Spanish Events

Discover our events to immerse you in Spanish and Latin American culture.

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Spanish Conversation Events:

Practice Spanish Conversation TOPIC: "How Society Views Disabilities"

Date: 21/07/2021, 19:15-20:15, £5
Location: Zoom Online
*No background knowledge of the topic is necessary, just a love of speaking Spanish!* We discuss in Spanish whether discrimination exists in society, preventing people with disabilities from enjoying the freedoms they should be entitled to. Discussion led by our experienced tutor, Pablo. Suitable for those with at least an intermediate Spanish understanding. All discussion in Spanish.

Spanish Conversation. TOPIC: "How Society Views Disabilities", Tickets: £5

Practice Spanish Conversation TOPIC: "Are NGO's Trustworthy?"

Date: 29/07/2021, 19:15-20:15, £5
Location: Zoom Online
*No background knowledge of the topic is necessary, just a love of speaking Spanish!* We discuss in Spanish: Do NGO's work 100% in the interest of the people they help? Do governments, states and certain individuals use NGO's to push their own agenda or as a propaganda tool? Discussion led by our experienced tutor, Sandy. Suitable for those with at least an intermediate Spanish understanding. All discussion in Spanish.

Spanish Conversation. TOPIC: "Are NGO's Trustworthy", Tickets: £5

Practice Spanish Conversation TOPIC: "Is Happiness a Business? Self Help & False Gurus"

Date: 01/08/2021, 17:00-18:00, £5
Location: Zoom Online
*No background knowledge of the topic is necessary, just a love of speaking Spanish!* Are self-help books and lifestyle coaches actually helpful or is it just a money-making scheme? We will discuss in Spanish, the impact of this industry on society and if it is making people happier. Discussion led by our experienced tutor, Gaby. Suitable for those with at least an intermediate Spanish understanding. All discussion in Spanish.

Spanish Conversation. TOPIC: "Is Happiness a Business? Self-Help & False Gurus", Tickets: £5

Practice Spanish Conversation TOPIC: "What is Feminism?"

Date: 09/08/2021, 19:15-20:15, £5
Location: Zoom Online
*No background knowledge of the topic is necessary, just a love of speaking Spanish!* We discuss in Spanish what is feminism and how it has evolved over the years. Does it divide society or do most people agree with it? We will use examples from Latin America and Guatemala. Discussion led by our experienced tutor, Karina. Suitable for those with at least an intermediate Spanish understanding. All discussion in Spanish.

Spanish Conversation. TOPIC: "What is Feminism?", Tickets: £5

Practice Spanish Conversation TOPIC: "Reasons for School Drop-Outs in Latin America"

Date: 22/08/2021, 17:00-18:00, £5
Location: Zoom Online
*No background knowledge of the topic is necessary, just a love of speaking Spanish!* In 2019, the number of students who dropped out of school in Guatemala was 211,000. Today this has increased further due to the pandemic. We discuss the reasons behind it. Discussion led by our experienced tutor, Karina. Suitable for those with at least an intermediate Spanish understanding. All discussion in Spanish.

Spanish Conversation. TOPIC: "Reasons for School Drop-Outs in Latin America", Tickets: £5

Practice Spanish Conversation TOPIC: "Does the Penal System Work?"

Date: 30/08/2021, 19:15-20:15, £5
Location: Zoom Online
*No background knowledge of the topic is necessary, just a love of speaking Spanish!* We discuss in Spanish if penal systems work in preventing crimes or do they victimise marginal groups? Are there alternatives? Discussion led by our experienced tutor, Sandy. Suitable for those with at least an intermediate Spanish understanding. All discussion in Spanish.

Spanish Conversation. TOPIC: "Does the Penal System Work?", Tickets: £5

Spanish Book Club:

Online Spanish Book Club: "El Laberinto De Los Espiritus" by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Date: 28/07/2021, 19:30-20:30, £6
Location: Zoom Online
This summer we discuss bestselling novel, El Laberinto de los Espiritus, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Nine-year-old Alicia lost her parents during the Spanish Civil War when the Nacionales (the fascists) savagely bombed Barcelona in 1938. Twenty years later, she uncovers a tangled web of kidnappings and murders tied to the Franco regime. Elevated by international critics to the category of contemporary classic, this saga has become one of the most exciting reads of the 21st century, and Carlos Ruiz Zafón the most widely read Spanish writers in the world.

Online Spanish Book Club: "El Laberinto De Los Espiritus" by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Tickets: £6

Online Spanish Book Club: "La Perra", by Pilar Quintana

Date: 05/09/2021, 17:00-18:00, £6
Location: Zoom Online
Pilar Quintana’s novel La Perra explores a woman’s yearning for motherhood and the chaos of life in a sprawling backwater on Colombia’s Pacific coast. It is a novel of love, loss and violence. We meet over Zoom to discuss the book and it's themes, allowing you to practice Spanish with a really friendly group! Hosted by our tutor, Gaby and recommended for those with at least an intermediate level of Spanish.

Online Spanish Book Club: ""La Perra", by Pilar Quintana, Tickets: £6