Monthly Archives: July 2018

Thinking Spanglish – A survivor’s guide to learning Spanish WIS008



Anyone learning Spanish will tell you that the journey is long and full of twists and turns. Are you struggling to maintain motivation? Tongue-tied when it comes to talking? Does Spanish grammar fill you with dread? Should you even bother to learn Spanish if you’re living in Spain or planning to move here? In episode … Continue reading Thinking Spanglish – A survivor’s guide to learning Spanish WIS008


Teaching English in Spain WIS007



Ever contemplated ditching the 9-5 office job and escaping to sunnier climes to teaching English abroad? In this episode I interview friend and fellow EFL teacher Liam Hoofe about teaching English as a foreign language in Spain. We compare notes about our experiences in the classroom, job hunting and teaching English around the world. We … Continue reading Teaching English in Spain WIS007


Why are Spaniards so obsessed with milk? Linguistically speaking! WIS006



In episode six of When in Spain I go out to buy milk and get thinking about the strange and colourful Spanish expressions that revolve around milk or ‘la leche’. Learn some of these milky expressions in this episode and find out about their origins. Also, I take a look ahead to future When in … Continue reading Why are Spaniards so obsessed with milk? Linguistically speaking! WIS006


Where to rent in Spain – Cities & Neighbourhoods WIS005



In episode five of When in Spain we take a whistle-stop tour around Spain’s four biggest cities in search of the best neighbourhoods to rent rooms and apartments. We compare Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia and Seville. Paul gives a flavour of dozens of neighbourhoods, from the hip and trendy, to the studenty, traditional and family friendly. … Continue reading Where to rent in Spain – Cities & Neighbourhoods WIS005