Spanish curiosities: False anglicisms Part II

Spanish curiosities: False anglicisms Part II

As you may know, many languages have adopted anglicisms: English words that become part of another language. Usually these words have equivalents in Spanish and keep their original meaning, but not these ones. Not only don’t they have the same meaning… some of them don’t even exist in English! 6. Feeling (good vibe, connection) Maybe...

4 March, 20194 March, 2019by
Spanish curiosities: false anglicisms

Spanish curiosities: false anglicisms

As you may know, many languages have adopted anglicisms: English words that become part of another language. Usually these words have equivalents in Spanish and keep their original meaning, but not these ones. Not only don’t they have the same meaning… some of them don’t even exist in English! 1. Alto standing (luxury, luxurious). This...

28 February, 201928 February, 2019by

Para or Por

The use of  “PARA” and “POR” in Spanish is sometimes confusing because both  can  be  traslated as “FOR” Here you will find a trick between some of the uses  of   “PARA” and “POR”   PARA  –> purpose – goal The use of  PARA in Spanish is related to the PURPOSE or  GOAL. As a...

12 June, 20174 June, 2018by

Free Spanish Podcast

Spanish podcasts are perfect if you want to learn Spanish. The principal benefits of Spanish podcasts are: You can learn at your own speed You are hearing native speakers speaking real Spanish You will broaden your vocabulary You will learn how the words are being used You can learn lots of new topics You can...

7 February, 20174 June, 2018by

Presentación del Anuario 2016 del Instituto Cervantes, El español en el mundo.

  El director del Instituto Cervantes, Víctor García de la Concha, tiene el placer de invitarle el próximomartes, 13 de diciembre a las 12.30 horas, a la presentación del Anuario del Instituto Cervantes 2016,El español en el mundo. Una publicación que presenta informaciones precisas y fiables sobre la lengua española y la cultura en español...

8 December, 20164 June, 2018by