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Teaching Spanish as a US language

Following up on last week, I don’t think we should focus on teaching or learning “world” or “foreign” languages. From an ecolinguistic point of view… 894 more words



Precio, the Spanish word for ‘price,’ evolved directly from the synonymous Latin noun pretium. It’s natural to assume that English price traces back to the same Latin source, and so it does, via the intermediary of Old French… 88 more words

Spanish Language

Short story: "Sarandí Street"

“Sarandí Street,” by Silvina Ocampo, translated from the Spanish by Katie Jan and Suzanne Jill Levine

Appeared online August 18th, 2016 in Granta 136: Legacies of Love… 89 more words

Twenty-first Century

Language acquisition...does open up some new worlds. Wanting to go there, again.

I may have to actually (!) start planning out some of these posts.  Recent posts in my Reader, and a Picasso quote in the (paper) text I’m reading…have spurred off a number of questions in my mind.  1,069 more words


Love and language

I’ve recently been attacked as a “cuck” for being a “pro-diversity pro-immigration liberal.” Another person, described as a “liberal and a first amendment fan,” respectfully disagreed with me. 728 more words

United States

Illinois peeps, check out - Baseball Campaign Puts the Accent on Spanish Names

If you’re seeing more accents on the backs of baseball jerseys, there’s a good reason.. via NYT Sports http://ift.tt/2aPRZYF