Spanish Lesson 26: (Travel) Clearing Customs

Hola mis alumnos, bienvenidos a la clase de español. Today you’re going to learn key words and phrases to use when clearing customs in the airport.  This vocabulary will be useful for your next trip to a Spanish-speaking country!  If you need a refresher, click over and review our previous lesson on At the Airport […]

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Connecting Through Cultural Diversity Awareness

I haven’t been posting on Over The Andes as often as I normally do because I’ve been working on some exciting projects.  One of those projects was a guest post for DaliTalks.  I featured Dali’s anti-bullying and diversity awareness blog a while ago, you can check out that post here. Dali and I ‘met’ while […]

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Review of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Meet New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende’s most enchanting creation, Eva Luna: a lover, a writer, a revolutionary, and above all a storyteller. Eva Luna is the daughter of a professor’s assistant and a snake-bitten gardener—born poor, orphaned at an early age, and working as a servant. Eva is a naturally gifted and imaginative storyteller who […]

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Spanglish Sunday 15

Hola, How’s your weekend been so far?   I have some Spanglish memes to make you smile.  I may have had tacos on my mind….           Have a great week!   Check out my Hispani-centric Memes Pinterest Board for more jokes like these and the links to the ones above.

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Friday Canción: Bolero

Hola mis amigos, Today we are taking another glimpse into Latin culture through music.  This time we’re talking about Bolero music.  Bolero refers to a type of music and to its associated dances.  Interestingly, the origins of this musical genre is two fold.  The older version of Bolero dates back to 18th century Spain and […]

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