Tag: Spanish

Alex Correa, president of Lectorum Publications, the large independent distributor of Spanish-language books in the U.S., believes interest in Spanish-language -- because of the many Spanish speakers and the importance of being bilingual in a shrinking competitive world -- will mean a renaissance for the Spanish language. Speaking at the Guadalajara Book Fair, Lectorum’s president said that, in the U.S.,...

This famous 2009-mile strip of land, sandwiched by the Pacific Ocean to the West and the Andes to the East, offers geographic diversity rivaled by few other nations. From the frozen tip of Patagonia to the arid, hot Atacama Desert, through all the temperate landscapes, jaw-dropping beaches, and hazy wine regions in between, Chile keeps its visitors mesmerized with...

  Michelle Buehring offers advice on instituting a workplace Spanish program A direct outgrowth of diversity training in the workplace, the desire to learn Spanish for work is slowly finding its way into the corporate psyche. The benefits of workplace Spanish seem to be well worth the effort since efficient communication on the job is critical with Spanish-speaking employees or clients...

Language Magazine's Victoria is setting off for Guatemala today to escort her 7 year old daughter while she takes a Spanish immersion program for kids at CSA Antigua. We'll keep you posted with their progress. Update from Guatemala: on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 2:31pm Valentina is looooooooooooooooving her Spanish classes and her teacher. It is like a playground for learning spanish painting,...

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Language Magazine looks at study abroad options in Colombia and Argentina Colombia Colombia’s position as the gateway to South America and the Amazon has shaped its history, making it one of the most diverse and culturally rich countries in which to study. The combination of its indigenous peoples and its colonial heritage give it a unique flavor. From its beaches to...

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Victorious Juarez Evelyn Juárez, a seventh-grader from host-state New Mexico, made history by winning America's first National Spanish Spelling Bee this weekend. She won by correctly spelling the word bizantinismo, which means excess luxury. Juárez was locked in a mesmerizing, hour-long duel with runner-up, Germán Rojero, at the final stage of the competition before taking the title, when Rojero...

Spanish con Leche Livemocha ACTIVE SPANISH Online Subscription (plus 4 handy books) Merriam Webster, HarperCollins, 2011 Merriam-Webster, America’s leading dictionary publisher, has teamed up with Livemocha — the world’s largest online language penpal community — and HarperCollins, the UK-based dictionary and language learning publisher, to launch a new type of language learning program. Livemocha Active Courses incorporate a social dimension to the language learning process with a six-month membership...

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Language Magazine journeys to the places around the globe where Spanish can best be learned There are as many reasons to learn Spanish as there are places to learn it: Spanish is spoken by at least an estimated 350 million people around the world and is currently the 4th most commonly spoken language worldwide. Geographically, a large number of countries speak...

Audio Gil Spanish Institute focuses on the planning and development of Spanish for Foreigners for all levels and stands out for its teaching quality and the professionalism of its personnel. Their main activity is to spread Spanish culture and encourage international relationships. It is located in the heart of Castellón, a lively town in the north of the Valencian Community,...

Peru, known for Machu Picchu and the Incan Empire, is home to 28 million people. With an extensive history, Peru is covered with archeological sites. Not only can visitors marvel at the monumental architecture, but they can also immerse themselves in the traditional Incan customs and activities. For example, travelers can participate in the Llama Trek in Huaraz, the...