¡Cuídate! (Take care of yourself!) (Be safe!) ¡Quédate en casa! (Stay at home!) Me quedo en casa. (I am staying at home.) Nos quedamos en casa. (We are staying at home.) Hopefully it will be for a short period until Covid19 disappears from the face of the earth! Meanwhile, let's keep on increasing our Spanish … Continue reading Cerrado y Abierto
In our last blogpost, we chatted a bit about the masculine and feminine gender of nouns. Now, we continue to explore the concept in an effort to aumentar tu vocabulario (increase your vocabulary). El Suelo y La Suela ¿Cuál es la suela: A, B o C? El suelo is the "ground" or "soil". When we … Continue reading Aumenta tu Vocabulario
Now that so many of us stay at home because of the pandemic, we will look for activities that will keep us busy and happy. We can do things together, learn skills and of course learn and improve on our Spanish. ¡Adelante! ¡Adelante! = Come on! El juego = the game Los juegos = games … Continue reading ¡Vamos a jugar!
SE NECESITAN... SE LES NECESITA. They are needed. Now that we are in the midst of a pandemic, the health worker is needed and is being appreciated more than ever. Let's focus on these dedicated heroes and heroines whom we often take for granted. Who are they? These are just some of them. There are … Continue reading Se Necesitan
We are now in Lockdown! In many countries citizens are asked, or forced to stay at home. Hopefully it will be for a short period until Covid19 disappears from the face of the earth! Meanwhile, let's increase our Spanish vocabulary and keep it rich with new words and expressions. ¿De acuerdo? Agreed? El Cierre … … Continue reading Lockdown: Cierre y Parón.
¿Cómo Se Dice En Español? There is no doubt that this virus is present worldwide. I am sure you are curious to know the Spanish words related to this new scenario. Perhaps you are already able to express yourself in Spanish to explain a health issue. Be that as it may, let us explore the … Continue reading El Coronavirus
Let’s go to the market. In the market we see many colours, many fruits, and many vegetables. En el mercado vemos muchos colores. En el mercado vemos muchas frutas. En el mercado vemos muchas verduras. en el mercado Let us buy (Vamos a comprar) FRUTAS el plátanola piñala papayala naranjala sandía VERDURAS el tomateel pepinola … Continue reading En el Mercado
In the Spanish language nouns can be either masculine or feminine. I remember my schooldays in Spanish class and la maestra emphasizing the el or la, the un or una that precedes a noun. Nouns ending in o are usually masculine el disco; while those that end in a are usually feminine la casa. We … Continue reading El Punto y La Puerta
Carnival in the twenty first century is quite different from the way it was in the 1920s and 1940s. In days gone by, there was lot of theatre involved and masqueraders covered themselves. Moreover, dance and song were an essential part of the street festival. In the book The Cocoa Panyols of Trinidad; an Oral … Continue reading Cocoa Panyol Carnival
"The term “Cocoa Panyol” is peculiar to Trinidad and Tobago. “Cocoa” (Theobroma cacao) is an agricultural product, while “Panyol”, derived from Español/Espagnol, refers to Spanish language and culture.