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Preguntas y Respuestas: Noticias Mensuales para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad para Abril 2016

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla española que llena una necesidad de información. Cada mes, revisamos las búsquedas que aparecen en nuestro blog y a través de las solicitudes de información hechas por nuestros clientes que hablan español y elegimos un tema que llena la necesidad mayor. 2,493 more words



When I bought a new faucet for my kitchen sink some years ago, I couldn’t help noticing that the box it came in was a sort of Rosetta stone, though with cardboard in lieu of the stone that would have made the container impractically heavy and expensive. 423 more words

Spanish Language

Dancing in the Street

Por la calle!

In Peru, and other Latin/South American countries, you can find many people of the streets – la calle (pronounced cah-yay).  This means that they love to be out of the house hanging out with friends, playing games (ahem, futbol), and partying.   309 more words


Transplanting Language

In the context of missionary work in the Philippines, a piece on the tenacity of language among Hispanophones in New Mexico and Francophones in Louisiana and Canada. 11 more words

Remarkable Story of the Oldest Living Canadian

The biography of “John Sebastian”, purported to be the oldest living Californian (98).  He is reported as a French Canadian, born in Montréal, who was kidnapped, and brought to the territory (then part of Mexico) in 1812.   21 more words

Sant Jordi and the World Book Day

The World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) on April 23rd… 454 more words


Speaking Spanish

I grew up learning Mexican Spanish in high school and college because back in the 1990s, we were led to believe that it would be Mexican immigrants or those of Mexican descent who we’d be communicating with most in the future. 213 more words