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Episode 28 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

It’s the morning after the night before, and Rory, María and Alejandro realise that they have some important decisions to make regarding the ‘tesoro’ that they’ve found off the coast of Mallorca. We join them in this episode to listen in on the conversation they have the morning after, in which they discuss the options open to them having found

Coffee Break Spanish

Episode 27 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In the latest episode of Coffee Break Spanish, Rory, Alejandro and María make a major discovery in the search for the sunken treasure and we join them at this crucial point in the story. As usual, the text is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammar points, and you can join Mark and Carmen as they discuss the language used.

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Newsletter Activity 9 – Queridos Reyes Magos…

¡Hola amigos y amigas! In Spain and some other Spanish-speaking countries it’s traditionally los Reyes Magos (Baltasar, Melchor and Gaspar), who bring presents to children. This usually happens on the night of el 5 de enero. In order to practise your Spanish, we thought it would be a good idea for you to write una carta a los Reyes Magos,

On Location Spanish – 12 Mar 2013

¡Buenas a todo el mundo! and welcome to Grace’s On Location Spanish Update. So it appears we find ourselves in March and wondering where the time has gone, ¿verdad? (“am I right?”) As I embark on the homestretch of my busy year here in Valencia, me queda un montón por aprender (“I still have a lot to learn”) and with

On Location Spanish – 18 Dec 2012

Hola a todos and welcome to another of Grace’s On Location Spanish updates. With November’s rain a thing of the past, as promised, my trusty umbrella has simply been gathering dust. Now, in the middle of December,  the sun still shines brightly through clear blue skies but I can confirm that, with low temperatures of 17°C, I have joined the

On Location Spanish – 4 Dec 2012

Bienvenido a todos to Grace’s On Location Spanish Update. Here in Valencia our beachwear is slowly giving way to wooly jumpers and sensible shoes as we find ourselves in the rainy season. Although I am assured by my friend John that as we move on through December we will see the return of the dry weather. Nevertheless, I’ve been to

Coffee Break Spanish

Season 3 – Lesson 02 – Coffee Break Spanish

In our second episode of this series, Mark and Alba talk about languages and their own language skills. In the intermedio, José provides two phrases which can be used to tell someone that they are annoying you. Language points include progressive tenses using estar + gerund, and a particular use of the future tense. Please note that lesson 2 of

Introducing One Minute Spanish

One Minute Spanish introduces the Spanish language in small steps: each lesson lasts just a couple of minutes and by following the ten lessons you’ll pick up just enough Spanish to get by in a variety of situations. Topics include greetings, common words, introducing yourself, talking about learning Spanish and language difficulties, numbers, asking people how they are and other