Spanish

A Common Wish Amongst Our Children

My studying abroad experience started five years ago. Five long, sometimes short years, depending on my challenges, studying the Spanish language and all its glory in Dallas, Texas--a city filled with Hispanic culture. I...

Alternativas – Spanish Study Abroad

Instituto Superior de Español (Ecuador) At Instituto Superior de Español (ISE), they believe passionately that to learn Spanish it’s not enough to simply attend classes. For more than 31 years, they have been teaching people...

Immigrants, Their Languages, and Their Children

Alex Poole presents three modest principles to facilitate familial bilingualism Headlines like “Majority of Americans Want Immigrants to Learn English, Poll Says” (Benedetti, 2013), columns claiming the “government should do more to preserve the role...

Spanish on the rise in the United Kingdom

Despite Brexit raising concerns about isolation and lack of interest in other cultures, Spanish is becoming more popular in Britain and it could soon be the most studied foreign language at school level if current trends continue. The...

Spanish in the World

Last month, the Instituto Cervantes launched its yearbook, Spanish in the World 2019, with the latest data showing that a total of 580 million people speak Spanish (7.6% of the world's population). Of these,...

‘Home of Hispanic Cultures’ to Open in Los Angeles

Toward the end of next year, the Cervantes Institute will open its first center in Los Angeles, which will be "the home of Hispanic cultures," according to Cervantes director Luis Garcia Montero. Announcing the project at the...

Celebrate National Teach Spanish Day!

September 30 is National Teach Spanish Day. Launched by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), the goals of the day are:1. To promote the teaching of Spanish as a profession2....

Online Chat with Purpose

Chita Espino-Bravo offers advice on teaching and assessing conversation in a Spanish virtual course Teaching any virtual conversation class is full of challenges, especially in assessing the conversations and debate sections students prepare virtually. In...

Poll Finds out What Latino Voters Want in Presidential Candidate

UnidosUS, the United State’s largest nonprofit advocacy organization, has recently released its 2020 National Latino Electorate Survey. The Survey was based on a poll conducted by Latino Decisions to measure Latino sentiment toward the parties, and gain...

Destination Andalucía

Leanna Robinson rallies for Andalucía as a study abroad location for Spanish immersion There is nothing quite like learning Spanish in Spain. While many people set their sights on popular large cities like Barcelona...
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