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Summer Cinema in Spain

by Becca on Friday, July 15, 2016

Summer cinema in Spain has always had a certain element of sentimentality. For many, attending outdoor movies is more an excuse to enjoy a warm summer night than anything else; in fact, it's safe to say that for many Spaniards, their earliest memories are wrapped up in the nostalgia of a summer night spent outside at the park in front of a movie screen. … read more »

Cines de verano en España

by Diego on Thursday, July 14, 2016

Los cines de verano en España siempre han tenido cierto componente sentimental. Son más que una excusa para poder pasar una tarde de verano; de hecho sabemos que los primeros recuerdos de bastante españoles están ligados a una noche frente a una pantalla en un parque… read more »

Summer in Madrid and Need to Study? Follow our Survival Guide!

by Alison on Thursday, July 07, 2016

It’s summertime in Madrid, which means two things: it’s ridiculously hot out, and the city is bursting with things to see and do! Here in Madrid , summertime is lived out on the streets. If you’re a student with our don Quijote School, however, it also means you’ve got to dedicate some time to studying. While studying Spanish is great, we understand the challenges students face during the summer months… Maybe your weekend study plans went out the window with those last-minute tickets to that music festival. Or perhaps you’re itching to finish studying early so you can grab a spot on that hot new rooftop bar.  Or let us guess: your apartment doesn’t have air-conditioning, thus leaving your attempt to study at home feeling more like a Bikram yoga session… read more »

Donde estudiar en Madrid en verano

by Diego on Wednesday, July 06, 2016

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#ViveElEspañol and win a Polaroid

by Diego on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Many of you are already in the don Quijote schools and destinations that you have chosen to learn Spanish. No doubt you are having unforgettable experiences getting to know a new culture, and of course capturing every second of your entire stay by posting and sharing to your social networks. Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter ... All rife with beautiful photos of that building, monument, or plaza that caught your attention and that you'll always remember fondly when you think back on your Spanish course. … read more »

#ViveElEspañol y gana una Polaroid

by Diego on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Muchos de vosotros  ya estáis en las escuelas, en el destino que habéis elegido para aprender español. Seguro que estáis viviendo momentos inolvidables  conociendo una nueva cultura y más seguro aún que estáis captando cada segundo de toda vuestra estancia y subiéndolo a vuestras redes. Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter … Todas ellas estarán plagadas de buenos recuerdos y de aquel edificio, monumento plaza… que os llamó la atención y que recordaréis con cariño cuando rememoréis vuestro curso de español… read more »

Meet Our Teachers: Cristina Martín of don Quijote Madrid

by Becca on Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Today we would like to introduce you to Cristina Martin, a teacher at don Quijote Madrid , we’ve asked her about her experience as a Spanish teacher. Would you like to meet her?… read more »

Conoce a nuestros profesores: Cristina Martín, de don Quijote Madrid

by Diego on Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Hoy os presentamos a Cristina Martín, profesora en don Quijote Madrid , le hemos preguntado sobre su experiencia como profesora de español ¿Queréis conocerla?… read more »

The Royal Academy of Spanish Declares War on Anglicisms

by Becca on Friday, June 03, 2016

The work of a true scholar of the Royal Academy of Spanish should be thankless and misunderstood. News about the inclusion of a controversial word in the dictionary comes out every year, or news about criticism of some definition of it... or about the repeated fight against the misuse of our language, or about the use of foreign words as if they were a plague… read more »

La RAE declara la guerra a los anglicismos

by Diego on Thursday, June 02, 2016

El trabajo de un erudito de la Real Academia de la Lengua Española debe ser ingrato e incomprendido. No hay año en el que no sea noticia por la inclusión de algún término polémico en el diccionario, por las críticas a alguna definición del mismo… o por su reiterada lucha en contra del mal uso de nuestra lengua o de los términos extranjeros, que son plaga… read more »

Enjoy Madrid's Book Fair!

by Diego on Monday, May 30, 2016

Those who love to read in Madrid , have an event in the city every year that they just can’t miss: the Feria del Libro (Book Fair), celebrated in the famous Parque del Retiro. This year the event celebrates its 75 anniversary spreading culture through the pages of its many books… read more »

Cómo disfrutar de la Feria del Libro de Madrid

by Diego on Sunday, May 29, 2016

Los aficionados a la lectura de Madrid tienen cada año una cita ineludible, La Feria del Libro, que se celebra en el famosísimo Parque del Retiro. Este año, además, cumple 75 años difundiendo cultura en negro sobre blanco… read more »

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?… read more »

Conoce a tus profesores: Sergio Ruiz don Quijote Madrid

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 »

10 Tips for Taking the DELE Exam

by Diego on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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