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Spain's "Las Fallas"

One of the craziest, noisiest and most entertaining celebrations you could witness in Spain is...
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Please Miss, Why Do We Have To Do Languages ?

I must have heard that question a million times during my 30 years as a secondary school...
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Learning A Second Language

Of course there are some students who “take to” language learning more readily than others. We...
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Scared of Lit Crit?

Criticising a Set Text with Confidence (With reference to Spanish A Level) One of the elements...

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  • Scared of Lit Crit? Editor's Pick

    Victoria Franklin A-level Spanish Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture Criticising a Set Text with Confidence (With reference to Spanish A Level) One of the elements of the modern languages A level exam is that it seems to scare a large number of students faced with the task of writing a literary critique of a set text, or film. This need not be the case. With...
  • What kind of language will I need to know?

    Paul Grace Spanish (general) Tutor (Manchester) Picture If you're at beginners' level in Spanish the type of language you will need to know when you go on holiday is the most basic, everyday words and expressions. Just focus on these and your learning will be very specific and therefore straightforward to learn. Choose a tutor who is prepared to...
  • The Sunday Times' article "How to be Spanish"

    Jane Sowden GCSE Spanish Tutor (Newcastle upon Tyne) Picture The Sunday Times newspaper in its travel second recently published an article entitled "How to be Spanish".  Perhaps it was meant to be humorous and  tongue-in-cheek, when the author Chris Haslam wrote that Spaniards shout "Oiga" at the waiter and throw evrything in a bar on the floor?  I...

 

  • El Pretérito Grave

    Matthew Brown Spanish (general) Tutor (North West London) Picture This is an irregular form of the preterite tense but with a pattern nonetheless. In fact the only difficulty is having to memorise the irregular stem which is different from the infinitive stem. You just add the following endings to the stem:   e               imos iste        ...
  • Differences And Expressions In Spanish

    Malena G Spanish (general) Tutor (Bristol) Picture A question that is quite commonly asked is why is the Spanish of Argentina so different from the Spanish of Spain? ¿and the rest of Latin America?... Each Latin American country has its own accent. It has nothing to do with the Mexican, Venezuelan or Chilean accent. For one who knows the...
  • The 'Pretérito Perfecto' Tense in Spanish

    Beatriz del Río Spanish (general) Tutor (North London) Picture The focus of this article is the uses of a tense called "pretérito perfecto". This is a tense we use to talk about what we call "a past in the present". It refers to a past action in a time frame that has not yet finished. How to form "Pretérito Perfecto"This tense is formed with an auxiliary...