I hope that you all had an enjoyable festive season and the year ended well for you. 2012 was an interesting year for me, not least because I stopped smoking on September 30th, so I have now completed three months without the dreaded weed.… more
I prepared this for myself as an exercise to learn how to talk about driving in Spanish. This is a fairly basic vocabulary and I will add to it from time to time. I hope that you find it useful. If it becomes too unwieldy I will turn it into a separate page.… more
It has been a an odd day. First, I have been having a good clearout and attempting to get my bedroom in to some sort of order.
Secondly, I have been trying to sort out all my Spanish learning materials; and there are now so many that they need a bookshelf all of their own.… more
Having had the most difficult intercambio trying to translate for Juan one of my own blogs, I have gone to Ollies for a much needed vodka and coke.
If I’m going to be still speaking Spanish by the end of March which is the next time I go, I’m going t0 have to do a lot more work.… more
I’ve spent most of today editing Spanish audio clips for a CD for my brother, and in the process come across a whole wealth of stuff, mainly Latin-American. It amazes me how intact the Spanish language is considering it borders on the USA.… more
Learning Spanish? There is a whole world out there waiting to talk to you in exchange for your English, especially if you speak one of the varieties of British English. The set-up is easy; you need Skype and access to a list of people looking for intercambios.… more