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 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 plans!...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
Inside: A round-up of traditions for New Year's in Spanish. When it comes to Hispanic New Year's traditions, it's all about bringing on the good luck. In most places, the partying begins on New Year's Eve among family or friends, and most of the rituals take place...read more
Inside: Latin Christmas songs playlist to celebrate with family and friends. Whether you like to turn on the Christmas songs in October or you prefer to wait for December, there's nothing to bring on Navidad nostalgia like music. I grew up listening to classic...read more
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