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and Holidays: "Carnaval time in Spain"
|Las fiestas de Carnaval in Spain depend on the liturgical calendar, as in the
rest of the world, usually taking place sometime during the
month of February and centering around the week before Ash
Wednesday. Although not as famous or televised in the world as
the celebrations in Rio, Venice or New Orleans, Carnival time is
one of Spain’s main popular festivities which is celebrated
nationwide with street parades, costumes, beauty pageants, music
Read more about Carnaval time in Spain. . .
INTERNACIONAL SPECIAL OFFER - SPRING 2004
offers a discount of 40 € if you register for a course which begins
before May 3, 2004.
students whose course begins before May 3, 2004 (including start
date of May 3, 2004).
programs in the three E.I. Centers in Spain only.
Offer is valid
from today through May 3, 2004.
Not valid for
students already registered in a course previous to this offer.
You must mention
this offer when registering on-line. Please write in the Comments
section: "I would like the discount for the Special Spring
Offer seen in the March E.I. Newsletter"
You can register
on-line at: http://www.escuelai.com/inscr-in.html
News: "Fernando Alonso, Formula 1 driver for Renault"
Fernando Alonso, Formula 1 driver for Renault, originally from Asturias,
Spain, places third in the first race in Australia. Keep up-to-date with all the
latest news and information from the 2004 FIA Formula One World
Championship, as well as the exploits of team drivers Jarno Trulli, Fernando
Alonso and Franck Montagny at the wheel of the Renault F1 R24, powered by
the RS24 engine, during the eighteen races of the 2004 Formula 1 season.
Spanish: "Shopping vocabulary and phrases"
Quiero / quería ...
una falda, un vestido, una blusa, una chaqueta
unos pantalones, un traje, una camisa
¿Lo tiene en otro color? / otra talla?
¿Puede enseñarme algo mas?
Me lo llevo.
¿Cuánto cuesta? ¿Cuánto es?
I want / I would like
a skirt, a dress, a blouse, a jacket
pants, a suit, a shirt
May I try this on?
Do you have this in another color? / another size?
Can you show me something else?
I like this (these)
I'll take it.
How much does it cost? How much is it?
Prueba esta falda/estos pantalones
Pase a los probadores
¡Te queda bien!
¿paga en metalico o con tarjeta?
Can I help you?
Try this skirt / these pants
Here is the dressing room
That looks great on you!
Are you going to pay in cash or with a credit card?
Culture Today and Yesterday: "The
bull fight has been a representative part of Spanish culture
for years. The
bullfight as it is known and enjoyed today began to take
place in the 18th century, but
the true protagonist is the “toro”. For
an explanation of what exactly goes on in a bullfight we
must enter into a world of tems and tecnicalities of which
the outsider may not be acustomed. To start with, each bull
fight afternoon typically includes 6 bulls and 3
details about bullfighting
Tips for your Trip: "What
you need to know before you leave home for a Spanish course in Spain"
There is more to preparing your trip to Spain than just
purchasing an airline ticket and packing a suitcase. There are many details to
arrange beforehand and it is always a good idea to plan ahead. This section
has information about things you need to consider before leaving on your trip.
here to read more...
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