your answer is, “Mi resolución de Año Nuevo es aprender español” (My New Year’s resolution is to learn Spanish.” The beginning of the year is a time that many people resolve to learn a new language. Unfortunately, many give up…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Spanish Learners in 2017 Posted by on Jan 4, 2017

Feliz año nuevo! Why not finally resolve to learn Spanish in 2017? New Year’s Day comes with a fresh burst of motivation for many of us as we resolve to get back to the gym, drop a bad habit or two, or find other ways to improve our minds, bodies, and lives. Instead of repeating the…

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New Year’s Eve and traditions in Spain Posted by on Dec 31, 2015

New Year is here and this is on of the most important celebrations in Spain. Do you feel like brushing up your New Year vocabulary? Check out our previous posts on this subject. You can also check posts on Christmas vocabulary, Christmas food and the Spanish Christmas lottery. Let’s go through some of the traditions…

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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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New Year’s Resolutions in Spanish Posted by on Dec 28, 2012

¡Hola! ¿Cómo están? It’s that time of the year when you look back at what happened in 2012, take stock and also plan on doing some things in 2013 (we all do that, right?). New Year’s resolutions are a part of almost everybody so I asked some friends on Facebook what their resolutions will be…

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Frida Kahlo’s Final Years and Legacy Posted by on Apr 6, 2022

In my last post, we took a closer look at Frida Kahlo’s later years. This included moving back to Mexico and her subsequent divorce from Diego Rivera. The couple were later re-married, although they lived rather separate lives. The intersection of politics and art continued to be a theme in her later years. Unfortunately, her…

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Frida Kahlo: Later Years Posted by on Mar 9, 2022

Yesterday was el Día Internacional de la Mujer (International Women’s Day), so now seems like a good time to continue my series on one of the biggest female icons from Latin America. In case you missed them, here are the previous posts about Frida Kahlo: A Mexican Icon, Famous Works and Quotes, and Frida and…

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