“Cossante”, por Diego Hurtado de Mendoza

Over six hundred years old, this short poem personifies a tree, and its use of repetition makes it sound a little like a tree swaying in the wind. Read it out loud and listen as different ideas are introduced, rephrased and repeated.

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Start the week with a Spanish joke!

Jokes are a fun way to learn more about how a language works, as many of them rely on the subtleties of words and wordplay. This teaches students more about how to use the language, as well as hopefully raising a smile. Why not read a joke out in class and see who can translate it first? Read More

Keep your Spanish going over the summer!

This summer, don’t leave Spanish behind in the classroom. If you’re interested in improving, there are plenty of ways you can keep enriching your understanding of the language during the holidays, without it feeling too much like schoolwork.  Read More

“A una nariz”, por Francisco de Quevedo

Written by one of Spain’s most famous writers in the seventeenth century, this well-known poem turns the sonnet form on its head by describing not romantic love, but a man with an enormous nose! The metaphors become more and more bizarre, like a strange dream getting out of hand! Do you find it humourous or simply absurd? Read More

Start the week with a Spanish joke!

Jokes are a fun way to learn more about how a language works, as many of them rely on the subtleties of words and wordplay. This teaches students more about how to use the language, as well as hopefully raising a smile. Why not read a joke out in class and see who can translate it first?
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Keep your Spanish going over the summer!

This summer, don’t leave Spanish behind in the classroom. If you’re interested in improving, there are plenty of ways you can keep enriching your understanding of the language during the holidays, without it feeling too much like schoolwork.  Read More

Start the week with a Spanish joke!

Jokes are a fun way to learn more about how a language works, as many of them rely on the subtleties of words and wordplay. This teaches students more about how to use the language, as well as hopefully raising a smile. Why not read a joke out in class and see who can translate it first? Read More

Start the week with a Spanish joke!

Jokes are a fun way to learn more about how a language works, as many of them rely on the subtleties of words and wordplay. This teaches students more about how to use the language, as well as hopefully raising a smile. Why not read a joke out in class and see who can translate it first? Read More

Start the week with a Spanish joke!

Jokes are a fun way to learn more about how a language works, as many of them rely on the subtleties of words and wordplay. This teaches students more about how to use the language, as well as hopefully raising a smile. Why not read a joke out in class and see who can translate it first? Read More

Start the week with a Spanish joke!

Jokes are a fun way to learn more about how a language works, as many of them rely on the subtleties of words and wordplay. This teaches students more about how to use the language, as well as hopefully raising a smile. Why not read a joke out in class and see who can translate it first? Read More