Post Tagged with: "Spanish"

Forging a Sense of Self in Another Tongue

March 28, 2014 4:06 pm1 comment
Forging a Sense of Self in Another Tongue

When I packed a suitcase and took myself out towards Madrid, it was with trepidation. Having not spoken Spanish for several years, I knew that communication and language for me was to change beyond my control. Language, of course, plays a significant role in shaping identity, and so it was […]

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Easter Destination: Murcia, Spain

February 28, 2013 2:48 pm0 comments
Easter Destination: Murcia, Spain

Easter is only a month and a half away, and the best choice this holiday is to escape to a sunny place. As a native Spaniard myself, I will suggest Murcia, in Southern Spain. Worried about the money? Don’t worry at all; below I will detail everything you can do […]

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Enjoy MADrid as the locals do

February 17, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Enjoy MADrid as the locals do

Welcome to the cash-for-gold town. “Are you really moving to Madrid? Cool, enjoy yourself…how I envy you!”. No matter how hot the last autumn of strikes and protestations was, no matter how many bloody clashes between protesters and police there were on the last November 14 general strike: people living […]

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Speaking a foreign language- Is it important nowadays?

September 4, 2012 1:30 pm3 comments
Speaking a foreign language- Is it important nowadays?

This is a subject which has been on my mind a lot recently, particularly with the world’s attention currently fixed firmly on the British Isles. It is virtually impossible to miss the words ‘Olympic games’ and ‘Team GB’ which have been splashed across the media for months now. (If you […]

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2012 Spanish GP Preview – All to play for

May 10, 2012 1:34 pm0 comments
2012 Spanish GP Preview – All to play for

As we entered the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix weekend with three different winners, this weekend Formula One rocks up in the sunshine of Catalunya close to the classical city of Barcelona with four drivers triumphant so far in 2012. Spanish fans will be eager to see if the recent in-season […]

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