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Continuing education in Mexico Karen Blue

I fussed unnecessarily, before moving to Mexico, worrying about how I would continue with my education, with no grasp of the Spanish language. Why unnecessarily? Because I came just before we were able... read more

Broken Berlitz: learning Spanish Maggie Van Ostrand

While lazily drinking in the Spanish language, courtesy of the PBS Destinos series and U.S. State Department audiotapes, with a little Berlitz for a chaser, it occurred to me how easy a language i... read more

Helpful Hints On Learning Mexican Spanish Thom McDonald

While I have always found Mexicans as a people to be polite, friendly and helpful to foreigners in their country, I have also witnessed on many occasions, a subtle but noticeable difference in their re... read more

There's a Word for It in Mexico Reviewed by Allan Cogan

Here's a nifty idea for a book for both Spanish language students and for people interested in Mexico. Author De Mente has found an effective way to reach both groups with a volume that takes a studious and careful look at 130 key words in Spanish and has written a couple of pages on each one. In the process, the reader is treated to a variety of knowledgeable tours through Mexican history and sociology and customs that would be hard to find elsewhere. read more

Fruits Mexico Data On-Line

Translations and conversions of weights, measurements and ingredients for the kitchen. read more

Weights, Measures and Conversions: Translations Mexico Data On-Line

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Vegetables Mexico Data On-Line

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Herbs and Spices Mexico Data On-Line

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Sea Food & Fish Mexico Data On-Line

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Meats Mexico Data On-Line

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Poultry Mexico Data On-Line

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Inner versus outer qualities: My friendships with Mexican people Wendy Devlin

" Mexicans prize the individuality and the intellectual and emotional uniqueness of each person. They regard the innate alma or "spirit" of the individual as the most important of all human qualities a... read more

Mexico's popular sayings: A taste for dichos Wendy Devlin

O.K. I admit it! I love 'dichos' (sayings or proverbs). Not, 'nachos' or 'ponchos', but dichos! Yes, those little nuggets of folk wisdom distilled down through generations of wise ... read more

Culinary theme vacations in Mexico: The intrepid cocinero Daniel C. Schechter

The Intrepid Cocinero These culinary theme vacations are based on the adage: the way to a Mexican’s heart is through his stomach.   By Daniel C. Schechter   This article origina... read more

Liliana, mi corazoncita Bruce McGovern

Corazoncita, or little heart, is a Mexican expression of affection, similar to 'sweetheart'. This is a story of my first visit to Mexico, and how a sweet, little Mexican girl became mi corazonci... read more

English, South-of-the-border style Dennis Paul Morony

We're living in those heady, early days of Salinismo, and in a Mexican public elementary school an excited young woman teacher is explaining to her enthralled class of fourth graders that a middle-aged... read more

Carl Franz on learning Spanish for Mexico Reviewed by Carl Franz

Spanish is the world's second language. According to many people who do not speak it, Spanish is also a very "easy" language to learn. For example, I recently met a young Danish traveler in northern Me... read more

Learning Spanish by immersion: Does it work? Allan Cogan

Imagine a language course that starts off with the instructor giving a monologue that lasts all of sixty minutes, delivered almost entirely in Spanish. What our teacher, Hugo, gave us on that first day was a rundown, delivered at a normal conversational pace, on what we could expect in the next month. There were very few English words used, other than those we obviously didn’t understand. The only saving grace for us was that Hugo repeated his message constantly in several different ways. read more

Teaching English in Mexico Mark S. Farley

Teaching English in Mexico is both an exciting and rewarding experience. There's no better way to learn about another culture than to live in it. It's one thing to vacation in Mexico, and quite anothe... read more

Communicating In Latin America June Summers

HURDLE THE LANGUAGE BARRIER - by learning Latin American hand and voice signals. These vary from one culture to another. The following are distinctly LATINO: THE WAGGING FINGER - ... read more
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