Learning Spanish with only an English background can seem like a difficult endeavor at first. Any new language is a big first step and each language has its own oddities and differences, but the language differences between English and Spanish are particularly clear when first learning Spanish. It quickly becomes clear that all languages have rules, some of which make sense and
Learning another language abroad is one of the best things you can do for yourself. To be honest, the place or the language is far less important than the act of going abroad and learning to speak like the locals. Whether you’re learning Icelandic in Iceland or German in Austria, you’re doing something good for
English is a great language to know. One can travel all around the world and communicate with people in this international language. For hundreds of millions of us, English is our first language that we use to express our thoughts and feelings to other people. It is the glue that binds our relationships and the
Six years ago, I signed up for a summer language program in Cádiz with barely any expectations, other than building on my basic skills and getting to know fellow Spanish students from around the world. It was my first trip abroad on my own, so naturally I was very nervous and anxious. However, as soon
Since August of 2014, I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel to Spain three times and spend roughly 8 months of the past two years here; thanks Mom and Dad. Throughout my time here I have gained an immeasurable amount of knowledge about the language, culture, myself, and the world in general,
The best way to learn is through experience and that is why we have made a list of quirky, yet key study abroad preparation tips for your semester in Spain. Everyone knows the clique tips like, “Get a passport,” “Bring versatile clothing,” and “Arrive with an open mind.” We have all heard them a million
Last weekend I had the pleasure to celebrate my second annual Carnaval de Cádiz, but before sharing my experience let me share a little about the context of Carnaval. The Carnaval de Cádiz this year takes place during the middle of February, starting around the 13th of February and ending roughly two weeks thereafter.
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