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Meet Our Teachers: Sergio Ruiz from don Quijote Madrid
by Diego on Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Today we would like to introduce you to Sergio, one of the teachers at don Quijote Madrid . We've asked him what Spanish means to him. Would you like to meet him?
1. What made you want to become a Spanish teacher?
I always wanted to be a teacher, well actually, I always wanted to teach, share ideas and learn from people. The decision to become a Spanish teacher came to me after traveling the world a little, after experiencing many different things and listening to good advice from good friends who led me to the decision that I wanted to be a Spanish teacher.
2.What is Spanish to you?
Spanish is a way of seeing and understanding the world, a way of expressing yourself and living a culture. I think Spanish, just like all languages, brings many different realities and different people together… read more »
by Diego on Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Hoy os queremos presentar a Sergio, uno de los profesores de don Quijote Madrid , al que le hemos preguntado sobre lo que significa el español para él ¿Queréis conocerle?… read more »
by Diego on Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Algunos pueden decir que lo mejor para acabar con el agobio previo a un examen es estudiar. Pero tanto tú como nosotros sabemos que esa sensación difícilmente se va aunque hayas estudiado. Y si pasa con algo tan “cotidiano” como un examen de matemáticas imagínate con el DELE , que has estado preparando mucho tiempo y del que puede depender tu futuro. Por eso vamos a darte algunos consejos para que enfrentes el examen entereza… read more »
by Becca on Wednesday, May 11, 2016
All is well and good with speaking real proper Spanish. That’s true of any language. But what happens when you get out into the street in Madrid and suddenly you can’t understand a word anyone is saying because the Spanish they’re using is as far from text-book Spanish as you can get. Or maybe you’re Spanish is so good that you could pass for a native… almost… if only you could only drop those little giveaways that let everyone know you’re a foreigner and add some authentic Spanish tricks to your repertoire. Check out this list of little nuances (well, actually, some of them aren’t really so nuanced) you’ll need to know if you want to sound like a true Spaniard… read more »