Enter the magical, gothic, and eerie world of Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s fiction. Get ready for time travel and adventure, wrapped up in beautiful, powerful writing.
Captivating, touching, moving, page-turning prose is what you get in exchange for your time with these magical pieces. Get ready to decipher and enjoy Carlos Ruiz Zafón characters and plots, and don’t you dare blink an eye....Read More
Do you need to know how to teach English to Spanish speakers? This post gives you 10 answers to that question. These language methods are an assistance not only to Spanish-speaking students but also to teachers.
So, if you’re asking yourself how to teach English as a second language, this article is ideal for you. Read on to discover the most common missteps that Spanish speakers...Read More
Latin American literature by Hispanic writers has made a great impact in recent decades. These writers have created their own genres and shared a unique point of view and approach to many social matters.
This is a curated list of the most influential Hispanic writers who influenced their chosen genres, countries, regions, other prolific writers, and more. (I didn’t include the 6...Read More
If you’re looking for a creative way to learn Spanish, read this post on Spanish painting vocabulary! Spanish art words are similar to their English counterparts, making them fun and easy to remember.
We’ll cover the basic Spanish words that mean art, along with artistic places and attributes. You’ll also learn the technical words related to art materials, equipment, and techniques,...Read More
The Fandango dance is a popular tradition from the Balearic Islands of Spain. This dance is popular in many places including Latin America and the Philippines. Two of the most important places in Fandango history are Veracruz in Mexico and Parana in Brazil.
Fandango is a bien de interés cultural (good of cultural interest), a category of Spanish material and intangible heritage. One...Read More
Mexican textiles are a key part of Mexican culture and the central piece of the identity of all of its civilizations. This is how they owned who they were and distinguished themselves from one another.
Keep in mind that Mexico was occupied by many ancestral civilizations like the Aztecs, Mayans, Olmecs, Toltecs, Teotihuacans, Zapotecs, Mixtecs, Huastecs, Totonacs, and Purépechas,...Read More
Combine the worlds of glassblowing and learning a foreign language with this vocabulary guide to glassblowing terms in Spanish!
Soplado de vidrio (glassblowing) is a unique artform in which a skilled artist shapes heat-softened glass. While many techniques to manipulate glass exist, one of the most famous is to blow air into a tube while the glass is heated.
To say “glassblowing”...Read More
Who was La Malinche?
One way to define her is as an interpreter, counselor, and intermediary to the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.
Others say she was the ultimate traitor. Was she a victim of circumstance? a survivor of evil?—or was she a heroine?
That’s for you to decide (Mexicans are a little divided on this issue).
Many oral traditions and myths surround La...Read More
Nothing can stop the horde of faithful Catholics in Venezuela who do the dancing of the devil, a unique Venezuelan holiday and tradition.
They’re possessed by the joy of making this tradition happen every year on Corpus Christi, an annual Roman Catholic holiday commemorating the presence of Christ in the Sacrament, in a dozen coastal towns of this South American country.
Spanish story books are a brilliant way to immerse your children in the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures! Kids love engaging stories and vivid illustrations, making picture books an efficient form of teaching and learning.
Get ready for interesting stories about Santa Claus in Spanish and other adventurous characters. Some are about morals and Christmas teaching and others are...Read More