The Spanish colonized many countries around the world during the height of their empire, between the 13th and 17th centuries, leaving the Spanish language firmly planted in each territory. Today, Spanish is one of the most widely-spoken languages in the world.
Spanish is one of the European Union’s official languages (being spoken in [...]
There are a lot of languages on the earth and Spanish is among the most recognized; this is all of the more reason why you require learning Spanish language. For those living in the United States of America, learning Spanish language is the most useful option compared to learning other languages like Russian, [...]
Caroline, 20 years old, from Germany, has studied with us for 10 weeks and we have asked her to drop some lines to tell her experience. Caroline, de 20 años, de Alemania, ha estudiado con nosotros durante 10 semanas y le hemos pedido que nos escriba unas líneas para contarnos su experiencia. When I took [...]
1. Visiting the Mosque.
In fact, it is the catholic cathedral. The great mosque is made up of two different parts: the orange-tree courtyard and the prayer hall. An impressive forest of columns and red and white arches awaits for you inside.
2. Night walk in the old town
CUENTOS, CAMINOS, FLAMENCOS
Hace unos ocho años, en una fiesta de barrio en mi ciudad, Utrecht, asistí por primera vez a una actuación de flamenco en vivo. El cantaor con su voz cruda y el zapateado firme del bailaor pusieron al público en éxtasis. Antes no apreciaba el flamenco, pero aquella vez fui una de [...]
What is the most important institution in Spanish language? What is the Real Academia Española de la Lengua?
Cuando hablamos del año 1492 a casi todo el mundo se le viene a la cabeza Cristobal Colón y América, pero seguramente lo que poca gente conoce es que también en ese año, un humanista (filósofo, [...]
**Patrimonio Inmaterial de la Humanidad por la Unesco desde el 6 de diciembre de 2012**
To find the origin of the courtyards of Cordoba, we must have a look at ancient civilizations such as the Babylonian and Greek. These cultures also used to build their houses around a central courtyard, where both, social and family activity took [...]
Languages have many interesting aspects. This article talks about a phenomenon which has been taking place recently: The @ phenomenon. At symbol (@) is used as a letter to avoid the use of gender in Spanish. But the thing is: Are either gender or Spanish language conspiring against women’s rights? Although teachers can’t deny the [...]
¿Aprender español?¿Por qué?
Learning Spanish? Why?
Spanish, which is the third most spoken language in the world, is used in most of the international organization like UN and UNESCO. And as the Latin American countries are developing their economies, Spanish knowledge offers a better access to this new coming market. Concerning the cultural [...]