Read this blog ! Practice your English! Come on ( venga ya)!. No deadlines (fechas tope). No exams. It's just a fun way to learn the language.
In English we don't have a term for a "long weekend". In Spanish you say you have a "puente", but we simply say we have a long weekend, a 3-day weekend or a 4-day weekend. We DON'T use the term "bridge." If you have worked very hard, maybe you have taken a long weekend recently.
It's Sunday, January 6th, 2008. That may not have too much significance for those of you in America or Asia or Africa, or even elsewhere in Europe, but here in Spain, today is "Reyes" and that is VERY IMPORTANT. Last night the 3 kings arrived. They came from the East, bringing presents for all the good children in Spain.
Do you see the glass half full or half empty? Are you a positive, optimistic and content person, or are you a bit negative,pessimistic and unhappy with your life. Do you look forward to things, or do you just worry about the future?
Here is an "explanation of LIFE" which has been circulating on internet recently. I thought you'd like to read it.-Wendy
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts...
Would YOU like to take part in our INSTANT THEATER?
Have you made any New Year's Resolutions?
It's already January 4th. Have you broken them yet?
Maybe it is a good idea NOT to tell your friends and family what your New Year's Resolutions are. Then when you break them, no one is going to chastise you!
What are your New Year's Resolutions this year? Are they the same ones as last year and the year before that?
You'd like to:
Live in another country!
Study while you're there!
Travel on the weekends!
Meet new people every day!
Learn a new language!
Develop new interests!
Become more independent !
YES! YES! I want to go.......
Contact the International Office at your university.
It's almost New Year's Eve. What are your plans?
Do you think that people in other countries celebrate New Year's Eve the same way as you do?
New Year's Eve in SPAIN
Happy Holidays = ¡Felices Fiestas!
The holidays= Christmas and New Years
a holiday= día de fiesta or día festivo
Easter vacation= Spring break= Semana Santa