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Sen. Kay Hagan slammed on immigration in Spanish-language billboards

A coalition of Latino families is going after Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina in a pair of Spanish-language billboards that are meant to expose her record on immigration. 519 more words


Different Reasons for Using "por" / Diferentes razones para utilizar "por"

Translating the word “for” from English to Spanish can be a complicated task! Confused about when you should use “por” instead of “para”? Here are 10 reasons when you would use “por”! 10 more words

Learning Spanish

Button, button, who's got the button?

The English verb butt, as when people butt heads or butt into a conversation, is, if not short and sweet, at least short. Such pithy, direct English words are often native, but… 127 more words

Spanish Language

Why Learn Spanish ?

Who’s learning Spanish these days? For starters, residents of the United States, a bunch not known for conquering monolingualism, are studying Spanish in record numbers. Spanish, too, is becoming of greater importance in Europe, where it often the foreign language of choice after English.

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Spanish Language

Arabic Influence on the Spanish Langauge

If you speak either Spanish or English, you probably speak more Arabic than you think you do. It’s not “real” Arabic you’re speaking, but rather words that come from Arabic. 551 more words

Spanish Language

Stevia, my stevia

For someone like me who uses stevia and whose name happens to be Steve (but whose mother always said Stevie), there’s an understandable urge to claim the plant is named for me. 134 more words

Spanish Language

More candidates participating in Spanish-language debates

With less than a month before the November elections, more and more candidates across the country are participating in debates conducted entirely in Spanish in an attempt to court Latino voters. 659 more words