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Un tallarín

If your children love to sing and you want them to learn some Spanish, they will love “CantaJuego” created by the “EnCanto” group. They sing popular Spanish songs  for children between 0 and 6 years old combined with dancing movements. This is just one of their songs but you can find much more information about […]

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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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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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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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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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Personal pronouns.

Some of my older students find it hard to understand technical grammar terms so, in those cases, I think it’s better to leave them a side as they will just get them confused. So, if you need to learn personal pronouns, but you don’t know what pronouns are,  then… don’t worry and  simply learn them! […]

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Learning the colours

Children are very good at learning languages so the earlier you get them started the better. This song will help them learn the basic colours. Happy singing everyone!  

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Grammatical terms

Before you start to learn Spanish grammar you ,need to familiarise yourself with some grammatical terms. Look at this sentence: The boy reads an interesting book at home. He reads an interesting book at home. Each word has a grammatical term : The – definitive article boy – noun (it is the subject of the […]

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Madalenas Caseras

Ingredientes ( Ingredients) 3 Huevos ( 3 eggs) 250 gramos de azúcar (250 grams of sugar) 1 vaso de leche ( a glass of milk) 1 vaso de aceite de semillas ( a glass of sunflower oil) 3 cucharitas de baking power ( 3 teaspoons of baking power) 300 gramos de harina (300grams of flour) Rayadura […]

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