Spanish

Geopolitical-Map-World-16751-1-300x235.jpg

Ten Spanish Words That Come From Africa

African culture and language has had a massive influence over Latin American, South American, Caribbean, and other Spanish-speaking countries not only culturally (from Samba to carnivals), but also linguistically. Language Magazine rounded up ten...
baby-with-block-150x150.jpg

Early Spanish Learning Leads to Better English

Preschool skills are transferred from one language to the other New research from the University of Missouri shows that Spanish-speaking preschoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of...

Spanish Election Optimistic for Multilingualism

Nehemías Giménez García sees a boost for multilingualism in a multi-party government. On Sunday, December 20th, the Spanish democratic system won. The general election results, boasting 73.2% voter participation, virtually abolished the two-party political system. One...
Couple overlooking Golden Gate Bridge in California

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...

Spanish Vistas

Students share their diverse experiences of Spain ISLA Salamanca “ISLA is a real island of adventures, strong emotions, and first-rate Spanish in Spain’s most famous university city. Maybe that first phrase sounds like a bit of a...
global spanish

Global Spanish

One of the best things about learning Spanish is the diversity of places in which it is spoken — and taught Spanish is one of the ten main languages of the internet, meaning that a...

Netflix Produces Two Original Spanish-Language Series

Last summer, Netflix announced the production of its first Spanish-Language original series, Club de Cuervos. The series centers on a family feud among heirs of a soccer club. It was directed by Mexican producer, Gaz...

Marvel Celebrates Free Comic Book Day in Spanish

¡Feliz día del cómic gratis! May 2nd is national Free Comic Book Day, and Marvel is offering for the first time a free, multi-story, Spanish language edition, continuing a goal of connecting to a more...
women in buenos aires

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...
costa_rica_july14.jpg

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...