Elephants In the Street (September 13, 2006)

Here is another throwback post from my blogging abroad.  Enjoy!Wednesday, September 13, 2006Elephants in the StreetSpanish culture is saturated with a history of royalty and in a sense all Spaniards hold themselves with an air of being part of that rich legacy....

Reason to Attend Spanish Camp #7

You Can Use Spanish As A Secret LanguageEveryone has a different reasons for wanting to learn a foreign language.  Some people learn Spanish so they can use it at work–like nurses, doctors and teachers.  Some people learn Spanish so that they can speak...

Reason to Attend Spanish Camp #6

You Get to Meet My Friend Pin-Pon!!He is going to teach us how to say our body parts in Spanish, how to sing Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes in Spanish, and we will play Pin-Pon Dice (it is like Simon Says) with him.  Say, “Nos vemos el 30 de julio,...

Reason to Attend Spanish Camp #5

Bilingualism Linked to Brain HealthDid you know that “students who have studied a foreign language perform much better than their monolingual peers on many standardized tests, including all sections of the SAT”?  Read more here.Studies have also shown...

Reason to Attend Spanish Camp #4

Learning Awesome SongsOf course you can watch YouTube videos at home…and I hope these are among the ones you watch!  But we will be watching these, and others, at Spanish camp and using them to learn and practice new vocabulary, phrases and...