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Day 2… Time to Get Down to Business – By Abbey Algiers

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"The message was simple - to get the most out of Pueblo Español, we Anglos (English speakers) were to:  hablar (talk), escuchar (listen), and most important.ly, disfrutar(enjoy).  With this in mind, let's review the day." The following is a report on Day Two of my Pueblo Español experience, brought to you today (on what's actually Day 4) by my good friend, Jet Lag. Let me begin by reminding you of the instructions the Master of Ceremonies (Raquel) gave on the first day of this immersion program. [embed]https://youtu.be/am_VtCZ91kY[/embed] ...
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Day One… Let the Magic Begin – By Abbey Algiers

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"The Magic of Pueblo Español is in the following.... escuchar, escuchar, hablar, y hablar." Day One of Pueblo Español wrapped up with the Master of Ceremonies, Raquel, giving us the low-down and what we should expect as we embark upon an our week-long immersion. We are in La Alberca, Spain, a charming village in Spain. I'm here for my fourth program with Diverbo- my previous three experiences were at Pueblo Inglés, where I was the volunteer. I'm excited to see the other side of the ...
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AROUND THE OFFICE/ EN LA OFICINA – SPANISH VOCABULARY

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Do you have Spanish speaking co-workers or is there a chance you'll be working in a Spanish speaking office environment? Work on your 'around the office' vocabulary with this handy vocab sheet. 'Has anyone seen my stapler?' (Yep you could be as cool as Milton) Download the Spanish lesson for free:  giving directions-puebloespanol Share this Post
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CÓMO USAR EL PRESENTE DE SUBJUNTIVO EN ESPAÑOL/ HOW TO USE THE SUBJUNCTIVE IN SPANISH- SPANISH GRAMMAR

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If you study Spanish you know that one of the most difficult things to ‘get your head around’ is the subjunctive tenses. Of course we use the subjunctive in English, but we don’t have a special tense for it. I want you to go – Quiero que vengas. If you had a million dollars, you could… Si tuvieras un millón de dólares… For many students, the first problem occurs when you talk about something that will happen at an uncertain time in the future. In …

TORRIJAS/ FRENCH TOAST?

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That’s right, in the United States, this is how we translate Torrija, the Semana Santa food par excellence. But wait, let’s go step-by-step here. Semana Santa, which we could call ‘holy week’ or Easter week’ is not really a concept like it is in Spain. Sure, we celebrate Easter Sunday, but other important days, like Holy Thursday or Good Friday are not holidays. Take a look at some key vocabulary: Holy week, Easter week – Semana Santa Palm Sunday – Domingo de Ramos Holy Thursday …

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VIAJE SOBRE RUEDAS/ROAD TRIP – SPANISH VOCABULARY LIST

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In the U.S, the road trip is a mythical experience and part of Americana: big, fast cars, open spaces, long desert roads. .. However, people do the same in countries all over the world, places like Spain’s Rioja wine country or Argentina’s Route 40. Learn all the good vocabulary to make your trip as smooth as possible! Download the Spanish lesson for free:   Vocabulary List. Road Trip Share this Post