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Castilian Spanish Rules in Catalan Classrooms

A Catalan court has ruled that if a family in Catalonia wants more hours of instruction in Castilian Spanish, the school must comply. However, the ruling goes on to do more than make differentiated instruction mandatory. According to the court, the entire class will have to be instructed in Spanish upon the request of one student. The ruling comes...

Castilian At Its Source

Castilla y LeónSpain’s largest region is home to many of its most ancient cities and landmarks, including Salamanca with its historic university, Segovia’s 2,000 year old Roman aqueducts, and Valladolid’s array of castles. With around 180,000 inhabitants, Salamanca is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, with an impressive old city and numerous Renaissance buildings. Brimming with history,...

Castilian at Its Source

MadridWith its impressive architecture, dynamic nightlife, and lavish museums teeming with the works of Goya, Dalí, and Picasso, Madrid offers ample cultural opportunity for the Spanish language student. As Europe’s highest capital at over 2000 feet above sea level, Madrid’s hot summer days give way to cool, clear winters in which snow is a rarity. The city’s distinguished Museo...