Teaching is challenging enough without throwing language barriers in the mix. If you’re a teacher who speaks little Spanish and you’d like to bridge the language gap with your students whose English is not yet strong, this list of Spanish phrases is for you.
When a student fails to keep up with class (whether in a regular classroom or ELL environment) due to a gap in their language...Read More
If you learn just 100 easy Spanish words, you will have learned far more of the Spanish language than you might think!
Why? We repeat ourselves. We use certain words more frequently and more commonly in how we express in any language. This includes Spanish, where these easy Spanish words are often repeated.
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If we may—por favor and gracias—let’s sit down and talk polite expressions in Spanish.
In any culture and language, we use expressions socially as a way of consideration and respect for others.
In Latin culture, as well as within each individual country, many particular polite expressions in Spanish exist, and are perhaps more frequently used than in English.
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Is a polyglot, by any other name, a multilingual person?
To find out, you will have to venture beyond the dictionary’s objectivity, beyond the parallel origins of the two words, and to the heart of motivation to understand what makes a polyglot a polyglot, and not only a multilingual person.
But once we do, will you agree?
First, Let’s Go By The Book
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If you think the only tangible benefits of learning a foreign language are speaking and hearing in a second tongue, think again.
Often it’s not only what we are able to do, but also who we become in learning how to do it, that reveals our capacity for personal growth. The same is true for becoming bilingual or multilingual.
Here are ten powerful benefits of learning a...Read More