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The Future of Spanish and Hispanic Media in the U.S.

Does one have to speak Spanish to be considered Hispanic or Latino in the U.S.? What is the role of Hispanic media in the country which elected Donald Trump a year ago? How important...

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...
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Invitation to Valencia: U.S. Agents/Spanish Teachers/Professors

The Tourist Office of Spain in Los Angeles, along with the Valencia Tourism Board and Fedele (Spanish Federation of Associations of Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language) are looking for 8 US agents...

Spanish Resources

Some free online resources for Spanish teachers Teachers’ blogs: Miscositas www.miscositas.com Lori Langer de Ramirez offers a plethora of resources for Spanish teachers: Thematic curriculum units with cultural connections, lesson plans, & handouts, Teaching materials: printable workbooks...

Spanish Speakers Rising by Five Million a Year

Spain’s Instituto Cervantes has released its annual report on the Spanish language: El español en el mundo 2017, revealing that more than 572 million people speak Spanish worldwide, of...
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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...

Online Pre-AP Spanish Program

The Virtual High School, a nonprofit that supplies schools with online learning programs, now offers Spanish 3. The year-long online course builds on the skills students have developed in Spanish 1 and 2 and...

Pura Vida Española

Kate Sommers-Dawes marvels at Costa Rica as a Spanish immersion destination Visit Costa Rica’s official tourism site and read its official slogan; “No Artificial Ingredients,” — a mantra of which you will not need reminding from...

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...

States of Spanish

Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoît Nadeau explain why the U.S. has its own, recognized variety of Spanish