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Learn Spanish by Living 2

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin “How do we learn better?”  This question keeps going round in my head over and over since I started teaching. What is the best way to access knowledge? And, the best way […]


5 tips to sound like a native Spanish speaker

5 Steps to sound like a native Spanish speaker 2

Every language has its own prosody – the patterns of stress and intonation–. That’s why when we are in a foreign country we can recognise our compatriots by hearing them speaking even if we don’t hear what they say. In this post you will learn: The intonation in Spanish Five […]


A Brief History of Thought: 4 Spanish Thinkers

Yo soy yo y mi circunstancia, y si no la salvo a ella no me salvo yo.  – Ortega y Gasset Philosophy and philosophers might seem far too abstract and disconnected with the “real” world, however, different philosophical principles and concepts from different times, ie. Ancient Greece, are still very much alive […]


Episode 1: Entrevista con Giovanni Solarte, artista gráfico e ingeniero

Giovanni sabía que, a pesar de que se le dieran bien las matemáticas, una ingeniería no era lo suyo, pero la presión del entorno fue más fuerte. Decidir entre lo que se supone que es lo mejor para ti según los dictados de la sociedad y el entorno, y aquello […]


Describe your morning routine in Spanish and create a successful Spanish routine

Cada día es un nuevo comienzo.(Every day is a new beginning)  <img width=”1170″ height=”350″ src=”https://mariaortegagarcia.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Headers-1-1.png” alt=”” srcset=”https://mariaortegagarcia.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Headers-1-1.png 1170w, https://mariaortegagarcia.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Headers-1-1-300×90.png 300w, https://mariaortegagarcia.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Headers-1-1-768×230.png 768w, https://mariaortegagarcia.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Headers-1-1-1024×306.png 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 1170px) 100vw, 1170px” /> There are multiple reasons why you should be comfortable describing your  morning routine, one of them being the DELE exam (as […]