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“Spanish among friends” By Nuria Agulló

I discovered this book few years ago and it is an easy and entertaining way to learn some of the Spanish we use during informal conversation with friends. To be able to use this book you need to have knowledge of the present tenses as well as some of the past tenses, so I would […]

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Ricas verduras!

Can you guess the name of the vegetables that I am cooking? Red pepper……… PIMIENTO ROJO Mushrooms ……. CHAMPIÑONES Onions ……… CEBOLLA Aubergine …….BERENJENA Courgette ………CALABACÍN    

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Nubes

    Here in Manchester is always quite cloudy. Siempre está nublado. Do you think these are rain or stormy clouds?  ¿Crees que son nubes de lluvia o de tormenta?

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Listening and singing practice with “Mecano”

When I was learning English during my student years, I always loved to listen to English songs and try to understand the lyrics. I truly believe that  listening to Spanish or Latino American  music is very good to get you used to listen and understand better and better as time passes by. Make a play […]

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A2 Spanish exam: “Mar de plástico”

Racism, multi cultural society, immigration… these are all A2 exam topics for that some of you will be having very soon. They are very hard topics to talk about in any language so I can understand how complicated it can be to express yourself in Spanish when talking about them. The other day I found this […]

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La casa

It’s always important to learn the vocab related to the house and know your way around if you are visiting Spanish friends in Spain.

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Figs, beautiful summer fruits

  These are one of my favorite summer fruits: Figs. In Spain we call them HIGOS. They are very sweet and they have a special texture that either you like it or you don’t. It’s very common to find fig trees on the side roads of Spain or country lanes and, normally they will be […]

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La canción del verano

Do you know what is “La cación del verano”? it´s the biggest song hit during the Summer months and it is always makes you feel like dancing. Even if we are still in May, it looks like this one is going to be a big hit in all the Spanish “Terrazas de verano”: “Despacito” by […]

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Salsa verde

Preparing “Salsa verde” is very easy and it is always a convenient sauce to have in your fridge as you can add it to your fish or meat and make it much more interested. When I was little we used to pick the parsley from a big flower pot that we had at the terrace […]

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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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