September 14, 2018
Contra las cuerdas / Con las espadas en alto

Contra las cuerdas / Con las espadas en alto

El periódico es una fuente inagotable para aprender español. La prensa escrita no solo ayuda a conocer vocabulario de múltiples temas de actualidad, sino que también […]
July 6, 2018
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Let’s cook!

The students in our Spanish courses in Madrid love this teaching activity. Not only is it useful to strengthen Spanish vocabulary, it also shows a fun and […]
July 2, 2018
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Calle de las Hileras

¿A qué debe su nombre la calle de las Hileras de Madrid? Como primera teoría pensamos que esta calle reunía en el pasado al gremio de […]
June 29, 2018
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Spanish language and dance, a course for mind and body

It is well known that Spanish learning increases brain health, improves focus and re-invigorates the hearing system. It is also widespread that dancing is one of […]
May 22, 2018
Prepositions in Spanish and verbs of movement Spanish grammar exercise

Prepositions in Spanish and verbs of movement

Level: A1.2/A2 Author: Pilar González Manjavacas Grammar exercise: Prepositions in Spanish and verbs of movement This grammar exercise will help you understand some basic prepositions in […]
May 13, 2018
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Summer in Madrid

Tourism and language learning are not incompatible! A new period of the year has arrived, with a more pleasant weather and longer days, and that means […]
May 12, 2018
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San Ginés

“Al fondo del pasadizo de San Ginés, se puede ver el luminoso de la chocolatería más popular de Madrid, abierta desde 1894. Su fama empezó cuando la gente se acostumbró a […]
May 10, 2018
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Pronunciation of G in Spanish

Previously we saw, when we explained the Spanish alphabet, that each Spanish letter equals just one sound, except for some letters that change their sound based on the vowel […]
May 5, 2018
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Pronunciation of C in Spanish

In the previous post on the Spanish alphabet, we saw that most of the letters of the Spanish alphabet have only one pronunciation (one letter equals […]
May 2, 2018
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The Spanish alphabet

The Spanish alphabet has 27 letters (that is, one more than English, German, or French, and six more than Italian), which are  a, b, c, d, […]
April 30, 2018
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Spanish class debate

We hope you found this teaching activity useful for your Spanish class debate. The students in our Spanish courses in Madrid consistently tell us how practical the […]
April 27, 2018
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Ser / Estar (basic differences)

April 25, 2018
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Estar por / Estar para + Infinitive

Pilar González, director of Tilde Madrid Spanish school in Madrid, explains the difference between “estar por” and “estar para” in Spanish, with many useful examples.  In […]
April 22, 2018
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Spanish accentuation quiz

During these last days we have been practicing the accent mark rules in Spanish, which, as you have seen, are much simpler than it may have […]
April 20, 2018
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Spanish accent rules (III): Palabras esdrújulas

Do you want to keep practicing the Spanish accent rules? This free grammar exercise brings you more exercises to practice this tricky part of the Spanish writing system. […]
April 18, 2018
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Spanish accent mark rules (II): Palabras llanas

This grammar exercise will help you practice the Spanish accent mark rules. Accent marks are confusing to many students, who do not know where to place an […]
April 16, 2018
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Accent marks rules in Spanish (I): Palabras agudas

This grammar exercise, which is a perfect complement to our Spanish grammar book, will help you practice the accent mark rules in Spanish. Accent marks are […]
March 28, 2018
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The Holy Week in Madrid

Many of the students that come to take our Spanish courses in Madrid during Easter do not know that they will find one of the most […]
February 15, 2018

Otra perspectiva de Madrid

La ciudad de Madrid fotografíada a 25 kilómetros de distancia. En el horizonte destacan los cuatro rascacielos más altos de la ciudad y de España.  Los cuatro […]
February 1, 2018
private Spanish lessons or in a group

Private Spanish lessons or in a group?

A question many of our students ask us before starting their Spanish courses in Madrid is: which course will be better for me? A Spanish course […]