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Choosing a Spanish school in Mexico

The reasons to learn a foreign language are many. "For those of us traveling or living in Mexico, there is no doubt that learning Spanish enriches our lives," says Ohio native Anne Meyer, a social stud... read more

Learning Spanish in Mexico (and other countries too!)

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Did you know? Thousands of Mexico's students receive classes by TV Tony Burton

Mexico's pioneering "telesecundaria" or "television secondary school" system began back in 1968. It now provides junior high school classes in remote areas, serving about one million students in grades... read more

Did You Know? Sixty-two indigenous languages still spoken in Mexico Tony Burton

As many as 62 indigenous languages are still spoken in Mexico. Most people realize that the national language of Mexico is Spanish and that Mexico is the world's largest Spanish speaking country. In f... read more

Spanish at Your Fingertips By Clark M. Zlotchew, Ph.D. Reviewed by James Tipton

For this old brain of mine -- that threatens to retire before I do -- a book that makes simple what has always been somewhat complicated to me is a book that I will cherish.

Clark M. Zlotchew, Ph.D., has taught Spanish language at SUNY College at Fredonia in New York State since 1975. He has published more than a dozen books including translations of Spanish poetry and fiction as well as Alpha Teach Yourself Spanish in 24 Hours.

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Private ESL Classes In Mexico Julia Taylor

If you want to give private English as a second language (ESL) lessons in Mexico and be successful at it, first you need to know how much to charge and second you need to know how to avoid the pitfalls... read more

How To Make Teaching English In Mexico A Reality - Part 2 Julia Taylor

Marketing Yourself So once you are in your new home town how do you impress the directors of the local language schools? First of all, it is important to remember that while this is a big adventure fo... read more

Instituto Allende: Study Spanish language and Art in San Miguel de Allende Richard Ferguson

The Instituto Allende is a Spanish language and Art school in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.  I recently attended sculpture classes there, and found it enjoyable and worthwhile. Classes o... read more

Spanish immersion programs Mexico, Canada, Spain

Short of finding a Spanish-speaking partner to live with, the next most effective method of learning spanish is to enroll in a true immersion program. There are many excellent ones. Most programs not ... read more

Juan Quezada Reviewed by James Tipton

As told to Shelley Dale by Juan Quezada Illustrated by Shelley Dale Norman Books (Santa Monica, CA 90403)   Juan Quezada with his wife Gu... read more

On the road to enlightenment Ron Mader

UNAM UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY - MEXICO NORTH AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP NETWOR (El Net) TEC ... read more

Telenovelas - My Secret Obsession Angela Artemis

I have another confession: I don't speak a word of Spanish. Bare of make-up, the only discoloration in her olive skin is the hint of a moustache over her upper lip. Thick ey... read more

Hey Compadre Alvin Starkman

One day they may be calling you, so be ready and learn what it means read more

Michoacán's rural education Amanda Villagómez

Michoacán Index Gracias y Credits The State: State Map Introduction to Michoacán The Meseta Purepecha - Exploring Michoacán Alternative Tourism in Michoac... read more

Jose Garcia Olvera - El Professor De Los Pobres Zofia Barisas

Olvera has been teaching a choir in Santa Ana Tepetitlan, for boys aged six to 13 years old, five days a week for the last 23 years. The first time I hear the choir Ninos Cantores d... read more

How to plan realistic communicative practices in the ESL classroom Julia Taylor

Would you ever walk up to someone, shake their hand and start to describe what you're wearing? "Hi. I'm wearing a beige T-shirt, blue jeans, a black belt and black shoes." No, of course you wouldn't be... read more

Speaking Spanish like a Native by Brad Kim and Erika Dominguez Reviewed by Allan Cogan

Here's a rather unusual approach to learning Spanish. It's not intended for beginners but rather for people who have already spent some time studying the language and want to go further, especially in the direction of becoming more adept at conversation. What Brad Kim has done here is to give us a collection of everyday expressions, exactly like the expressions we use when we speak English, which will enhance conversational skills. Start using a few and you'll sound more down-to-earth and impressive to your listeners. read more

Did you know? Anglo vs. Mexican sayings Tony Burton

Anglo and Mexican sayings are often subtly different. For starters, consider your pet cat. In Canada or the U.S., cats are considered to have nine lives; in Mexico, however, cats only have seven ... read more

Communicating across cultures Elaine Winters

ICEBERGS CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE HIGH- AND LOW-CONTEXT CULTURES WHAT HAPPENED? A VERY EXPENSIVE MISTAK... read more

Star reading: astronomy in Mexico Ron Mader

INSTITUTO DE ASTRONOMIA MEXICO CITY SKY MAYA ASTRONOMY PAGE CARL SAGAN OBSERVATORY AT CERRO AZUL OTHERS A... read more

Weights And Measures Mexico Data On-Line

To the Kitchen 1 stick butter..... 90grs...... 6 Tbs 1 Dash.....6drops or1/3tsp.....1.6ml 1 Teaspoon........................ 5ml 3 Teaspoons....1 Tablespoon... 15ml 4 Tablespoons......1/4cup.... read more

The New Oxford Spanish Picture Dictionary by E. C. Parnwell Reviewed by Allan Cogan

The Dictionary is based on a rather neat and simple idea to help us learn new words in Spanish and for providing us with the names of hundreds of everyday products and articles. read more

Comparison of Mexican and Canada/US Education Mexico Data On-Line

Background Whereas the Canadian and US educational systems have been influenced by their British ancestry, the Mexican educational system is based on its French and Spanish ancestry. The different beg... read more

Idioma Idiota, Or ... I Was A Spanish School Dropout Sally Davis Ellwein

I used to believe that I was one of those people who had a knack for learning languages. I must have picked up this idea from my mother when one day during my formative years, I overheard her saying "S... read more

Michoacan's rural education Amanda Villagómez

Stating what it means to be Mexican is not an easy topic to define, but the rural education system helps in forming a sense of being Mexico for many young people in Michoacán’s rural areas. The hist... read more
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