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ORIGIN OF THE WORDS I

It's interesting to know where do the meaning of the words come from, although the main spanish words come from Greek, Latin and Arabic, there is in addition a great Anglo-Saxon influence. For example, we are going to see in some of these cases how we take some words and uses from English.

TEENAGER SLANGS WITH THE VERB “ESTAR”

In Spanish there are many colloquial expressions in the teenagers environtment that have a very particular meaning according to the situation and the context. In this article we are going to explain you some of these slangs with the verb estar and its origins.

USES OF THE VERBS SER / ESTAR

To make a difference between the uses of ser and estar for foreigners to learn Spanish is one of the most difficulty for them, because in most of the other languages they use almost always a same verb for both cases. In this article we want to offer you a small summary to understand better the main uses of these two verbs.

SPANISH PUBLISHERS EMPHASIZE INTERNET

The I National Congress of Reading, celebrated last week in Cáceres close with a clear idea by the publishers. It is necessary to adapt themselves to the times: the new readers and the new readings. "Both symbols of the new times are the remote control and Google", affirmed Emiliano Martinez, president of the Federation of Unions of Publishers and of the Santillana Group. Next autumn will appear in Internet a new webpage with the objective to make more accessible more than 300,000 titles in Spanish publishers catalogues.

ETYMOLOGICAL ORIGIN OF THE WEEK DAYS

In this article we are going to explain you the origin of the names of the week days in Spanish. The word semana (week) comes from septimana (seven days). The names of the days come from seven celestial objects that ancient Greeks saw moving in the sky.