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Bullfighting Ban in Spain

Everybody, Spanish or not, knows what bullfighting is all about. We have seen it on TV, the internet or live or at least we have heard about it. But one thing is clear: we all have an opinion about it.

Not sure?

What we offer below is food for thought and not in any sense an argument in favour or against it.

Have a look at the main points for and against it.

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La Tertulia y la Sobremesa

The official definition and explanation of the origin of the tertulia is as follows.

Friends get together in the casino or local bar and engage in conversation related to literature and poetry over delicious coffee.


Spanish False Friends

Spanish False Friends: Similar sounding, Different Meaning

Spanish English False Friends: Words that sound similar in Spanish and English and yet have very different meanings.

Some words in the Spanish and English languages sound so similar that one may think that they have the same meaning.

Usually they do not have the same meaning and as these words can cause confusion they are known as false friends.


Spanish Language Teaching in the UK.

In this article I will look at Spanish language teaching in the UK.

The teaching of Spanish language and indeed Spanish culture has in recent years achieved a prominent place in the British education system.

I focus on Spain because it is the country I know best.

Nothing in this article should be seen as excluding any other Spanish speaking country.


How to Qualify as a Translator and Interpreter

Translating and Interpreting is a serious business and as such to qualify as a Translator and Interpreter requires passing an examination.

There was a time when some people believed that anyone who could speak a language could also translate from and into that language.