Duolingo to learn Spanish for the Camino?

Learning Spanish on Duolingo can be a helpful tool for preparing to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Indeed, learning Spanish can open doors to cultural immersion, meaningful interactions, and a deeper understanding of the Camino's rich history. Many of my students start learning on Duolingo, which is a…

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Best Advanced Spanish grammar and vocabulary books

¡Hola, crisoles! If you've reached the advanced level in Spanish (C1), ¡enhorabuena! You now know the joy of conversing fluently and immersing yourself in the Spanish culture. However, as you ascend to this linguistic summit, unique challenges may arise. In this blog post, we're exploring different books that will help…

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Reading | Best Spanish children’s books

Today is the "día del libro" in Spain. Every April 23rd, Spaniards and book lovers around the globe come together to honor the timeless art of storytelling and the profound impact of literature on our lives. So today, I'd like to share with you how I think children's books can…

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DELE A2 | Writing task 1

Would you like to know what the Writing task 1 of DELE A2 looks like? Are you interested in knowing how to prepare for it? Do you want to avoid common mistakes made in this task? Keep reading as I'm going to answer exactly these questions! It's that time of…

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Spanish Women in History

Tomorrow it's the día de la mujer (Women's day) here in Spain and I wanted to share with you how it is celebrated. In this bilingual text, you’ll discover more about this day and also learn about historical figures that shaped Spain and how they are present in our daily…

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Is Galicia a good place to live?

As many of you know, I’m a Spanish teacher based in Galicia. Since I have traveled a lot throughout my life and mainly teach online, living here was  a conscious choice. Muxía, Galicia is the place I call home since 2018. Over the years, I've met a lot of people…

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DELE C1 | Changes in 2024

Are you preparing for the DELE C1 exam in 2024? As announced by the Instituto Cervantes last year, the exam will be renewed from in April 2024. The purpose of the changes is to update the exams to improve their effectiveness and introduce modifications to the grading scales in line…

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Spanish podcasts for beginners

Today, I'd like to share some useful Spanish podcasts for beginners that will help you learn while you're driving, walking or even cleaning your house! Incorporating podcasts into your language-learning routine can be a game-changer, as they help you on a day-to-day basis. These routines are key for improving in…

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DELE A2 | Passing score

For many Spanish language learners, the DELE A2 exam is a significant milestone. As you gear up for this challenge, you're probably wondering the DELE A2 passing score. In order to know more about it, it's crucial to understand the scoring system, know what's expected in each category, and discover…

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Accommodation in Muxía for after the Camino

Are you looking for accommodation in Muxía? After walking hundreds of kilometers, tired pilgrims finally arrive here in Muxía looking for some R&R... And Muxía offers some wonderful options for that. Here are my favorite places to stay, for each category: Albergue Arribada In the heart of Muxía, this comfortable…

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