Tag: spanish-language

Cervantes Counters Spanish Sexism

Greeting Card FELIZ DIA INTERNATIONAL DE LA MUJER - HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN S DAY in Spanish language Silhouette of woman with purple hair filled with the words EMPOWERED WOMAN on yellow background
On International Women’s Day last month, Spain’s Instituto Cervantes and publisher Penguin Random House launched the Guide to Non-Sexist Communication (Guía de comunicación no sexista) in Spanish, designed to help prevent discrimination against women and promote equal treatment. It is a set of guidelines and practical suggestions to help achieve balance in the language and avoid sexism. The publication, now...

Aggressive Language Tweets Rise in Spanish Lockdown

Word map showing frequency of Spanish words in tweets
Study of Twitter language reveals antipathy to Spanish governmental decisions Aggressive language on Twitter in Spain has grown during the lockdown, according to a study conducted by researchers from Valencia’s Polytechnic University (UPV), based on over 5,000 tweeted reactions to government announcements on the coronavirus. The study also found that Spaniards want less hierarchical distance, more flexible decision making, and more...

Enele 2017: International Encounter for Continuing Professional Development for Spanish Teachers

From July 10-14, Enele 2017, the third edition of the International Encounter for Continuing Professional Development of Spanish Teachers, will take place at the Modern Language Center of the University of Cadiz, Spain. Organized by Language and Cultural Encounters (LCE), Enele gives teachers of Spanish (and of other...

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 Alazraki, and is set to premiere this year. “Gaz has the disruptive vision and creative storytelling we were looking for in producing our first original series...

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, which centers on a family feud among heirs of a soccer club, was directed by Mexican producer, Gaz Alazraki, and is set to premiere this year. “Gaz has the disruptive vision and creative storytelling we were looking for in producing our first original...
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