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7th August 2019 - 3 expresiones con "echar"     1- echar de menos a alguien / algo It means 'to miss someone or something'. Por ejemplo: -Echo de menos a mi familia. -Mi madre echa de menos la comida de nuestro país. *You'll find a song with this expression and exercises to download at the end of this post.   2 - echar la / una siesta It means to take a nap. Por ejemplo: -Hoy estoy muy cansada, voy a echar la siesta después de comer.   3- more... 19th July 2019 - 5 Shakira songs to Learn Spanish with *If you want to practice more - the lyrics and exercises available to download below   Shakira is one of the most well-known people of the music in Spanish. Her international career has been developed after the success of her album Laundry Service in 2001. Not everyone knows the style of Shakira before, her albums of the Colombian era of black hair and rock style. In this article we want to take a tour throughout her songs, from the old ones to the current ones. The important thing more... 1st July 2019 - 3 phrases you will constantly overhear in Barcelona Hi, Surfers! Today we want to share with you 3 phrases you will constantly overhear while you're here in Barcelona.   As you probably know, when you learn a language with the most traditional approach, sometimes the language and vocabulary that you find on books has nothing to do with the real useful phrases that speakers use. And then you feel frustrated and wonder what language you've been actually learning... We've been there, no worries.   That's more... 24th May 2019 - 5 most common errors by English speakers learning Spanish   SER or ESTAR? The eternal question... Take for example:   “Los compañeros de mi clase están muy simpáticos.”   “En esta calle está una tienda muy bonita”   Corrections:   "Los compañeros de mi clase SON muy simpáticos". Why? Because we assume It is a characteristic of them and not just a temporary state.   "En esta calle HAY una tienda muy bonita".   Why? more... 19th May 2019 - New in Barcelona? Get your Essential Spanish Guide! ¡Hola!    Just landed in Barcelona? Planning to move in or spend your holidays here? Considering studying or working here?   Although English is the worldwide language of communication, let's face it: most people in Spain only speak Spanish. But don't worry, we're here to help you! An immersion experience is always exciting but might also be challenging so we want to give you this handy ebook for free! On this Language Surfing ebook you will more... 9th March 2019 - 5 steps to learn Spanish with songs     Music can help us incredibly to learn the language in a pleasant way. As for the Spanish we have endless possibilities! Spanish is a second most spoken language in the world with 20 countries where it is the official language. What does that mean? A fantastic cultural and musical diversity. Here we give you some clues so you can learn with the music that you like the most.   1. Choose a song you realy like - Here is a list of our favorite songs.   2. First more...

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