Grapes, cava and chimes for the Spanish New Year’s Eve Celebrations Throughout the world, it is common practice to start the new year in front of a big clock in the main square, celebrating with champagne after the last chime takes us from the old to the new year. Spanish people add something between each chime during their celebrations for New Year’s Eve (Nochevieja): they eat 12 grapes, one with each chime of the clock.… Starting 2020 the Spanish way: with 12 grapes and cavaRead More Starting 2020 the Spanish way: with 12 grapes and cava
We are going to practice the Spanish language by revisiting the main events that occurred in Spain in 2016. Los Morancos give us their own vision of 2016. 1 Watch their video 2 Lets analyse the events 1 Un año sin gobierno In December 2015, the general elections in Spain didn’t give enough votes to any of the parties to enable them to form a cabinet; after 3 months of negotiations without any positive agreement,… Spanish Language and 2016 Spain main events with Los Morancos|inter2lingisRead More Spanish Language and 2016 Spain main events with Los Morancos|inter2lingis
Poncho de Navidad This is a very popular hot drink for Christmas, particularly in the North of Spain. It goes very well with “turrones”, the traditional Spanish Christmas sweet. When I was a child we used to make it on Christmas Eve in the late afternoon, when darkness falls. Children enjoy the sight of the flames when the wine is burned. After Midnight Mass (Misa de Gallo) people used to visit their neighbours and friends… Spanish language and Christmas drinks, El poncho o ponche de NavidadRead More Spanish language and Christmas drinks, El poncho o ponche de Navidad
FELIZ NAVIDAD 2018! Enjoy Christmas with the Senegué and Sorripas Association. Merry Christmas!Read More 25 de diciembre: !Feliz Navidad!
Learning Spanish with “la lotería de Navidad” In Spain, the Christmas period starts on the 22nd with a Christmas special edition of the Spanish National Lottery. In order to understand this post we have to understand that the Spanish National Lottery doesn’t work like the British one. It is organised into tickets “billetes” containing a 5 digit number. Each ticket is printed several times in which is called “una serie“. Each pre-printed ticket is a… Spanish language and the Spanish tradition ” El Gordo de Navidad”Read More Spanish language and the Spanish tradition ” El Gordo de Navidad”
Learning Spanish vocabulary in winter is delicious with”quemadillos” Inter2lingis’ blog wants to help you to learn Spanish vocabulary with another tasty recipe: “quemadillo de ron”, a comforting way of facing winter. As with “carajillo”, we have another “-illo” ending. Do you remember the equivalent in English? We use this ending when we want to add kindness and affection to a word, like the English “little” or “wee” Understanding “quemadillo de ron” is easier if we… Learning Spanish|”quemadillo de Ron” |Inter2lingisRead More Learning Spanish|”quemadillo de Ron” |Inter2lingis