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Top Spanish TV shows to learn Spanish having fun

24 Jun 2018

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If you are reading this, it means you are interested in Spanish language.. and you like watching TV shows. That is why we are going to recommend you some of the best Spanish TV shows of the last couple of years.. and you can find them all in Netflix!

Remember to watch them in the original version, in Spanish!

 

la casa de papel Intensive Spanish coursesMoney Heist

Spanish original title: La casa de Papel. The most-watched non-English language TV show in Netflix history

Everything begins with a robbery to the national currency manufacturer, or the Royal Spanish Mint (FNMT – Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre), but its objective is not only stealing money, but also creating it.

The thieves lock themselves inside, with hostages, while trying to get the public opinion in their favour in a final attempt to escape.

Every move of the thieves is planned in adva Leer más »

Top 6 cheapest Spanish courses in Spain

15 Jan 2018

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Is it possible to study Spanish language in Spain without spending a fortune?

Yes! ♥

Contact Ibérica Languages to get the best deals for   

Spanish courses  in the best schools in Spain!     

Some people still think that studying languages abroad is accessible only for the well-to-do ones. Over the past couple of years more and more language learners have decided to spend some weeks/months abroad and attend a language course there. As a result many new language schools have emerged and the old ones have adapted their offer. All this to become more accessible to a broader public.

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VALENCIA’S TYPICAL FESTIVALS

28 Mar 2016

 

fallas en valenciaLAS FALLAS

This is undoubtedly the most important holiday for the people of Valencia. It takes place between 15 and March 19 each year and is listed as festival of International Tourist Interest. Las Fallas are synonymous of fire, but we will explain a bit more:

Las Fallas refer to artistic constructions made of paper, cardboard, wood, plaster and currently also with styrofoam. These figures are called “ninots” and usually represent satirical figures (teasing politicians or celebrities). An intense work of artists and artisans (carpenters and sculptors) who spend months to build these impressive figures that can measure more than 30 meters high.

The word “falla” comes from the Latin Leer más »

Christmas in Spain

19 Dec 2015

Overall, the Christmas traditions in Spain, except for some characteristics listed below, are similar to the rest of Europe as for Christmas dinner, family reunions and gifts.

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Christmas officially begins on December 24th but unofficially Spaniards open the Christmas period on December 22nd with the draw of the Christmas lottery.

Why is the Christmas lottery so important and famous?

We will give you some data: average Spaniard spends on this particular lottery 50 euros every year. The draw achieved up to 50% of audience share (only football finals reach this figure). Also, about 2500 million euros Leer más »

Siele: The first international certificate of Spanish is born

8 Jul 2015

sieleWhat is the Siele exam?

This is the only international exam that is able to certify your level of fluency in Spanish.

Literally: International Assessment Service of the Spanish Language (Siele – Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española).

What is the purpose?

There are around 550 million Spanish speakers in the world (this includes more than 21 million of students who learn Spanish as a second language), yet there has been no  internationally recognised examination to certify proficiency in the language.

That is why, SIELE has been created to enable to determine a student’s Spanish skills, and can be administered practically in any point of the planet.

It is a fruit of a collaboration of the Cervantes Institute and the National Leer más »

Holy Week in Spain / A unique experience

11 Mar 2015
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Come and discover these unique, truly Spanish, traditions during the Holy Week preceding Easter. They are real signs of Spanish identity and display an extraordinary cultural wealth that will stay in your memory for a long time.

In Spain almost 70% of the population are Catholics and the country has got a strong Christian tradition. During one of the weeks of April, Catholics celebrate Easter

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Way of St. James – Camino de Santiago

21 Feb 2015

monte do gozo camino santiagoProclaimed first European Cultural Route by the Council of Europe in 1987, the Camino de Santiago is the route taken by pilgrims from around the world to reach the city of Santiago de Compostela. Legend holds that St. James’s remains were carried by boat from Jerusalem to northern Spain where he was buried on what is now the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

The earliest records of visits to the shrine dedicated to St. James at Santiago de Compostela date from the 9th century. The pilgrimage to the shrine Leer más »

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