Category Archives: Spain

El Día de Conmemoración y la paz.

With 11th November coming up, particularly with the 100th anniversary of Armistice this year, my school has had been planning whole school activities to commemorate Remembrance Day. I like to join in – it’s a good way of keeping Spanish visible and also an opportunity to be creative. With Spain not involved in WW1 or […]

Mi Madrid

If you’ve read the Lisibo Ltd page of this site recently, you may have read the following under my activities for 2017: An exciting project for young learners of Spanish – sworn to secrecy but all will be revealed soon! Well ‘soon’ has arrived and I’m pleased to tell you all about it! Teaching Spanish […]

¡La Roja Baila!

  Yesterday as part of Health Week I shared this video with Y5 who were focusing on ‘exercise for health.’  Although Sergio Ramos’ singing caused great amusement, they loved it and all enthusiastically joined in with the chorus. España ¡ey! ¡ey!   Cantamos ¡Gol! ¡Gol! España ¡ey! ¡ey!   La Roja baila. There’s also a version without the […]

La Hora del Planeta

Today is La Hora del Planeta when people are asked to consider their impact on our planet and, a s symbol of their willingness to look after our world, put out their lights from 8.30pm local time for an hour. La Familia Tellerín and WWF have produced a little video to promote this: You could […]

La lotería de Navidad

For many, Christmas in Spain really starts today with El Gordo, the special lottery draw. The prize is big and, unlike other lotteries, it is not won by a single person but shared amongst thousands of people. Also, unlike other lotteries,  the numbers are sung by school children as you can see in this clip from […]

Christmas in Spain

Loving this short summary of key events over the Christmas/New Year season in Spain! Christmas in Spain in 30 seconds Xmas in Spain12 grapes, coal and red underwear? Watch this video to understand Christmas in Spain in 30 seconds! 😉 #XmasInSpain ⛄ Posted by Spain.info on Thursday, 17 December 2015 Some other related posts: El […]

Los uniformes olímpicos

There’s been a lot of ‘kerfuffle’ in the Press about the Stella McCartney designed team GB kit (below) However, as Spanish men’s football team are about to kick off at Hampden Park in the Olympic Games, I’ll be interested to see if they look comfortable and happy in what can only be described as the most […]

El pasado no cuenta

The Adidas advertisement featuring the Spanish ‘selección’ have the message El pasado no cuenta – Todo vuelve a empezar. The past doesn’t count. It’s all starting again. Which it is! And then they made another, with a similar message, but pointing out that La Furia Roja actually won in their away kit at the World […]