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Could you spell that? In Spanish

Could you spell that? In Spanish | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Reuters) - "Bizantinismo. B-I-Z ..." Evelyn Juarez repeated to the panel of six judges and then flawlessly spelled it to win the first national Spanish-language spelling bee in the United States.
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Spanish Tip of the Week: “Hablar” in Spanish with Mayor Bloomberg

Spanish Tip of  the Week: “Hablar” in Spanish with Mayor Bloomberg | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
In Spanish we only use one verb: “Hablar” instead of the two English verbs “To speak”, “to talk”.

Hoy tengo una clase de Español con el Alcalde Bloomberg. Al Alcalde le gusta hablar Español...

Today I have a Spanish class with Mayor Bloomberg. The Mayor likes to speak Spanish. .. Click to read more.
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My Spanish Tutor: Esperar - To wait or To hope

My Spanish Tutor: Esperar - To wait or To hope | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
La niña espera tener una bicicleta de regalo
The girl hopes to have a bike as a present
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Maya & Miguel . Video juegos (Español) | PBS KIDS GO!

Maya & Miguel . Video juegos (Español) | PBS KIDS GO! | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Kids love video games. Here you´ll find some online games to learn Spanish.
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The Linguistic Worlds of Technology

The Linguistic Worlds of Technology | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
The World Wide Web and modern communication technologies have been connecting people around the globe, and technology is further changing how we interact. http://www.myspanishtutor.com/
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Multilingual are more creative: Sharjah study (As posted in The National)

Multilingual are more creative: Sharjah study (As posted in The National) | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Multilinguals are able to look at the same problem, but from a different point of view, because of the multicultural exposure they come across through the new language they acquire.
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Free ebook « Literacy, Languages and Leadership

Free ebook « Literacy, Languages and Leadership | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein
Nelson Mandela
Mohandas Gandhi
Rigoberta Menchu

These great leaders extended their reach, impact and influence because they spoke more than one language. Learning other languages gave them opportunities to engage in meaningful conversations, connect with others and the work that they were so deeply passionate about a larger scale.
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20 good answers to “Why are you teaching your children Spanish?” | Spanish Playground

20 good answers to “Why are you teaching your children Spanish?” | Spanish Playground | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
1. There are 51 million Latinos in the US today, and I want my children to be able to talk to any of them.

2. I want my kids to get the job interview that someone else doesn’t.

3. I want them to understand and appreciate other cultures and their own.

4. I want them to have another perspective on history.

5. I want them to test out of the language requirement in college...
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Judge Carp plans to dive into language studies

Judge Carp plans to dive into language studies | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Ted Carp began studying Spanish in the early 1980s, when he was a private practice attorney handling immigration cases for Mexican clients.
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Nobody likes irregular verbs

Nobody likes irregular verbs | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
The fans of Italian usually get very upset when they find out the number of irregular verbs in this beautiful language - more than 400. The French and Spanish seem to be easier languages to learn: they have 81 and 46 irregular verbs respectively.
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The Smithsonian Institute Presents "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music"

The Smithsonian Institute Presents "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
B WASHINGTON, D.C.- /B Since the end of World War II, Latin music - salsa, mambo, rumba, cha-cha-cha - has profoundly influenced American popular music
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Spanish Tips!

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Introducing yourself in Spanish
Taking a taxi or other transportation in Spanish
Street directions in Spanish
Using “me voy de” on leisure activities
“Caminar, andar, pasear” - To walk.
Counting in Spanish
Buying food in Spanish (1 - Seafood)
“Llevar puesto”. “To be wearing” in Spanish

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Bilingual brains are more healthy | Ellen Bialystok | Technology | The Observer

Ellen Bialystok is a cognitive neuroscientist whose research has shown that speaking two or more languages on a regular basis from a young age can have a positive effect on the brain. Not only does it enhance cognitive abilities, being bilingual can also delay symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Bialystok, 62, is a distinguished research professor of psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada. Last year, she was awarded a $100,000 Killam prize for her contributions to the social sciences.
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My Spanish Tutor on Twitter

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Follow us on Twitter! Get the best resources to learn Spanish http://twitter.com/#!/MySpanishTweet
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Spanish Tip of the Week. “Llevar puesto”. “To be wearing” in Spanish.

Spanish Tip of the Week. “Llevar puesto”. “To be wearing” in Spanish. | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Hoy hace calor en Nueva York. Llevo puesto una camiseta y unos tejanos. También llevo puestas unas gafas de sol y llevo puesta una bolsa negra.

Y tú ¿qué llevas puesto hoy?

Today it’s hot in New York. I am wearing a t-shirt and some jeans. I am also wearing sunglasses and I am wearing a black bag.

And you? What are you wearing today?
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Online Spanish Tutor Lessons - My Spanish Tutor -

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Online Spanish Lessons by Luis Cardozo, Mayor Bloomberg Personal Spanish Tutor. MySpanishTutor is a revolutionary new Spanish learning program...
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Code switching by Kathy Hamilton

Code switching by Kathy Hamilton | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Interesting article on language switching.

"I find it impressive to observe a group of children come together and find common ways to communicate even though not all of them are fluent in the same languages. Code switching allows them to communicate beyond the limits of a single language."
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My Spanish Tutor : Effective - Easy - Fun

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MySpanishTutor is a revolutionary new Spanish learning program created by Luis Cardozo, who developed his exceptionally effective methods while teaching the language to hundreds of students over more than two decades. Now his incomparable teaching style is available to everyone, everywhere, through the magic of the virtual classroom at MySpanishTutor.
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My Spanish Tutor: Anciano = Old man

My Spanish Tutor: Anciano = Old man | Learn Spanish | Scoop.it
Anciano = Old man
Sabio = Wise
Sabiduría = Wisdom

El anciano es sabio. Tiene una gran sabiduría
The old man is wise. He has a great wisdom.
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C.U.L.T.U.R.E.

The documentary concerns the perception of local identity in the historical centre of Córdoba (Spain), which is an attempt to “make out” the sense of belonging to a specific place that is not only a geographical space but also a “place of the...
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