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EDUARDO LAGO, WINNER THE NADAL PRIZE

Eduardo Lago has won the Nadal Prize of the 2006 with his novel Llámame Brooklyn. Lago has been residing in New York for 18 years and is professor of Spanish Literature in the New York university Farah Lawrence and collaborates in the supplement of El País Babelia.

The book "Abril rojo" of the peruvian Santiago Roncagliolo wins the Prize Novel Alfaguara

The Peruvian writer Santiago Roncagliolo (Lima, 1975) has won the ninth edition of the Prize Novel Alfaguara, with his work Abril Rojo. This prize is considered one of the greater prestige with 175,000 dollars (about 148,000 euros) of prize.

TEMPORAL EXPRESSIONS WITH THE VERB “HACER”

"The verb hacer, followed by temporal syntagma, enters a type of impersonal constructions that indicate the point when the action took place or from as an action or a state lasts, in relation with a determinated while or with the moment of the speech. This sequence can give two structures:

IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS WITH "THE ANIMALS"

In Spanish there are many colloquial expressions using different animal names. Choose the right option according to the meaning.

1) Ser un cerdo / guarro:
a.- To see very well
b.- To be very dirty
c.- To confront directly a situation without doubting

USES OF "POR" AND "PARA"

The prepositionen por and para supposes one of the most difficulties for the most of the foreigners since in many other languages is used the same preposition for both cases. In this article we are going to offer you a small summary of the different functions that these two preposition have.