LITERATURE_JACINTO BENAVENTE (MADRID) 

JACINTO BENAVENTE   Jacinto Benavente (1866-1954, Madrid) was a Spanish writer, critic and dramatist. The relevance of his lengthy work lies in the introduction of European notions and influence on Spanish theatre. Benavente has been criticized because of the frivolous and sardonic spirit of his plays. However, we cannot take importance away from his role as Читати більше проLITERATURE_JACINTO BENAVENTE (MADRID) […]

John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) Segovia

John of the Cross John of the Cross was not born in Segovia. However, he stayed in this city from 1574 to 1591. Saint John arrived in Segovia accompanying Saint Teresa of Jesus in 1574. They founded the convent of Discalced Carmelites of San José. Later, in 1580, Saint John of the Cross went back Читати більше проJohn of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) Segovia[…]

GASTRONOMY (GASTRONOMÍA) – MADRID

Gastronomy Madrid traditional gastronomy is part of the Castilian gastronomy, of which it preserves culinary characteristics inherited from the time of Philip II: Cocido madrileño Callos a la madrileña Sopa de ajo (garlic soup) Casquería (offal) Tortilla de patatas (potatoes omelette) Bocadillo de calamares (squid baguette) Patatas bravas Chopitos Gallinejas Some of these ‘typical from Читати більше проGASTRONOMY (GASTRONOMÍA) – MADRID[…]

THE ADJECTIVES – DESCRIPTIONS: MOST USED ADJECTIVES – THE COLOURS – LOS ADJETIVOS – DESCRIBIR PERSONAS – LOS COLORES

 THE ADJECTIVES Adjectives are variable words that accompany and describe the noun with which they agree in gender and number. It can carry out diverse functions and belong to different classes, according to the noun the adjective accompanies. There are two types of adjectives: qualifying and relational. DEGREEES Positive It indicates a quality of Читати більше проTHE ADJECTIVES – DESCRIPTIONS: MOST USED ADJECTIVES – THE COLOURS – LOS ADJETIVOS – DESCRIBIR PERSONAS – LOS COLORES[…]

The royal gardens (Los Reales Jardines) La Granja de San Idelfonso

The royal gardens They are one of the best examples in garden design from the 18th century Europe. The gardens surround the palace and are six kilometres long. They were designed by the French landscaper René Carlier, who took advantage of the natural slopes that encircle the building to create different perspectives. He also employed Читати більше проThe royal gardens (Los Reales Jardines) La Granja de San Idelfonso[…]