HISPANIC CULTURE POSTS
Inside: A collection Spanish slang phrases from different countries in the Spanish-speaking world. ¿Así es, di? ¡Hola, huambrilla! I remember the thrill of dropping slang into my sentences, as a baby Spanish learner. Di is special to the Pervuian jungle, so it got...read more
Inside: The best Latin American movies on Netflix It can be overwhelming to sit down for a night of Netflix, especially when you're trying to sift through lesser-known films. I've spent the last month marathon-ing my way through Spanish-language movies and shows,...read more
Inside: A collection of ideas para Día de la Madre. Mother's day is a big deal around the world, and a huge deal in Latin America. Whether you're a dad hoping for some ideas, or a Spanish teachers looking for activities to do in class, I've found lots of fun ideas...read more
Inside: A list of Spanish romantic movies on Netflix. Spanish is one of the most romantic languages out there. So as I made my way through Spanish-language movies on Netflix, I obviously needed a list of romantic comedies and dramas! Spanish Romantic Movies ...read more
Inside: Spanglish movies and series on Netflix. In the U.S., languages other than English have a way of dying. By the second or third generation, Italians and Swedes had generally lost their native speech, but some speculate Spanish may prove to be the an...read more
Inside: The best Netflix Spain movies. Netflix, with its ever-expanding range of options, has a growing selection of made-in Spain movies and shows. I've got some great titles for you here, whether you're a native speaker or looking to keep up your Spanish skills....read more
Inside: Looking for field trip ideas for Spanish class? Try a food truck day! I am so pleased to share this guest post from Courtney Nygaard at Field Trip Spanish! Instead of trying to take your classes out on a field trip, bring the field trip to you. Getting...read more
Inside: A round-up of Cinco de Mayo activities for the Spanish classroom. Cinco de Mayo is a weird day if you're a Spanish teacher. On the one hand, you might recoil at the mass production of stereotypes: sombreros, margaritas, and moustaches will undoubtedly...read more
Inside: A round-up of classroom iresources for Spanish Easter traditions. La Pascua-- Easter in Spanish-- is a big deal across the Spanish-speaking world, whose history is closely connected to the Catholic church. The month of Lent culminates in Semana Santa, which...read more
Inside: A list of Spanish Valentine's Day songs to use in the Spanish classroom. When it comes to Latin love songs, the possibilities are basically endless. And I mean that quite literally. So Spanish songs are an obvious choice when creating Valentine's Day...read more
Inside: The best Spanish love songs: A Latin Playlist. It's no secret that Spanish is a romantic language-- and no, I don't mean that it's one of the Romance Languages! Rocket Languages says: As one of the world's most widely spoken languages, Spanish tops off our...read more
Inside: Spanish New Year's activities, and links. Coming back to school after the winter break can be rough. Create a lesson or two around New Year’s traditions, and you can kick off the new semester with fun activities centered on Latino culture. As explored in...read more
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