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Loving Latin

 

Have you ever wondered just how far your language GCSE will get you in the wild? I set out to road-test my dusty Spanish…

Punctuation

As a general rule the punctuation of Spanish and English is very similar. However, there are a number of conventions which are well worth bearing in mind.

Writing letters in Spanish

Help with laying out letters written in Spanish, starting and ending your letter, and avoiding misunderstandings or misinterpretations.

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tax exemption (US), tax relief (GB) …

Dato cultural del día

Bonoloto is a Spanish state lottery established in 1988. The others are the Lotería Nacional and the Lotería Primitiva. As with the Lotería Primitiva six numbers are marked on a ticket showing forty-nine numbers and win the main prize if all the numbers come up in the draw.

Useful expressions in Spanish

It is considered good style in Spanish not to repeat words and expressions when an alternative can be used. Here are some useful expressions...

Spanish language resources

Improve your Spanish grammar, pronunciation, and writing skills with these useful tools.

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5 language facts about the European Union

 

The European Union was established on 1 November 1993; in order to mark this anniversary, let’s take a look at some of the…