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...
A resource page for learning Spanish.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
As told to Shelley Dale by Juan Quezada
Illustrated by Shelley Dale
Norman Books (Santa Monica, CA 90403)
Juan Quezada with
his wife Gu...
UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY - MEXICO
NORTH AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP NETWOR (El Net)
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...
Gracias y Credits
Introduction to Michoacán
The Meseta Purepecha - Exploring Michoacán
Alternative Tourism in Michoac...
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...
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.
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 ...
CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE
HIGH- AND LOW-CONTEXT CULTURES
A VERY EXPENSIVE MISTAK...
INSTITUTO DE ASTRONOMIA
MEXICO CITY SKY
MAYA ASTRONOMY PAGE
CARL SAGAN OBSERVATORY AT CERRO AZUL
To the Kitchen
1 stick butter..... 90grs...... 6 Tbs
1 Dash.....6drops or1/3tsp.....1.6ml
1 Teaspoon........................ 5ml
3 Teaspoons....1 Tablespoon... 15ml
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.
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...
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...
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...