Spanish Lesson 16: Christmas Greetings in Spanish

    Hola mis amigos.   You already know how to wish someone Merry Christmas in Spanish…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  !Feliz Navidad! But perhaps you’d like to say a little more to your Spanish speaking friend or family member.  I’ve put together a short list of possible greetings you could use:   10 Christmas Greetings in Spanish   […]

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Día de las Velitas and other Christmas Traditions in Colombia

  On the night of December 7, every year in Columbia, across towns, cities and country-sides, people go into the streets filling them with lights… millions of candles, in fact.  This is how they celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the virgin Mary. It is a very colourful affair. Multicoloured candles and lanterns […]

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SPANGLISH SUNDAY (7)

Happy Sunday once again. I’m back with some more Spanglish memes to tickle your funny bone.  But, I’m going to make you work a bit harder for it this morning.  Before we get into the memes, here are two new vocabulary words for you: candle: la vela scarf: la bufanda These words just may  come […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Christmas Songs

6 Christmas Songs from Latin America

  Hola mis amigos.  Es viernes de nuevo.  Welcome back to my Friday Canción feature. Christmas music is another fun part of the season.  Today’s Friday Canción celebrates some fun Latino/ Hispanic Christmas songs. I’m sure you all know the iconic song “Feliz Navidad” but in case you don’t, I’ve included it too.  There are so many more to […]

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10 Traditional Latino and Caribbean Christmas Foods… and drinks!

Feliz Navidad! 12 more days to December 25th!!!!!  Are you getting ready? Are you actually ready?  Wow and hats off to you, if you are! There are lots of things I love about this season and over the next couple of weeks I’ll share some of them, but, for today, I’m going to talk about […]

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Reblog: Birthing Music by Laurie Paternoster

We’re well and properly into the last month of the year.  For many, the Christmas preparations have already begun.  I’ve made a few tentative strides in that area myself, my boys would allow no less.  The tree is up, the crèche is out, the Advent calendar is on countdown and, of course, the excitement is […]

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Spanish Lesson 15: Possessive Pronouns/ Adjectives

Possessive pronouns or Possessive Adjectives   According to Grammarly.com, Possessive Pronouns show that something belongs to someone. The possessive pronouns, in English, are my, our, your, his, her, its, and their. Possessive pronouns simplify constructions that show possession of a noun.  For example: *Peter enjoys reading Peter’s books. It sounds odd to use Peter’s name […]

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SPANGLISH SUNDAY (6)

  Happy Sunday.  I hope your weekend has been enjoyable so far.  If you need a little pick-me-up, however, you may be in the right place.  Here are some Spanglish jokes to make you smile or maybe just help you learn a new word.                       […]

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