Many times the students of Spanish as a second language confuse the Spanish prepositions “por” and “para”. The reason for this is that in other languages there is only one proposition which in Spanish means “por” and “para”. In the following video, you will learn when you have to use each one, and you are… Read more »
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My experience What happens when young people of two nationalities with very different interests spend one whole week together? Lots of fun! Naturally (pun intended) they took part in a variety of activities like making (leather) bracelets, „studying“ animal prints, a scavenger hunt at night, zip-line, climbing, archery and many more. The activities were of… Read more »
Do you know how to buy in Spain? Catch the best offers thanks to the easy explanation of our Spanish teacher Ana, who is going to help us understand the offers in Spanish. Save money in your purchases and misunderstandings in this language, and as a gift you can improve your vocabulary. Academia Pradoventura will… Read more »
Our native teacher Odalis becomes a professional meteorologist and she teaches us how to talk and ask about the weather in Spanish, moreover, she is going to teach us some quite witty sayings while we review the months of the year. Do you want to learn this interesting and important vocabulary? Would you like to… Read more »
The students of the advanced Spanish levels B1 or B2 often tell me about some difficulties they face when they meet young people and try to have a conversation with them in Spanish. The language used by young people in Spain the so-called ‘jerga juvenil’ which means ‘youth slang’ or ‘teenage slang’ in English. There… Read more »
The newspaper “ABC” publishes today, Sunday 29/06/2014 this interesting article on the importance of Spanish and the growing global interest in learning Spanish.
The Spanish government approved on Friday the bill amending the Civil Code to grant Spanish citizenship to all descendants of Sephardim (Spanish Jews) who apply for it and certify that status while they may retain the citizenship of their country of origin. The Sephardi Jews were the Jews who lived in Spain before their expulsion during… Read more »
The Spanish spelling has a few spelling traps that we are going to write about in a series of posts. In this case the words “vaya”, “valla” and “baya” are pronounced exactly the same but they are written differently.
“El amor entra por el estómago” es un conocido refrán que, aplicado a la lengua española, quiere decir que nos enamoramos del idioma español a través de la sabrosa comida española. ¿Y qué puede ser más “typical Spanish” que la tortilla española? Por tanto en nuestra sesión de cocina de hoy aprendemos a preparar una… Read more »
There are 495 millions of Spanish-speakers and about 18 million spanish learners on this globe. It is possible for this language to be the language of the future? This interesting article in the Spanish online newspaper „el economista.es“ points out the importance of the Spanish language in the world. We recommend this article not only… Read more »