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Interculturalidad y cosas así

by Lauris on 6/23/2016

Hace unas semanas hablamos sobre la importancia de la comunicación no verbal, de los gestos propios del español (sin olvidarnos de todas las variantes regionales y nacionales de los diferentes países de Latinoamérica);… more »


by Lauren Somers on 10/27/2009 9:40:00 AM

If you are staying in Madrid or Salamanca, why not take the opportunity to head to the beautiful town of Toledo for a day…Toledo is found almost directly in the centre of Spain and is the capital of the… more »


by Lauren Somers on 7/10/2009 3:14:00 PM

As many of you may know, students at don Quijote schools are not only given lessons in the Spanish language during the day, but are also have the opportunity to discover a little more about the Spanish culture itself… more »

Travel tips and a bit of Spanish language

by Paqui on 5/9/2008 9:29:00 AM

Every month in don Quijote's newsletter we offer you travel tips for Spain and Latin America as well as bits of Spanish language to practice and learn.Subscribing is free and you will receive your newsletter in… more »

Teacher Appreciation Week 2008

by Stacey on 5/8/2008 1:19:00 PM

This week is dedicated to honoring the people that help contribute in making a difference in the world by molding, guiding, enlightening and inspiring the minds of the future. And because teachers are special, it is… more »

Today in Latin American and Spanish History: April 30th, 1492

by Stacey on 4/30/2008 1:02:00 PM

April 30th, 1492 ….what event happened 516 years ago today that played a key role in changing the history of the world?If you guessed the discovery of the New World - well, that happened a little later on in… more »

Spanish actor Javier Bardem wins an Oscar!

by Paqui on 3/19/2008 3:45:00 PM

Spanish actor Javier Bardem won an Oscar for his role in the film "No country for old men"!Bardem's Oscar as supporting actor, is the 16th Oscar won a by a representative of Spanish cinema. Directors… more »

A new star is born

by Paqui on 5/30/2007 3:33:00 PM

Blogging Spanish is our new blog of Spanish language. A blog for students, teachers and for anyone interested in Spanish language and culture.In Blogging Spanish we will offer you the latest news about don Quijote, the… more »

Wine Tasting in Salamanca

by Celine on 4/16/2007 12:47:00 AM

Last week I attended one of our wine tasting classes at don Quijote Salamanca to see what it was all about. I was pleasantly surprised!! In one class I learned more about Spanish wine than I have in the 2 and a half… more »

Las 10 mejores novelas de los últimos 25 años

by Erin on 3/28/2007 9:00:00 AM

Para celebrar el IV Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española, que se celebra esta semana en Cartagena de las Indias, la revista colombiana Semana pidió a 81 escritores, críticos literarios, profesores… more »

Expresiones en español: partes del cuerpo

by Erin on 3/2/2007 8:00:00 AM

¿Sabes que quiere decir "buscarle tres pies al gato"?Acabo de encontrar un listado de expresiones divertidas y comunes en una lección de nuestra comunidad de miembros.¿Las has oido alguna… more »

Te Quiero - En más de 40 idiomas

by Erin on 2/13/2007 8:00:00 AM

Our collection of "te quieros" has grown to over 40 languages. I've added the newest translations from the comments box to the original post. Keep 'em coming and we'll keep posting them. Thanks… more »

Entrevista a Victor García de la Concha, director de la Real Academia Española

by Erin on 12/28/2006 8:00:00 AM

"Para aprender bien español conviene elegir un centro acreditado y, si es posible, en un país hispanohablante para poder captar bien los usos de la calle". Entrevista a Víctor García de… more »

Spanglish en la BBC

by Erin on 12/19/2006 11:00:00 AM

La "BBC en español" ha publicado un artículo interesante sobre el uso del "spanglish": Spanglish, entre lengua y jerga.En el foro que acompaña al artículo, el autor invita a los… more »

Conoce a los Profes: Salomé, Jefa de Estudios, don Quijote Tenerife

by Erin on 10/4/2006 3:30:00 PM

Hoy, hablamos con Salomé Torres González, Jefa de Estudios, don Quijote Tenerife.¿Cuánto tiempo llevas como profesor de español?Empecé a los 22 años, lo he dejado en algunas… more »

Conoce a los profes - Hoy, desde Guanajuato, os presentamos a Aracely

by Erin on 9/19/2006 10:54:00 AM

Esta semana en Conoce a los Profes viajamos a Guanajuato, México, para hablar un rato con Aracely Judith Hernández Delgado. ¿Qué consejos daría Aracely a los estudiantes de… more »

Have you read this?

by Maquil on 8/14/2006 1:12:00 PM

Fist of all, my goal is to learn Spanish, this blog has helped me find information that I don't think I would have found otherwise. It has also given me a good insight into other people's views of Spanish and… more »

Wonderful Salamanca

by Olga on 8/10/2006 11:57:00 AM

From the moment the bus drove me into Salamanca I was amazed by its beauty. Salamanca is a city and therefore has all the facilities you could wish for. At the same time is has all the charming aspects of a small… more »

The Differences Between Home and Spain

by Maquil on 8/4/2006 10:48:00 AM

When you come to a different country there are certain things that stand out for you, but these things will not be the same for everyone. During my stay here in Spain I have gone around trying to find out what people… more »

Teaching Spanish is my passion

by Salomé Torres on 7/19/2006 5:08:00 PM

Back when I was a very small child my father used to tell me that inviting a guest into your house is a great honour but when this guest then spends his time and money learning about our language and culture, it is… more »

El Quijote hits Everest!

by Erin on 7/13/2006 6:35:00 PM

It's inspired ballets, operas, stage shows, countless works of art and generations of readers. They say it's the world's most translated book, after the Bible. Still, in its 401st year, Cervantes' Don… more »

I Love Teaching Spanish

by Salomé Torres on 6/27/2006 11:27:00 AM

Mis padres me enseñaron que recibir como invitado a un desconocido es un honor, porque esa persona emplea su tiempo en dirigirse a ti y conocer tu casa- y todos sabemos cuánto vale hoy el tiempo-. Por eso yo me… more »

What's on in Spain on February?

by Paqui on 1/23/2006 4:38:00 PM

February is the month of Carnival in Spain. If you thought that Carnival celebrations where exclusive of Brazil or Venetia, you will find a pleasant surprise in the Spanish Carnivals. The most famous are the ones of… more »

Spanish Christmas Calendar

by Lee on 12/15/2005 10:25:00 AM

With the holiday season fast approaching, it's only natural that our thoughts turn to celebrations, family gatherings, and all things Christmas! The main difference between a Spanish Christmas (Navidad) and many… more »

Spanish Christmas Carols

by Paqui on 11/25/2005 11:40:00 AM

The time for Christmas songs is almost upon us. In my city, Salamanca, they are already starting to put up Christmas lights on the streets, and shop windows already display Christmas decorations along side all sorts of… more »

Photo Contest! Your Pictures of Spain

by Christophe on 11/24/2005 10:32:00 AM

After last year's smashing success, we are proud to present another much-anticipated don Quijote photo contest. This contest is open to all current or former students of don Quijote. Contestants can enter up to 6… more »

El Spanglish Existe

by Paqui on 11/16/2005 11:02:00 AM

Sabemos que el Spanglish existe porque lo hemos oido alguna vez. Podriamos definirlo como esa mezcla explosiva de inglés y español, que identifica a los latinos afincados en los Estados Unidos, pero por… more »

Learning about Spanish Wines

by Paqui on 11/14/2005 11:41:00 AM

Spanish wines are famous worldwide, the most popular are probably the red wines such as Rioja or Ribera del Duero, Jerez (sherry) or cava (also known as the Spanish champagne).You can discover these and other excellent… more »

Historias de estudiantes en Madrid

by Mirjam on 11/7/2005 5:41:00 PM

Julia Neumann de Alemania, ha pasado de nivel principiante en Español a intermedio en 8 semanas de curso:"Fue muy divertido e interesante estudiar español en Madrid. He conocido a muchos estudiantes… more »

don Quijote de la Mancha-mania

by Christophe on 10/26/2005 1:48:00 PM

In a student city like Salamanca, where the streets are awash with quixotic, aspiring intellectuals, it is not at all uncommon to inadvertently become involved in a philosophical debate. Such a thing happened to me… more »

La Corrida de Toros

by Yolanda on 9/20/2005 7:14:00 PM

Se han definido las corridas de toros como la fiesta nacional, sin embargo no es exclusiva de España, también son importantes las celebradas en Hispanoamérica (especialmente México y… more »