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Cartagena’s Independence Day – November 11

image-1300Colombia's independence is long and bloody. November 11 is an important date because it was a precedent to all independence revolutions throughout South America. This sense of revolution and bravery that the people from Cartagena displayed earned their city the nickname la "Ciudad Heroica" the "Heroic City."

In at on – Prepositions

image-1232Mastering prepositions in English is not an easy task. Even native speakers have a hard time. In this quick lesson I go over the usage of the in, at, and on prepositions in relation to time.

What is the Difference Between Who and Whom?

image-1178The use of who and whom is becoming less and less important in spoken English, but in written English it is very important. Especially if you are preparing for an exam like the IELTS or TOEFL. In this lesson I go over the use of who and whom in a very easy to understand way.

10 Greetings in English – Formal and Informal

image-1110 Just like in Spanish in English we do not always use 'hello' and 'hi' when greeting each other. If you learn various English greetings you will sound more natural, and will also express yourself more clearly and precisely. Let’s learn how to use some other simple formal and informal English greetings, as ...

The Battle of Boyaca, August 7, 1819

image-1052It never seizes to amaze me how people around the world don't know about their own countries history. The Battle of Boyaca was a very important battle, and it is held as a national holiday in Colombia. I am proud to be Colombian and today I have hoisted the beautiful yellow, blue and red flag outside my apartment.