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What Quedarse Dormido Means In Spanish

“Quedarse dormido” is such a nice Spanish idiom! In Spanish there are many idiomatic expressions with the verb “quedarse” (a reflexive verb which means to stay in a place, not to move away): “quedarse dormido” is one of them, a lovely idiom to learn and use in conversation. So “quedarse” combines with different words to […]

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Is Italian A Hard Language To Learn? Yes And No. We Explain Why.

Is Italian a hard language to learn? Many people ask the question “is Italian a hard language to learn?” before starting their classes to try to figure out how much effort they would need to put in order to progress towards their goal. Answering this question is not easy, as a language can’t be defined […]

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What’s The Difference Between Hispanic And Latino

Wondering what’s the difference between hispanic and latino? If you came across these words and are not sure about what’s the difference between hispanic and latino, we’ll try to clarify what they refer to and when to use them! You might have heard the words hispanic and latino referring to someone without understanding why: for […]

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El Día Del Trabajador: How People Celebrate May Day in Spain

What is the “día del trabajador” in Spain? May Day in Spain is known as El día del trabajador or Primero de Mayo and was celebrated for the first time in 1889: its origin is the same as the International Labour Day, the worker revolt in Chicago in 1886. For the first Labor Day celebration, socialists […]

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How To Obtain Italian Citizenship?

Looking for more information about how to apply for the Italian citizenship? Applying for the Italian citizenship is quite a complex procedure as it includes many steps to take and documents to be handed in at the right time. First of all, there are different paths to take depending on the specific situation: some people […]

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Italy’s Liberation Day: How Italians Celebrate the 25th April

What’s the Liberation Day celebrated in Italy on the 25th April? The 25th April is an important date in Italy: it is the Liberation Day, which means the Anniversary of the Liberation, an Italian public holiday celebrated all over the country to commemorate the end of the nazi occupation of Italy on the 25th April […]

How to Celebrate Pasquetta in Italy

How to Celebrate Pasquetta in Italy

Have you ever heard about that lovely Italian tradition called Pasquetta? Pasquetta is the day after Easter (Pasqua) and it is celebrated all around Italy: in the Catholic tradition, Monday after Easter an Angel announced the resurrection of Jesus Christ and for this reason that day is also called “Lunedì dell’Angelo“. Pasquetta was introduced as […]

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Spanish Language: History, Speakers And Dialects

Can you guess how many people speak the Spanish language around the world? Nowadays the Spanish language is spoken by more than 500 million people and this number is still increasing, not only in countries where it is the official language but also elsewhere. Worldwide, it’s the fourth most spoken language! The history of the […]

An Intriguing Spanish Easter Tradition

An Intriguing Spanish Easter Tradition

Learning Spanish for Beginners means discovering lovely customs and traditions! In this period of the year, while learning Spanish for Beginners students study many things about Easter (Pascua). It is nice to learn some useful vocabulary and some nice customs to better understand how people live this important festivity. Going through the main celebrations it is possible […]

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Make A Fantastic Italian Easter Cake: Pastiera Napoletana

The Pastiera Napoletana is the perfect Italian Easter cake! Coming from Napoli, the Pastiera Napoletana is a traditional cake you might have tasted during the Easter period. A well balanced cake made with a crumbly shortcrust pastry and a soft flavourful filling…really delicious! If you want to surprise your family this Easter, you can definitely […]