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Jeremy Dean
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Primary class teacher in a 'British' (immersion) school for Spanish children.
Primary class teacher in a 'British' (immersion) school for Spanish children.

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Estamos más cerca de lo que creemos...
Saw this ad in the cinema the other night. Yes, it's coke; yes, it's a huge generalisation; yes, I've seen at least one other version (for Argentinians, not Spaniards) but... I live in Spain and it just felt 'right'. I've certainly been kissed, squeezed, st...
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The Spanish Word-of-the-Year 2017 is...
Here's a video (and some other resources) of the 12 finalists for Spanish word-of-the-year, as suggested by FundéuBBVA. The winner will be chosen on December 29th. fundeu.es/palabra-del-año/2017/ If
you enjoyed this resource, you might like to read about m...
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Zadie Smith, Entrevista en el Mundo
Here's an interview with novelist Zadie Smith, recently published in el Mundo , for your students to translate. It's a wide-ranging piece which includes references to her latest book, Swing Time. Zadie Smith: Swing Time If
you enjoyed this resource, you mi...
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It's Christmas! Well, it is in Spain.
It's that time of year again, the Sorteo de Navidad (what we know as 'el Gordo' ) has released its annual 'anuncio' (advert). Each year it seems to be a bigger production and this year's runs to just under 20 minutes! It's almost a mini film, but then it ha...
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Spanish Hot Lemon in Hot Water...
  An advert ( anuncio ) for the Spanish equivalent of 'Hot Lemon' cold and flu treatment ( Frenadol Complex ) has caused a bit of a controversy ( polémica ) over the last few days. Challenge you students to discover the reason for the row by watching the ad...
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Vik y Van...
Movistar+ (the Spanish equivalent of Sky TV) has an entertaining series of self-publicising adverts featuring Vik y Van. Sharpen up your listening skills... Vik y Van.
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El Gordo Video 2016
22nd December is the date for Spain's annual 'Gordo' lottery draw. Almost as exciting as the draw is the advert which goes with it. In recent years these ads have become talking points in the national media. So here's this year's... 2016
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La Otra Carta.
I'm sure you're just about ready to start the festive season, so here's a little something from Ikea (say ee- kay -ya if you're in España). Something for your students to translate and ponder... ¡Feliz Navidad! IKEA presenta la Otra Carta If
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Mamma Mia! Or should that be Madre Mía??
I gave my Spanish listening skills a right going-over last night at a performance of Mamma Mia! the musical en Español. (Yes, including the songs!) For any of your students with an interest in the show, the website is a treasure trove of interviews and song...
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Brexit, la vista de España.
Here's an article published in el Mediterraneo newspaper, giving an interesting Spanish slant on the UK decision to leave the European Union. elperiodicomediterraneo If
you enjoyed this resource, you might like to read about my first year here
in Spain as...
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