Spanish Lesson 10: Occupations and Nationalities | Worksheet included

Hola y bienvenidos a la clase de español. Hoy vamos a hablar de ocupaciones y nacionalidades.   Today we’ll talk about occupations and nationalities.   Nationalities and Discussing Nationality   This list includes Spain and the Latin American countries. List of Nationalities in Spanish Country Nationality – Male Nationality – Female Argentina Argentino Argentina Bolivia Boliviano Boliviana […]

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Reblog: In Pictures- A Lazy Novice’s Guide To Birding In Central America

While bloghopping I came across some gorgeous Central American birds.  Over at Home is a Feeling, Rachel has been posting about her Central American travels.  She also did a post about her adventures in bird watching and her advice on how to make the best of the experience.  Please do check out her post for […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Bamboléo by The Gipsy Kings

Welcome back to Friday Canción!  Today’s weekend starting, foot tapping tune is one most should easily recognise… La canción de viernes: Bamboléo by The Gipsy Kings. Every time I hear this song it makes me happy and makes me want to dance.  I so wish I had better coordination! The song has both Samba and Flamenco elements […]

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Hispanic and Latino: What’s the difference?

You’ve heard the terms Latin American, Hispanic and Latino.  Some might believe that they’re pretty much the same… they are NOT.  So what is Latin America? And where does the term “Hispanic” fit in? Take a look at this… A Haitian or person of Haitian descent can be called a Latin American.  A Brazilian or […]

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Reblog: Smartphones: Say Yes!

  Educators and parents have been debating technology use for a long time now.  I don’t think that debate will come to an end any time soon.  One area where you might be tempted to say “no phones allowed” is in the classroom.  That might have been my first instinct as a teacher as well.  […]

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Spanish Lesson 9: Birthday and Age

Hola, Bienvenidos a la clase de español. ¡Cumpleaños Feliz! Is today your birthday?  Well if it is, many happy returns to you.  If not, please accept my greetings in advance 😊 Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve learnt how to count, learnt vocabulary associated with dates and learnt how to write the date.  (Lesson […]

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Pablo Neruda’s Clenched Soul

  Another Neruda poem written in his very romantic style and showcasing the passion and sentimentalism of his expression. “Clenched Soul” is a poem to express love, love and longing for a beloved who is not there.  The melancholy felt by the poet is echoed in the rhythm and imagery of his words.  She is […]

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Spanglish Sunday (2)

¡Hola! I hope you’re enjoying your weekend.  Here are some Spanglish jokes to bring a smile to your face… and maybe teach you a new word or two!         ¡Feliz Domingo!     Check out my Hispani-centric Memes Pinterest Board for more jokes like these.  

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