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300th Anniversary of Spanish Royal Academy

The first session at the Real Academia Española (RAE), or Spanish Royal Academy, was held in Madrid on 3 August 1713. The institution is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2013 and 2014 with a...

Spanish Center for Harvard

Spain's Instituto Cervantes is creating a Spanish-language center in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, the goal of which is to be the international point of reference for analyzing the progress...

National Spanish Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

On Saturday, in San Antonio, Texas, Maria del Sol Nuñez-Peña spelled anaerobiosis (life without oxygen) to win her second consecutive National Spanish Spelling Bee title. Nuñez-Peña, a 14-year-old, incoming ninth-grader from Chaparral, New Mexico, defeated...
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Speaking Spanish

Vista Higher Learning’s Norah Lulich Jones explains how their new Senderos program gets students speaking in class First, let us take a look at what students are hoping for, what we are hoping for as...

13 Million Brits Plan to Learn Spanish in 2018

According to a poll recently released by the British Council, one out of every five UK adults (about 13 million people) said they plan to learn another language as a New Year’s resolution, while...
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Study Abroad in Buenos Aires With Elebaires

In the heart of Buenos Aires, Elebaires offers Spanish immersion programs of varying lengths including both private and group lessons year round, excursions, support services, social and cultural activities, and skill workshops such as...

2019: Year of ‘Spanish Language’

Last month, Spain’s culture minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo told Congress that, as part of the...

Should Spain’s Constitution be Gender Neutral?

Spain’s new socialist government has upset the Real Academia Española (RAE), the Spanish language’s official guardian, by asking it to see if Spain’s Constitution could become more gender neutral. Specifically, the government is seeking to...
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Lure of the Sur

Kristal Bivona finds there’s no time like the present to immerse oneself in Latin America There’s never been a better time to study Spanish or Portuguese. Hispanic America and Brazil are projected to have bright...