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The Courtyards Festival of Cordoba

by Lauris on 5/1/2014

In the Spanish language classroom one thing that we can and should do more often is to utilize cultural events and topics as subject matter. If we use texts that are more or less journalistic in nature along with… more »

Teaching Spanish - Follow Your Nose

by Lauris on 4/16/2014

One of the issues that arises in the study of NLP (we discussed this subject a few months ago regarding the communication technique known as Nuero-linguistic programming) can actually help us discover a way to more… more »

Difficult Topics in Language Classes

by Lauris on 4/10/2014

With the arrival of Semana Santa (Easter Week) cultural issues come up in the Spanish as a foreign language class that usually derive from a lack of information that students have about Spanish religious traditions. I… more »

Lunes De Aguas

by Lindsay Cook on 5/3/2011 1:06:24 PM

Yesterday was a fiesta of a special sort here in Salamanca. Large groups of people went down to sit by the River Tormes as well as other nearby rivers and countryside, to essentially take part in a big picnic; enjoying… more »

Semana Santa Processions in Salamanca

by Lindsay Cook on 4/20/2011 10:24:06 AM

This week the Semana Santa celebrations have begun throughout Spain.  Semana Santa or holy week is the week before Easter.The most famous celebrations of Semana Santa occur in Seville in the South of Spain.… more »

Semana Santa in Salamanca (say that three times fast)

by Stephen Maher on 3/29/2010

For the next seven days leading up to Easter Sunday, or Holy Week, processions shrouded in Spanish tradition, history, music, and religion will envelop the town of Salamanca.During Semana Santa hooded precisionists or… more »

Semana Santa in Spain

by Stacey on 4/6/2009 4:04:00 PM

Semana Santa or Holy Week in Spanish, is an Easter tradition of street processionals which are repeated year after year in Spain and some parts of Latin America during the month of April.It is a time when both the… more »

Heilige Woche - Semana Santa

by Brian Meyer on 4/7/2008 4:20:00 PM

Heilige Woche, auch auf Spanisch als Semana Santa bekannt, ist ein sehr wichtiges Ereignis und eine Tradition in Spanien. Jedes Jahr genießt jedes Dorf die Schönheit und das geheimnisvolle der Semana Santa.… more »

Holy week (Semana Santa) in Spain

by Celine on 3/12/2008 2:03:00 PM

Holy week, known in Spanish as Semana Santa, is a very important holiday and national tradition in Spain. Year after year, each and every village proudly enjoys the beauty and mystery of Semana Santa. For seven days,… more »

The regions of Spain - With vocabulary and phrases to learn

by Erin on 9/17/2007 1:00:00 PM

Another of the "Living in Spain" pieces we've published in English language media, this article introduces you to the diversity of Spain's 17 regions, by offering a look at Andalucía, El… more »

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