The Instituto Cervantes, the official Spanish Government Centre, is a public institution founded in 1991 to promote Spanish language teaching and knowledge of the cultures of Spanish speaking countries throughout the world.
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A new edition of the Reading Workshop for students of Spanish (Intermediate and beyond), native Spanish speaker and to anybody else who likes to read and share ideas.
The readings will be:
Carmela Romero is London's leading female Flamenco performer, as well as an inspiring teacher and choreographer. She has worked with many of Flamenco's most renowned artists, including, Cristobal Reyes, Chelo Pantoja, Juañares or Diego el Cigala.
In England, Carmela has appeared in innumerable theatres and stages, including 'Seasons' at the Donmar Theatre, the Barbican Centre, The Swan Theatre (invited by the Royal Shakespeare Company) and the Royal Opera House with Nuria Espert and Cristina Hoyos, working among artists such as Placido Domingo and Maria Ewin.
This short practical course will study flamenco guitar playing for beginners and will introduce the rhythms of flamenco, historical background and common techniques, as well as the “Soleares“ palo for solo guitar. Each 2 hour lesson will be split in 2 parts; technique and material.(+)
Everybody adores a well-told story. Why not using it to learn a language? Childhood is a sensitive period to learn a second language due to at that age children are "sponges”. Érase una vez (Once Upon a Time) believes the learning of a second language can be fun across the stories.(+)