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Vocabulary list for Latino América travellers

For those of you that are planning to travel to latino América I have put together a little list of vocab that might be helpful. The truth is that there are so many words that are different in the different countries of latino América that I am sure your travels will be full of surprises but […]

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AS Spanish exam reading practice

    A level Spanish exams are around the corner and there are not many past papers anywhere so this has been what I have done: I have been searching online on my websites trying to find little parts of articles related to the topics, either in Spanish and English, and I have been reading […]

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Worried about the past tenses?

I am not surprised! But… don’t panic! It’s hard work to understand them but if you are persistent you’ll learn them. In my lessons I like to practice talking that’s why I write and write lots, lots of questions so that my students don’t stop using them till they get use to them. It’s great: […]

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Getting ready for secondary school Spanish?

Is your child starting Secondary school soon around the Trafford area? Any of the local schools: Sale Grammar, Altrincham Grammar school for boys, Altrincham Grammar School for girls, Saint Ambrose College, Stretford Grammar, Altrincham College of Arts? Is she or he choosing Spanish? Lots of questions and lots of decisions to make… Even if your […]

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GUSTAR, verb to like

“Gustar” doesn’t conjugate like a normal verb so whenever you need to use it you need to keep that in mind. In the following image you will see the proper wait to conjugate this verb. The choice of “Gusta” or “Gustan” will always be given by the words that follow, if they are singular or […]

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AS reading comprehension practice exercise for exams

If you are getting ready for your exams, the following text will help you to practice for your reading comprehension exercises. It’s related to the topic: The new family. The article is from “Diaro El Comercio” and  it is written by Gonzalo Maldonado. I have written the question following the exam type so I hope […]

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Listening practice 2: HAY and ESTAR

The following are the sentences that you’ll be listening today in my youtube video. They are related to the topic Hay and Estar. My advice is to listen to the video first and  see how many of the sentences you understand, and after try again looking at the sentences so that you can check how […]

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Reflexive verbs

Reflexive verbs are used very often in Spanish and they are mainly related to action that you do or someone does on themselves, such as “to have a shower”, “to wash the face”, “to get dress”…. Some normal verbs can be in some circumstances reflexive and in others not. The context will always give you […]

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Listening practice: HAY and ESTAR

    This the text that I am reading in my youtube video. I hope it is useful and it helps! “Este es mi pueblo, se llama Ribarroja y está en España, en la provincia de Valencia. No es un pueblo muy grande pero tiene de todo. En el centro del pueblo hay una plaza […]

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Welcome A levels!

Hola a todos! It´s the end of September and maybe some of you have already started getting your AS or A2 level Spanish year. If it is your case, be ready for a challenging course: new topics, so of them very hard to talk about, even in English, plus grammar, listening…. Don’t worry! It looks […]

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