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Cervantes Sets an Example in Bucharest

Spanish government funds free or low-cost Spanish classes in Bucharest Romania for children whose parents are working in Spain The Cervantes Institute in the Romanian capital of Bucharest has designed a free Spanish teaching program...

Duolingo Rolls Out New Language-Learning Podcast

The language-learning app, Duolingo has decided to add NPR style podcasts to their arsenal of tools to get people speaking. The company, which is typically known for gamifying language in their app, has launched...

Castilian at Its Source

Madrid With its impressive architecture, dynamic nightlife, and lavish museums teeming with the works of Goya, Dalí, and Picasso, Madrid offers ample cultural opportunity for the Spanish language student. As Europe’s highest capital at over...

Spanish Film Festival in Prague

From documentaries and horror films to coming-of-age dramas, La Película has something for everyone. The festival, organized by Cervantes Institute, the Spanish embassy in Prague, and Světozor cinema, takes place in Kino Světozor in...

Germans Resist Gender Modifications

On March 6, more than seventy high-profile Germans, including linguists, teachers, journalists, lawyers, and writers, published a letter and an accompanying petition that condemned new...
pink man thinking, showing metacognition

Metacognition-English Word of the Day

" Metacognition " is often simply defined as "thinking about thinking." According to Merriam-Webster, Metacognition is " awareness or analysis of one's own learning or thinking processes. For example: research on metacognition … has demonstrated the value of...

Celebrating French and la Francophonie

Every year, speakers of French unite globally to celebrate Francophonie Week from March 17–25 and UN French Language Day on March 20. This year’s theme was “The...