I am one of those dummies. I know next to nothing about 20th century Spanish history but let me tell you why today is important – today is the anniversary of the Spanish constitution, which was ratified on 6th December 1978. Dictator Franco had died only three years previously. It is wild to me that both of the two languages I am studying, Spanish and … Continue reading Spanish History for Dummies
I have just returned from a weekend in Madrid, where it was crazy hot (for late September) but the atmosphere was the best and I got to throw out a bunch of “holas” and “graciases”. Here is a breakdown of how it went, language wise – and let me know about your own experience of putting your beginner or intermediate language skills to the test! … Continue reading Language Lessons Learned From a Weekend in Madrid
Hola a todos, hoy estoy escribiendo en español porque estoy en España! Here’s a little note in Spanish while sitting in Madrid’s most important park! Estoy en El Retiro, un parque grande en Madrid. Hace mucho calor pero me encanta el sol! Oigo música y pájaros, hay mucha gente y Madrileños que están cambiando por el parque. Me encanta este ambiente distendido. He olvidado que … Continue reading Estoy en Madrid!