Food & Drink · 28. marzo 2020
Tapas are dishes served to share with the rest of the party, but also a small plate for just one person. You can find them in every corner of Spain, presented in manifold ways but always tasty. "Ensaladilla rusa" is a very traditional tapa. However, every region has its own ensaladilla recipe, as well as every family.

Culture · 19. marzo 2020
Father's Day is the day when we honour our fathers. In Spain, it is celebrated on March 19. Read this text to learn a bit more about this date and listen to the podcast to practice your listening skills.

Language · 24. febrero 2020
Students always mix up the verbs “quedar” and “quedarse” when talking or writing in Spanish. There are several reasons for this. The normal and reflexive forms are confusing for students when they are used differently in their own languages. In addition, these verbs have quite a lot of different meanings. Confusion and questions are bound to arise!

Culture · 11. febrero 2020
Valentine's Day is coming on February 14th. Like in many countries, here in Spain we commemorate it as well. It is not a bank holiday but it is quite popular among people to celebrate it the sane day or later on during the following weekend. Read & listen more in Spanish about this day!

Culture · 27. enero 2020
You may have noticed that Spanish names are quite long as they have more words than in other cultures. The reason are not middle names, as in Spain they are not really common, but it is due to our double surnames.

Culture · 04. enero 2020
On the 5th of January, we celebrate the "Noche de Reyes". A big parade brings the three Kings to town where they will deliver the presents to all children.

Food & Drink · 09. diciembre 2019
Gazpachos manchegos is a winter dish cooked in a "caldero" (big pot) with meat, bread and broth. The name also reminds of the cold soup named "gazpacho", but it is quite different. Read about this delicious dish and try the recipe.

Language · 20. noviembre 2019
The comparative form in Spanish is not very difficult to learn. In this blog entry, you can read a very short explanation about the comparative forms using adjectives, adverbs and nouns.

Food & Drink · 01. noviembre 2019
All Saints' Day is a Christian festival that it is traditional celebrated in Spain. In this blog post, I describe what we typically do during this day. In addition, you have the recipe of a typical sweet that is prepared specially for this day.

Language · 01. octubre 2019
The conjugation of the "presente de indicativo" is not always regular. In another blog post, I have already talked about the regular conjugation and the different endings. Here, I am going to explain the vowel changes that some verbs have. These vowel changes take place on the root of the verb. I hope that the following explanation will help you to learn better the verbs' conjugation.

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