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Reading comprehension for beginners

The following is a very easy text for beginners. Try to read it and answer the questions in English. It’s a good practice to know if you need to improve your vocab. Hola soy Pedro y vivo en Madrid, en un piso cerca del centro. En mi piso tengo dos dormitorios, una cocina comedor, un […]

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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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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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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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