Some binomials in Spanish you’ll want to use sooner or later

Some binomials in Spanish you’ll want to use sooner or later

Binomials or word pairs are idioms in Spanish with the peculiar characteristic of having two words from the same grammatical class like nouns, adjectives, pronouns, etc. There are different types of binomials, some of which are based on sound, synonyms and antonyms, repetition, etc. and though they aren’t always binomials in both languages, it is still...

21 March, 201921 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

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

Palabrotas en español vs Bad words in English

Español                          Ingles Me cago en la mar   =    Oh shit Hostia   =                       Holy shit / Bloody hell / Jeez Mierda  =                  ...

10 October, 20164 June, 2018by

Claves para ser profesor de español y no morir en el intento.

Enseñar español  es para muchos una vocación pero desafortunadamente se está convirtiendo en un reto. Muchos de nosotros nos enfrentamos al desamparo  de la precariedad laboral y en el peor de los casos al exilio forzoso.  Por eso, desde mi  humilde opinión y desde mi experiencia, es positivo tender a la autosuficiencia. Es decir, ser...

13 September, 20164 June, 2018by

Spanish Speaking Volunteering

Volunteering as an ICS Team Leader is a great way to put your language ability into practice while positively impacting people’s lives. As well as getting a chance to use your language skills you’ll gain experience in leadership and international development that will make you more attractive to employers. We’re looking for passionate Team Leaders to join...

8 September, 20164 June, 2018by

Adjunct Instructor, Spanish

Institution: Mercy College Location: Yorktown, NY Category: Faculty – Liberal Arts – Foreign Languages and Literatures Posted: 08/16/2016 Type:  Adjunct/Part-Time   Job Posting Summary Mercy College is seeking applicants for teaching opportunities as an Adjunct Instructor in Spanish at our Yorktown Heights campus. This position requires the ability to teach Introductory Spanish. This is an excellent opportunity for those...

17 August, 20164 June, 2018by
SPANISH EDUCATIONAL WRITERS REQUIRED

SPANISH EDUCATIONAL WRITERS REQUIRED

Where?     Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol   Description: This is an opportunity for a Spanish native speaker with a university degree to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for teaching Spanish through a paid position writing educational resources that our customers – teachers throughout the UK – will use in their classrooms to teach GCSE and A Level...

2 May, 20164 June, 2018by

Castellano o español

  El español sirve para denominar a  la lengua común de España y de otras naciones de América.  Aunque como veremos el término castellano también es válido.  Entonces… ¿Cuál es la terminología correcta? Según la RAE, el término español  se refiere de modo unívoco a la lengua que hablan hoy cerca de cuatrocientos millones de personas. Además, es...

1 March, 20164 June, 2018by