¡Cultura de español!

Spanish culture: core concepts Spain is a southwestern European country located between France and Portugal, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It occupies roughly 85% of the Iberian Peninsula. Each region of Spain has a unique cultural identity that residents are very proud of. Many things considered distinctively ‘Spanish’ actually have local or regional origins. For example, the flamenco style of music … Continúa leyendo ¡Cultura de español!

The importance of organising your language class notes

Organising your class notes when learning a language is crucial for effective study and quick reference. Here you’ll learn how I write my notes to help me structure my language learning. Organised notes helps me quickly access my learning, making revision a breeze. Remember, the key to note taking is to find an organisational system that works well for you and allows for easy access … Continúa leyendo The importance of organising your language class notes

Escuela de español Tía Tula

Language School in Salamanca, Spain Overview Tía Tula is a renowned language school located in the historic city of Salamanca, Spain. The school specialises in teaching Spanish as a foreign language and provides students with an immersive and enriching language learning experience. With a focus on high-quality instruction and a vibrant cultural environment, Tía Tula offers a unique opportunity to explore the Spanish language and … Continúa leyendo Escuela de español Tía Tula

¡aprendiendo una lengua!

Learning a new language can be a rewarding experience, but like any endeavor, it comes with its own set of pros and cons. Be prepared for the inevitable plateaus from time to time. Plateaus in language learning are periods when you will experience a perceived lack of progress or a temporary stagnation in your language skills despite continued effort and practice. Several factors contribute to … Continúa leyendo ¡aprendiendo una lengua!

¡en la ciudad de Barcelona!

Barcelona Catalonia is a region in the northeast of Spain, and its capital is Barcelona. The official language is Catalan, which is spoken by a majority of the population. This beautiful city is renowned for its art scene, unique Catalan culture, and stunning architecture. The city is home to some of the most famous modernist buildings in the world. I came to Barcelona to study … Continúa leyendo ¡en la ciudad de Barcelona!

¡immersión lengua!

Why immersion language learning? Learning a new language means those inevitable plateaus will present themselves however, living abroad is one of the most exciting ways to quickly learn a new language. Immersion language learning is a great way to learn both enjoyably and effectively. It involves immersing yourself in the culture of the country whose language you are learning, allowing you to pick up on … Continúa leyendo ¡immersión lengua!

¡Aprendiendo español en Barcelona!

I’m spending the week in Barcelona, learning Spanish at Camino Barcelona. This Spanish language school is located in the very centre of Barcelona. Their teaching method is uniquely accessible and includes cultural activities with Spanish teachers every day, including weekends. The school also offers accommodation right in the centre of Barcelona, in the same location as the school. Camino Barcelona Spanish language school is the … Continúa leyendo ¡Aprendiendo español en Barcelona!

¿Qué tal? – decir lo que tienes que hacer

Decir lo que tienes que hacer/ Saying what you have to do To say that you have to do something in Spanish, you can use tengo que (I have to) followed by the infinitive. I have to… Tengo que hacer una llamada. I have to make a phone call. Esta noche tengo que quedarme en casa. I have to stay in tonight. Tenemos que estar … Continúa leyendo ¿Qué tal? – decir lo que tienes que hacer

¿Qué tal? – hacer arreglos

Hacer arreglos/ Making plans When organising things with people you know, you can use ¿Qué te parece si…? (Will it be alright if…?) to ask if something suits them. parece comes from the verb parecer (to seem). will it be alright…? ¿Qué te parece si cenamos a las nueve? Will it be alright if we have dinner at nine? ¿Qué te parece si te llamo … Continúa leyendo ¿Qué tal? – hacer arreglos