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MÉXICO ESTÁ DE FIESTA

Noticias de la semana

16th September. 5am. The phone woke me up; I had just received a text that said: “It’s tequila and mariachi time. Where are you?” Sleepy and surprised, it gets all clear when I read the sender: it’s my friend from Sonora, Mexico and… it’s September, so Mexico is celebrating its Independence Day!! I cannot blame her for waking me up, during these days, stands of tequila and beer fill the streets, and after some drinks, people tend to not remembering…

Is Learning Spanish Difficult?

Blogs and social events

I’m sure you think yes and no. Well like any other language, you need commitment and dedication, but that does not mean it can’t be fun!! Of course being part of a Spanish course is essential so that you can learn vocabulary (idioms and expressions), phonetic, grammar structures and one of the most important reasons is you get to practise all of that with other people. Attending to a course helps you in all those factors, but it’s never enough if you…

Dual Year: Mexico & UK

Hispanic London

Are you passionate about music? Do you love films? Then why not mix them up with Mexican culture? This year the governments of Mexico and the UK have decided to celebrate the “Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom” and the “Year of the United Kingdom in Mexico”. The idea is to promote a better understanding between these two countries. Did you know that Mexico is becoming part of London?! We’re surrounded by its language (hola amigo!), culture (el día de muertos), food…

Tips to help you learn!

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Hola! Welcome to my first Vamos Blog! I’m going to explore many new ways of helping you to learn Spanish! From basic Spanish to advanced. Including vocabulary, games and fun activities – and everyone is welcome!!! The Spanish we teach you in the school gives you structure and covers grammar topics like “ser and estar” and “subjunctivo”…things you need to know to speak and understand the language. But with my weekly blogs I will give ‘memory tricks’ to help you learn and acquire an…

Pedro Almodóvar

Noticias de la semana

There are several Spanish film directors who you have probably heard of like Alejandro Amenábar who directed Open Your Eyes (adapted in an American production as Vanilla Sky) and The Others (with Nicole Kidman as the main actress) and Julio Medem, famous for Lovers of the Arctic Circle, Sex and Lucía and his last film Room in Rome. But there is no doubt Pedro Almodóvar is the most well- known Spanish film director. He was nominated for the Academy Awards several times and awarded twice with…