Spanish

Colombia

Colombia, at the northwestern tip of South America, has the third largest Spanish-speaking population in the world after Mexico and Spain. It is ethnically diverse, and the interaction between descendants of the original native...

ELL/Spanish Specialist Appointed to Lead White House Hispanic Initiative

Aimee Viana has been appointed to the position of executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (the Initiative). According to a statement, :"Viana will work closely with the Hispanic community...

Spanish Fades with Generations

Although U.S. Latinos believe it’s important for future generations of Hispanics to speak Spanish and the vast majority speak the language to their children,...
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Diversity Through the Big Screen

Chita Espino-Bravo explains how to use film to introduce diversity into advanced conversation classes Teaching an...

Guatemala

Guatemala, the most populated country in Central America, is situated just south of Mexico and offers an intriguing mix of cool highlands, tropical Caribbean coasts, and dense jungles. The cities are vibrant, beautiful, and...

One Hispanic World

Spain's education, culture and sports minister called for the creation of a common cultural market of the Spanish language at the close of the annual meeting of directors of the Instituto Cervantes. “The consumption of...

Study Abroad With BridgeArgentina

Following January 2014's feature on Argentina as a Spanish-immersion destination, it is worth highlighting BridgeArgentina — one of the country’s most popular Spanish schools. Bridge’s methodology is designed to make students comfortable using Spanish in...

Booksellers Donate Spanish Books to Refugees

The American Booksellers Association arranged for booksellers, authors, and publishers attending its Winter Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to donate Spanish-language books for refugees waiting at the...

Spanish from Cartagena to Patagonia

Language Magazine looks at study abroad options in Colombia and Argentina Colombia Colombia’s position as the gateway to South America and the Amazon has shaped its history, making it one of the most diverse and culturally...
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Toward Biliteracy: Spanish and Californian Trajectories

As Californian demands grow for biliteracy, Cynthia García Dehbozorgi and Nehemias Giménez García compare the state’s initiatives to those of Spain Surprisingly, one of the oldest bilingual-education programs in what is today the U.S. was implemented in California by...